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Gender, Poverty, and Social Justice  

Amrita Chhachhi and Thanh-Dam Truong

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The discourse on poverty emerged in the context of capitalist industrialization and political debates on pauperism, and more specifically with the introduction of the Poor Laws whose ... More

Gender, Women, and Representation in State Politics  

Mona Lena Krook and Sarah Childs

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The main contribution of research on women, gender, and state-level politics has been the introduction of the concept of gender and an expansion of traditional definitions of politics. ... More

The Geography of Diplomacy  

Virginie Mamadouh and Herman van der Wusten

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The fields of geography and diplomacy are closely intertwined. The traditional view of diplomacy describes it as the conduct of statecraft in all the nonviolent manifestations of external ... More

The Geography of Resource Wars  

Philippe Le Billon

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
“Resource wars” refer to the linkages between armed conflict and access to natural resources.Geographically, these wars are frequently represented through world maps of “strategic ... More

The Geography of World Cities  

Raymond J. Dezzani and Christopher Chase-Dunn

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
World cities are a product of the globalization of economic activity that has characterized post-World War II capitalism, and exhibit characteristics previously found in primate cities but ... More

The Global and the Local  

Roxanne Lynn Doty

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The connections between the local and the global raise a range of issues that have been addressed in social and political theory in the past but continue to provoke important discussion. ... More

Global Indigenous Rights and Responses  

Pat Lauderdale and Nicholas D. Natividad

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
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Human Rights
The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues estimates that there are over 370 million indigenous people spread across 70 countries worldwide. Practicing unique traditions, they ... More

Globalization and Human Rights  

Tony Evans and Alex Kirkup

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
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Human Rights
The literature on the relationship between globalization and human rights has laid out three responses to the economic, political, and social transformations of globalization within the ... More

Globalization and the Environment: There Must Be Some Way Out of Here  

Ronnie D. Lipschutz and Felicia A. Peck

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
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Environment
Even as globalization offers new opportunities to many and opens numerous political opportunities for social movements and other forms of political organizations, globalization also often ... More

Globalization and the Global Political Economy  

Angus Cameron and Ronen Palan

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Like many other social scientific terms, the exact meaning of globalization has always been unclear. It does not have a single point of origin, but emerged in the mid to late 1980s in ... More

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