Entanglements of Power
Geographies of Domination/Resistance
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Entanglements of Power by Paul Routledge
Book DescriptionThis book argues that practices of resistance cannot be separated from practices of domination, and that they are always entangled in some configuration. They are inextricably linked, such that one always bears at least a trace of the other that contaminates or subverts it. The team of contributors explore themes of identity, embodiment, organisation, colonialism, and political transformation, examining them from historical, contemporary and more abstract perspectives within a wide geographical and cultural spectrum. Case studies include German Reunification; Jamaican Yardies on British Television; Victorian Sexuality and Moralisation in Cremorne Gardens; Ethnicity, Gender and Nation in Ecuador; Sport as Power; the film Falling Down. Entanglements of Power presents an exciting and challenging account of the symbiotic relationship between domination and resistance, and contextualises this within the parameters of geography with a rich body of case-study material and a respected team of contributors.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415184359
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Sep-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Draws on examples of imperial, Cold War and contemporary geopolitics, as well as new environmental themes, global dangers and multiple resistances to the practices of geopolitics. This book addresses issues of the transformed nature of threats, the debate over the hegemonic position of the US, and non-American perspectives on geopolitics.
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Author Biography - Paul Routledge
Joanne Sharp, Paul Routledge, Chris Philo and Ronan Paddison are all lecturers in the Department of Geography and Topographic Science, University of Glasgow.
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