State / Space: A Reader (Hardcover)

State / Space: A Reader By Neil Brenner (Editor), Bob Jessop (Editor), Martin Jones (Editor) Cover Image
By Neil Brenner (Editor), Bob Jessop (Editor), Martin Jones (Editor)
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This groundbreaking, interdisciplinary volume brings together diverse analyses of state space in historical and contemporary capitalism.

  • The first volume to present an accessible yet challenging overview of the changing geographies of state power under capitalism.
  • A unique, interdisciplinary collection of contributions by major theorists and analysts of state spatial restructuring in the current era.
  • Investigates some of the new political spaces that are emerging under contemporary conditions of 'globalization'.
  • Explores state restructuring on multiple spatial scales, and from a range of theoretical, methodological and empirical perspectives.
  • Covers a range of topical issues in contemporary geographical political economy.
  • Contains case study material on Western Europe, North America and East Asia, as well as parts of Africa and South America.

About the Author

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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780631230335
ISBN-10: 0631230335
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: January 17th, 2003
Pages: 368
Language: English