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The Political Economy of Divided Islands

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âThis is a very welcome book that contributes toextremely important and ongoing discussions. It will appeal to a broadreadership including specialists in the fields of conflict studies, divided andcontested states, border researchers, and island experts as well as curiousneophytes. ⦠highly enjoyable source of information about divided islands and avital first step towards a fuller understanding of the place of islands withinwider (and more conventional) political geographies.❠(Giulia Carabelli, UrbanIsland Studies, Vol. 1, January, 2016) 'The contributions to this volume provide a valuable supplement to any university reading list involving questions of sovreignty, identity, regional politcal economy adn postcolonial politics.' The Round Table Informationen zum Autor Edited By Godfrey Baldacchino Klappentext The authors investigate the exceptional political economy of the ten inhabited islands whose territory is divided amongst two or more countries: that are unitary geographical spaces but fragmented polities.The authors investigate the exceptional political economy of the ten inhabited islands whose territory is divided amongst two or more countries: that are unitary geographical spaces but fragmented polities. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1. Introduction: Only Ten: Islands as Uncomfortable Fragmented Polities; Godfrey Baldacchino 2. Islands as Paradoxical Spaces; Stewart Williams 3. New Guinea; Ron May, Evangelia Papoutsaki & Patrick Matbob 4. Borneo (and Sebatik); Taufiq Tanasaldy 5. Timor; Anthony Soares 6. Cyprus; Ahmet Sözen 7. Ireland; Stephen A. Royle 8. Usedom / Uznam; Maciej J?drusik 9. Hispaniola; Marie Redon 10. Sint Maarten / St Martin; Steven Hillebrink 11. Tierra del Fuego; Peter van Aert 12. Bolshoi Ussuriiski / Heixiazi; Akihiro Iwashita 13. Britain: the Fractured Island; Ray Burnett

This is a very welcome book that contributes to extremely important and ongoing discussions. It will appeal to a broad readership including specialists in the fields of conflict studies, divided and contested states, border researchers, and island experts as well as curious neophytes. highly enjoyable source of information about divided islands and a vital first step towards a fuller understanding of the place of islands within wider (and more conventional) political geographies. (Giulia Carabelli, Urban Island Studies, Vol. 1, January, 2016)

'The contributions to this volume provide a valuable supplement to any university reading list involving questions of sovreignty, identity, regional politcal economy adn postcolonial politics.' The Round Table



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Edited By Godfrey Baldacchino



Klappentext

The authors investigate the exceptional political economy of the ten inhabited islands whose territory is divided amongst two or more countries: that are unitary geographical spaces but fragmented polities.



Inhalt

1. Introduction: Only Ten: Islands as Uncomfortable Fragmented Polities; Godfrey Baldacchino 2. Islands as Paradoxical Spaces; Stewart Williams 3. New Guinea; Ron May, Evangelia Papoutsaki & Patrick Matbob 4. Borneo (and Sebatik); Taufiq Tanasaldy 5. Timor; Anthony Soares 6. Cyprus; Ahmet Sözen 7. Ireland; Stephen A. Royle 8. Usedom / Uznam; Maciej J?drusik 9. Hispaniola; Marie Redon 10. Sint Maarten / St Martin; Steven Hillebrink 11. Tierra del Fuego; Peter van Aert 12. Bolshoi Ussuriiski / Heixiazi; Akihiro Iwashita 13. Britain: the Fractured Island; Ray Burnett

Produktinformationen

Titel: The Political Economy of Divided Islands
Untertitel: Unified Geographies, Multiple Polities
Andere:
Editor:
EAN: 9781137023124
ISBN: 978-1-137-02312-4
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Springer Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Medien & Kommunikation
Anzahl Seiten: 256
Gewicht: 478g
Größe: H23mm x B225mm x T144mm
Jahr: 2013
Auflage: 2013

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