Territory: A Short Introduction / Edition 1

Territory: A Short Introduction / Edition 1

by David Delaney
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405118326

ISBN-13: 9781405118323

Pub. Date: 10/17/2005

Publisher: Wiley

This short introduction conveys the complexities associated with the term "territory" in a clear and accessible manner. It surveys the field and brings theory to ground in the case of Palestine.

  • A clear and accessible introduction to the complexities associated with the term "territory".
  • Provides an interdisciplinary survey of

Overview

This short introduction conveys the complexities associated with the term "territory" in a clear and accessible manner. It surveys the field and brings theory to ground in the case of Palestine.

  • A clear and accessible introduction to the complexities associated with the term "territory".
  • Provides an interdisciplinary survey of the many strands of research in the field.
  • Addresses specific areas including interpretations of territorial structures; the relationship between territoriality and scale; the validity and fluidity of territory; and the practical, social processes associated with territorial re-configurations.
  • Stresses that our understanding of territory is inseparable from our understanding of power.
  • Uses Israel/Palestine as an extended illustrative case study.
  • The author’s strong legal and geographical background gives the work an authoritative perspective.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405118323
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/17/2005
Series:
Short Introductions to Geography Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
178
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations.

Series Editors' Preface.

Acknowledgments.

1 Entering the Territory of Territory.

2 Disciplining and Undisciplining Territory.

3 Human Territoriality and its Boundaries.

4 Parsing Palisraelestine.

5: Further Explorations.

Bibliography.

Index.

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