Political Geography

(The TQCC of Political Geography is 16. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-06-01 to 2023-06-01.)
From micro-powers to governmentality: Foucault's work on statehood, state formation, statecraft and state power189
Geopolitics of gender and violence ‘from below’118
From expectations to aspirations: State modernisation, urban policy, and the existential politics of welfare in the UK109
From humanitarian exceptionalism to contingent care: Care and enforcement at the humanitarian border101
From spaces of exception to ‘campscapes’: Palestinian refugee camps and informal settlements in Beirut97
From “refugee” to “migrant” in Calais solidarity activism: Re-staging undocumented migration for a future politics of asylum69
From the ‘new localism’ to the ‘new regionalism’? The implications of regional development agencies for city–regional relations64
Climate science and slow violence: A view from political geography and STS on mobilizing technoscientific ontologies of climate change61
China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Views from the ground59
Arab uprisings and the changing frontiers of transnational citizenship: Voting from abroad in political transitions52
Constructing the border from below: Narratives from the Congolese–Rwandan state boundary47
Out from the (Green) shadow? Neoliberal hegemony through the market logic of shared urban environmental governance41
Lebanon's response to the Syrian refugee crisis – Institutional ambiguity as a governance strategy41
The political ecology of recovery from armed conflict: the case of landmines in Mozambique40
Community, corruption, landscape: tales from the tree trade40
Culture, policy, and subsidiarity in the European Union: from symbolic identity to the governmentalisation of culture37
From Chinese dam building in Africa to the Belt and Road Initiative: Assembling infrastructure projects and their linkages37
Partisan sorting in the United States, 1972–2012: New evidence from a dynamic analysis36
‘Agro sí, mina NO!’ the Tía Maria copper mine, state terrorism and social war by every means in the Tambo Valley, Peru36
A Laughing matter? Confronting climate change through humor35
Complexities and surprises in local resistance to neoliberal conservation: Multiple environmentalities, technologies of the self and the poststructural geography of local engagement with REDD+34
Three-dimensional security: Layers, spheres, volumes, milieus34
The consequences of terrorism on migration attitudes across Europe32
Cruciform sovereignty, matrix governance and the scramble for Africa's oil: Insights from Chad and Sudan31
City-regionalism as countervailing geopolitical processes: The evolution and dynamics of Yangtze River Delta region, China31
Climate shocks and conflict: Evidence from colonial Nigeria30
Greening the blue? Corporate strategies for legitimising deep sea mining30
The impacts of extra-territorial voting: Swings, interregnums and feedback effects in New Zealand elections from 1914 to 201130
On the dangers of an Anthropocene epoch: Geological time, political time and post-human politics29
Towards a political geography of abortion29
The evolving techniques of the social engineering of extraction: Introducing political (re)actions ‘from above’ in large-scale mining and energy projects29
Veiled Muslim women's strategies in response to Islamophobia in Paris27
Where are the people? Refocusing political geography on populism27
How ethnicity conditions the effect of oil and gas on civil conflict: A spatial analysis of Africa from 1990 to 201025
Galvanising political support through resource nationalism: A case of Tanzania's 2017 extractive sector reforms25
The relational spatiality of the postwar condition: A study of the city of Mitrovica24
Implications of hydro-political dependency for international water cooperation and conflict: Insights from new data23
The politics of depoliticization and the constitution of city-regionalism as a dominant spatial-political imaginary in Finland23
From spaces of thanatopolitics to spaces of natality – A commentary on ‘Geographies of the camp’23
Towards a material politics of socio-technical transitions: Navigating decarbonisation pathways in Malmö23
Revisiting multi-level governance theory: Politics and innovation in the urban climate transition in Rizhao, China23
Reading diasporic engagements through the lens of citizenship: Turkey as a test case23
Geographies of internationalism: Radical development and critical geopolitics from the Northeast of Brazil22
Introduction: reconceptualizing the state from the margins of political geography22
The making and remaking of ecological space in China: The political ecology of Chongming Eco-Island22
Making the ‘man-eater’: Tiger conservation as necropolitics21
‘Occupied Enclave’: Policing and the underbelly of humanitarian governance in Kakuma refugee camp, Kenya21
Assembling the 2011 Thailand floods: Protecting farmers and inundating high-value industrial estates in a fragmented hydro-social territory21
What is the Sargasso Sea? The problem of fixing space in a fluid ocean20
Do treaties matter? Climate change, water variability, and cooperation along transboundary river basins20
“Masters in Our Native Place”: The politics of Latvian national parks on the road from Communism to “Europe”19
Gendered bordering practices in Swedish and Russian foreign and security policy19
Iconography and locational conflict from the underside19
Time and the spatial post-politics of climate change: Insights from Australia19
Resource desiring machines: The production of settler colonial space, violence, and the making of a resource in the Athabasca tar sands19
Sinhalese and Tamil nationalism as post-colonial political projects from ‘above’, 1948–198318
Elite discourse coalitions and the governance of ‘smart spaces’: Politics, power and privilege in India's Smart Cities Mission18
The deep border17
Border topologies: The time-spaces of labour migrant regulation17
From militarization to securitization: Finding a concept that works17
Geopolitics of disregard: Living a colonial life in Okinawa17
The non-politics of abandonment: Resource extractivisim, precarity and coping in Tete, Mozambique17
Changing spaces of political encounter and the rise of anti-politics: Evidence from Mass Observation's General Election diaries16
From secessionism to regionalism: Intra-organizational change and ideological moderation within armed secessionist movements16
“I want to tell them, I'm just wearing a veil, not carrying a gun!” Muslim women negotiating borders in femonationalist Paris16