The territory is not a
But territory then can be understood as a political technology
- as a concept in an ongoing progress...
political expresses itself as the interplay of certain economic and
power-strategic factors. Since the end of the Cold War and the 'war on terror',
nation-state containers have been called into question, especially by
tensions between state sovereignty and territorial intervention shape our
(now also in Europe).
The historical development of the concept of territory shows that territory today is to be understood as a political technology.
Stuart Elden writes this in his book
published in 2013 with the title The Birth of Territory
But already in the
1950s, Jean Gottmann described in his book
La politique des États et leur géographie that the "state" cannot be understood
without its spatial definition, its national territory.
whole range of our modern concepts of the political were
also shaped in the Middle
continue/ read more:
back to page 1
The Aesthetics of Territorial Order in art