By Ferenc Gyuris
This paintings goals to supply designated insights into the multidisciplinary learn on spatial disparities from an unconventional viewpoint. It breaks with the normal narrative that has a tendency to interpret this theoretical culture as a sequence of real contributions to a greater realizing of the difficulty. in its place, comparable theories are investigated of their political, fiscal, and social contexts, and spatial disparity study is gifted as a political discourse. It additionally finds how the propagandistic problematization or de-problematization of geographical inequalities serves the substantiation of political pursuits, whereas profiting from the valid authority of technological know-how and similar to medical objectivity. The booklet explains how the discourse has functioned from 19th century social physics over the chilly conflict interval as much as Marxist geographies of the present neoliberal age, and in what manner and to what quantity political concerns hinder comparable thoughts generating ‘objective’ wisdom concerning the advanced phenomenon of spatial inequalities.
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The Political Discourse of Spatial Disparities: Geographical Inequalities Between Science and Propaganda (Contributions to Political Science) by Ferenc Gyuris