Geopolitics of the Knowledge-Based Economy
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We live in the era of the knowledge-based economy, and this has major implications for the ways in which states, cities and even supranational political units are spatially planned, governed and developed. In this book, Sami Moisio delves deeply into the links between the knowledge-based economy and geopolitics, examining a wide range of themes, including city geopolitics and the university as a geopolitical site. Overall, this work shows that knowledge-based `economization' can be understood as a geopolitical process that produces territories of wealth, security, power and belonging. This book will prove enlightening to students, researchers and policymakers in the fields of human geography, urban studies, spatial planning, political science and international relations.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 159 x 235mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 6 Line drawings, black and white; 3 Halftones, black and white; 10 Tables, black and white; 9 Illustrations, black and white
  • 1138821993
  • 9781138821996
  • 998,114

About Sami Moisio

Sami Moisio is a professor of spatial planning and politics at the University of Helsinki, Finland. His research interests include political geographies of Europeanization, state spatial transformation, and urban political geographies.show more

Table of contents

1. Introduction 2. Conceptualizing the knowledge-based society assemblage 3. Geopolitics of Michael Porter's The Competitive Advantage of Nations 4. Geopolitics of creativity: beyond the cartographic understanding of state space 5. The geopolitics of higher education and the figure of "global engineer" 6. Assembling the the EU as a knowledge-based society 7. Codashow more