The Political Economy of Divided Islands
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The Political Economy of Divided Islands : Unified Geographies, Multiple Polities

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The authors investigate the exceptional political economy of the ten inhabited islands whose territory is divided amongst two or more countries: that are unitary geographical spaces but fragmented polities.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 22.86mm | 4,581g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2013 ed.
  • XXV, 256 p.
  • 1137023120
  • 9781137023124

Table of contents

1. Introduction: Only Ten: Islands as Uncomfortable Fragmented Polities; Godfrey Baldacchino 2. Islands as Paradoxical Spaces; Stewart Williams 3. New Guinea; Ron May, Evangelia Papoutsaki & Patrick Matbob 4. Borneo (and Sebatik); Taufiq Tanasaldy 5. Timor; Anthony Soares 6. Cyprus; Ahmet Soezen 7. Ireland; Stephen A. Royle 8. Usedom / Uznam; Maciej J?drusik 9. Hispaniola; Marie Redon 10. Sint Maarten / St Martin; Steven Hillebrink 11. Tierra del Fuego; Peter van Aert 12. Bolshoi Ussuriiski / Heixiazi; Akihiro Iwashita 13. Britain: the Fractured Island; Ray Burnett
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Review Text

"This is a very welcome book that contributes to extremely important and ongoing discussions. It will appeal to a broad readership including specialists in the fields of conflict studies, divided and contested states, border researchers, and island experts as well as curious neophytes. ... highly enjoyable source of information about divided islands and a vital first step towards a fuller understanding of the place of islands within wider (and more conventional) political geographies." (Giulia Carabelli, Urban Island Studies, Vol. 1, January, 2016)

'The contributions to this volume provide a valuable supplement to any university reading list involving questions of sovreignty, identity, regional politcal economy adn postcolonial politics.' The Round Table
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"This is a very welcome book that contributes to
extremely important and ongoing discussions. It will appeal to a broad
readership including specialists in the fields of conflict studies, divided and
contested states, border researchers, and island experts as well as curious
neophytes. ... highly enjoyable source of information about divided islands and a
vital first step towards a fuller understanding of the place of islands within
wider (and more conventional) political geographies." (Giulia Carabelli, Urban
Island Studies, Vol. 1, January, 2016)

'The contributions to this volume provide a valuable supplement to any university reading list involving questions of sovreignty, identity, regional politcal economy adn postcolonial politics.' The Round Table
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About Godfrey Baldacchino

Godfrey Baldacchino, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada
Ray Burnett, University of the West of Scotland, Paisley, Scotland
Steven Hillebrink, Directorate for Constitutional Affairs and Legislation of the Dutch Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations in The Hague, The Netherlands
Akihiro Iwashita, Slavic Research Center (SRC), Hokkaido University, Japan

Maciej J?drusik, University of Warsaw, Poland
Patrick Matbob, Divine Word University in Madang, Papua New Guinea
Ronald James May, Australian National University
Evangelia Papoutsaki, UNITEC, New Zealand
Marie Redon, University of Paris 13-Nord, France
Anthony Soares, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
Ahmet Soezen, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus
Philip E. Steinberg, Florida State University, USA

Taufiq Tanasaldy, University of Tasmania, Australia
Peter van Aert, Dutch anthropologist resident in Argentina since 2005
Stewart Williams, University of Tasmania, Australia
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