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PLEASE NOTE this is a 2012 reading listthe precise content may change in future years

Term 1 Week 2
Introduction B: Key Themes and Concepts (Territory, Borders, Power)
This second introductory lecture focuses on the more theoretical relationship between politics,
borders and territory. What is the border? Where do we find the border? What does territory mean?
How do the border and territory constitute contain power?
Core Readings

Jones M. Jones R. and Woods M (2004) Power, space and political geography (pp. 1-19) in
An Introduction to Political Geography. London: Routledge. Accessible online through the
library's website.

Paasi, A. (2002) Territory (pp. 109-122) in A Companion to Political Geography, Agnew, J.


Mitchell, K. and OTuathail, G. A (eds.). Oxford: Blackwell. Accessible online through the
library's website.

Painter, J. and Jeffrey, A. (2009) Politics, Geography and Political Geography (pp. 4-18) in
Political Geography: An Introduction to Space and Power. London: Sage. Available at the
library: D843.P27

Storey, D. (2012) Introduction (pp. 1-8). Territories: the claiming of space. Milton Park,
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge. Accessible online through the library's website and
at JC319.S76.

Supplementary Readings

Allen, J. (2002) Power (pp. 95-108) A Companion to Political Geography, Agnew, J. Mitchell,
K. and OTuathail, G. A (eds.). Oxford: Blackwell. Accessible online through the library's
website.

Delaney, D. (2005) Territory: A Short Introduction. Oxford: Blackwell. Accessible online


through the library's website.

Foucault, M. (2007) Questions on Geography (pp. 173-182), Elden, S. and Crampton, J.W.
(eds.). Space, Knowledge and Power: Foucault and Geography. Aldershot, Hampshire:
Ashgate. Available at the library: B 2430.F64.

Jones M. Jones R. and Woods M (2004) States and territories (pp. 20-37) in An
Introduction to Political Geography. London: Routledge. Accessible online through the
library's website.

Massey, D. (2005) Setting the Scene: Opening Propositions (9-16) For Space. London:
Thousand Oaks. Available at the library: G 71.M2.

Sidaway, J. (2008) The Geography of Political Geography (pp. 41-56) in The Sage Handbook
of Political Geography, Cox, K. R., Low, M. and Robinson, J. (eds.). London: Sage. Accessible
online through the library's website.

Storey, D. (2012) Terror and Territoriality (pp. 9-20) in Territories: the claiming of space.
Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge. Accessible online through the library's
website and at JC319.S76.