Imagined Regional Communities

Integration and Sovereignty in the Global South

By James D. Sidaway

© 2001 – Routledge

170 pages

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About the Book

Imagined Regional Communities provides an original approach to thinking about the processes of regional integration. Focusing mostly on communities in Africa, Asia and Latin America, it develops detailed case studies based on archives, interviews and critical readings of existing texts. These case-studies are related to each other and the overall themes of the book, so that a set of narratives and theoretical elaborations emerge, that critically reformulate understandings of regional communities, statehold and sovereignty.

Reviews

'…it offers a critical historiography spanning from the colonial period to present day. In this sense, and also as an anthological reference work for its multidisciplinary quotations of great thinkers and writers, the work is highly valuable.' - MILLENNIUM, Journal of International Studies

'…particularly useful for interdisciplinary graduate seminars on globalization, development, and the state.' - Environment and Planning, Joe Bryan, University of California

Table of Contents

Part One: Introductions to the Plot and the Cast

Part Two: The SADC: Sovereign Simulations

Part Three: Pushing the Boundaries/Sovereignty Deferred

About the Series

Routledge Studies in Human Geography

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL010000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory
POL011000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General
POL026000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Regional Planning
SCI030000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography