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

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

The text explores the whole breadth of up to date political geography, masking not just conventional matters resembling the country, geopolitics, electoral geography and nationalism; but additionally expanding very important components on the state-of-the-art of political geography examine together with globalization, the geographies of legislation and governance, geographies of coverage formula and supply, and issues on the intersection of political and cultural geography, together with the politics of position intake, landscapes of energy, citizenship, identification 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 important geopolitics

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

  • new case reports, drawing on progressively more overseas and worldwide examples

  • additional containers for key techniques and an enlarged glossary. 

As with the 1st variation, wide use is made from case examine examples, illustrations, explanatory containers, courses to extra studying and a word list of key phrases to provide the cloth in an simply obtainable demeanour. via employment of those ideas this book introduces scholars to contributions from more than a few social and political theories within the context of empirical case learn examples. by means of offering a easy advent to such options and pointing to pathways into extra professional fabric, this publication serves either as a center textual content for first- and moment- 12 months classes in political geography, and as a source along supplementary textbooks for extra expert 3rd yr courses.

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