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Xinjiang from the 'outside-in' and the 'inside-out': exploring the imagined geopolitics of a contested region

Clarke, Michael


This chapter explores the problematic nature of the concept and discourse of geopolitics. It explains the approach of the critical geopolitics literature that seeks to deconstruct dominant or hegemonic geopolitical narratives in order to document/illustrate how states and policy-makers spatialise international politics. The chapter then explores some representative elements of the neo-liberal geopolitics of the United States (US)/West, and also explains the developmentalist geopolitical...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Inside Xinjiang: Analysing Space, Place and Power in China's North-West
DOI: 10.4324/9781315770475-11


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