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The value of territory: towards a Marxist geopolitics

Colas, Alejandro and Pozo, G. (2011) The value of territory: towards a Marxist geopolitics. Geopolitics 16 (1), pp. 211-220. ISSN 1465-0045.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14650045.2010.493993

Abstract

The article argues for a Marxist geopolitics that moves beyond both critical geopolitics and the discredited classical geopolitics. It underlines the valorisation of territory by capital across three levels of abstraction: that of social infrastructure, class conflict and ground-rent proper. The recent Russian-Ukrainian gas wars are briefly analysed by way of illustrating the application of this distinctive approach to geopolitics.

Item Type: Article
School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Politics
Depositing User: Administrator
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2011 08:08
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2013 12:20
URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/3600

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