Border Politics: Defining Spaces of Governance and Forms of by Cengiz Günay, Nina Witjes

By Cengiz Günay, Nina Witjes

In the sunshine of mass migration, the increase of nationalism and the resurgence of world terrorism, this well timed quantity brings the controversy on border security, defense and keep an eye on to the centre degree of diplomacy learn. instead of analysing borders as mere strains of territorial demarcation in a geopolitical feel, it sheds new gentle on their altering position in defining and negotiating id, authority, safeguard, and social and fiscal transformations. Bringing jointly leading edge and interdisciplinary views, the booklet examines the nexus of authority, society, know-how and tradition, whereas additionally supplying in-depth analyses of present foreign conflicts. nearby case stories include the Ukraine obstacle, Nagorno-Karabakh, the emergence of recent territorial entities corresponding to ISIS, and maritime disputes within the South China Sea, in addition to the contestation and re-construction of borders within the context of transnational routine. Bringing jointly theoretical, empirical and conceptual contributions through foreign students, this Yearbook of the Austrian Institute for foreign Affairs deals novel views on hotly debated matters in modern politics, and should be of curiosity to researchers, graduate scholars and political determination makers alike.

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