Political Geography. "A very good overview. Covers the key topics well and in an accessible and engaging style."- Dr Daniel Hammett, Department of Geography, Sheffield UniversityThis is a revised and updated edition of a core undergraduate resource for political geography. Focusing on the social and cultural while systematically overviewing the entire discipline, Joe Painter and Alex Jeffrey explain:Politics, geography, and 'political' geography: power, resources, institutions, and the history of the fieldState formation: classical views alongside recent work on governance and governmentalityWelfare to workfare state: the restructuring of present state strategiesDemocracy, citizenship and law: different models of democracy in European and global contextsIdentity and social movements: the relation between identity and political action Nationalism and regionalism: ethnicity, national identity and "otherness"Imperialism and post-colonialism: from world systems theory to post-structuralist accountsGeopolitics: the political, economic, and strategic significance of geography.Comprehensive, accessible and illustrated with real world examples, Political Geography provides undergraduates with a thorough understanding of the relationship between geography and politics.
|Forfattere: Joe Painter, Alex Jeffrey||Utgave: ukjent|
|Språk: Engelsk||Sidetall: 235|
|ISBN: 9781412901383||Vekt: 431 g|
|Forlag: Sage Publications||Innbinding: Heftet|
|Utgitt: 2009||Veil. pris: 0 kr|