By Martin Jones,Rhys Jones,Michael Woods,Mark Whitehead,Deborah Dixon,Matthew Hannah
An advent to Political Geography keeps to supply a broad-based advent to modern political geography for college kids following undergraduate measure classes in geography and similar topics.
The text explores the whole breadth of up to date political geography, protecting not just conventional issues equivalent to the nation, geopolitics, electoral geography and nationalism; but in addition expanding vital components on the state of the art of political geography study together with globalization, the geographies of legislation and governance, geographies of coverage formula and supply, and issues on the intersection of political and cultural geography, together with the politics of position intake, landscapes of strength, citizenship, id politics and geographies of mobilization and resistance.
This moment edition builds at the strengths of the 1st. the most alterations and improvements are:
- four new chapters on: political geographies of globalization, geographies of empire, political geography and the surroundings and geopolitics and significant geopolitics
- significant updating and revision of the present chapters to debate key advancements, drawing on fresh educational contributions and political events
- new case reports, drawing on a growing number of foreign and worldwide examples
- additional containers for key suggestions and an enlarged glossary.
As with the 1st version, large use is made up of case research examples, illustrations, explanatory containers, publications to additional studying and a thesaurus of key phrases to offer the fabric in an simply available demeanour. via employment of those innovations this book introduces scholars to contributions from a number of social and political theories within the context of empirical case examine examples. through delivering a easy creation to such ideas and pointing to pathways into extra expert fabric, this booklet serves either as a middle textual content for first- and moment- yr classes in political geography, and as a source along supplementary textbooks for extra expert 3rd yr courses.
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