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PA - C8 - HFC567B : Geopolitics

Domaine > Humanité et sciences sociales.

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INTRODUCTION TO GEOPOLITICS
Course instructor: ELSA TULIN SEN
Course Breakdown
INTRODUCTION TO GEOPOLITICS
1. What is geopolitics? Towards an understanding of geography, geopolitics and everyday geopolitics
Recommended readings: BONIFACE Pascal, La Géopolitique, Paris: IRIS/Eyrolles, 2011. http://www.eyrolles.com/Chapitres/9782212549928/Partie-1_Boniface.pdf
LACOSTE Yves, Géopolitique, La longue histoire d’aujourd’hui, Paris: Larousse, 2009.
Ladis K. D. Kristof. (1960). The Origins and Evolution of Geopolitics. The Journal of Conflict Resolution, 4(1), 15-51.
HISTORICAL ROOTS AND THEORIES
2. The German geopolitical school
Recommended readings:
LOUIS Florian, Les grands théoriciens de la géopolitique, Paris: PUF, 2016. LACOSTE Yves, « La géopolitique : une histoire contrastée », In: La Revue pour l’Histoire duCNRS, 2008. http://histoire-cnrs.revues.org/8082 LACOSTE Yves (dir.), Dictionnaire de géopolitique, Paris: Flammarion, 1995. For a further reading: Werner J. Cahnman, (1943) 'Concepts of Geopolitics', American Sociological Review, 8 (1) pp. 55-59 For a review: G. R. Crone (1948) 'A German View of Geopolitics: Review', The Geographical Journal, 111 (1/3) pp. 104-108 For a more contemporary article: James Sidaway (2001) 'Geopolitics: Twentieth Century Spectre', Geography, 86 (3) pp. 225-234
3. The Anglo-Saxon approach
General readings:
Noam Chomsky, Who rules the world?, 2016
Samuel Huntington, The clash of civilizations, 1996
Henry Kissinger, World order, 2014
Phil Kelly, Classical Geopolitics, 2016
4. La Géopolitique: A French approach
Reference:
Lacoste Yves, « La géographie, la géopolitique et le raisonnement géographique », Hérodote, 2012/3 (n° 146-147), p. 14-44. URL : https://www.cairn.info/revue-herodote-2012-3-page-14.htm THEMATIC SESSIONS
5. Territory, Borders and Geopolitics. The Geopolitical Israeli-Palestinian conflict as a case study
References:
Lacoste Yves, « La géographie, la géopolitique et le raisonnement géographique », Hérodote, 2012/3 (n° 146-147), p. 14-44. URL : https://www.cairn.info/revue-herodote-2012-3-page-14.htm
Books: Morris, Benny (2004) The birth of the Palestinian refugee problem revisited, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)
Schulze, Kristin (second edition, 2013) The Arab-Israeli conflict, (London and New York: Routledge)
Chomsky, Noam (1999) Fateful Triangle -the United States, Israel and the Palestinians, (Chicago: Haymarket books)
Shlaim, Avi (2010) Israel and Palestine -Reappraisals, Revisions, Refutations, (New York: Verso)
6. Geopolitics and Identity
Understandings geopolitics through national, pan-regional and sub-national identities
7. Geopolitics and Football
References:
Pascal Boniface – Football as a Factor (and a Reflection) of International Politics – June 2002: www.ceri-sciences-po.org
Pascal Boniface – The geopolitics of Football – June 2006: www.timesofmalta.com
8. Geopolitics of Natural Resources
References:
Amid Tension, China Blocks Vital Exports to Japan, The New York Times
Why is the Strait of Hormuz important? By Rockford Weitz,The Conversation
Companies proclaim water the next oil in a rush to turn resources into profit, The Guardian
Is the world running out of fresh water? By Tim Smedley, BBC, Future Now
Water is the next oil, by Kevin Bullis, MIT Technology Review
Is water the next oil, YaleGlobal Online, Yale University
Water set to become more valuable than oil, Financial Times
9. Popular Geopolitics. Hergé's Tintin Comics as a Case Study
Reference:
Oliver Dunnett (2009) Identity and geopolitics in Hergé's Adventures of Tintin, Social & Cultural Geography, 10:5, 583-598.
10. Global Inequalities and Global Governance:
Class discussions on "Globalisation and Inequality: Historical Trends"
References:
BADIE Bertrand et Guillaume DEVIN, Le Multilatéralisme, Paris, La Découverte, 2007. *DEVIN Guillaume, Un seul monde, Paris : CNRS éditions, 2013. BAYLIS John, Steve SMITH and Patricia OWEN, The Globalization of World Politics, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2001, pp. 617-633. KEROUEDAN Dominique, Joseph BRUNET-JAILLI (dir.), Santé mondiale. Enjeux stratégique, Jeux diplomatiques, Paris : Presses de Sciences Po., 2016. Kevin H. O’ROURKE, “Globalization and Inequality: Historical Trends”, Working Paper presented at the Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics, May 2001.

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