Political Geography: World-economy, Nation-state, and Locality
Dramatic changes have occurred since the publication of the second edition of this classic text in 1989. Key events include the demolition of the Berlin wall and the reunification of Germany, and the decentralization of the USSR. This third edition has not simply been revised, but completely rewritten to ensure it maintains its position as the best political geography text on the market. geographical pattern of world political development. Key areas covered include: geopolitics and the question of the post-Cold War order; imperialism and the increased divergence of 'North and South'; territorial state and the debates over the role of the state; nationalism and the meaning of its contemporary resurgence; and localities and the destruction of places through restructuring. year undergraduate students.
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A worldsystems approach to political geography
Geography of imperialisms
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Africa American areas B-phase basic boundaries Britain British capital capitalist central centre Chapter cities Cold Cold War colonies communist competition concept conflict core countries core-area cultural cycles defined democratic described dominant eastern Europe ecological economic elections electoral geography Empire ethnic European example federal formal imperialism geopolitical codes geopolitical world-order Germany global groups Heartland theory hegemony heritage ideas identified ideology important India informal imperialism instance institutions inter-state system interests interpreted Kondratieff Kondratieff waves labour Latin America liberal democracy localities major Marxist mobilization modern nation-state nationalism nationalist neighbourhood effect nineteenth century organization particular pattern period periphery political geography processes produce protectionism provides regions relations scale semi-periphery social social imperialism socialist sovereignty Soviet Soviet Union spatial strategy structure studies territory theory traditional unequal exchange United urban USSR voting Wallerstein world political map world-economy world-systems analysis zones