Culture and Cooperation in Europe's Borderlands by Thomas M. Wilson, James Anderson, Liam O'Dowd

By Thomas M. Wilson, James Anderson, Liam O'Dowd

Scholarly curiosity within the learn of kingdom borders and border areas is starting to be in Europe, protecting velocity with the impressive alterations linked to the transformation of outdated borders and the construction of recent ones within the eu Union and past over the past fifteen years. Social scientists have more and more tested cross-border co-operation as a technique to appreciate the alterations which have an effect on ecu borderlands. satirically, given the hot flip to problems with tradition and identification within the social sciences, probably the most overlooked features of the severe and comparative research of cross-border co-operation has been tradition. tradition and Cooperation in Europe’s Borderlands, the 1st choice of essays to supply multidisciplinary views on those matters in eu borderlands, provides 3 modes of study of tradition and cross-border co-operation as a tentative approach ahead to redress this imbalance. those overlapping views, on cultures of co-operation, co-operation approximately tradition, and the impression of tradition on types of co-operation, are provided as attainable concepts within the comparative social technology of ecu borderlands. The contributions to this assortment research a few or the entire following: - Cross-border Co-operation approximately tradition, in such parts of tradition as culture, language use and rights, and schooling. - Cross-border Co-operation And tradition, i.e., in ways that ‘culture’ complements or hinders financial and political co-operation throughout nation borders, as for instance, via problems with nationwide, local and native identification, cultural practices, and ethnic family members. - The tradition of Co-operation, i.e., ways that co-operation throughout borders creates new cultural codes, political practices, organizational cultures and transnational social and political associations.

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The bridge itself – nearly eight kilometres in length – is only a portion of the physical link between Denmark and Sweden. One end of the bridge starts in Malmö, Sweden, stretches half way across the sound and lands on Pepparholmen, a four kilometre long man-made island. From Pepparholmen traffic is led via a four kilometre long tunnel to the Danish mainland. 3 2 For an overview of these positions see Held et al. 1999 and Amin 1997. The actual border between Denmark and Sweden is marked by a small sign on a section of the bridge close to Pepparholmen.

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