State / Space (inbunden)
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MacLeod, Gordon K.
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State / Space (inbunden)

State / Space

A Reader

Inbunden Engelska, 2002-12-01
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During the last three decades, inherited geographies of state power have been significantly unsettled. The primacy of forms of government organized along traditional, Westphalian lines has been undermined by the unprecedented rise of supranational and subnational levels of state power and by the proliferation of new forms of governance. This groundbreaking, interdisciplinary volume brings together diverse analyses of these ongoing transformations of state space. The contributions explore state restructuring on multiple spatial scales, and from a wide range of theoretical, methodological, and empirical perspectives. They provide innovative analyses of key theoretical and topical issues, including:The nature of state space under modern capitalismThe historical geographies of the Westphalian interstate systemThe transformation of state territoriality under conditions of 'globalization'The changing roles of national states in socioeconomic regulationThe governance of cross-border regions, global cities, and offshore financial centersThe consolidation of new supranational regulatory arrangementsThe geographical rearticulating of struggles over citizenship and democracyAnalyses are supported by case study material covering Western Europe, North America, and East Asia, as well as parts of Africa and South America.The volume will be welcomed by students seeking an overview of this new field of inquiry, and by scholars concerned to decode contemporary patterns of state restructuring.
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"This useful and interesting reader addresses an emergent research agenda on the production and transformation of state space" Johanna Kantola, Univeristy of Bristol

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Neil Brenner is Assistant Professor of Sociology and Metropolitan Studies at New York University. Bob Jessop is Professor of Sociology at Lancaster University. Martin Jones is Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. Gordon MacLeod is Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Durham.


Acknowledgments. Introduction: State Space in Question: Neil Brenner, Bob Jessop, Martin Jones, Gordon MacLeod (New York University; Lancaster University; University of Wales Aberystwyth; University of Durham).Part I: Theoretical Foundations:1 Exploration, Cartography and the Modernization of State Power: Marcelo Escolar (Director of the Institute de Geografia).2 The Autonomous Power of the State: Michael Mann (University of Virginia).3 The Nation: Nicos Poulantzas.4 Space and the State: Henri Lefebrve.5 The State as Container: Territoriality in the Modern World System: Peter J. Taylor (University of Newcastle).Part II: Remaking State Territorialities:6 The State of Globalization: Towards a Theory of State Transformation: Martin Shaw (University of Sussex).7 The Rise of East Asia and the Withering Away of the Interstate System: Giovanni Arrighi (The Johns Hopkins University).8 The Struggle over European Order: Transnational Class Agency in the Making of 'Embedded Neo-Liberalism": Bastian Van Apeldoorn.9 The Imagined Economy: Mapping Transformations in the Contemporary State: Angus Cameron and Ronen Palan (University of Leicester; University of Sussex).10 Debordering the World of States Towards a Multi-Level System in Europe and a Multi-Polity System in North America? Insights from Border Regions: Joachim K. Blatter (University of Konstanz).11 Re-articulating Spatial Scale and Temporal Horizons of Trans-border Spaces: Ngai-Ling Sum (University of Lancashire).Part III: Reshaping Political Spaces:12 Remaking Scale: Competition and Cooperation in Prenational and Postnational Europe: Neil Smith (Graduate Center and Hunter College).13 The National and the Regional: Their Autonomy vis-a-vis the Capitalist World Crisis: Alain Lipietz.14 The Invention of Regions: political restructuring and territorial government in Western Europe: Michael Keating.15 Globalization Makes States: Local Governance in the Age of the World City: Roger Keil.16 Cities and Citizenship: James Holston and Arjun Appadurai (University of California, San Diego: University of Chicago).17 Citizenship, Territoriality and the Gendered Construction of Difference: Nira Yuval-Davis.18 Shadows and Sovereigns: Caroline Nordstrom.Subject Index. Name Index.