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  • Himalayan water resources : ecological and political aspects of management
  • Asia ; Ecology ; Flood ; Fluvial hydrology ; Himalaya ; Hydraulic works ; Mountain ; Water ; Water management ; Water resources
  • 1994
  • Applied ecology ; Aral Region ; Arid area ; Ecological catastrophe ; Ecosystem ; Environmental conservation ; Environmental degradation ; Former USSR ; Irrigation ; Regional policy ; Sea level ; Soviet Central Asia
  • Once the fourth largest lake in the world, the Aral Sea is now undergoing an ecological crisis of huge proportions because of the diminution of discharge from its two tributaries, caused primarily by expanding irrigation in wide desertic areas
  • during the last thirty years. This article presents the results of the latest research on the present state of the Aral Sea and explains the political problems which delay any definite decision.
  • 1994
  • Behaviour ; Democracy ; Historical geography ; Political geography ; Power ; State ; Territorial strategy ; Territoriality
  • Across the whole of our modern world, territory is directly linked to sovereignty to mould politics into a fundamentally state-centric social process: the state'scapture of politics is premissed upon territoriality. The domination of political
  • 1994
  • Summits, snow leopards, farmers and fighters: Will politics prevent a national park in the high Pamirs of Tajikistan?
  • Migration ; Mountain ; Natural environment ; Nature conservation ; Nature park ; Pamir ; Political geography ; Tadzhikistan
  • Description of the 1991 national park proposal for the high Pamirs. Political and military rivalry has endangered this plan. - (DWG)
  • 1994
  • Gentrification and the politics of the new middle class
  • The A. seeks to specify a social lacation for left-liberal politics among a distinctive cadre of social and cultural professionals, the cultural new class. The part played since 1968 by the cultural new class in the gentrifying districts
  • in redefining the urban politics of Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver is examined. The role of a gentrifying middle class in challenging an hegemony of growth boosterism, and the attempt to sustain a regime of reform politics, are assessed.
  • 1994
  • The transformation of local politics: manufacturing plant closures and governing coalition fragmentation
  • Economic restructuring ; Factor of production ; Factory closure ; Government intervention ; Local authority ; Local policy ; Political geography ; United States of America ; Urban policy
  • A mecanism for regime change is suggested: under conditions of economic restructuring and the subsequent fiscal train, non-local actors (national political actors operating through party connections) can manipulate local political dependencies
  • 1994
  • Placing power/siting space: the politics of global and local in the New World Order
  • Economic system ; Geopolitics ; Information ; National territory ; Political geography ; Power ; Social system ; Sovereignty ; State ; View of the world ; World economic order
  • The logic of drawing political borders and defining national territory in space as it has been articulated by the theory of political realism is questioned. The dynamics of globalization operating in high-technology informational production systems
  • 1994
  • Political geography debates n°6. The meaning of nation: Quebec and Canada
  • Canada ; Concept ; Cultural identity ; Ideology ; Independence ; Language ; Nation ; Nationalism ; Political geography ; Quebec
  • 1994
  • Eugenics, fantasies of empire and inverted Whiggism. An essay on the political geography of Vaughan Cornish
  • Colonialism ; Geostrategy ; History of geography ; Imperialism ; International relations ; Political geography ; Technical progress
  • 1994
  • Geography and socio-political transition : challenges and opportunities for professional and scientific societies in South Africa
  • Geographical association ; Organization ; Political reform ; Practice of geography ; Social change ; Society ; South Africa
  • 1994
  • Politics and community: Chicago's near West Side Black underclass
  • The AA. examine the attitudes and political response of the black underclass to the decay of their built environment. Resident perception of the problem, resident mobilization around political agendas, leader actions at public forums, and levels
  • 1994
  • Special issue: Empowering political struggle
  • Citizenship ; Democracy ; Local policy ; Political geography ; Power ; Social group ; Social movement ; Social space ; Societal relations ; Territoriality
  • The papers are concerned with scale in two ways: first, as the processes operating at various scales in the world system set the structural context of action and, second, in terms of the opportunity structure available to political agents and social
  • 1994
  • Spatial metaphor and the politics of empowerment: mapping a place for feminism and postmodernism in geography?
  • 1994
  • (Dis)placing geopolitics: writing on the maps of global politics
  • 1994
  • Election ; Policy ; Political geography ; Political party ; Portugal ; System
  • 1994
  • Election ; Electoral behaviour ; Political geography ; Political party ; Regional disparities ; Spain
  • 1994
  • Unions and the politics of deindustrialization: some comments on how geography complicates class analysis
  • It is a reply to a paper which attempts to analyze the relation between local political practice and deindustrialization in the United States, and highlights the mobility of capital. The AA. distinguish three forms of capital mobility
  • 1994
  • Behaviour ; Berkshire ; Cultural studies ; England ; Military base ; Pacifist movement ; Political geography ; United Kingdom ; Woman
  • 1983 was the year of the cruise's arrival at the US Airforce Base of Greenham (Berkshire, England). Nuclear disarmament became the main issue in the political campaigns for the general elections. Inside the anti-nuclear group, there was a group
  • of women that marched from Cardiff to Greenham. They were camping outside the gates in the Peace Camp. The actions and the carnival of these women raise important questions concerning political protest in general.
  • 1994
  • Political geography of contemporary affairs. Some geographical aspects of the American presidential election of 1992
  • Election ; Electoral behaviour ; Electoral geography ; Geopolitical strategy ; Political geography ; Regional disparities ; United States
  • 1994