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 Empires and Boundaries

Charles King

in The Ghost of Freedom: A History of the Caucasus

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195177756
eISBN:
9780199870127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177756.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Russian imperial expansion into the Caucasus began in earnest at the end of the eighteenth century, when Catherine the Great moved to take portions of eastern Georgia under Russian protection. From ... More


Basic Liberties and Global Justice

Gillian Brock

in Global Justice: A Cosmopolitan Account

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199230938
eISBN:
9780191710957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230938.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

About 56% of the world's population does not currently enjoy adequate protection for their basic liberties. The chapter argues that various institutions play a central role in fortifying basic ... More


The Return of the Border

Liam Gillick

in Industry and Intelligence: Contemporary Art Since 1820

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780231170208
eISBN:
9780231540964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170208.003.0011
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

The edge has become an infinite border.


The Road: An Ethnography of (Im)mobility, Space, and Cross-border Infrastructures in the Balkans

Dimitris Dalakoglou

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526109330
eISBN:
9781526124234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109330.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book is an ethnographic and historical study of the main Albanian-Greek cross-border highway. It is not merely an ethnography on the road but an anthropology of the road. Complex sociopolitical ... More


Conclusion

Claire Sutherland

in Reimagining the Nation: Togetherness, Belonging and Mobility

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447326281
eISBN:
9781447336655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326281.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter concludes by questioning the logic of nationalism and chauvinism in perpetuating inequality, starting with colonialism. It explores why nationalism still has such power to mobilise by ... More


Religion and Warfare in the Anglo-Scottish Marches

Anthony Goodman

in Medieval Frontier Societies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203612
eISBN:
9780191675898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203612.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Much of the medieval frontier line between Scotland and England, as constituted by treaty in 1237, corresponds to the modern line. The medieval frontier lacked the defensive qualities of what may be ... More


The Borders and Highlands

Julian Goodare

in State and Society in Early Modern Scotland

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207627
eISBN:
9780191677748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207627.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter deals with the Borders and the Highlands. Scottish policy-makers regarded the Borders and Highlands as a problem. Older histories usually suggest that the problem of lawlessness was the ... More


Defiance: Creating Islands of Treatment

Gerald M. Oppenheimer and Ronald Bayer

in Shattered Dreams?: An Oral History of the South African AIDS Epidemic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307306
eISBN:
9780199863976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307306.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Despite the government's intransigence regarding antiretroviral treatment, islands of access to such care began to materialize in the late 1990s. Clinical investigators capitalized on the interests ... More


A Theology of Water: Humane Borders and the Reverend Robin Hoover

Ananda Rose

in Showdown in the Sonoran Desert: Religion, Law, and the Immigration Controversy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199890934
eISBN:
9780199949793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890934.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines one of Tucson's most prominent faith-based migrant aid organizations, Humane Borders, which provides passive humanitarian assistance to migrants by maintaining water stations in ... More


The Politics of Fear: Médecins sans Frontières and the West African Ebola Epidemic

Michiel Hofman and Sokhieng Au (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190624477
eISBN:
9780190624507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624477.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Although Ebola and similar hemorrhagic fevers have occurred in the past, both the numbers and geographic spread of the 2014-15 West African Ebola epidemic were unprecedented. Ebola and the associated ... More


Introduction

Matthew Holford and Keith Stringer

in Border Liberties and Loyalties: North-East England, c. 1200 to c. 1400

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632787
eISBN:
9780748651405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632787.003.0100
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to examine lordship and society in the north-east of England in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. In part it explores ... More


Active Citizenship: for Integrating the Immigrants

Elizabeth Meehan

in Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter starts by acknowledging the precariousness of policy in the area of immigration and naturalisation. Acquiring a ‘sense of belonging’ which integrates ‘New and Old’ is a requisite for ... More


Removing Borders, Erasing Palestinians: Israeli Population Maps after 1967

Jess Bier

in Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine: How Occupied Landscapes Shape Scientific Knowledge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036153
eISBN:
9780262339957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036153.003.0003
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Chapter 3, “Removing Borders, Erasing Palestinians”, provides an analysis of the ways that even abstract statistical facts are conditioned by the political landscapes where they are produced. It ... More


A Crisis Averted by War? Mis-selling, Consumer Protest, and the Borders Case

Peter Scott

in The Making of the Modern British Home: The Suburban Semi and Family Life between the Wars

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677207
eISBN:
9780191756382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677207.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the problem of ‘jerry-built’ interwar speculative housing, the ways in which close relationships between building societies and builders accentuated the mis-selling of such ... More


Voices: Heroes, Martyrs, Witnesses and Experts

Alison Brysk

in Speaking Rights to Power: Constructing Political Will

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982660
eISBN:
9780199362523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982660.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyzes the role of charismatic and expert voice in articulating the message of human rights campaigns. Both collective and individual voice are considered. The chapter profiles the ... More


Figures of Self-Reference: A Media Genealogy of the Trompe-l’oeil in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Still Life

Bernhard Siegert

in Cultural Techniques: Grids, Filters, Doors, and Other Articulations of the Real

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263752
eISBN:
9780823268962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263752.003.0010
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter ventures to read the trompe-l’oeil of Dutch still life paintings as a trace of the self-referentiality of the illuminated manuscript page of the late fifteenth century, which is ... More


The city and the road

Dimitris Dalakoglou

in The Road: An Ethnography of (Im)mobility, Space, and Cross-border Infrastructures in the Balkans

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526109330
eISBN:
9781526124234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109330.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The urban topography of Gjirokastër city, where part of the current ethnography was based, is under a continuous process of change during the last two decades. The city has in fact been relocated ... More


Fear of the road and the accident of postsocialism

Dimitris Dalakoglou

in The Road: An Ethnography of (Im)mobility, Space, and Cross-border Infrastructures in the Balkans

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526109330
eISBN:
9781526124234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109330.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This city which centralizes spatially inland mobility infrastructure it also centralizes spatial mobility socially as almost one third of its pre-1990 population lives in Greece. So unsurprisingly in ... More


The road of/on transition

Dimitris Dalakoglou

in The Road: An Ethnography of (Im)mobility, Space, and Cross-border Infrastructures in the Balkans

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526109330
eISBN:
9781526124234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109330.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This is the key ethnographic chapter of the book: According to local mythology, danger influxes via the road and wealth outflux. It is by no coincidence that all these oral discourses in Gjirokastër ... More


Return, Repetition, and Other Ambivalent Impulses

Daniel Marrone

in Forging the Past: Seth and the Art of Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496807311
eISBN:
9781496807359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807311.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Beginning with Zygmunt Bauman’s account of ambivalence – which depends on the “master-opposition” between inside and outside – this chapter delineates the relation of ambivalence to modernity and ... More


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