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Bordering and Ordering the Twenty-first Century: by Gabriel Popescu

By Gabriel Popescu

This well timed booklet explores the significant position that borders play in shaping the modern international. development on a dialogue of border pondering and making from antiquity to the current, Gabriel Popescu applies a severe eye to present border-making innovations, techniques, and contexts. all through, he bargains a balanced figuring out of borders, explaining why and the way interstate borders have emerged, whose curiosity they serve, who's eager about border making, and the way border-making practices impact societies. Assessing the most recent theoretical methods to frame reports, the writer deftly includes a variety of disciplinary views, together with geography, diplomacy, sociology, background, safety reviews, and anthropology. Popescu explores contemporary international occasions, discussing how present matters resembling migration, terrorism, international warming, pandemics, the overseas human rights regime, outsourcing, the industrial trouble, supranational integration, regionalization, and electronic expertise relate to borders and impression our lives. Written with a transparent eye and voice, this booklet makes a posh topic available to a large readership.

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