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Genders, Spaces, Places  

Lynne Phillips

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
The concepts of gender, space, and place have significant social and political implications for the kind of world that people inhabit and the kinds of lives we can lead. That there has ... 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

Genocide  

Kenneth J. Campbell

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Genocide is an interdisciplinary problem for scholars; no single academic discipline has yet taken on the study of genocide in a serious, systematic, and significant way, let alone placed ... 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

Global Commodity Chains and Global Value Chains  

Joonkoo Lee

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
A commodity chain refers to “a network of labor and production processes whose end result is a finished commodity.” The attention given to this concept has quickly translated into an ... More

Global Democracy  

Raffaele Marchetti

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Global democracy is a field of academic study and political activism concerned with making the global political system more democratic. This topic has become a central area of inquiry for ... More

Global Distributive Justice  

Kevin K W Ip

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Nov 2017
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Human Rights
Distributive justice, in its broadest sense, is about how benefits and burdens ought to be distributed among a set of individuals as a matter of right and entitlement. Political ... More

Global Governance  

Roberto Domínguez and Rafael Velázquez Flores

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Jul 2018
The goal of this article is to provide an overview of the literature on global governance, key elements for understanding its conceptualization, and a gateway to capture its ... More

Global Governance and Feminist Activism  

Julie Mertus

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Competing narratives exist in feminist scholarship about the successes and challenges of women’s activism in a globalized world. Some scholars view globalization as merely another form of ... More

Global Indigenous Rights and Responses  

Pat Lauderdale and Nicholas D. Natividad

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Subject:
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 Globality  

Agnieszka Paczynska

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Globalization has opened up new avenues of investigation in many disciplines. Among these are political science and political sociology, where scholars have engaged in heated debates over ... More

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