Organizing European Space

Organizing European Space

by Christer Jonsson, Sven Tagil, Gunnar Tornqvist
     
 

This book combines perspectives from political science, history and geography to provide a comprehensive introduction to 'Europe' or European space as we understand it today.

Central to the book is the phenomenon of the sovereign state and the question of alternative ways of organizing Europe politically and economically.

The book explores four different ways

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Overview

This book combines perspectives from political science, history and geography to provide a comprehensive introduction to 'Europe' or European space as we understand it today.

Central to the book is the phenomenon of the sovereign state and the question of alternative ways of organizing Europe politically and economically.

The book explores four different ways of organizing space: state, union, region and network. By tracing the origins of the sovereign state in Europe, the book first reviews the resilience and adaptability of the sovereign state historically, and then looks at the implications of the contradictory processes of integration and fragmentation, or globalization and regionalization, present to

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761966739
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/27/2000
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

State of Mind
Mapping Space
Historical Space
The Emergent State
The Resilient State
Transcending Space
Towards an Ever Closer Union?
Spatial Fragmentation
Places in Networks
Towards a New State of Mind

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