Handbook on the Geographies of Regions and Territories

Research Handbooks in Geography series

Edited by Anssi Paasi, Geography Research Unit, University of Oulu, Finland, John Harrison, Department of Geography and Environment, Loughborough University and Martin Jones, Executive and Department of Geography, Staffordshire University, UK.

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.

‘The Handbook on the Geographies of Regions and Territories is a comprehensive work of scholarship that showcases academic writings that are concerned with advancing understandings and explanations of regions and territories. The volume contains works from a wide array of writers, both well-known and emerging scholars, who provide insights into new themes and commonalities around studying regions and territories.’
– Paul Benneworth, Economic Geography

‘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

2018 544 pp Hardback 978 1 78536 579 9 £180.00 £162.00 $290.00 $261.00
2020 544 pp Paperback 978 1 83910 441 1 £45.00 £36.00 $65.00 $52.00

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