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By John A. Agnew, Katharyne Mitchell, Gerard Toal

A significant other to Political Geography offers scholars and researchers with a considerable survey of this energetic and colourful box.

  • Introduces the easiest pondering in modern political geography.
  • Contributions written through students whose paintings has helped to form the self-discipline.
  • Includes paintings on the leading edge of the sphere.
  • Covers the newest theoretical developments.

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The theoreticians of the earlier fin de sieÁcle obviously were driven by a variety of preoccupations ± among them a rather overbearing scientism, a clearly articulated agenda of territorialimperial extension, and an abiding commitment to nationalist sentiment ± which acted to determine, as it were, their own engagement with geographical determinism but which are not really operative today. The affinity, therefore, must be sought on a different level. As already suggested, the essential common ground is in the ideological dimension of determinist theorizing: in the fact, in other words, that the argument from nature appears always to be deployed toward a recognizably programmatic end.

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