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Political geography

Author: Martin Ira Glassner; Chuck Fahrer
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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Major topics [covered in this book] include states and nations; territorial morphology and core-periphery relationships; first-order civil divisions and autonomous regions; electoral geography; imperialism, colonialism, and decolonialization; geopolitics and conflicts; economic integration, trade flows, and supranationalism; the Law of the Sea, Antarctica, and outer space; and population, migration, food, and the  Read more...
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Ira Glassner; Chuck Fahrer
OCLC Number: 55079303
Notes: Originally published: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, ©2004. 3rd ed.
Description: 1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Introduction to political geography: Field of political geography; Perceptions of the political world --
The state: State, nation, and nation-state; Emergence of states; Modern theories about states; Territory of the state; Frontiers and boundaries; Core areas and capitals; Anomalous political units --
Political geography within the state: First-order civil divisions: Civil divisions of the United States; Special purpose districts; Electoral geography; Indigenous peoples --
Imperialism, colonialism, and decolonization: Colonial empires; Dismantling of empires; Aftermath of colonialism --
Geopolitics: Power analysis; Historical concepts in geopolitics; Geography of war and peace --
Contemporary international relations: International law; Economic integration; Regional and subregional organizations; Land-locked states; Outlaws and merchants of death --
Our last frontiers: Law of the sea; Antarctica and the Southern Ocean; Outer space --
Political geography of everyday life: Politics of religion, language, and ethnic diversity; Politics of transportation and communications; Politics of ecology, energy, and land use --
Looking ahead: Political geography for the future.
Responsibility: Martin Ira Glassner, Chuck Fahrer.

Abstract:

Major topics [covered in this book] include states and nations; territorial morphology and core-periphery relationships; first-order civil divisions and autonomous regions; electoral geography; imperialism, colonialism, and decolonialization; geopolitics and conflicts; economic integration, trade flows, and supranationalism; the Law of the Sea, Antarctica, and outer space; and population, migration, food, and the environment.-Pref.

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