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Key Concepts in Political Geography

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ISBN13:

9781412946728

ISBN10:
1412946727
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
5/7/2009
Publisher(s):
SAGE Publications Ltd
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Summary

This is a new kind of textbook that forms part of an innovative set of companion texts for the Human Geography sub disciplines. Organized around 20 short essays, Key Concepts in Political Geography provides a cutting edge introduction to the central concepts that define contemporary research in the field. Involving detailed yet expansive discussions, the book includes:" An introductory chapter providing a succinct overview of the recent developments in the field" Over 20 key concept entries covering the expected staples of the sub-discipline, such as nationalism, territoriality, scale and political-economy, as well as relatively new arrivals to the field including the other, anti-statism, gender, and post-conflict" Extensive pedagogic features that enhance understanding including a glossary, figures, diagrams and further readingKey Concepts in Political Geography is an ideal companion text for upper-level undergraduate and postgraduate students in the sub-discipline and covers the expected staples such as nationalism, territoriality, scale and political economy, as well as relatively new arrivals to the field, inclduing the other, anti-statism, gender and post-conflict.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Concepts of Statecraft
Introduction to Section
Nation-state
Sovereignty
Governance
Democracy
Modes of Power
Introduction to Section
Hegemony
Territory
Geopolitics
Superpower
Modernity
Introduction to Section
Colonialism/imperialism
Political Economy
Ideology
Socialism
Neoliberalism
Globalization
Migration
Connections and Ruptures in, between, and across political space
Introduction to Section
Scale
Border
Regionalism
Violence
Introduction to Section
Conflict
Post-conflict
Terrorism
Anti-statism
Identity
Introduction to Section
Nationalism
Citizenship
Postcolonialism
Representation
Gender
The Other
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