The Routledge handbook of transregional studies

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Subtitles:Handbook of transregional studies
Contributors: Middell, Matthias 1961- (Editor)
Format: Electronic Book
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Published: London New York Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group 2019
In:Year: 2019
Series/Journal:Routledge History Handbooks
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Politics / Economy / Religion / Interregionaler Vergleich
Further subjects:B Collection of essays
B Electronic books
B Interregionalism
Online Access: Volltext (Verlag)
Parallel Edition:Non-electronic
Summary:Cover -- Half Title -- Series Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of special features -- Figures -- Maps -- Tables -- Notes on contributors -- Transregional studies: a new approach to global processes -- Terminology and inspirations -- Transregional phenomena, regionalization, and global order -- Aims and structure of the handbook -- Select bibliography -- PART I: Histories of area studies and methodological approaches -- Introduction -- Note -- Chapter 1: Transregionality in the history of area studies -- Notes -- Select bibliography -- Chapter 2: Balkan counter-circulation: internationalizing area studies from a periphery during the Cold War -- Introduction -- The emergence of AIESEE -- A model for other area studies promoted by UNESCO -- Locating the region within transregional geographies -- Conclusion -- Select bibliography -- Chapter 3: Area studies scholarship of Asia -- Select bibliography -- Chapter 4: Area studies, Regionalwissenschaften, aires culturelles: the respatialization of area studies from a bird's-eye view -- Select bibliography -- Chapter 5: Methods in transregional studies: intercultural transfers -- The legacy of comparison -- Intercultural transfer between France and Germany -- From the transnational to the transregional -- Regionalization and space-making -- Select bibliography -- Chapter 6: Comparative area studies -- Introduction -- Comparative politics: a European and North American science? -- Requirements for an inclusive comparative politics -- Advantages and forms of CAS -- Conclusion -- Note -- Select bibliography -- Chapter 7: Transregional study of class, social groups, and milieus -- Sociability and transregional interaction -- Analytical framework I: world-system theory -- Analytical framework II: the theory of world society -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Select bibliography.
Chapter 8: The study of transnational movements -- The anti-apartheid movement: thespider in the web as a key informer -- The fair trade movement: catching both ends of the commodity and decision-making chain -- The anti-debt campaign: process tracing and expert interviews -- Human Rights NGOs: experts, UN registers and a mailed survey -- Transnational alliances: surveys and face-to-face expert interviews -- Diffusion of global values and discourses: armchair research -- Global justice movements: 'in-situ' research -- Transregional environmental NGOs as whistleblowers and policy-shapers: process tracing -- Transregional humanitarian intervention in conflict zones: IO registers and expert interviews -- North-South activism: interrogating activists of the Global North -- 'We are all Khaled Said' and neo-Nazi movements: tracing mobilization via visuals -- Summing up -- Select bibliography -- PART II: Colonialism and post-colonial studies -- Introduction -- Chapter 9: Multiple Atlantics -- Select bibliography -- Chapter 10: Indian Ocean worlds -- The Indian Ocean: historically connected -- Indian Ocean studies: an epistemological trans-area -- The ambivalent relation between Indian Ocean studies and area studies -- The decolonization of Indian Ocean studies -- Post-colonial studies and Indian Ocean studies -- Select bibliography -- Chapter 11: Movements, sites, and encounters of (post-)colonial knowledge in and of the Pacific -- Definitions and research institutions -- Writing Pacific histories into a global space: a new thalassology -- From naming the Pacific to the age of empire -- Intermediaries at work: knowledge collaboration in asymmetrical imperial relationships -- Theorizing the Pacific as a living space -- Select bibliography -- Chapter 12: Colonial expertism and its post-colonial legacies -- Science and empire -- 'Scientific colonialism'
