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  • Subverting Bordersby Bettina Bruns; Judith Miggelbrink

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; Not Available

    Small-scale trade and smuggling are part of everyday life at many borders. These trading activities often compensate for economic shortage that many households are suffering from in consequence of e.g. political transformation processes. Despite of the diversity of transborder small-scale trade and smuggling and their wide dispersion, not only in Europe,... more...

  • Territoriesby David Storey

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    Politics and political relationships underpin the world we live in. From the division of the earth?s surface into separate states to the placement of ?keep out? signs, territorial strategies to control geographic space can be used to assert, maintain or resist power and as a force for oppression or liberation. Forms of exclusion can be consolidated... more...

  • Theorizing Medieval Geopoliticsby Andrew Latham

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Over the past two decades or so, medieval geopolitics have come to occupy an increasingly prominent place in the collective imagination?and writings?of International Relations scholars. Although these accounts differ significantly in terms of their respective analytical assumptions, theoretical concerns and scholarly contributions, they share at least... more...

  • The New Violent Cartographyby Samson Opondo; Michael J. Shapiro

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This edited volume seeks to propose and examine different, though related, critical responses to modern cultures of war among other cultural practices of statecraft. Taken together, these essays present a space of creative engagement with the political and draw on a broad range of cultural contexts and genres of expressions to provoke the thinking... more...

  • Toward a Geopolitics of Hopeby William H. Thornton; Songok Han Thornton

    SAGE India 2012; US$ 40.00

    Toward a Geopolitics of Hope posits a world order marked less by univocal “globalization” than by a grating geopolitics of rival capitalisms. Now that China, Russia, and much of the undemocratic developing world have embraced capitalism, this new Second World can no longer be regarded as a fleeting phenomenon. Globalization turns out to be... more...

  • Territory, the State and Urban Politicsby Dr Andrew Wood; Professor Andrew Jonas

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    Following its rise to prominence in the 1990s work on territory, the state and urban politics continues to be a vibrant and dynamic area of academic concern. Focusing heavily on the work of one key influential figure in the development of the field - Kevin R. Cox - this volume draws together a collection of prominent and well established scholars... more...

  • Spatial Politicsby David Featherstone; Joe Painter

    Wiley 2012; US$ 41.95

    This critical engagement with Doreen Massey’s ground-breaking work in geographic theory and its relationship to politics features specially commissioned essays from former students and colleagues, as well as the artists, political figures and activists whose thinking she has helped to shape. It seeks to mark and take forward her compelling contributions... more...

  • Conquestby David Day

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 18.99

    The history of the world has been the history of peoples on the move, as they occupy new lands and establish their claims over them. Almost invariably, this has meant the violent dispossession of the previous inhabitants. Whether it is the Normans in England, the Chinese in Tibet, the Germans in Poland, the Indonesians in West Papua, or the British... more...

  • The Birth of Territoryby Stuart Elden

    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...

  • Return migration in later lifeby John Percival

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 99.00

    This timely book contains ground-breaking studies of migration flows of older people in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, South Asia, and Australia to explain how and why people in later life return to their country of origin. more...