The Significance Of Borders

Author: Thierry Baudet
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
ISBN: 900422808X
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This book explains why supranationalism and multiculturalism are in fact irreconcilable with representative government and the rule of law.

Borders Mobility And Technologies Of Control

Author: Sharon Pickering
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402048998
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This book presents the first systematic attempt to develop a critical criminology of borders, offering a unique treatment of the impact of globalisation and mobility.

Opening The Floodgates

Author: Kevin R. Johnson
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814743005
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We can change the significance of borders without changing their location by
changing what they signify—what comes along with them.”18 The same is true
for many sorts of political boundaries within the United States, such as those
defining states, municipalities, and congressional districts, which are all subject
to change.19 Although the reliance on geography makes the task of constructing
borders between nations easier in certain respects, the meaning attached to
borders is ...

State Frontiers

Author: Inga Brandell
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 9781845110765
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The end of the Cold War and the 'unfreezing' of borders, especially in Europe and
Central Asia, with the emergence of a considerable number of new independent
states, have resulted in an increasing interest in issues related to borders and
territory. Scholars from various disciplines have examined and explored both the
functions and the significance of borders as territorial inter-state demarcations
and, increasingly, their symbolic meanings and roles in the constitution of

Cartographies Of Nature

Author: Maano Ramutsindela
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443861928
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AND KNOWLEDGE MAANO RAMUTSINDELA Introduction Interest in border
research has fluctuated over time, reflecting in the main the question of the
significance of borders in society. The claim that borders had lost their
significance in the supposedly borderless world gave impetus to border studies
in the 1980s when scholars sought to challenge sweeping statements proposed
in the borderless world thesis (Newman and Paasi 1998, Diener and Hagen
2010). Since then, border ...

Water Sovereignty And Borders In Asia And Oceania

Author: Devleena Ghosh
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134074875
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Reductions in the quantity and quality of water in relation to human demands limit
the attainment of things that people value, like good health, eco- nomic growth
and employment. Nowadays, the Yellow River Basin is a region of water scarcity,
pollution (Lohmar et al. 2003; SEPA 2002) and risk of flood (Li and Finlayson
1993; Mei and Dregne 2001). In this chapter, we deploy an analysis of the
problems of the Yellow River to question the significance of borders, boundaries
and access ...


Author: David Storey
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780582327900
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That borders have such an impact is, in part, the reason they are so often centres
of conflict (see Box 3.2). In a myriad of ways, borders become elements within
people's everyday lives and shape their day-to-day being. The significance of
borders stretches from the global importance attaching to the Berlin Wall through
to the local Plate 3.2 US-Mexico border, Tijuana. Box 3.2 Finnish-Russian border
Finland. Key features of states 33 1 Border between Northern Ireland and the
Republic ...

Beyond Walls

Author: Victor A. Konrad
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 9780754672029
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In the 1980s no such wider understanding prevailed but geographers engaged in
the study of borders and borderlands anticipated the growing importance and
changes in the significance of borders, and the need to coordinate their research
efforts on an international scale. At the international Symposium on Boundaries
and the Cultural Landscape (Internationales Symposium-Grenze und
Kulturlandschaft), held in Basel, October 5-8, 1981, participants resolved that the
International ...

New Borders For A Changing Europe

Author: Liam O'Dowd
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135760578
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Borders are constitutive of what they contain; pivotal to mismatches and
contradictions between different states; and pivotal also to our contradictory world
system. Goods and capital move more freely across borders while people are
more regulated. Tendencies towards a relatively globalized economy are in
disjuncture with a multiplicity of bordered states. The Changing Significance of
European Borders Liam O'Dowd It is necessary to understand how state borders
in Europe are ...