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Advances in Feminist Geography  

Kate Driscoll Derickson, Lorraine Dowler, and Nicole Laliberte

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Geography and international studies are both deeply rooted in masculinist, imperialist, and patriarchal ways of viewing the world. However, over the past 20 years, the increase in the ... More

Changing Borders: The Politics of the EU  

Gönül Tol

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Migration has always been a feature of human affairs, though in recent decades it has become a major phenomenon. In fact, the growing diversity of the European population as well as the ... More

Classical Geopolitics Revisited  

Klaus Dodds

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Classical geopolitics is fundamentally concerned with the role that location and resources play in the exercise of political power over territory. The term "geopolitics" was first coined ... More

Critical Geopolitics  

Merje Kuus

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Critical geopolitics is concerned with the geographical assumptions and designations that underlie the making of world politics. The goal of critical geopolitics is to elucidate and ... More

Geographical Perspectives on Development Studies  

Lise Nelson

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
The history of development studies as a field of academic inquiry can be traced most directly back to the Cold War era when public funding for “development studies” went hand in hand with ... More

Geographic Insights into Political Identity  

Emily Gilbert

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Moving away from the conventional geopolitical analyses of territory, states, and nations, geographical research is now focused on the ways in which political identities are constituted in ... More

Geographic Perspectives on World-Systems Theory  

Colin Flint

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
World-systems theory is a multidisciplinary, macro-scale approach to world history and social change which emphasizes the world-system as the primary (but not exclusive) unit of social ... More

Geographies of Genocide, Ethnic Cleansing, and War Crimes  

Carl T. Dahlman

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Extreme political violence, i.e., genocide, ethnic cleansing, and war crimes, can be examined within three explanatory frameworks important to geographical thought: nature and society; ... More

Geography and International Studies: The Foundations  

Ron Johnston

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
The discipline of geography is built around four key concepts—environment, place, space, and scale—that form a matrix for exploring and appreciating many aspects of contemporary society. ... 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

Global and Regional Cooperation on Migration  

Andrew Geddes

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
The problem of international migration is that global cooperation is somewhat rare. If international cooperation is to develop, then it will depend on states; but effective cooperation ... 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

Highly Skilled Migration  

Brad K. Blitz

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Evidence shows that international flows of highly skilled workers are increasing, both between advanced states and between advanced and developing regions. The movement of skilled people ... More

Intersecting Geographies of Institutions and Sovereignty  

Alexander B. Murphy

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Political geography and institutionalized sovereignty have been mutually constituted for hundreds of years. Until the last few decades, scholars had not paid much attention to the ... More

The Role of Geographic Education in International Studies  

Fred Shelley

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Geography has been a formal academic discipline in the United States since the early twentieth century. During the first six or so decades of this period, geographic education was ... More

Territory and Geography  

Jaroslav Tir and John A. Vasquez

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
A common focus of geography in IR research has been the research on the role of neighborhoods in conflict and peace. Although the theoretical explanation is still underdeveloped, several ... More

Using Geography to Rethink the State  

Carl Grundy-Warr and James D. Sidaway

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The state can be viewed as a form of community. Forms of human community and their attendant territorialities have been characterized by extreme variation, both historically and ... More

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