Critical Geopolitics and Post-Critical Shift in Geopolitical Research Paradigm

Sravnitelʹnaâ Politika. 2015;5(4):6-14 DOI 10.18611/2221-3279-2014-5-4-6-14


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Journal Title: Sravnitelʹnaâ Politika

ISSN: 2221-3279 (Print); 2412-4990 (Online)

Publisher: Jurist, Publishing Group

Society/Institution: Institute of socio-economic and political researches

LCC Subject Category: Political science: Political science (General)

Country of publisher: Russian Federation

Language of fulltext: English, Russian

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I. Yu. Okunev (Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University))


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Time From Submission to Publication: 8 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

Th e article presents a review of the new geopolitics approach that developed in the West in the last two decades — the critical geopolitics. Th e article analyzes its methodological and thematic innovations, the contradictions between classical and critical geopolitics, and regards possible future cooperation of the opposing approaches as post-critical shift in geopolitics research paradigm.