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  • Power, nature, and the city. The conquest of water and the political ecology of urbanization in Guayaquil, Ecuador: 1880-1990
  • The A. attempts to reconstruct the urbanization process as a political and an ecological process. In Guayaquil, water becomes subject to an intense social struggle for control and access. The A. documents and analyzes the historical geography
  • of water control in the context of the political ecology of the urbanization. The urbanization process is written from the perspective of the drive to domesticate nature's water and the necessity to push the ecological frontier outward as the city expands.
  • 1997
  • Estimating the likelihood of fallacious ecological inference: linear ecological regression in the presence of context effects
  • Electoral behaviour ; Electorate ; Ethnic minority ; Model ; Political geography ; Statistics
  • will be approximated by a bivariate linear model. Fallacies of ecological inference influence can be avoided with near certainty.
  • 1997
  • The imagineering of resistance : Pollock Free State and the practice of postmodern politics
  • of an ecological encampment located in the projected path of the motorway. Such resistance is characteristic of a postmodern political practice. It is symbolic and extensively mediated.
  • 1997
  • Justice in and to the environment: ethical uncertainties and political practices
  • Environment ; Human ecology ; Man-environment relations ; Quality of life ; Uncertainty
  • 1997
  • Political geography and the environment
  • Environment ; Man-environment relations ; Political geography ; Resource management
  • Discussion of how new political geographical theory can be applied to environmental issues. - (DWG)
  • 1997
  • Participation, power and policy: developing a gender-sensitive political geography
  • Gender difference ; Participation ; Political geography ; Power ; Social geography ; Woman
  • Thoughts on women and geography as they relate to politics, participation, and power. - (DWG)
  • 1997
  • Research and teaching in political geography: national standards and the resurgence of geography's wayward child
  • Political geography ; Research ; Teaching of geography ; United States of America
  • Comments on the roots of political geography, its decline and rebirth, and how this subfield is relevant to teaching geography in American schools. - (DWG)
  • 1997
  • The Geography for Life standards and American political geography
  • Cultural studies ; Electoral geography ; Political geography ; Teaching of geography ; United States of America
  • The intersection of geography and politics in American public policy is explained and applied to the National Geography Standards. - (DWG)
  • 1997
  • Identity politics and the religious right : hiding hate in the landscape
  • Cultural identity ; Cultural studies ; Ideology ; Political geography ; Protestantism ; Religion ; United States of America
  • In the empirical section, the A. examines the identity politics of a particular movement on the right, that of activist protestant fundamentalism. It is politically equated with the conservative politics of the Republican Party. He also examines how
  • Baptist fundamentalism and Liberty University conceives its difference from what is often referred to as the world; and how the formation of identity and its spaces become equated with non-religious conservative politics.
  • 1997
  • Regional elections and political stability in Russia
  • Election ; Political geography ; Political life ; Political regime ; Region ; Russia
  • 1997
  • [b1] Dep. od Political Science, Univ., Villanova, Etats-Unis
  • The end of geography and radical politics in Baudrillard's philosophy
  • for geography and politics. He argues that because the representational imaginary is obliterated in simulation it is the end of geography and radical politics which Baudrillard's work presents.
  • 1997
  • Autonomy ; Election ; Electoral behaviour ; Italy ; Northern Italy ; Political geography ; Political party ; Regional identity ; Territory
  • In the last decade in Northern Italy emerged the political phenomenon of autonomist parties, in particular the most successful of them : the Lega Nord. The problem is to determine the most significant elements and which factors have the greatest
  • effect on the current reality. Some ethno-nationalism evaluation criteria are suggested. The political situation is described and evaluated.
  • 1997
  • Teaching political economy and social theory in human geography
  • Human geography ; Political geography ; Social structure ; Social theory ; Teaching of geography
  • in the creation of spatial relations; and 5) political economy as a means of comprehending social structure. - (DWG)
  • 1997
  • Nation-states in continental markets: the political geography of free trade
  • Economic impact ; Economic theory ; Free trade ; Geopolitics ; International trade ; Nation-state ; Political geography
  • History of the free-trade idea and what it means in economic and political terms. Case study of the consequences of the Canada-U.S. free trade agreement on Canada shows that it is not a compretely benign idea. - (DWG)
  • 1997
  • Teaching the political geography of poverty
  • Family structure ; Illinois ; Living standard ; Location ; Political geography ; Poverty ; Rural area ; Social geography ; United States of America
  • 1997
  • Farm laborers and the new urban politics : bridging the urban-rural divide
  • The provision of services to farm labor is examined as an extension of the new urban politics. Concern for farm workers on the urban-rural fringe (example of Boulder County) enhances understandings of local politics in three ways. It draws attention
  • to the wide array of political agents operating at the local level. The role of scale in creating uneven development within metropolitan areas is highlighted. Attention to the politics of service provision for farm labor makes clear the need to re-evaluate
  • urban-rural dichotomies and their role in shaping local politics.
  • 1997
  • Integration and disintegration: a political geography of the European Union
  • Economic integration ; Europe ; European Union ; France ; Political geography ; Region ; Sovereignty ; Spain ; State ; United Kingdom
  • 1997
  • Election ; Local authority ; New Zealand ; Political geography ; Uneven development ; Urban development ; Urban economy ; Urban policy
  • the symbolic rejection by a plurality of voters of the ruling neo-liberal political economy of Dunedin. In the same election the incumbent council, in a political reproduction of the ruling order, was returned. The paper explores this contradiction.
  • 1997
  • The water resources in the Euphrates river and the Tigris river valleys and political relation between countries concerned
  • Asia ; Geopolitics ; Iraq ; Middle East ; Political geography ; Runoff ; Syria ; Turkey ; Water ; Water management ; Water resources
  • 1997
  • Changes in the political position in the 1990s
  • Economic potential ; Political geography ; Regional development ; Slovak Republic
  • 1997