The SAGE Handbook of Political Geography
- Kevin R Cox - Ohio State University, USA
- Murray Low - London School of Economics, London, UK
- Jennifer Robinson - University of Mississippi, Jackson, USA
Environmental Politics | Political Geography
- Sallie Marston, University of Arizona
"This unique book is a true encyclopedia of political geography."
- Vladimir Kolossov, Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Vice President of the IGU
The SAGE Handbook of Political Geography provides a highly contextualised and systematic overview of the latest thinking and research in the field. Edited by key scholars, with international contributions from acknowledged authorities on the relevant research, the Handbook is divided into six sections:
- Scope and Development of Political Geography: the geography of knowledge, conceptualisations of power and scale.
- Geographies of the State: state theory, territory and central local relations, legal geographies, borders.
- Participation and representation: citizenship, electoral geography, media public space and social movements.
- Political Geographies of Difference: class, nationalism, gender, sexuality and culture.
- Geography Policy and Governance: regulation, welfare, urban space, and planning.
- Global Political Geographies: imperialism, post-colonialism, globalization, environmental politics, IR, war and migration.
The SAGE Handbook of Political Geography is essential reading for upper level students and scholars with an interest in politics and space.
'A thorough and absorbing tour of the sub-discipline... An essential acquisition for any scholar or teacher interested in geographical perspectives on political process, this Handbook is sure to become the major reference work in anglophone political geography' - Sallie Marston, University of Arizona
'This unique book is a true encyclopedia of political geography... The volume is a result of cooperation between a big international team of well known geographers, including scholars beyond the Anglo-American world' - Vladimir Kolossov, Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, and Vice President of the International Geographical Union