Border Crossing 2024-06-04T12:49:34+00:00 Border Crossing Open Journal Systems <p><a title="Border Crossing" href=""><em><img style="padding: 0 15px; float: left;" src="" alt="Border Crossing" height="200" /></em></a><strong>B</strong><strong>order Crossing</strong> is an interdisciplinary and peer-reviewed international <a href="">Open Access</a> journal of Social Sciences and Humanities. Border Crossing aims to encourage multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary debate in Social Sciences and Humanities. Articles from any disciplinary areas are welcome. The journal warmly welcomes contributions from diverse disciplinary areas, spanning Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology, International Relations, Political Science, Legal Studies, Business and Management, Social Work, and beyond. Researchers and scholars are encouraged to share their original research, case studies, field notes, commentaries, as well as reviews and book reviews. </p> <p>Border Crossing publishes two issues a year: January-June and July-December. Articles are published online immediately once they are successfully reviewed and approved. The Journal follows a strict double-blind review policy embedded in our general <a style="background-color: #ffffff;" href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">publishing ethics</a>.</p> <p><strong>Border Crossing </strong>is an <a href=""> Open Access</a> publication, allowing users to freely access, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to full-text articles for any lawful purpose without requiring permission from the publisher or author. </p> <p><strong>Border Crossing </strong>is published by <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Transnational Press London</a>.</p> <p><strong>Border Crossing </strong>is abstracted and indexed in: Central and Eastern European Online Library (<a href="">CEEOL</a>), China Academic Journals Database (<a href="">CNKI Scholar</a>): <a href="">CNKI search</a>, EBSCO Academic Search international, ERIH PLUS (<a href="">Erih Index</a>), Finland Publications Forum (JUFO), <a href="">Norwegian Register of Scientific Journals, Series and Publishers</a>, Research Papers in Economics (RePEc): <a href="">RePEc search</a>, <a href="">Sherpa RoMEO</a>. Border Crossing is also included in American Sociological Association's Publication Options Journal Directory. </p> <p class="smaller"><strong>Journal Founded:</strong> 2011<br /><strong>ISSN:</strong> 2046-4436 (Print) | <strong>ISSN:</strong> 2046-4444 (Online)<br /><strong>Publication Frequency:</strong> Two issues a year: January-June and July-December</p> From Anthroparasitism to Posthuman Symbiosis: Peggy Karpouzou and Nikoleta Zampaki: Symbiotic Posthumanist Ecologies in Western Literature, Philosophy and Art. Towards Theory and Practice 2024-02-06T21:02:51+00:00 Adam Lovasz Mark Horvath <p>Review of Peggy Karpouzou and Nikoleta Zampaki (Eds.) (2023) Symbiotic Posthumanist Ecologies in Western Literature, Philosophy and Art. Towards Theory and Practice. Peter Lang. [ISBN: 9783631882917] 326 pages.</p> 2024-06-04T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2024 Adam Lovasz , Mark Horvath Passing the Temporal Borders Across the Selves: Examining the Association Between Time Perspectives, Consideration of Future Consequences and Future Self-Continuity 2024-03-21T06:35:12+00:00 Emine Akman Direkçi İnci Boyacıoğlu <p><em>In the complex landscape of human decision-making and behaviour, several psychological constructs play a crucial role in shaping people's attitudes towards the past, present, and future. This study examines the interplay between how we perceive our future selves, our consideration of future consequences, and our general time perspectives aiming to deepen our understanding of temporal cognition and its implications for human behavior. The study explored how these factors interact and potentially influence our decisions and behaviour. Through a web survey questionnaire data was collected from the university students. Quantitative analyses explored the associations between individuals' levels of consideration of future consequences, future self-continuity, and their temporal orientations as measured by Zimbardo's Time Perspective Inventory. Results of the study suggests complex associations between these constructs, with individuals' time perspectives and future self-continuity exerting significant influences on consideration of future consequences. By understanding these relationships, gained valuable insights into how individuals make decisions that bridge the gap between their present and future selves and its association with temporal orientations. We discussed implications of the present study on the consideration of future consequences and it provides insights for future investigations.