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(Re)Mapping the centres Membership and State

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ISBN: 9782869064737 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Presses universitaires François-Rabelais
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How is it possible to belong to a territory when its boundaries are no longer exclusively physical? How can we define the centre, or allegiance to that centre, at the beginning of the third millennium, if that centre cannot hold? 2In an age when appeals are made both to sovereignty and ""the global village"", when terms such as ""subsidiarity"" and ""the international community"" have become common currency, the notion of membership is irrevocably plural. 3This obviously invites reflection upon t...

Pashtun Traditions versus Western Perceptions

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ISBN: 9782940503100 9782940503117 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Graduate Institute Publications
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Cross-cultural interactions take place every day in contemporary Afghanistan between locals and the thousands of foreigners working in the country as diplomats, officials from international organisations and humanitarian aid workers. As their work requires them to interact with Afghans in manifold ways, all foreigners are, at least indirectly, required to negotiate. Karrer’s ePaper sheds light on the cross-cultural issues likely to contribute to the difficulties encountered by the internation...

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