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The politics of identity: Place, space and discourse

Christine Agius and Dean Keep


Identity is often regarded as something that is possessed by individuals, states, and other agents. In this edited collection, identity is explored across a range of approaches and under-explored case studies with a view to making visible its fractured, contingent, and dynamic features. The book brings together themes of belonging and exclusion, identity formation and fragmentation. It also examines how identity functions in discourse, and the effects it produces, both materially and in ideational terms. Taking in case studies from Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America, the v ... More

Keywords: Identity, Politics, National identity, Belonging, Exclusion

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781526110244
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781526110244.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christine Agius, editor
Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia

Dean Keep, editor
Lecturer in Digital Media at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia

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