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Introduction

Brendan O'Leary

in Right-sizing the State: The Politics of Moving Borders

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244904
eISBN:
9780191600050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244901.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Brendan O’Leary identifies the main goal of the volume, which is to investigate the causes and consequences of the politics of moving borders. He defines ‘right‐sizing’ as the preferences of ... More


Conclusion

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/9780748637324.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins by describing the escalation of conflict in Georgia, where President Mikhail Saakashvili launched an aerial bombardment and ground attack on the breakaway region of South Ossetia. ... More


Dipping In: Baptism and the State of the Body

Rachel Havrelock

in River Jordan: The Mythology of a Dividing Line

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226319575
eISBN:
9780226319599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319599.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter discusses W. D. Davies's theory of how Christianity “increasingly abandoned the geographic involvement of Judaism” and shattered its system of territorial borders. Christianity overcame ... More


Networks, Place, and Barriers to Cross-Border Organizing: “No Border” Camping in Transcarpathia, Ukraine

Renata Blumberg and Raphi Rechitsky

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/9781479898992.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on border politics on the redrawn border of the Ukraine and the EU to interrogate how transnational social movements that seek to challenge territorial borders can also actively ... More


Between War and Refuge in Jammu and Kashmir: Displacement, Borders, and the Boundaries of Political Belonging

Cabeiri deBergh Robinson

in Body of Victim, Body of Warrior: Refugee Families and the Making of Kashmiri Jihadists

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520274204
eISBN:
9780520954540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274204.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the apparent paradox of the collective identification of the Kashmiri refugee: that the very existence of the Kashmiri refugee as a politico-legal and sociocultural identity ... More


Containment and Good Neighbors: Tourism and Empire in 1930s Mexico

Dennis Merrill

in Negotiating Paradise: U.S. Tourism and Empire in Twentieth-Century Latin America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832882
eISBN:
9781469605531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898635_merrill.6
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter chronicles the growth of the Mexican tourist industry during the 1930s and examines its impact on the everyday life of the empire. It examines how conflicting constructions of class, ... More


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