Isin, Engin F.
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13621020701262644|
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The scalar thought that undergirds our understanding of modern bodies politic (cities, regions, nations, states, leagues, federations) assumes exclusive, hierarchical and ahistorical relationships among and between these bodies and conceals their fluid, multiple and overlapping forms of existence. This essay offers some critical reflections on the historical origins of scalar thought and suggests that thinking about bodies politic and belonging in different ways is necessary to consider citizenship beyond the state.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2007 Taylor & Francis|
|Keywords:||scale; space; state; city; citizenship|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Social Sciences > Politics and International Studies
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)|
|Depositing User:||Engin F. Isin|
|Date Deposited:||18 Sep 2007|
|Last Modified:||14 Jan 2016 16:41|
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