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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 175.00
This resource describes more than 120 major flashpoints--current and potential conflicts from around the world. The work analyzes each situation, its issues, and present status, and includes specially commissioned maps and extensive bibliographies to aid understanding. Also includes 125 maps. more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 30.99
Realism has been the most influential theoretical approach in international relations since the discipline was born. Yet realism, for all its popularity, has always been criticised for its narrow world view of a system of states all seeking power, security and survival in a world of anarchy. Additionally, realism has struggled to provide explanations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Nationalism and ethnicity have become, across time and space, a force in the construction of boundaries. This book analyses geographical and physical borders and symbolic, political and socio-economic boundaries, and how they impact upon nationalism and ethnic identity. Geographic and other tangible borders are critical components in the making... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; 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...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 39.95
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...
- Soft Skull Press 2013; US$ 16.95
What does it mean to live against a wall? In this ambitious first person narrative, Marcello Di Cintio travels to the world?s most disputed edges to meet the people who live alongside the razor wire, concrete, and steel and how the structure of the walls has influenced their lives. Di Cintio shares tea with Saharan refugees on the wrong side of Morocco?s... more...
- SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 83.00
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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 89.95
In Material Politics , author Andrew Barry reveals that as we are beginning to attend to the importance of materials in political life, materials has become increasingly bound up with the production of information about their performance, origins, and impact. Presents an original theoretical approach to political geography by revealing the paradoxical... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 38.99
Edited by two distinguished scholars with first-hand knowledge of countless border regions around the planet, this text fills a classroom need in border studies. Well-chosen and interesting selections give readers sharp glimpses of borderlands across distant geographical spaces and from ancient times to the present. Obviously the editors took great... more...