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The return of remoteness: insecurity, isolation and connectivity in the new world disorder

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Remoteness has returned to world politics. Instead of the flat world’ once proclaimed by leading liberal voices, the world map today looks more rugged and uneven than it has in a long time. While some areas are smoothly connected to global capital and cultural flows, others are becoming more marginalised and ‘distant’, at least from the viewpoint of global centres of power. In this introduction, we build an analytical approach to remoteness as a social and political process rather than a prim...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/1469-8676.12652

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
International Development
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
ORCID:
0000-0003-3337-6437
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Social Anthropology Journal website
Volume:
27
Issue:
2
Pages:
140–155
Publication date:
2019-06-06
Acceptance date:
2019-04-03
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-8676
ISSN:
0964-0282
Pubs id:
pubs:987553
URN:
uri:4cd96403-7670-453a-b267-3ecced0a66a3
UUID:
uuid:4cd96403-7670-453a-b267-3ecced0a66a3
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pubs:987553

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