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Towards a Wider Application of Fringe Regionalism: Comparisons and Transfers

  • Frank Mattheis
  • Luca Raineri
  • Alessandra Russo
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Abstract

Mattheis, Raineri and Russo take stock of the usefulness and limits of the fringe regionalism concept, providing a systematic comparison based on empirical studies of the Sahara and the Caucasus. The chapter argues that the concept of fringe regionalism can be transferred to other cases and illustrates this claim with reference to the Congo Basin in Central Africa and the Triple Border or Iguazu area between Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay.

Keywords

Comparative regionalism Conceptual transfer Congo Basin Iguazu 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank Mattheis
    • 1
  • Luca Raineri
    • 2
  • Alessandra Russo
    • 3
  1. 1.Institut d’études européennesUniversité libre de BruxellesBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Sant’Anna School of Advanced StudiesPisaItaly
  3. 3.Centre Emile DurkheimSciences Po BordeauxBordeauxFrance

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