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- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 90.00
Territory is one of the central political concepts of the modern world and, indeed, functions as the primary way the world is divided and controlled politically. Yet territory has not received the critical attention afforded to other crucial concepts such as sovereignty, rights, and justice. While territory continues to matter politically, and territorial... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00
Contributions to this collection seek to determine the extent to which states and boundaries have, in fact, disappeared, or are simply changing their functions as we move from an era of fixed territories into a post-Westphalian territorial system. A group of international political geographers and political scientists examine the changing nature of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
Drawing on scholarly and life experience on, and over, the historically posited borders between "West" and "East," the work identifies, interrogates, and challenges a particular, enduring, violent inheritance ? what it means to cross over a border ? from the classical origins of Western political thought. The study has two parts. The first is an effort... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 170.00
The partition of the Indian subcontinent, the collapse of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia, the reunification of Germany, the continuing feud between two Koreas, the Irish peace process, the case of Israel/Palestine and the lingering division of Cyprus, have together given rise to a huge body of literature. However, studies of partitions have usually... more...
- 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$ 100.00
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...
- 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...