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Book review: Land by Derek Hall

Authors
Publisher
London School of Economics and Political Science
Publication Date
Keywords
  • Gf Human Ecology. Anthropogeography
  • Jc Political Theory
Disciplines
  • Political Science

Abstract

Land is one of the world’s most emotionally resonant resources, and control over it is fundamental to almost all human activity. In Land, Derek Hall develops a framework for understanding the geopolitics of land today. Drawing on a wide range of cases and examples – from the Afghanistan–Pakistan border to the Canadian Arctic, China’s urban fringe to rural Honduras – Hall provides an enlightening glimpse into the many conceptual, empirical, financial, political and emotional struggles around land and geopolitics, finds Susannah Wilcox.

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