Storey, David (2001) Territory: The Claiming of Space. Insights into Human Geography . Pearson, Harlow. ISBN 0582327903
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Territory provides a comprehensive introduction to theories of territoriality and the geographical outcomes of territorial control. It explores both macro-scale territoriality (e.g. the emergence of nations and state formation) and micro-scale territoriality (e.g. the 'designation' of particular spaces in urban areas or domestic contexts). Politics and political relationships underpin the world we live in. From a geographical perspective, the most obvious manifestation of this is the division of the Earth's surface into political units (states and sub-state divisions). There are also less explicit forms of territorial division which occur in more micro-scale contexts. Whether explicit or implicit, control over territory is a key political motivating force. Competing territory claims are a major source of conflict. The processes of control and the contestation over particular territory are thus key elements in what is known as political geography.
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|Subjects:||G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)|
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
|Divisions:||Academic Departments > Institute of Science and the Environment|
|Deposited By:||David Storey|
|Deposited On:||21 Sep 2007 14:58|
|Last Modified:||06 Jul 2012 13:31|
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