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- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 44.00
For anyone who has looked at a map of the United States and wondered how Texas and Oklahoma got their Panhandles, or flown over the American heartland and marveled at the vast grid spreading out in all directions below, American Boundaries will yield a welcome treasure trove of insight. The first book to chart the country?s growth using the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 220.00
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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 185.00
Bringing together leading researchers associated with the different forms of critical geopolitics, this volume produces an overview of its achievements, limitations, and areas of new and potential future development. The Companion is designed to serve as a key resource for an interdisciplinary group of scholars and practitioners interested in the spatiality... more...
- Ohio University Press 2010; US$ 22.99
A staple of postwar academic writing, ?nationalism? is a contentious and often unanalyzed abstraction. It is generally treated as something ?imagined,? ?fashioned,? and ?disseminated,?as an idea located in the mind, in printed matter, on maps, in symbols such as flags and anthems, and in collective memory. Between Frontiers restores the nation to... 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...
- 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...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 21.93
Haben Kultusministerkonferenz und Akkreditierungsrat durch die Akkreditierungspflicht für Bachelor- und Master-Studiengänge sichergestellt, dass die Ziele der Bologna-Reform erreicht wurden? Haben die Hochschulen die Reformziele und die Akkreditierungskriterien akzeptiert und die neuen Studiengänge entsprechend gestaltet? Wie beurteilen die Studierenden... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 24.00
In the current historical moment borders have taken on heightened material and symbolic significance, shaping identities and the social and political landscape. ?Borders??defined broadly to include territorial dividing lines as well as sociocultural boundaries?have become increasingly salient sites of struggle over social belonging and cultural and... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1997; US$ 66.00
The authors gathered in this volume examine the multiple borders that define the United States and the Americas, including the Mason-Dixon line, the U.S.-Canadian border, the shifting boundaries of urban diasporas, and the colonization and confinement of American Indians. They examine the way border studies beckons us to rethink all objects of study... more...