Geography and Political Power

Geography and Political Power : The Geography of Nations and States

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Focusing on the relationship between geography and power, this book, originally published in 1990, isolates five sources of political power - might, right, nationhood, legality and legitimacy - and demonstrtes the centrality of geography to the argument of each case. The author stresses the value of geographical expertise to political decision-making and illustrates this through the use of case-studies. His analysis of the sources of power goes deep into an understanding of politics and explores the implications for geography of political thought.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 226 pages
  • 156 x 234mm | 576g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138957283
  • 9781138957282

Table of contents

1. Power Through Might 2. Power through Right 3. Power Through Nationhood 4. Power Through Legality 5. Power Through Legitimacy.show more