© 2002

Globalization, Regionalization and Cross-Border Regions

  • Markus Perkmann
  • Ngai-Ling Sum

Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Theoretical Approaches

  4. European Cross-Border Cooperation

  5. Growth Triangles in East Asia

  6. Cross-Border Cooperation in North America

  7. Cross-Border Cooperation in Africa

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 239-239
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 263-266

About this book


Cross-border regions are newly emerging social spaces stretching across national borders. Globalization makes national borders more permeable and leads to a rearrangement of economic and political interactions. This is particularly pronounced within supra-regional blocs featuring specific internal border regimes. The ensuing opportunities are increasingly seized to create border-spanning discourses and institutions. This is illustrated in the book by a range of experts analyzing cross-border regions in Europe, America, East Asia and Africa.


Europe European Union (EU) globalization Governance Institution interaction Nation Polis political economy

Editors and affiliations

  • Markus Perkmann
    • 1
  • Ngai-Ling Sum
    • 2
  1. 1.Management CentreUniversity of LeicesterUK
  2. 2.Department of Politics and International RelationsUniversity of LancasterUK

About the editors

DAVID ARASE Associate Professor of Politics, Pomona College, Claremont, California BOB JESSOP Professor of Sociology, Lancaster University, UK STEFAN KRÄTKE Professor of Economic and Social Geography, European University Viadrina, Frankfurt JEAN-PHILIPPE LERESCHE Associate Professor, University of Lausanne IRAÊ BAPTISTA LUNDIN Department Head, Socio-Political and Cultural Studies, Centre for Strategic and International Studies JAMES SCOTT Assistant Professor of Geography, Free University, Berlin GUY SAEZ Research Director, CNRS, Researcher at CERAT MATTHEW SPARKE Associate Professor in Geography and International Studies, University of Washington FREDRIK SÖDERBAUM PhD Candidate, Department of Peace and Development Research, Göteborg University

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