By John A. Agnew, Katharyne Mitchell, Gerard Toal
A spouse to Political Geography offers scholars and researchers with a considerable survey of this energetic and colourful box.
- Introduces the easiest pondering in modern political geography.
- Contributions written via students whose paintings has helped to form the self-discipline.
- Includes paintings on the innovative of the sphere.
- Covers the newest theoretical developments.
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Second, and connected to the first, quantitative geography (and shortly after, Geographic Information Science ± GIS) was promoted as a response to the challenges of the day, especially economic stagnation in Western countries. By pursuing spatial analysis and GIS, and later merging these approaches, geography could certify its ``scientific''status and show its uses to the corporatist state (Taylor and Johnston, 1995). Longley and Clarke (1995) stress the amount of ``technical deskilling'' that has occurred in geography in an era in which transferable skills and flexible specialization hold the keys to adaptability and change in a constantly restructuring labor market.
A Companion to Political Geography by John A. Agnew, Katharyne Mitchell, Gerard Toal