Transimperial cooperation and colonial exclusion -- Decolonization and post-colonial continuities -- Select bibliography -- Chapter 13: From the village to the world: subaltern studies as critical historicism -- The beginnings of subaltern studies -- The globalization of subaltern studies -- Subaltern studies today -- Select bibliography -- Chapter 14: The invention of the Third World and the geopolitics of dependence and development -- The history of the concept Third World -- Dependence: quintessence of the Third World -- Spatial regimes and the discourse of development -- The paradoxes of deconstruction and perpetuation: Walter Rodney -- Select bibliography -- Chapter 15: Decolonization and Cold War geographies: remapping the post-colonial world -- Area studies, global decolonization, and the rise of the nation-state -- Transregional formations of the Cold War -- Conclusions -- Select bibliography -- PART III: Spatial formats -- Introduction -- Chapter 16: Continents and civilizations -- The terminological problems implied in the concepts of 'continents' and 'civilizations' -- The dualistic legacy of antiquity: scientific versus narrative geography -- Islamicate 'scientific geography' under Al-Biruni and Al-Idrisi: bearers of the Greek torch -- The fallacies of 'the West': 'the clash of civilizations' revisited -- Select bibliography -- Chapter 17: Languages and spaces: La Francophonie and other 'phonies' -- Introduction -- What does 'francophonie' mean? -- Languages and spaces -- Francophone spaces and transregional processes -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Select bibliography -- Chapter 18: Historical meso-regions and transregionalism -- What is a historical meso-region? -- Four concepts of historical meso-regions: East-Central Europe, the Balkans, Europe, Eurasia -- Transregionalism and historical meso-regions -- Select bibliography
Chapter 19: Border studies: temporality, space, and scale -- Viewing borders three-dimensionally -- Themes -- Select bibliography -- Chapter 20: Global cities -- Defining the global city -- Heterogeneity and conflict in the global city -- Social practices and the making of the global city -- Summary -- Notes -- Select bibliography -- Chapter 21: Special economic zones and transregional state spatiality -- Regional strategies and global economic restructuring -- Transregional state spatiality -- Conclusions -- Select bibliography -- Chapter 22: Transregional trade infrastructures in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries -- Introduction -- Key topics in transport history -- The periodization of globalization -- The transport revolution and transregional trade during the first phase of modern economic globalization -- The transport revolution and transregional trade during the second phase of modern economic globalization -- Transport revolutions and relations between major world regions -- Conclusions -- Select bibliography -- PART IV: Economic entanglements -- Introduction -- Chapter 23: Conceptualizing the world economy: the world market -- The 'world market' in economics -- Critical social science responses -- Development of the 'capitalist world-system' -- Ways forward -- Note -- Select bibliography -- Chapter 24: Great Divergence: addressing global inequalities -- Introduction -- Traditional approaches and explanations -- Modern measures of inequality do not work for deep historical time -- Apples or oranges? On choosing the right comparative standard -- What role did ideas play in processes of global economic divergence? -- Conclusion -- Select bibliography -- Chapter 25: Property demythologized: historical transformations and spatial hierarchies of land regimes -- Introduction -- Demythologizing the idea of 'perfect property'
A historicization of land commodification -- The liberal revolution -- Developmentalism -- Neo-liberalism -- A spatialization of the global land regime -- Conclusion: #LandRightsNow, but not just anyhow -- Select bibliography -- Chapter 26: The role of infrastructure in transregional ventures -- Introduction -- The global telegraph network -- Integrating Mont Cenis -- Conclusion -- Select bibliography -- Chapter 27: Supply chain capitalism and the technologies of global territory -- Introduction -- Global territory, logistics, and infrastructure -- Port zones -- Contained borders -- Distributed places -- Conclusion -- Select bibliography -- Chapter 28: Power without borders? Transnational corporations in the global food system -- Introduction: the changing nature of the global food system -- The power of transnational corporations in the food system -- Restructurings of spatial orders in the food system -- Conclusion -- Note -- Select bibliography -- Chapter 29: Contested extractivism: actors and strategies in conflicts over mining -- Introduction -- Issues at stake and actors involved in conflicts over mining -- Strategies and repertoires of contention -- Conclusion -- Select bibliography -- Chapter 30: Transregional protest against preferential trade agreements -- Preferential trade agreements -- Transregional protest movements against PTAs in East Asia -- The transregional dimension of protests against the TPP: perspectives from Japan -- Conclusion -- Note -- Select bibliography -- PART V: International organizations -- Introduction -- Chapter 31: Peace and security -- Introduction -- Transregional deployments -- From interregionalism to transregionalism -- Conclusions -- Select bibliography -- Transregional deployments -- Chapter 32: Trade transregionalism -- Historical examples of trade transregionalism -- The GATT/WTO and transregionalism
Trade regionalism and transregionalism
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