Hastings Donnan,Thomas M. Wilson's Borderlands: Ethnographic Approaches to Security, Power, and PDF

By Hastings Donnan,Thomas M. Wilson

ISBN-10: 0761851232

ISBN-13: 9780761851233

Borderlands are usually visible as zones of instability, uncertainty, marginality, and chance. but, they more and more allure the eye of ethnographers as a different lens in which to view the intersections of the nationwide, transnational, and international forces that form the securities and insecurities of our globalizing age. The members to this quantity study how other forms of (in)security appear and interconnect at nation borders, encompassing the private and the political, the social and the commercial, in ways in which make stronger or undermine the identities of these whose lives those borders body. Drawing upon case stories from the Southern Cone, the U.S.-Mexico border, and borders in Greece, eire, and southeast Asia, the authors convey that borders elevate questions of safety not only in case you reside and pass them, together with ethnographers, but in addition for the sustainability of the actual environments and flora and fauna disturbed by means of the passage, circulate, and containment borders generate.

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