Comparing Regionalism at Supra-National Level from the Perspective of a Statehood Theory of Regions

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Handbook on the Geographies of Regions and Territories
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Edgar Elgar Publishing Limited

This new international Handbook provides the reader with the most up-to-date and original viewpoints on critical debates relating to the rapidly transforming geographies of regions and territories, as well as related key concepts such as place, scale, networks and regionalism. Bringing together renowned specialists who have extensively theorized these spatial concepts and contributed to rich empirical research in disciplines such as geography, sociology, political science and IR studies, this interdisciplinary collection offers fresh, cutting-edge, and contextual insights on the significance of regions and territories in today’s dynamic world. ‘As a keyword, the region is one of the more difficult ones to define. This fascinating anthology does an admirable job presenting a multi facetted and colourful palette of definitions of and debates on the concept. The Handbook assembles classical and up-to-date, tested and groundbreaking conceptual and empirical writing on the region and regionalism and will serve as an invaluable resource to students of the matter world wide. – Roger Keil, York University, Canada