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  • Mapping Women, Making Politicsby Lynn Staeheli; Eleonore Kofman; Linda Peake

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    Mapping Women, Making Politics demonstrates the multiple ways in which gender influences political processes and the politics of space. The book begins by addressing feminism's theoretical and conceptual challenges to traditional political geography and than applies these perspectives to a range of settings and topics including nationalism, migration,... more...

  • Justice without Bordersby Kok-Chor Tan

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 33.00 US$ 27.06

    Kok-Chor Tan argues that the cosmopolitan idea of global justice can accept some forms of nationalist and patriotic commitments. more...

  • Borders, Mobility and Technologies of Controlby Sharon Pickering; Leanne Weber

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 141.52

    Territorial borders are taking on a new significance, the implications of which are relatively unexplored within the discipline of criminology. This book presents the first systematic attempt to develop a critical criminology of the border and offers a unique treatment of the impact of globalisation and mobility. It focuses on borders and the significance... more...

  • Geopoliticsby Klaus Dodds

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 9.99 US$ 8.59

    Geopolitics is a way of looking at the world: one that considers the links between political power, geography, and cultural diversity. Using examples ranging from historical maps and 007 films to the rhetoric of political leaders, Klaus Dodds shows why, for a full understanding of contemporary global politics, it is essential to be geopolitical. -... more...

  • How the States Got Their Shapesby Mark Stein

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24

    Why does Oklahoma have that panhandle? Did someone make a mistake? We are so familiar with the map of the United States that our state borders seem as much a part of nature as mountains and rivers. Even the oddities?the entire state of Maryland(!)?have become so engrained that our map might as well be a giant jigsaw puzzle designed by Divine Providence.... more...

  • Geopolitics and Empireby Gerry Kearns

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 119.99 US$ 103.19

    This book examines the long entanglement between ideas of Geopolitics and the ideology and practices of Empire tracing these matters back to the true founder of Geopolitics, a British geographer of the early-twentieth century, Halford Mackinder. more...

  • Popular Culture, Geopolitics, and Identityby Jason Dittmer

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 39.99

    This innovative and engaging textbook is the first to survey the field of popular geopolitics, exploring the relationship between popular culture and international relations from a geographical perspective. Each chapter focuses on a specific concept?defining it, considering key debates, and offering a concrete case study such as first-person-shooter... more...

  • Global Warringby Cleo Paskal

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 27.99

    In a perfect storm, the environment, the global economic system and geopolitics are all undergoing rapid, uncontrolled change. In the same way that the climate is in a state of flux, exhibiting erratic behavior before settling into a new norm, in the wake of the global economic crisis, many of the assumptions about the Western economic system have... more...

  • Resource Warsby Michael Klare

    Henry Holt and Co. 2001; US$ 8.99

    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...

  • Territory, Globalization and International Relationsby Jeppe Strandsbjerg

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    Globalization and changes to statehood challenge our understanding of space and territory. This book argues that we must understand that both the modern state and globalisation are based on a cartographic reality of space. In consequence, claims that globalization represents a spatial challenge to state territory are deeply problematic. more...