Geopolitics as Theory:

  title={Geopolitics as Theory:},
  author={Daniel Deudney},
  journal={European Journal of International Relations},
  pages={107 - 77}
  • Daniel Deudney
  • Published 1 March 2000
  • Sociology
  • European Journal of International Relations
Despite its previous centrality in Western political science, materialist arguments in contemporary theories of security politics are neglected and attenuated due to several political and intellectual developments. The extensive geopolitical literature of the late 19th and early 20th centuries was theoretically unsophisticated, deterministic and reductionist, but it was, along with classical Marxism, a branch of a broader attempt to historicize earlier materialist arguments in response to the… 
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