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- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 24.99
Contrary to an optimistic vision of a world "flattened" by the virtues of globalization, the sustainability and positive outcomes of economic and political homogenization are far from guaranteed. For better and for worse, globalization has become the most powerful force shaping the world's geopolitical landscape, whether it has meant integration or... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 9.99
Compelling and accessible, this Very Short Introduction challenges the perception of borders as passive lines on a map, revealing them instead to be integral forces in the economic, social, political, and environmental processes that shape our lives. Highlighting the historical development and continued relevance of borders, Alexander Diener and Joshua... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95
This clear and concise introductory textbook guides students through their first engagement with geopolitics. It offers a clear framework for understanding contemporary conflicts by showing how geography provides opportunities and limits upon the actions of countries, national groups, and terrorist organizations. This second edition is fundamentally... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95
East Asia is a potential area of international conflict, with a number of possible 'flashpoints' and with the absence of strong regional organisations able to deal with conflict resolution. At the same time, global powers frequently get involved in the international politics of the region in order to protect their interests. This book presents a comprehensive... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
The authors investigate the exceptional political economy of the ten inhabited islands whose territory is divided amongst two or more countries: that are unitary geographical spaces but fragmented polities. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1997; US$ 66.00
The authors gathered in this volume examine the multiple borders that define the United States and the Americas, including the Mason-Dixon line, the U.S.-Canadian border, the shifting boundaries of urban diasporas, and the colonization and confinement of American Indians. They examine the way border studies beckons us to rethink all objects of study... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 44.00
For anyone who has looked at a map of the United States and wondered how Texas and Oklahoma got their Panhandles, or flown over the American heartland and marveled at the vast grid spreading out in all directions below, American Boundaries will yield a welcome treasure trove of insight. The first book to chart the country’s growth using... more...
- SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 51.95
This book combines perspectives from political science, history and geography to provide a comprehensive introduction to the notion of European space. It introduces students to the traditional structures and institutions of local government and shows how these have been transformed in response to increased economic and political competition, new... more...
- SAGE India 2009; US$ 39.95
This is an insightful historical work on borders and bordered existences, with special emphasis on the gender dimensions of these existences. The author argues that the experiences of women living on borders and in borderlands are definitive of those of the vulnerable communities who bear the brunt of the complex border and security issues. The conditions... more...