</em></p> 2024-06-04T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2024 Emine Akman Direkçi, İnci Boyacıoğlu The Botany of Desire: Revealing Nature's Allure through Cinematic Exploration 2024-02-10T13:01:49+00:00 Chandrasekhar Bhoi <p>"The Botany of Desire: Revealing Nature's Allure through Cinematic Exploration" presents a thorough investigation into the intricate interplay between humans and plants, as portrayed in a documentary film inspired by the esteemed literary work of Michael Pollan. This abstract provides a comprehensive overview of the article, focusing on the film's narrative structure, visual aesthetics, and its nuanced examination of human desires interwoven with the botanical realm. Through captivating storytelling and compelling cinematography, the documentary immerses its audience in the captivating allure of plants, highlighting apples, tulips, marijuana, and potatoes as vehicles for understanding the complex relationship between nature and human desires. The article critically analyzes the cinematic aesthetics that enhance the narrative, fostering a sensory exploration of the plant kingdom. Beyond mere visual pleasure, the film prompts profound contemplation on the environmental implications of human desires, offering an enlightening and introspective journey into the profound connections between humanity and the botanical wonders that shape our existence.</p> 2024-06-04T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2024 Chandrasekhar Bhoi The Human Animal in Cortázar’s “Axolotl” 2024-02-11T19:59:42+00:00 Jennifer Cranfill <p><em>Rejecting rationality, space, and linear time, Julio Cortázar’s “Axolotl” is an ecocritical text that problematizes humancentric logic and refutes coloniality. Cortázar crafts uncertainty through ambiguity and constructs a shifting narrative for both the human (man) and non-human (axolotl) Latin American exiles in this posthumanistic short story that resolutely resists colonial ways of thinking and knowing. </em></p> 2024-06-04T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2024 Jennifer Cranfill Chernobyl/Chornobyl Imagery in Popular Music: Voices From Ukraine 2024-02-12T15:44:49+00:00 Tetiana Ostapchuk <p><em>The Chornobyl disaster took on planetary significance, but Ukrainian voices were marginalized for many years by more powerful, dominant discourses. This paper explores how Chornobyl trauma has been re-presented by Ukrainian popular music artivists between 2000 and 2020. The case study focuses on narrating, visualizing, and vocalizing strategies by Andriy Kuzmenko, Nata Zhyzhchenko, and Valeriy Korshunov. The author aims to show how these projects were inspired by the Anthropocene ideas. The paper demonstrates how the Ukrainian artists crossed territorial and cultural borders while concurrently transforming the image of the Chornobyl Zone from being a bordered alienated land into a boderscape of interaction between diverse agents.</em></p> 2024-06-04T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2024 Tetiana Ostapchuk Quest for Citizenship: Examining the Interplay Between Legal Status and (Im)mobility Aspirations of Syrians in Turkey 2023-11-26T07:43:59+00:00 Ziad Alahmad Mehmet Çiçekli <p><em>(Im)mobility aspirations in onward migration is a growing area of study in forced migration that goes beyond the traditional understanding of forced migration patterns. It grants more agency to the individuals and views their movement as a non-linear, fragmented trip that changes based on a variety of factors. This paper contributes to this knowledge by providing evidence on the role of legal status on (im)mobility aspirations by examining the special case of Syrians in Turkey. The study utilizes correlation and regression analyses on a unique data set to analyze the relationship between (im)mobility aspirations and the various legal statuses Syrians in Turkey hold. The findings confirm correlation and causality between the two variables. In other words, the stronger the migrant’s legal status becomes the more mobility aspirations decrease and the other way round. </em></p> 2024-06-04T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2024 Ziad Alahmad, Mehmet Çiçekli The Relationship Between Renewable Energy, Agriculture And Carbon Emissions: The Case of Turkey 2024-01-23T07:57:07+00:00 Servet Kapçak Sakir Işleyen <p><em>In this study, the relationship between renewable energy consumption, agriculture, and carbon emissions (CO2) is investigated. Time series boundaries cover the period 1990-2019 for Turkey. Economic growth and urbanization were added to the model as explanatory variables. The prediction model has been tested by the ARDL boundary value test and the direction of the variables is determined by the Granger(1969) causality test. The findings show that the variables are cointegrated in the long term and that while renewable energy consumption reduces carbon emissions, the agricultural sector increases carbon emissions. According to another finding, economic growth and urbanization variables have a positive effect on carbon emissions. Finally, a one-way relationship between the agricultural sector and economic growth to carbon emission has been identified. On the other hand, a one-way causality has been found between renewable energy consumption in the agricultural sector and urbanization. In addition, it has been found that there is a bidirectional causality between urbanization and urbanization and between economic growth and urbanization. These results show that renewable energy consumption, the agriculture sector, and carbon emissions interact in Turkey.</em></p> 2024-06-04T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2024 Servet Kapçak, Sakir Isleyen Front Matter 2024-05-01T12:13:59+00:00 <p> </p> 2024-06-04T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2024