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Author Wilson, Thomas M
Title A Companion to Border Studies
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2012
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (638 pages)
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Series Wiley Blackwell Companions to Anthropology Ser. ; v.45
Wiley Blackwell Companions to Anthropology Ser
Note Intro -- A Companion to Border Studies -- Contents -- Figures and Table -- Notes on Contributors -- CHAPTER 1: Borders and Border Studies -- PART I: Sovereignty, Territory and Governance -- CHAPTER 2: Partition -- CHAPTER 3: Culture Theory and the US-Mexico Border -- CHAPTER 4: The African Union Border Programme in European Comparative Perspective -- CHAPTER 5: European Politics of Borders, Border Symbolism and Cross-Border Cooperation -- CHAPTER 6: Securing Borders in Europe and North America -- CHAPTER 7: Border Regimes, the Circulation of Violence and the Neo-authoritarian Turn -- PART II: States, Nations and Empires -- CHAPTER 8: Borders in the New Imperialism -- CHAPTER 9: Contested States, Frontiers and Cities -- CHAPTER 10: The State, Hegemony and the Historical British-US Border -- CHAPTER 11: Nations, Nationalism and "Borderization" in the Southern Cone -- CHAPTER 12: Debordering and Rebordering the United Kingdom -- CHAPTER 13: "Swarming" at the Frontiers of France, 1870-1885 -- CHAPTER 14: Borders and Conflict Resolution -- PART III: Security, Order and Disorder -- CHAPTER 15: Chaos and Order along the (Former) Iron Curtain -- CHAPTER 16: Border Security as Late-Capitalist "Fix" -- CHAPTER 17: Identity, the State and Borderline Disorder -- CHAPTER 18: African Boundaries and the New Capitalist Frontier -- CHAPTER 19: Bandits, Borderlands and Opium Wars in Afghanistan -- CHAPTER 20: Biosecurity, Quarantine and Life across the Border -- CHAPTER 21: Permeabilities, Ecology and Geopolitical Boundaries -- PART IV: Displacement, Emplacement and Mobility -- CHAPTER 22: Borders and the Rhythms of Displacement, Emplacement and Mobility -- CHAPTER 23: Remapping Borders -- CHAPTER 24: From Border Policing to Internal Immigration Control in the United States -- CHAPTER 25: Labor Migration, Trafficking and Border Controls
CHAPTER 26: Spatial Strategies for Rebordering Human Migration at Sea -- CHAPTER 27: "B/ordering" and Biopolitics in Central Asia -- CHAPTER 28: Border, Scene and Obscene -- PART V: Space, Performance and Practice -- CHAPTER 29: Border Show Business and Performing States -- CHAPTER 30: Performativity and the Eventfulness of Bordering Practices -- CHAPTER 31: Reconceptualizing the Space of the Mexico-US Borderline -- CHAPTER 32: Border Towns and Cities in Comparative Perspective -- CHAPTER 33: A Sense of Border -- Index
A Companion to Border Studies introduces an exciting and expanding field of interdisciplinary research, through the writing of an international array of scholars, from diverse perspectives that include anthropology, development studies, geography, history, political science and sociology. Explores how nations and cultural identities are being transformed by their dynamic, shifting borders where mobility is sometimes facilitated, other times impeded or prevented Offers an array of international views which together form an authoritative guide for students, instructors and researchers Reflects recent significant growth in the importance of understanding the distinctive characteristics of borders and frontiers, including cross-border cooperation, security and controls, migration and population displacements, hybridity, and transnationalism
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Wilson, Thomas M. A Companion to Border Studies Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2012 9781118255216
Subject Boundaries.;Borderlands.;Political geography.;Human geography
Electronic books
Alt Author Donnan, Hastings
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