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Janelle Joseph

elements of African cultures, which he suggests essentialise blackness. Rather, he is in favour of research on contemporary individual and community travel and cultural productions that cross borders and allow black groups to form distinctive cultural and political identities by borrowing from elsewhere. Specifically, Gilroy ( 1993 ) outlines a complex genealogy of Afro-Caribbean/Afro-British/Afro-American cultural and political

in Sport in the Black Atlantic
Catherine Baker

adjustments that migrants from the region make to different racial politics abroad. All, moreover, exist within global, transnational and translocal frameworks shaped by European colonial domination. The lands of the Yugoslav region were not an imperial metropole, indeed were ruled for centuries by multiple imperial powers without extensive transoceanic colonies, and one such power – the Ottoman Empire – was itself ‘non-European’ in spatialised hierarchies of Europeanness, modernity and Christendom. Yet, even though the region's nations as political formations were not

in Race and the Yugoslav region
Dimitris N. Chryssochoou, Michael J. Tsinisizelis, Stelios Stavridis, and Kostas Ifantis

inquiry provide the cognitive resources necessary not only for the framing of intriguing hypotheses, but also for functional analogies of recent developments to be tested. At the same time, Schmitter’s analysis helps integration scholarship to become familiar with an otherwise nebulous image of EU polity-building, by allowing for the transfer of assumptions and ideas from novel political formations, which can in turn offer a useful conceptual laboratory for insightful comparative investigations to be drawn. Confederal consociation The concept of ‘confederal consociation

in Theory and reform in the European Union
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The ‘revolutionary journées’ of 13 May 1958
Neil Macmaster

the new constitutional regime of the Fifth Republic. The planning of the coup and its implementation was extraordinarily complex – the Bromberger brothers in Les 13 Complots du 13 mai counted thirteen strands2 – but basically two antagonistic political formations reached agreement to rally to the call for de Gaulle’s return to power. On the one hand there was a secret plot by Gaullists, most notably Michel Debré (soon to become Prime Minister), Jacques Soustelle, Léon Delbecque and Jacques Chaban-Delmas (acting Minister of Defence), to engineer the return of the

in Burning the veil