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  • The time and place for political ecology : the life-work of Piers Blaikie
  • AIDS ; Development ; Environment ; Epistemology ; Political economy ; Post-structuralism
  • 2008
  • Concept ; Developing countries ; Ecology ; Globalization ; Man-environment relations ; Political geography ; Theoretical geography
  • Political Ecology has grown from an exotic research interest in the 1980s into one of the most popular and respected research fields in geography which connects politics and political economy to problems of environmental control and ecological
  • change from a social-environmentally produced multi-scalar perspective. The article reflects the main trends of Political Ecology, starting from Third-World-Ecology to the issues of environmental justice and urban political ecology up to the question how
  • 2008
  • Conflict ; Ecology ; Policy ; Sri Lanka ; Violence
  • This article examines how political ecology can investigate the ecological and socio-economic consequences of violent action in the context of prolonged political conflict. The conceptual approach of a political ecology of violence presented here
  • is substantiated using case study material from eastern Sri Lanka, where different forms of violence have impacted on the delicate ecology of Batticalao Lagoon and resulted in significant livelihood fishermen and their families. - (IfL)
  • 2008
  • Peri-urban land reform, political-economic reform, and urban political ecology in Zanzibar
  • 2008
  • Urban expansion and industrial nature : a political ecology of Toronto's port industrial district
  • Canada ; Harbour ; Historical geography ; Industrial district ; Institution ; Land ; Ontario ; Political ecology ; The 1910's ; Toronto ; Town planning ; Urban development
  • 2008
  • [b2] Faculty of political science, philosophy and communication studies, West Univ., Timisoara, Roumanie
  • Arctic Region ; Canada ; Ecology ; Economy ; Historical account ; Nunavut ; Policy ; Political geography
  • The Nunavut territory (our land“) was created on 1st April 1999 as a new Canadian province. Eight years later the question arises whether the political changes have brought the desired economic, social and ecological progress for the citizens
  • 2008
  • Building on current realist studies, the AA. seek to build a more reflexive framework with which to understand the politics of localism. The study draws upon the perspectives of political ecology and the politics of scale and uses a comparative
  • 2008
  • Climatic change ; Demography ; Development ; Ecology ; Living conditions ; Planning ; Policy ; Territorial planning
  • Spatial planning is a public task. Spatial planning is a discipline which takes on responsibility for sustainable spatial development and social, ecological, cultural and political development. The article deals with spatial research, sectoral plans
  • 2008
  • Amazon Basin ; Brazil ; Ecology ; Forest ; Infrastructure ; Mato Grosso ; Road
  • between contrary interests of involved actors. By the example of the pavement of the BR-163 in the Brazilian federal states of Mato Grosso and Pará these processes are analysed focussing on the on the political-ecological framework in the region
  • For several decades Amazonia has been one of the main issues within the international discussions on degradation and scarcity of ecological resources. In this context, mega-projects, mostly initiated by the state, are causing conflicting processes
  • 2008
  • Air traffic ; Air transport ; Conflict ; Ecology ; Environment ; Justice ; Noise ; Nuisance
  • of the respective conflicts. A theoretically refined concept of environmental justice can integrate these dimensions and thereby contribute to the development of a “First World Political Ecology”. - (IfL)
  • 2008
  • Developing countries ; Ecology ; Economy ; Globalization ; Governance ; Informal sector ; Large city ; Policy ; Urban geography ; Vulnerability
  • Megacities are prone to various processes of global ecological and socio-economic as well as political change and are vice versa influencing strongly the processes of global change. Among the most remarkable developments of global megaurbanisation
  • 2008
  • Agricultural product ; Bioenergy ; Ecology ; Economy ; Energy ; Energy policy ; Raw materials
  • Fuel gained from agricultural crop land (biofuels) experiences a global renaissance due to political interventions. Therewith, policy reacts on problems of climate protection and security of supply in the transportation sector. Biofuels offer
  • an approach which might lead to conflicts of goals for promotion of biofuels. An economical and ecological optimization and certification appears to be necessary in order to avoid negative impacts. - (IfL)
  • 2008
  • The article deals with the food protection in the African Sahel zone. The author describes the ecological degradation - the “desertification”, the food protection with the background of globalism, the global warming, and the socio-political
  • 2008
  • Conflicts over drinking water in rural areas are not uncommon and are often associated with aridity and drought. The article shows, however, that disparities in access to drinking water do better explain these conflicts than ecological conditions
  • . These disparities are based on profound changes in the Moroccan Upper Atlas regions. Therefore the conflicts are analysed in relation to social and political changes within these regions as well as transformed relationships between society and the state. - (IfL)
  • 2008
  • Hungary ; Impact ; Political geography ; Urbanization
  • have been based upon the actual political interests reflecting the economic and social circumstances of the given era. On the other hand, the correlation between proclamation and politics is not always evident or it cannot be disclosed in each case
  • . In the study only those cases were investigated, where the influence of politics could be traced easily. - (AM)
  • 2008
  • Biography ; Geographer ; Hungary ; Political geography
  • Homage to the Hungarian geographer András Rónai. Acknowledgement to his role in the development of Hungarian political geography. - (AM)
  • 2008
  • Temporality of disasters : the politics of women's livelihoods after the 2004 tsunami in Sri Lanka
  • All responses to the tsunami are embedded in structures of gender, caste, class, and ethnicity. The paper shows how gendered structures within the local political economy influenced the ways that institutional actors as well as the displaced
  • 2008
  • Core-periphery ; Great Britain ; Ireland ; Nationalism ; Northern Ireland ; Policy ; Political party ; Political regime ; Religion ; Territory ; United Kingdom
  • 2008
  • [b1] School of Politics and international relations, Univ. College, Dublin, Irlande
  • The political trade-off between environmental stringency and economic development in rural America
  • Agroindustry ; Environment ; Externalities ; Political economy ; Pollution control ; Regional disparities ; Rural development ; United States of America ; Utility fonction
  • 2008
  • Distance-decay in the political geography of friends-and-neighbors voting
  • Behaviour ; Distance ; Election ; Political geography ; Proximity ; United States of America
  • 2008