Geopolitics (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography): 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Geopolitics (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

1st Edition

By Pat O'Sullivan

Routledge

150 pages

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Description

This book, originally published in 1986, shows the importance of geography in international power politics and shows how geopolitical thought influences policy-making and action. It considers the various elements within international power politics such as ideologies, territorial competition and spheres of influences, and shows how geographical considerations are crucial to each element. It considers the effects of distance on global power politics and explores how the geography of international communication and contact and the geography of economic and social patterns change over time and affect international power balances.

Table of Contents

1. Conflict, Territory and Distance 2. Motives and Decisions 3. Views of the World 4. Theories 5. Distance and Power 6. Measurement 7. Flows and Links 8. War and Peace

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI030000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography