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  • Geography and Political Power

    The Geography of Nations and States

    By Peter M. Slowe

    Focusing on the relationship between geography and power, this book, originally published in 1990, isolates five sources of political power – might, right, nationhood, legality and legitimacy – and demonstrtes the centrality of geography to the argument of each case. The author stresses the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Pluralism and Political Geography

    People, Territory and State

    Edited by Nurit Kliot, Stanley Waterman

    In this comprehensive study, problems of racial and religious division are examines in places as diverse as Northern Ireland and the West Bank. Territorial and spatial expression, intergovernmental relationships in federal states, alliance blocs within the United Nations and American foreign policy…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • The Politics of Location

    An Introduction

    By Andrew Kirby

    This book, originally published in 1982, begins with an examination of space, and its role in the process of public provision and collective consumption. Variations in provision are linked to the Weberian notion of social status and political struggles over consumption and externality issues.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Nation, State and Territory

    A Political Geography

    By Roy E H Mellor

    This detailed analysis, originally published in 1989 studies the relationship between nation, state and territory. It explores the evolution of nations and the development of the state idea. Consideration is given to the frontier, s the interface between states, the influence of defence…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Branding the Nation, the Place, the Product

    Edited by Ulrich Ermann, Klaus-Jürgen Hermanik

    Branding is a profoundly geographical type of commodification process. Many things become commodities that are compared and valuated on markets around the globe. Places such as cities or regions, countries and nations attempt to acquire visibility through branding. Geographical imaginations are…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Crisis Spaces

    Structures, Struggles and Solidarity in Southern Europe

    By Costis Hadjimichalis

    The financial malaise that has affected the Eurozone countries of southern Europe – Spain, Portugal, Italy and, in its most extreme case, Greece – has been analysed using mainly macroeconomic and financial explanations. This book shifts the emphasis from macroeconomics to the relationship between…

    Hardback – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Property, Place and Piracy

    Edited by Martin Fredriksson, James Arvanitakis

    This book takes the concept of piracy as a starting point to discuss the instability of property as a social construction and how this is spatially situated. Piracy is understood as acts and practices that emerge in zones where the construction and definition of property is ambiguous. Media piracy…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • In The Post-Urban World

    Emergent Transformation of Cities and Regions in the Innovative Global Economy

    Edited by Tigran Haas, Hans Westlund

    In the last few decades, many global cities and towns have experienced unprecedented economic, social, and spatial structural change. Today, we find ourselves at the juncture between entering a post-urban and a post-political world, both presenting new challenges to our metropolitan regions,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Coloniality, Ontology, and the Question of the Posthuman

    Edited by Mark Jackson

    This book brings together emerging insights from across the humanities and social sciences to highlight how postcolonial studies are being transformed by increasingly influential and radical approaches to nature, matter, subjectivity, human agency, and politics. These include decolonial studies,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in New Postcolonialisms

  • Policy Making at the Second Tier of Local Government in Europe

    What is happening in Provinces, Counties, Départements and Landkreise in the on-going re-scaling of statehood?

    Edited by Xavier Bertrana, Björn Egner, Hubert Heinelt

    Debates about multi-level governance have led to a profound restructuring of regional and local government. The second level of local government is under review in most European countries, with the aim to strengthen the institutional capacity of municipalities or to develop appropriate…

    Paperback – 2017-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • The Politics of Economic Restructuring in India

    Economic Governance and State Spatial Rescaling

    By Loraine Kennedy

    State re-scaling is the central concept mobilized in this book to interpret the political processes that are producing new economic spaces in India. In the quarter century since economic reforms were introduced, the Indian economy has experienced strong growth accompanied by extensive sectoral and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Political Tolerance in the Global South

    Images of India, Pakistan and Uganda

    By Sten Widmalm

    What makes people agree to the extension of political rights to those they clearly dislike? This book moves beyond the extensive research on this question in western contexts to focus on the global south, offering unique empirical studies of political tolerance in plural societies where poverty is…

    Paperback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge

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