Frontiers: Territory and State Formation in the Modern World

Frontiers: Territory and State Formation in the Modern World

By: Malcolm Anderson (author)Paperback

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Description

The purpose and location of frontiers affect all human societies in the contemporary world -- this book offers an introduction to them and the issues they raise.

About Author

Malcolm Anderson is Professor of Politics and Director of International Social Sciences Institute, at the University of Edinburgh.

Contents

List of Maps. Introduction. 1. The International Frontier in Historical and Theoretical Perspective. 2. Self--Determination, Secession and Autonomy: European Cases of Boundary--Drawing. 3. Themes in African and Asian Frontier Disputes. 4. Boundaries within States: Size, Democracy and Service Provision. 5. Frontiers and Migration. 6. Uninhabited Zones and International Cooperation. Conclusion: The European Union and the Future of Frontiers. Notes. Bibliography. Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780745620084
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780745620084
  • weight: 396
  • ISBN10: 0745620086

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