- A clear and accessible introduction to the complexities associated with the term "territory".
- Provides an interdisciplinary survey of the many strands of research in the field.
- Addresses specific areas including interpretations of territorial structures; the relationship between territoriality and scale; the validity and fluidity of territory; and the practical, social processes associated with territorial re-configurations.
- Stresses that our understanding of territory is inseparable from our understanding of power.
- Uses Israel/Palestine as an extended illustrative case study.
- The author’s strong legal and geographical background gives the work an authoritative perspective.
Series Editors' Preface.
1 Entering the Territory of Territory.
2 Disciplining and Undisciplining Territory.
3 Human Territoriality and its Boundaries.
4 Parsing Palisraelestine.
5: Further Explorations.