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Transit States and the Thickening of Borders

Gregory White

in Climate Change and Migration: Security and Borders in a Warming World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794829
eISBN:
9780199919284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794829.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter treats North Africa, known in Arabic as the Maghreb. The chapter focuses on Morocco as a way of illuminating the role of transit states situated “in-between” sending and receiving ... More


Introduction

Nick Vaughan-Williams

in Border Politics: The Limits of Sovereign Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637324
eISBN:
9780748652747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637324.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Borders are ubiquitous in political life. Indeed, they are perhaps even constitutive of political life. Borders are not natural, neutral nor static, but historically contingent, politically charged, ... More


Fencing Arizona: Meditations on a Wall

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/9780199890934.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the history and vision of the U.S.–Mexico barrier wall, in particular the Secure Fence Act of 2006, which allowed for 700 additional miles of fencing to be constructed along ... More


Violence, Territory and the Borders of Juridical–Political Order: Problematising the Limits of Sovereign Power

Nick Vaughan-Williams

in Border Politics: The Limits of Sovereign Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637324
eISBN:
9780748652747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637324.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter moves away from the IR and related literature to explore potential resources in post-structuralist thought for an interrogation of the concept of the border of the state, highlighting ... More


Alternative Border Imaginaries: The Politics of Framing

Nick Vaughan-Williams

in Border Politics: The Limits of Sovereign Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637324
eISBN:
9780748652747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637324.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins by assessing what the implications of the concept of the generalised biopolitical border might be and how this differs from the concept of the border of the state. It returns to ... More


Crossing Borders: Transnational Sanctuary, Social Justice, and the Church

Jacqueline Maria Hagan

in Religion on the Edge: De-centering and Re-centering the Sociology of Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199938629
eISBN:
9780199980758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938629.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Throughout the Christian era, the church has been recognized as an institution providing sanctuary to those in need. In the contemporary era, sanctuary for migrants in the US has formally manifested ... More


Same Sex, Different States: When Same-Sex Marriages Cross State Lines

Andrew Koppelman

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300113402
eISBN:
9780300135138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300113402.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Must a state in which gay marriage is not legal recognize such a marriage performed in another state? The Constitution does not require recognition in all cases, but it does forbid states from ... More


Catholics Rally to the Flag

William B. Kurtz

in Excommunicated From the Union: How the Civil War Created a Separate Catholic America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267538
eISBN:
9780823272372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267538.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

With the outbreak of the war in April 1861, thousands of northern Catholics rushed to support the Union cause. They joined local regiments, sometimes congregating in Irish Catholic units such as the ... More


Compromise May Restore the Union, but the Sword Can Never Preserve It: The Unionist Offensive, Conditional Unionism, and the Vital Center, Mid-January–March 1861

Michael D. Robinson

in Union Indivisible: Secession and the Politics of Slavery in the Border South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633787
eISBN:
9781469633794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633787.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter continues the story of the Unionist Offensive in the Border South, carrying it through the tumultuous period when six Lower South states followed South Carolina out of the Union. The ... More


If We Can’t Go with the South Let Us Quit the North: War, Violence, and Neutrality, March–June 1861

Michael D. Robinson

in Union Indivisible: Secession and the Politics of Slavery in the Border South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633787
eISBN:
9781469633794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633787.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter tracks the course of the Border South during a critical interval in the secession crisis when war breaks out between the United States and the Confederacy. Without a compromise in hand ... More


The Dutch-German Border: Relating Linguistic, Geographic and Social Distances

Folkert De Vriend, Charlotte Giesbers, Roeland Van Hout, and Louis Ten Bosch

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640300
eISBN:
9780748671380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640300.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

The Dutch-German state border south of the river Rhine was established in 1830. Before that time, the administrative borders in this region frequently changed. The Kleverlandish dialect area, which ... More


Every Day’s Delay Weakens the Secessionists and Strengthens the Union: Secession Defeated, June–December 1861

Michael D. Robinson

in Union Indivisible: Secession and the Politics of Slavery in the Border South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633787
eISBN:
9781469633794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633787.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter covers the last half of 1861 and demonstrates how Unionists within the Border South managed to defeat the secessionists within their midst. This chapter emphasizes the movement away ... More


The Claims of Peoples: Self-Determination and State Borders

Steven R. Ratner

in The Thin Justice of International Law: A Moral Reckoning of the Law of Nations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198704041
eISBN:
9780191773204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704041.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter analyses one of the core norms of international law under the two-pillar standard of thin justice—the claims of peoples for self-government, and in particular the law on ... More


The Union Army’s Struggle over the Limits of Confiscation in the West

Kristopher A. Teters

in Practical Liberators: Union Officers in the Western Theater during the Civil War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469638867
eISBN:
9781469638881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638867.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

From the beginning of the war to the summer of 1862, officers in the West adopted policies toward fugitive slaves that ranged from barring them altogether from their lines to aggressively liberating ... More


Union Indivisible: Secession and the Politics of Slavery in the Border South

Michael D. Robinson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633787
eISBN:
9781469633794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633787.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Many accounts of the secession crisis overlook the sharp political conflict that took place in the Border South states of Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, and Missouri. Michael D. Robinson expands the ... More


Ideal and Myth in the Lives of French Advocates

Michael Burrage

in Revolution and the Making of the Contemporary Legal Profession: England, France, and the United States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282982
eISBN:
9780191700231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282982.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter examines the impact of state formation on the legal profession in France after the revolution. It describes how the profession was affected by the issues surrounding the way the state ... More


If Blood Must Flow

Stephen D. Engle

in Gathering to Save a Nation: Lincoln and the Union's War Governors

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629339
eISBN:
9781469629353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629339.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes the opening of the Civil War, and the role governors played in shaping the contours of Union mobilization. It also addresses the nature of border state governance and how ... More


The Grandest Spectacle of the Century

Stephen D. Engle

in Gathering to Save a Nation: Lincoln and the Union's War Governors

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629339
eISBN:
9781469629353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629339.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Describes the summer of 1861, the ongoing northern mobilization and the war along the Border States in the East and West. Also explores the nature of Lincoln’s limited war aims and the push among ... More


Excommunicated From the Union: How the Civil War Created a Separate Catholic America

William B. Kurtz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267538
eISBN:
9780823272372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267538.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book argues that the Civil War had a negative impact on the assimilation and acceptance of Catholics in American society. Prior to the start of the conflict, many Catholics felt alienated by ... More


The Amendment Assessed

Daniel W. Crofts

in Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery: The Other Thirteenth Amendment and the Struggle to Save the Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627311
eISBN:
9781469627335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627311.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter Nine explores the range of opinion among Republicans in the US House in early 1861. Hard-liners led by Thaddeus Stevens and Owen Lovejoy disavowed all intention of attacking slavery in the ... More


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