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Title: On the periphery of the state: spatial and social dimensions of state authority. The case of the Polish-Czech border debt

Creator:

Ładykowski, Paweł

Date issued/created:

2012-2013

Resource type:

Text

Subtitle:

Ethnologia Polona 33-34 (2012-2013)

Publisher:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology Polish Academy of Sciences

Place of publishing:

Warszwa

Description:

24 cm

Type of object:

Journal/Article

Abstract:

The article constitutes an attempt at explaining the issue of the so-called border debt which emerged in Polish-Czech relations and the manner in which the administrative authorities of each state compete for the preservation of their own prestige. The lives of ordinary citizens resident on the lands debated by Prague and Warsaw unfold betwixt two states engaged in a territorial wrangle, and thus amid an interstate dispute about the course of the border. Awareness of the consequent threats evolving among the residents of the currently negotiated area has triggered a grass-roots social protest movement which now is an important element of the political game. The resultant sovereignty conflict between the local authorities and the central government resident in the capital city has led to the latter’s capacity being to some extent questioned, as its competency with respect to the demarcation of state borders has come under criticism

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Relation:

Ethnologia Polona

Volume:

33-34

Start page:

127

End page:

142

Detailed Resource Type:

Article

Format:

application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:54892 ; 0137-4079

Source:

IAiE PAN, call no. P 366 ; IAiE PAN, call no. P 367 ; IAiE PAN, call no. P 368 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

eng

Rights:

Rights Reserved - Free Access

Terms of use:

Copyright-protected material. May be used within the limits of statutory user freedoms

Digitizing institution:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Library of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

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Open

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