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  • Boundaries and Belongingby Joel S. Migdal

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 41.00

    This interdisciplinary volume maintains the importance of a spatial understanding of society and history. more...

  • Justice without Bordersby Kok-Chor Tan

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 30.00

    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 2006; US$ 179.00

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

  • Geopoliticsby Klaus Dodds

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 9.99

    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$ 12.99

    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...

  • Global Warringby Cleo Paskal

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 12.99

    Combining climate research and interviews with geopolitical strategists and military planners, Paskal identifies the environmental problems that are most likely to start wars, destroy economies and create failed states. Global Warring is a fascinating tour through our uncertain future and is essential to understanding tomorrow's world. more...

  • Territory, Globalization and International Relationsby Jeppe Strandsbjerg

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 95.00

    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...

  • Spätantiker Staat und religiöser Konfliktby Johannes Hahn

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 126.00

    The process of Christianisation brought with it a new form of violent conflict to the Roman world: religiously motivated attacks on places, objects or people. The most radical form of such conflicts were attacks on the sanctuaries of religious opponents? on temples, synagogues and Church buildings. The results were dramatic and the attacks demanded... more...

  • The Shape of the World to Comeby Laurent Cohen-Tanugi; George Holoch

    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...

  • Bordersby Alexander C. Diener; Joshua Hagen

    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...