- Subject index
The SAGE Handbook of Political Geography provides students of the sub-discipline with a highly contextualized and systematic overview of the latest thinking and research. Edited by key scholars, with international contributions from acknowledged authorities on the relevant research, The SAGE Handbook of Political Geography is divided into six sections: Scope and Development of Political Geography; Geographies of the State; Participation and Representation; Political Geographies of Difference; Geography, Policy, and Governance; and Global Political Geographies.
Section IV: Identities and Interests in Political Organizations
Bringing together a concern with identities and interests and their implications for politics signposts an important set of intersections for political geography. One is theoretical — how is the relationship between identities and interests to be understood analytically? Another is disciplinary — how is the domain of political geography to be defined after the substantial turn to a critical cultural geography? Cutting across both the theoretical debates and the sub-disciplinary interfaces, though, is a robust field of geographical inquiry. This is an area in which geographers, and geographical thinking, can quite properly claim to have had a strong and wide influence: writers from many different backgrounds have drawn on geographical thinking in their ...