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The Political Economy of Divided Islands

Unified Geographies, Multiple Polities

  • Godfrey Baldacchino

Part of the International Political Economy book series (IPES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
  2. Godfrey Baldacchino
    Pages 34-57
  3. Taufiq Tanasaldy
    Pages 58-78
  4. Anthony Soares
    Pages 79-101
  5. Ahmet Sözen
    Pages 102-118
  6. Stephen A. Royle
    Pages 119-136
  7. Maciej Jędrusik
    Pages 137-156
  8. Marie Redon
    Pages 157-175
  9. Steven Hillebrink
    Pages 176-194
  10. Peter van Aert
    Pages 195-211
  11. Akihiro Iwashita
    Pages 212-227
  12. Ray Burnett
    Pages 228-245
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 246-256

About this book


The authors investigate the exceptional political economy of the ten inhabited islands whose territory is divided amongst two or more countries: that are unitary geographical spaces but fragmented polities.


economy geography political economy

Editors and affiliations

  • Godfrey Baldacchino
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Prince Edward IslandCanada

About the editors

Godfrey Baldacchino, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada Ray Burnett, University of the West of Scotland, Paisley, Scotland Steven Hillebrink, Directorate for Constitutional Affairs and Legislation of the Dutch Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations in The Hague, The Netherlands Akihiro Iwashita, Slavic Research Center (SRC), Hokkaido University, Japan Maciej J?drusik, University of Warsaw, Poland Patrick Matbob, Divine Word University in Madang, Papua New Guinea Ronald James May, Australian National University Evangelia Papoutsaki, UNITEC, New Zealand Marie Redon, University of Paris 13-Nord, France Anthony Soares, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK Ahmet Sözen, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus Philip E. Steinberg, Florida State University, USA Taufiq Tanasaldy, University of Tasmania, Australia Peter van Aert, Dutch anthropologist resident in Argentina since 2005 Stewart Williams, University of Tasmania, Australia

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“This is a very welcome book that contributes to extremely important and ongoing discussions. It will appeal to a broad readership including specialists in the fields of conflict studies, divided and contested states, border researchers, and island experts as well as curious neophytes. … highly enjoyable source of information about divided islands and a vital first step towards a fuller understanding of the place of islands within wider (and more conventional) political geographies.” (Giulia Carabelli, Urban Island Studies, Vol. 1, January, 2016)

'The contributions to this volume provide a valuable supplement to any university reading list involving questions of sovreignty, identity, regional politcal economy adn postcolonial politics.' The Round Table