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Wishful Thinking Among European Parliamentarians

Sören Holmberg

in Political Representation and Legitimacy in the European Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296614
eISBN:
9780191600227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296614.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter is the last of six on the question of political representation in the EU. It examines the extent to which European parliamentarians have the correct view of voters’ preferences, and the ... More


Convergence as Strategy: Scope and Limits

David J. Gerber

in Global Competition: Law, Markets, and Globalization

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199228225
eISBN:
9780191711350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228225.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter looks analytically at the dynamics of economic globalization, and the economic and political contexts to which any transnational competition law strategy must respond. These dynamics ... More


What Makes a Good Border?

Catherine Tatiana Dunlop

in Cartophilia: Maps and the Search for Identity in the French-German Borderland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226173023
eISBN:
9780226173160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226173160.003.0002
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This chapter explores how citizen mapmakers in modern France and Germany invented new kinds of unofficial territorial boundaries that rivalled the official state borders discussed in Chapter 1. These ... More


Computing and Language Variation: International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing Volume 2

John Nerbonne and Charlotte Gooskens (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640300
eISBN:
9780748671380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640300.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This book explores dialects and social differences in language computationally, examining topics such as how (and how much) linguistic differences impede intelligibility, how national borders ... More


Cultures of Border Control: Schengen and the Evolution of European Frontiers

Ruben Zaiotti

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226977867
eISBN:
9780226977881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226977881.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In recent years, a number of European countries abolished national border controls in favor of Europe's external frontiers. In doing so, they challenged long-established conceptions of sovereignty, ... More


Consolidating the New Culture of Border Control: Schengen in the European Union

in Cultures of Border Control: Schengen and the Evolution of European Frontiers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226977867
eISBN:
9780226977881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226977881.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter explores the consolidation of Schengen culture by looking at the main events that followed Schengen's communitarization and at selected policy initiatives elaborated. Also, it analyzes ... More


Introduction: Muslim African Refugees and Border Politics

Cawo M. Abdi

in Elusive Jannah: The Somali Diaspora and a Borderless Muslim Identity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816697380
eISBN:
9781452952376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697380.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The introduction makes the case for going beyond the simplistic distinctions often drawn between refugees and migrants, and between settlement and transnationalism. It also calls for more attention ... More


Continental Ops: Crossing Borders in North American Crime Narrative

Adams Rachel

in Continental Divides: Remapping the Cultures of North America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226005515
eISBN:
9780226005539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226005539.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter explains how detective novels from Canada, the United States, and Mexico have approached the subject of cross-border crime, and what those representations tell about how North Americans ... More


Worlds Within: National Narratives and Global Connections in Postcolonial Writing

Vilashini Cooppan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754903
eISBN:
9780804772501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754903.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This book tracks the changing forms of novels and nations against a long, postcolonial twentieth century. While globalization has sometimes been understood as superseding national borders, the book ... More


Indigenous Peoples and Colonial Borders: Sovereignty, Nationhood, Identity, and Activism

Sarah Maddison

in Border Politics: Social Movements, Collective Identities, and Globalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479898992
eISBN:
9781479806799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479898992.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter considers the contemporary implications for Indigenous peoples attempting to both recover and rebuild their nations while simultaneously asserting a political voice that often transcends ... More


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