Companion to Border Studies, A

Companion to Border Studies, A

Editor(s): Thomas M. Wilson, Hastings Donnan

Published Online: 5 DEC 2012 01:35AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405198936

Online ISBN: 9781118255223

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255223

About this Book

ACompanion 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

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Sovereignty, Territory and Governance

  2. Part 2: States, Nations and Empires

  3. Part 3: Security, Order and Disorder

  4. Part 4: Displacement, Emplacement and Mobility

  5. Part 5: Space, Performance and Practice

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