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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...
- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 294.00
Border disputes are a common source of political instability and military conflict around the globe, both in the present day and throughout history. Border Disputes: A Global Encyclopedia will serve as an invaluable resource for students studying social studies, political science, human geography, or related subjects. Each volume of this expansive... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 28.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Drawing on scholarly and life experience on, and over, the historically posited borders between "West" and "East," the work identifies, interrogates, and challenges a particular, enduring, violent inheritance ? what it means to cross over a border ? from the classical origins of Western political thought. The study has two parts. The first is an effort... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 37.99
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...
- 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...