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The SAGE Handbook of Political Geography provides a highly contextualized and systematic overview of the latest thinking and research. Edited by key scholars, with international contributions from acknowledged authorities on the relevant research, The SAGE Handbook of Political Geography is divided into six sections:


- Scope and Development of Political Geography - key debates; the geography of knowledge; conceptualisations of power; and conceptualisations of scale;

- Geographies of the State - state theory; territory and central local relations; legal and judicial geographies; borders; and states and nature;

- Participation and Representation - citizenship; space; electoral geography; place; media public space; and social movements;

- Political Geographies of Difference - class; nationalism; gender, sexuality; and culture;

- Geography Policy and Governance - regulation; welfare; urban space; planning, environment;

- Global Political Geographies - geographies of imperialism; post-colonialism; globalization; environmental politics; international relations; war; and migration.

The Handbook of Political Geography is the standard work and will be widely used and highly-cited by all scholars with an interest in politics and space.The SAGE Handbook of Political Geography is designed to be the standard work, widely used and highly-cited, by all scholars with an interest in politics and space.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Political geography.
Politieke geografie. -- gtt