Ethnicity, Gender and the Border Economy: Living in the by Latife Akyüz

By Latife Akyüz

For whom and why are borders drawn? What are the symbolic projections of those actual realities? And what are the symbolic projections of those actual realities? Constituted through adventure and reminiscence, borders form a "border photo" within the minds and social reminiscence of individuals past the strains of the nation. in relation to the Turkey-Georgia border, identical to the border has usually been built as an financial fact that creates "conditional permeabilities" instead of political emphases. This publication places ahead the argument that participation during this financial lifestyles reshapes the connection among the ethnic teams who dwell within the borderland in addition to gender kin. via drawing on precise ethnographic learn on the Turkey-Georgia border, existence on the border is explored by way of kinfolk kinfolk, paintings lifestyles, and intra- and inter-ethnic staff kinfolk. utilizing an intersectional strategy, the booklet charts the perceptions and representations of the way assorted ethnic and gendered teams adventure interactions between themselves, with one another, and with the altering financial context.

This booklet bargains a wealthy, empirically established account of the intersectional and multidimensional types of financial job in border areas. it will likely be of curiosity to scholars, researchers, and coverage makers alike operating in geography, economics, ethnic experiences, gender stories, diplomacy, and political studies.

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