By Martin Jones,Rhys Jones,Michael Woods,Mark Whitehead,Deborah Dixon,Matthew Hannah

ISBN-10: 0415457963

ISBN-13: 9780415457965

ISBN-10: 0415457971

ISBN-13: 9780415457972

An creation to Political Geography maintains to supply a broad-based creation to modern political geography for college students following undergraduate measure classes in geography and comparable matters.

The text explores the total breadth of up to date political geography, protecting not just conventional issues comparable to the country, geopolitics, electoral geography and nationalism; but additionally expanding vital parts on the state of the art of political geography examine together with globalization, the geographies of rules and governance, geographies of coverage formula and supply, and subject matters on the intersection of political and cultural geography, together with the politics of position intake, landscapes of strength, citizenship, id politics and geographies of mobilization and resistance.

This moment edition builds at the strengths of the 1st. the most alterations and improvements are:

  • four new chapters on: political geographies of globalization, geographies of empire, political geography and the surroundings and geopolitics and demanding geopolitics

  • significant updating and revision of the prevailing chapters to debate key advancements, drawing on fresh educational contributions and political events

  • new case experiences, drawing on a growing number of foreign and international examples

  • additional bins for key suggestions and an enlarged glossary. 

As with the 1st variation, broad use is made up of case examine examples, illustrations, explanatory packing containers, publications to extra interpreting and a thesaurus of keywords to offer the cloth in an simply obtainable demeanour. via employment of those suggestions this book introduces scholars to contributions from a variety of social and political theories within the context of empirical case research examples. through delivering a simple advent to such thoughts and pointing to pathways into extra expert fabric, this booklet serves either as a middle textual content for first- and moment- 12 months classes in political geography, and as a source along supplementary textbooks for extra professional 3rd yr courses.

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