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Global Infrastructure Networks : The Trans-national Strategy and Policy Interface - (Hardcover)

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Taking a realist approach, this insightful book looks at the forces shaping the evolution of global infrastructure networks. As the international economy globalises, there is an emergent need for national systems to adapt and integrate to form a global system. The authors expose the move to interconnect state infrastructures as a strategy to support and enhance states’ territoriality. Examined through the lens of economic infrastructure (including transport, energy and information) this book addresses the forces of integration and fragmentation in the development of global networks. The significant impact of globalisation on infrastructure adaptation is especially highlighted, as well as the key limitations hindering development. Global Infrastructure Networks will be of great interest to academics and graduate students of geography, political economy and public policy. International policy makers will also find this a compelling read, as it identifies the benefits and limitations of upcoming developments in global infrastructure.
Number of Pages: 234
Genre: Business + Money Management, Social Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Edward Elgar Pub
Author: Colin Turner & Debra Johnson
Language: English
Street Date: November 24, 2017
TCIN: 53200820
UPC: 9780857934406
Item Number (DPCI): 248-56-9530
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