Border Politics: Social Movements, Collective Identities, and Globalization

Border Politics: Social Movements, Collective Identities, and Globalization

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ISBN-13: 9781479847761
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 10/31/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Nancy A. Naples is Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Sociology at the University of Connecticut. She is the author of many books, including Feminism and Method: Ethnography, Discourse Analysis, and Activist Research , and Grassroots Warriors: Activist Mothering, Community Work, and the War on Poverty.

Jennifer Bickham Mendez is Associate Professor of Sociology at The College of William & Mary. She is author of From the Revolution to the
Maquiladoras: Gender, Labor and Globalization in Nicaragua
(2005). Her scholarship has appeared in such journals as Gender and Society , Mobilization , Social
and Ethnic and Racial Studies.

Table of Contents

1. Border Politics: Contests over Territory, Nation, Identity, 1
and Belonging
Jennifer Bickham Mendez and Nancy A. Naples
Part I: Gendered, Ethno-Nationalist Struggles
and Militarization
2. “Border Granny Wants You!”: Grandmothers Policing Nation 35
at the US-Mexico Border
Jennifer L. Johnson
3. Defending the Nation: Militarism, Women’s Empowerment, 60
and the Hindu Right
Meera Sehgal
4. Borders, Territory, and Ethnicity: Women and the Naga 95
Peace Process
Duncan McDuie-Ra
5. Imperial Gazes and Queer Politics: Re/Reading Female 120
Political Subjectivity in Pakistan
Moon M. Charania
Part II: Politicized Identities and Belonging
6. Indigenous Peoples and Colonial Borders: Sovereignty, 153
Nationhood, Identity, and Activism
Sarah Maddison
7. Constricting Boundaries: Collective Identity in the Tea 177
Party Movement
Deana A. Rohlinger, Jesse Klein, Tara M. Stamm, and Kyle Rogers
8. Occupy Slovenia: How Migrant Movements Contributed 206
to New Forms of Direct Democracy
Maple Razsa and Andrej Kurnik
9. Challenging Borders, Imagining Europe: Transnational 230
LGBT Activism in a New Europe
Phillip M. Ayoub and David Paternotte
Part III: Contested Solidarities and Emerging Sites
of Struggle
10. Frames, Boomerangs, and Global Assemblages: Border 261
Distortions in the Global Resistance to Dam Building
in Lesotho
Yvonne A. Braun and Michael C. Dreiling
11. Networks, Place, and Barriers to Cross-Border Organizing

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