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- Reaktion Books 2004; US$ 35.00
This book looks at the struggle between the processes of globalization and geopolitical forces over the last 150 years. The twentieth century witnessed a struggle between geopolitical states who wanted to close off and control earth space, resources and p more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 28.99
Focusing on unusual international border shapes, this fascinating book highlights the important truth that all borders, even those that appear "natural," were created by people. The unique and compelling histories of some of the world's oddest borders provide an ideal context for accessible and enlightening discussions of cultural globalization,... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2007; US$ 16.99
Border security has been high on public-policy agendas in Europe and North America since the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Centre in New York City and on the headquarters of the American military in Washington DC. Governments are now confronted with managing secure borders, a policy objective that in this era of increased free trade... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2001; US$ 18.99
This sobering look at the future of warfare predicts that conflicts will now be fought over diminishing supplies of our most precious natural resources. From the barren oilfields of Central Asia to the lush Nile delta, from the busy shipping lanes of the South China Sea to the uranium mines and diamond fields of sub-Saharan Africa, Resource Wars... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 50.00
This concise introduction to the growth and evolution of geopolitics as a discipline includes biographical information on its leading historical and contemporary practitioners and detailed analysis of its literature. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 175.00
This comprehensive volume brings together a multidisciplinary team of leading scholars to provide an authoritative, state-of-the-art review of all aspects of borders and border research. It is global in scope and embraces the more traditional strands of the field including geopolitics, migration and territorial identities, and also recently emerging... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 28.99
This timely book introduces readers to the central question of borders in the twenty-first century. After familiarizing readers with border thinking and making from antiquity to the present, Gabriel Popescu turns a critical eye on current concepts, processes, and contexts. Assessing the latest theoretical approaches to border studies, the author... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 200.95
A Companion to Border Studies introduces an exciting and expanding field of interdisciplinary research, through the writing of an international array of scholars, from diverse perspectives that include anthropology, development studies, geography, history, political science and sociology. Explores how nations and cultural identities are being... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95
Politics and political relationships underpin the world we live in. From a geographical perspective the most obvious example is the territorial division of the earth?s surface into states. We also see territoriality in action when we are confronted with signs such as ?authorized personnel only? ?keep out?, ?no trespassing?, ?strictly no admittance?.... more...