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By Martin Jones

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

The text explores the entire breadth of up to date political geography, overlaying not just conventional matters reminiscent of the country, geopolitics, electoral geography and nationalism; but additionally expanding vital parts on the state-of-the-art of political geography study together with globalization, the geographies of law 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 energy, citizenship, id politics and geographies of mobilization and resistance.

This moment edition builds at the strengths of the 1st. the most adjustments 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 present chapters to debate key advancements, drawing on fresh educational contributions and political events
  • new case reviews, drawing on progressively more foreign and international examples
  • additional containers for key options and an enlarged glossary. 

As with the 1st variation, vast use is made from case examine examples, illustrations, explanatory bins, publications to additional interpreting and a word list of key words to provide the cloth in an simply available demeanour. via employment of those thoughts this book introduces scholars to contributions from a variety of social and political theories within the context of empirical case research examples. by means of supplying a easy creation to such suggestions and pointing to pathways into extra expert fabric, this booklet serves either as a middle textual content for first- and moment- yr classes in political geography, and as a source along supplementary textbooks for extra expert 3rd 12 months courses.

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