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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.

Transnationalism and (Im)mobility: The Politics of Border Crossings
Transnationalism and (im)mobility: The politics of border crossings

The transnational dynamics of socio-spatial mobility and immobility are intrinsically both political and geographic. Yet only recently has research on transnational migration begun to engage explicitly with the central concerns of the disciplinary sub-field of political geography. This chapter provides a review of the emerging transnational migration literature as it speaks to central concerns within political geography. In particular, the discussion centers on the geographic migration research that is framed in terms of transnationalism and feminist political geography. The primary goals of tracing this literature are to explore the contributions of critical cross-border migration studies for political geography, and to identify the parallel advances in both migration studies and political ...

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