SESSION MATERIALS

Course name:On the Significance and Insignificance of the Space and Borders: Sociological Perspective
Course description:
  1. Territory as Cultural and Political Value
  2. Rooting in the Place, Rooting in Memory
  3. National and Local Identification in Border Areas
Course owner:Joanna Kurczewska
Bibliography:
1. Territory as Cultural and Political Value
 
Hastings Donnan, Thomas M. Wilson: Borders: Frontiers of Identity, Nation and State, Berg Publ. 1999: chapter \"Introduction: Borders, Nations and States\", 1-18
 
J. Zielonka (ed.), Europe Unbound: Enlarging and reshaping the boundaries of the European Union ; Routledge , London 2002, chapter 2: Does Europe need frontier? Charles S. Maier, 17-37
 
2. Rooting in the Place, Rooting in Memory
 
Tim Edensor, National Identity, Popular Culture and Everyday Life, Berg Publ., Oxford-New York 2002: chapter \"Geography and Landscape: national places and spaces\", 37-59
 
Anthony D. Smith, Myths and Memories of the Nation, Oxford UP 1999: chapter \"National identity and myth of ethnic descend\", pp. 59-95; and chapter \"Nation and Ethnoscape\", 149-160
 
3. National and Local Identification in Border Areas
 
Antonina Kloskowska, National Cultures at the Grass-root Level, Budapest CEU Press 2001: chapter entitled \"Open and close national attitudes in borderland situation\", or version of this chapter published as \"Open and close national attitudes in border areas\" , Polish Sociological Review No. 2/1996, 111-126
 
M. Szczepanski, Cultural Borderlands in Sociological Perspective, in: Polish Sociological Review No. 1/1998. 69-83.