(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1996)

Document title

Mapping politics: how context counts in electoral geography

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

AGNEW J. (1) ;
(1) Syracuse University, Syracuse, ETATS-UNIS


This paper takes issue with conventional mapping and locality-effect accounts of context on the ground that each involves a radical ontological separation of space and society that cannot be sustained. A concept of context-as-place is elaborated which abandons the identification of context with a single geographical scale and provides a way of bridging the gap between abstract sociological and concrete geographical analysis. The Italian electoral geography is explored over the period 1947-94. This paper is followed by three responses (pp. 147-164)


Article of periodic

published at : Political geography / ISSN 0962-6298

Editor : Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford - ROYAUME-UNI (1992)

Millesime : 1996, vol. 15, no2 [pp. 129-146]

Bibliographic references : 57 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;




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