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State/Space: A Reader

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  • Neil Brenner (Editor)
  • Bob Jessop (Editor)
  • Martin Jones (Editor)
  • Gordon MacLeod (Editor)
Publication date14/01/2008
PublisherWiley Blackwell
Number of pages353
ISBN (Electronic)9780470755686
ISBN (Print)9780631230335
<mark>Original language</mark>English


This groundbreaking, interdisciplinary volume brings together diverse analyses of state space in historical and contemporary capitalism. The first volume to present an accessible yet challenging overview of the changing geographies of state power under capitalism. A unique, interdisciplinary collection of contributions by major theorists and analysts of state spatial restructuring in the current era. Investigates some of the new political spaces that are emerging under contemporary conditions of 'globalization'. Explores state restructuring on multiple spatial scales, and from a range of theoretical, methodological and empirical perspectives. Covers a range of topical issues in contemporary geographical political economy. Contains case study material on Western Europe, North America and East Asia, as well as parts of Africa and South America.