Globalization and Sovereignty
John Agnew | Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. | Pages: 216 | 2009-03-28 | ISBN: 0742556778 | PDF | 1.35 MB
This provocative and important text offers a new way of thinking about sovereignty, both past and present. Distinguished geographer John Agnew boldly challenges the widely popular story that state sovereignty is in worldwide eclipse in the face of the overwhelming processes of globalization. In challenging this perception, Agnew first traces the ways in which it has become commonplace. He then develops a new way of thinking about the geography of effective sovereignty and the various geographical forms in which sovereignty actually operates in the world, offering an exciting intellectual framework that breaks with the either/or thinking of state sovereignty versus globalization.