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Anssi Paasi
University of Oulu
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Anssi Paasi27
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John Harrison15
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Martin Jones
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Anssi Paasi27
Estimated H-index: 27
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John Harrison15
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Martin Jones
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Martin Russell Jones27
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Anssi Paasi27
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1. Introduction: Regional World(s): Advancing the Geography of Regions 2. Bounded vs. Open Regions, and Beyond: Critical Perspectives on Regional Worlds and Words 3. Arguing with Regions 4. Conceptualizing the Region - In What Sense Relational? 5. New Localities 6. Experienced Regions and Borders: The Challenge for Transactional Approaches 7. Configuring the New 'Regional World': On being Caught between Territory and Networks 8. Crafting the Region: Creative Industries and Practices of Regional ...
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Anssi Paasi27
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(University of Oulu),
Jonathan Metzger8
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(Royal Institute of Technology)
ABSTRACTForegrounding the region. Regional Studies. This paper scrutinizes the everlasting but transforming significance of the concept of region for regional studies and social practice. After tracing the changing meanings of this category, it highlights one characteristic aspect of the progress of the academic conceptualizations of the region: recurrent iterations of critiques regarding various forms of essentialism and fetishism. The main focus then moves to the conceptualization of the regio...
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Natalie Koch12
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(Syracuse University),
Anssi Paasi27
Estimated H-index: 27
(University of Oulu)
Abstract This introduction considers the significance of Michael Billig's (1995) Banal Nationalism to geographers, and how this fits into broader trends of nationalism research in the social sciences. Through an analysis of Web of Science citation trends for the book, we illustrate its spatial and temporal reach in terms of the countries where it has been cited and how its impact has developed since 1995. We also briefly examine how political geographers have engaged the concept of banal nationa...
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Anssi Paasi27
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(University of Oulu),
Kaj Zimmerbauer7
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(University of Oulu)
The 1990s witnessed a rapid rise of relational thinking in economic, urban and cultural geography. This trend accentuated the importance of networks and connections, and challenged the conceptualizations of region in which borders are taken for granted. Relational views have become particularly prominent in the context of strategic planning, especially in the European Union. Drawing on an analysis of 18 strategic regional plans prepared by Finnish Regional Councils and interviews of the planners...
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Lauren Martin11
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(University of Oulu),
Anssi Paasi27
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(University of Oulu)
The articles collected here show how the terms transnational, everyday lives and citizenship inflect each other in different ways, depending on the site and context in question. In this afterword, we want to explore how these three terms change each other and the implications of ‘transnational lived citizenship ’. The articles mark out important theoretical arguments for conceptualizing the spatialities of transnational identity, migrant life and emotional citizenship.
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Anssi Paasi27
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