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Geopolitics: Putting geopolitics in its place in cultural political economy

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>1/03/2018
<mark>Journal</mark>Environment and Planning A
Issue number2
Volume50
Number of pages5
Pages (from-to)474-478
Publication statusPublished
Early online date18/09/17
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

This comment explores the relation between geoeconomics and geopolitics from a critical realist, strategic-relational, and cultural political economy perspective. We disambiguate the 'geo-' family of concepts; introduce a more complex view of sociospatiality that enables a taxonomy of approaches to geopolitical analytical objects and inquiries; and illustrate this from China's Belt and Road Initiative seen as a complex geopolitical imaginary and linked modes of multi-spatial metagovernance.

Bibliographic note

Derives from a conference in University of British Columbia, Vancouver, on Geopolitics (held in May 2015)