By Nancy A. Naples,Jennifer Bickham Mendez

In the present ancient second borders have taken on heightened fabric and symbolic importance, shaping identities and the social and political panorama. “Borders”—defined generally to incorporate territorial dividing traces in addition to sociocultural boundaries—have turn into more and more salient websites of fight over social belonging and cultural and fabric assets. How do modern activists navigate and problem those borders? What meanings do they ascribe to diverse social, cultural and political obstacles, and the way do those meanings form the techniques within which they interact? in addition, how do those social events confront inner borders according to the variations that emerge inside of social switch initiatives?
 
Border Politics, edited through Nancy A. Naples and Jennifer Bickham Mendez, explores those vital questions via 11 rigorously chosen case experiences located in geographic contexts around the world. by way of conceptualizing struggles over id, social belonging and exclusion as extensions of border politics, the authors catch the advanced ways that geographic, cultural, and symbolic dividing traces are blurred and transcended, but in addition fortified and redrawn. This quantity particularly locations right-wing and social justice tasks within the similar analytical body to spot styles that span the political spectrum. Border Politics deals a lens during which to appreciate borders as websites of various struggles, in addition to the recommendations and practices utilized by various social hobbies in today’s globally interconnected world. 
 
Contributors:  Phillip Ayoub, Renata Blumberg, Yvonne Braun, Moon Charania, Michael Dreiling, Jennifer Johnson, Jesse Klein, Andrej Kurnik, Sarah Maddison, Duncan McDuie-Ra, Jennifer Bickham Mendez, Nancy A. Naples, David Paternotte, Maple Razsa, Raphi Rechitsky, Kyle Rogers, Deana Rohlinger, Cristina Sanidad, Meera Sehgal, Tara Stamm, Michelle Téllez

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