Search for dissertations about: "Jussi Laine"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Jussi Laine.

  1. 1. What’s in a Line? : Making Sovereignty through Border Policy

    Author : Johanna Pettersson; Peter Strandbrink; Karin Borevi; Torsten Svensson; Jussi Laine; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; borders; sovereignty; border politics; international relations; border studies; Norway; centre-periphery relations; local border traffic permit; Russia; grenseboerbevis; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The role of borders as dividers between states and markers of territorial sovereignty is central to modern statehood. Whereas the voluntary opening of a state border could therefore appear puzzling, this thesis argues that state sovereignty can be manifested either when states allow borders to become more open or more closed. READ MORE