Library Open Repository

Flows and boundaries: small island discourses and the challenge of sustainability, community and local environments

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year

Stratford, E (2003) Flows and boundaries: small island discourses and the challenge of sustainability, community and local environments. Local Environment, 8 (5). pp. 495-499. ISSN 1354-9839

[img]
Preview
PDF
CLOE_8_5_Stratford_LORES.pdf | Download (60kB)
Available under University of Tasmania Standard License.

Abstract

Islands (also islets, isles)—paradoxical spaces: absolute entities surrounded by water but not large enough to be a continent, territories, territorial; relational spaces—archipelagos, (inter dependent, identifiable; relative spaces—bounded but porous; isolated, connected, colonized, postcolonial; redolent of the performative imaginary; vulnerable to linguistic, cultural, environmental change; robust and able to absorb and modify; placed in regions,(part of) nation states and global life; paradisiacal, utopian and dystopian, tourist meccas, ecological refugia; frames within which interdisciplinary scholarship and dialogue can be constituted and deployed …

Item Type: Article
Keywords: islands; flows and boundaries; small island discourses and the challenge of sustainability; community and local environments
Journal or Publication Title: Local Environment
Page Range: pp. 495-499
ISSN: 1354-9839
Identification Number - DOI: 10.1080/1354983032000143653
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2007 04:37
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:23
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/2076
Item Statistics: View statistics for this item

Repository Staff Only (login required)

Item Control Page Item Control Page