Handbook on the Geographies of Regions and Territories
  • Author : Anssi Paasi
  • Release Date : 27 July 2018
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN 13 : 9781785365805

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Book Description: This new international Handbook provides the reader with the most up-to-date and original viewpoints on critical debates relating to the rapidly transforming geographies of regions and territories, as well as related key concepts such as place, scale, networks and regionalism. Bringing together renowned specialists who have extensively theorized these spatial concepts and contributed to rich empirical research in disciplines such as geography, sociology, political science and IR studies, this interdisciplinary collection offers fresh, cutting-edge, and contextual insights on the significance of regions and territories in today’s dynamic world.

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