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The Nature of the State: Excavating the Political Ecologies of the Modern State

Mark Whitehead, Rhys Jones, and Martin Jones


The twin categories of the state and nature collectively embody some of the most fundamental reference points around which our lives and thinking are organized. Despite their combined significance, however, the complex relationships that exist between modern states and nature remain under-theorized and are relatively unexplored. Through a detailed study of different sites, moments, and framing strategies The Nature of the State challenges the ways in which geographers and social scientists approach the study of state-nature relations. The authors analyse different instances of state-nature i ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780199271894
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199271894.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mark Whitehead, author

Rhys Jones, author

Martin Jones, author