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- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 48.99
How and why war and peace occur cannot be understood without realizing that those who make war and peace must negotiate a complex world political map of sovereign spaces, borders, networks, and scales. This book takes advantage of a diversity of perspectives as it analyzes the political processes of war and their spatial expression. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 95.00
This book pursues an original perspective on Europe's shifting extent and geopolitical standing: how countries and spaces marginal to it impact on Europe as a center. A theoretical discussion of borders and margins is developed, and set against nine studies of countries, regions, and identities seen as marginal to Europe. more...
- SAGE India 2007; US$ 32.95
This important book is a dialogue on the theme of partition and its far-reaching. sociological implications for communal patterns, generational dynamics and individual. lives. While the governing imagery of partition is drawn from the context of India. and Pakistan, the analysis compares similar processes in the context of Israel. and Palestine and... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 28.99
From our earliest schooldays, we are shown the world as a colorful collage of countries, each defined by their own immutable borders. What we often don't realize is that every political boundary was created by people. No political border is more natural or real than another, yet some international borders make no apparent sense at all. While focusing... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2005; US$ 16.99
Over the last few decades, the Westphalian nation-state has lost its hegemonic position in the system of geo-governance. A dispersive revolution has led to the emergence of powerful newly networked business organizations, new subsidiary-focused governments, and increasingly virtual, elective, and malleable communities. This in turn has led to the... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 92.50
The formation of nation-states is as much the result of developments regarding land and people, as of military and political struggle. How nationalists imagined the borders of their desired territory, and how they defined the 'nation' have determined the nature of the struggle. "Spatial Conceptions of the Nation" looks at the various... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 37.50
If you were to examine an 1816 map of the world, you would discover that half the countries represented there no longer exist. Yet since 1945, the disappearance of individual states from the world stage has become rare. State Death is the first book to systematically examine the reasons why some states die while others survive, and the remarkable... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 30.00
Border fixity—the proscription of foreign conquest and the annexation of homeland territory—has, since World War II, become a powerful norm in world politics. This development has been said to increase stability and peace in international relations. Yet, in a world in which it is unacceptable to challenge international borders by force,... more...
- SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 70.00
Presenting an impassioned argument for revitalising our imagination of space, Doreen Massey takes on some well-established assumptions from philosophy, and some familiar ways of characterising the twenty-first century world, and shows how they restrain our understanding of both the challenge and the potential of space. more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 150.00
Political Geography is a core subdiscipline of Human Geography, the Handbook of Political Geography will provide a highly contextualised and systematic overview of the latest thinking and research. Edited by key scholars with international contributions from acknowledged authorities on the relevant research. more...