Border Identities: Nation and State at International by Thomas M. Wilson, Hastings Donnan

By Thomas M. Wilson, Hastings Donnan

This ebook deals clean insights into the advanced and diverse ways that foreign frontiers impact cultural identities. Ten anthropological case reviews describe particular overseas borders in Europe, Asia, Africa, and North the United States, and convey out the significance of boundary politics, and the varied varieties that it could take. As a contribution to the broader theoretical debates approximately nationalism, transnationalism, and globalization, it's going to curiosity scholars and students in anthropology, political technology, overseas reports and smooth historical past.

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Even before the demolition of the Wall she had planned to cross to the West, and in her personal life was prepared to experiment sexually and to form relationships which violated the usual gender norms. Unlike her two husbands, whose fecklessness in the face of change suggests that not all masculinities are powerful and dominant - a point also developed by Stokes for Turkey's southern border - Heidi's 'openness' enabled her to construct a resilient femininity which both anticipated and survived the great changes to come.

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