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  • Postage stamps as manifestations of national identity
  • Cultural studies ; Germans ; National identity ; Perception ; Social geography
  • Postage stamps are true identity carriers and therefore grist to cultural geographers' mill. Take for instance Dutch and German stamps over the past 150 years : they tell strikingly different stories about the countries' perceived national
  • identities and about the development of those identities. - (IFL)
  • Geographical perspectives on Finnish national identity
  • Finland ; Nation ; National identity ; National territory ; Nationalism ; Political geography ; State
  • This paper starts from the fact that nation, national identity and nationalism are contextual and contested categories, and suggests a critical approach, labelled as the institutionalization of territories, which should evaluate the practices
  • and ideological mechanisms involved in the production and reproduction of territories and their identities. National identities develop and change continually.
  • Farmer identity in multifunctional landscapes : using a collective identity construct to explore the nature and impact of occupational identity
  • Agricultural landscape ; Agriculture ; Australia ; Farmer ; Identity ; Landscape ; Multifunctionality ; Profession ; Rural landscape ; Rural property ; Victoria
  • This paper examines the efficacy of relying on self-declared occupational identity through the analysis of rural landholder survey data in Victoria state, Australia. First, it distinguishes self-declared identity of farmer/non-farmer and social
  • and farming variables expected to be correlated with occupation. It seems that this approach is a valid and cost-effective way to explore occupational identity amongst rural landholders. The paper concludes with a discussion of the potential benefits of moving
  • beyond self-declared occupation to include other elements in the collective identity construct.
  • Territorial dimensions of Hungarian ethnic identity
  • Ethnic community ; Ethnic group ; Geopolitics ; Hungary ; National territory ; Political geography ; Territorial identity
  • A review of Hungary's foreign policy draws out the special character of Hungarian political and cultural identity to explain why Hungarians living in neighboring states will continue to be a source of territorial tension. - (DWG)
  • Administrative unit ; Regional economy ; Regional geography ; Regional identity ; Regionalization ; Slovenia ; Social institution ; Territorial identity
  • The factors that influence spatial identity are regional economy, social institutions, mass media, administration divisions, and sport. The research tries to realize three aims : to define the term identity region as an element of geographical
  • regionalization, to determine the factors creating the regional identity and identity regions, to find out the spatial reach of the important elements and on that basis work out the regionalization of Slovenia by identity regions. - (IKR)
  • