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Author Harboe Knudsen, Ida

Title Ethnographies of Grey Zones in Eastern Europe : Relations, Borders and Invisibilities
Published London : Anthem Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (212 pages)
Series Anthem Series on Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies
Anthem series on Russian, East European and Eurasian studies.
Contents Ethnographies of Grey Zones in Eastern Europe; CONTENTS; Chapter 1 Introduction: What Is a Grey Zone and Why Is Eastern Europe One?; PART I RELATIONS; Chapter 2 Living in the Grey Zones: When Ambiguity and Uncertainty are the Ordinary; Chapter 3 Between Starvation and Security: Poverty and Food in Rural Moldova; Chapter 4 Brokering the Grey Zones: Pursuits of Favours in a Bosnian Town; PART II BORDERS; Chapter 5 Good Neighbours and Bad Fences: Everyday Polish Trading Activities on the EU Border with Belarus; Chapter 6 Bosnian Post-refugee Transnationalism: A Grey Zone of 'Potentiality'
Chapter 12 Coda: Reflections on Grey Theory and Grey ZonesLIST OF CONTRIBUTORS ; INDEX
Chapter 7 'Homeland Is Where Everything Is for the People': The Rationale of Belonging and Citizenship in the Context of Social UncertaintyPART III INVISIBILITIES; Chapter 8 Invisible Connections: On Uncertainty and the (Re)production of Opaque Politics in the Republic of Georgia; Chapter 9 The Lithuanian 'Unemployment Agency': On Bom¿ℓai and Informal Working Practices; Chapter 10 The Last Honest Bandit: Transparency and Spectres of Illegality in the Republic of Georgia; PART IV BROADER PERSPECTIVES; Chapter 11 Making Grey Zones at the European Peripheries
Summary Over the last two decades, Eastern European countries have experienced extensive changes in geo-political relocations and relations leading to everyday uncertainty. Based on ethnographic cases, this anthology explores how grey zones of governance, borders, relations and invisibilities affect everyday life in contemporary Eastern Europe
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Informal sector (Economics) -- Europe, Eastern -- Congresses
Post-communism -- Europe, Eastern -- Congresses.
Europe, Eastern -- Economic conditions -- 1989- -- Congresses.
Europe, Eastern -- Politics and government -- 1989- -- Congresses.
Europe, Eastern -- Social conditions -- 1989- -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Frederiksen, Martin Demant, 1981-
ISBN 1783084146 (electronic bk.)
9781783084142 (electronic bk.)