By Thomas M. Wilson, Hastings Donnan
This publication deals clean insights into the complicated and diverse ways that foreign frontiers impact cultural identities. Ten anthropological case experiences describe particular foreign borders in Europe, Asia, Africa, and North the US, and convey out the significance of boundary politics, and the varied kinds that it could possibly 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 technological know-how, overseas reports and smooth background.
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18 Thomas M. Wilson and Hastings Donnan within which Palestinians and Israelis meet. This sensitivity to gender in the construction and maintenance of national identity at borders, and the part which gender plays in the politics of the state, is taken up and developed elsewhere in the volume. Like Rabinowitz, Borneman and Cheater both show that the discursive space in which borderlanders articulate their identities inevitably depends on the outcome of a tension between state control and the possibility of its evasion, a tension which, in the cases they describe, is played out in the language of sexual and gendered identities.