Introduction to Geopolitics
Tensions, Conflicts and Resolutions
By (author) Dr. Colin Flint
Normal Price: $82.99
Your Price: $74.69 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $8.30! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.73 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days, Not for Xmas
Introduction to Geopolitics by Dr. Colin Flint
Book DescriptionThis clear and concise introductory textbook guides students through their first engagement with geopolitics. It offers a clear framework for understanding contemporary conflicts by showing how geography provides opportunities and limits upon the actions of countries, national groups, and terrorist organizations, and the overarching theme of geopolitical structures and agents requires no previous knowledge of theory or current affairs. Throughout the book, case studies, including the rise of al Qaeda, the Korean conflict, Israel-Palestine, Chechnya and Kashmir, emphasize the multi-faceted nature of conflict. These, along with guided exercises, help explain contemporary global power struggles, the global military actions of the United States, the persistence of nationalist conflicts, the changing role of borders, and the new geopolitics of terrorism. Throughout, the readers are introduced to different theoretical perspectives, including feminist contributions, as both the practice and representation of geopolitics are discussed. Introduction to Geopolitics is extensively illustrated with diagrams, maps, and photographs. Reading this book will provide a deeper and critical understanding of current affairs and facilitate access to higher level course work and essays on geopolitics. Both students and general readers alike will find this book an essential stepping-stone to understanding contemporary conflicts.
Buy Introduction to Geopolitics book by Dr. Colin Flint from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780415344937
(245mm x 170mm x 12mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Dr. Colin Flint
Reconstructing Conflict, Hardback (May 2011)
Brings together an internationally diverse range of studies by leading scholars to examine how periods of war and other forms of political violence have been justified as processes of necessary and valid reconstruction as well as the role of war in catalyzing the construction of political institutions and destroying old regimes.
Geography of War and Peace, Paperback (November 2004)» View all books by Dr. Colin Flint
Takes advantage of a diversity of perspectives as it analyzes the political processes of war and their spatial expression. This book covers topics such as terrorism, nationalism, religion, drug wars, water conflicts, diplomacy, peace movements, and post-war reconstruction.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Introduction to Geopolitics book by Dr. Colin Flint and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Dr. Colin Flint
Colin Flint is an Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Illinois. His research interests include geopolitics and hate groups. He is editor of The Geography of War and Peace and Spaces of Hate and co-author, with Peter Taylor, of Political Geography: World-Economy, Nation-State, and Locality.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.