Transnational flows and permissive polities

Transnational flows and permissive polities

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Transnational Flows and Permissive Polities examines how legality and other sources of authority intersect in the regulation of human mobility. The book focuses on the ethnographic exploration of the experiences and views of mobile subjects in the vast and rapidly changing continent of Asia. The contributors analyze tensions between the letter of the law and social legitimation, territorial boundaries and commodity flows, state practices and migrant subjectivities, and labour brokerage and national and international organizations. This volume offers key insights for students of globalization and transnationality and policy relevance for development practitioners, governments, and NGOs.Abrams, P. (1988), a#39;Notes on the difficulty of studying the statea#39;, in Journal of Historical Sociology 1/1: 58-89. ... a#39;The rhetoric of the state: dependency and control in a MalaysianIndonesian borderlanda#39;, in Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power 12 (1): 23-43. ... Oxford/New York: Berghahn Books. ... (1997), a#39;Sovereignty without territoriality: notes for a postnational geographya#39;, in P. Yeager (ed.)anbsp;...

Title:Transnational flows and permissive polities
Author:Barak Kalir, Malini Sur
Publisher:Amsterdam University Press - 2015-12-15


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