Contemporary Studies in Social Sciences

Volume 1 - Issue 2 (5) | PP: 146 - 152 Language : English
DOI : https://doi.org/10.31559/CSSS2023.1.2.5
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Book Review in Political Geography: Rereading “The New Map” by Daniel Yergin

Young-Jin Ahn ,
Zuhriddin Juraev
Received Date Revised Date Accepted Date Publication Date
24/7/2023 21/8/2023 11/9/2023 13/12/2023
Abstract
Objectives: The study aims to reevaluate the core issues presented in Daniel Yergin's "The New Map" from a political geography standpoint. Our objectives include analyzing the relationship between geographic factors, energy distribution, and their impact on international relations. We seek to uncover how political geography influences energy policy, trade patterns, and alliance formation, ultimately shaping the balance of power among nations. Through this alternative perspective, we aim to enhance comprehension of the book's findings. Methods: Our approach involves a thorough analysis of Yergin's work, specifically focusing on key topics such as energy, climate, and geopolitics. We examine the connections between geographic dynamics and the global energy sphere as illustrated in "The New Map". By employing political geography as our lens, we investigate how geographical factors play a pivotal role in shaping the complex interactions within the energy sector and their geopolitical consequences. Results: Our research highlights the significant impact of political geography on energy-related issues and international dynamics, as portrayed in Daniel Yergin's book. We demonstrate the intricate relationships between geographic factors, energy distribution, and global geopolitics. Our analysis sheds light on how political geography influences energy policies, trade flows, and the formation of alliances among nations. These findings enhance the understanding of the book's insights and contribute to the existing literature on political geography. Conclusions: Through our reevaluation of "The New Map" from a political geography perspective, we conclude that geographic factors are fundamental in shaping the global energy landscape and its geopolitical implications. Political geography plays a pivotal role in determining energy policies, trade patterns, and the balance of power among nations. By placing Yergin's work within the context of political geography, we offer valuable insights that benefit geography scholars and students, contributing to a nuanced understanding of the intricate interplay between geography, energy, and geopolitics on the global stage.


How To Cite This Article
Ahn , Y. & Juraev , Z. (2023). Book Review in Political Geography: Rereading “The New Map” by Daniel Yergin . Contemporary Studies in Social Sciences, 1 (2), 146-152, 10.31559/CSSS2023.1.2.5

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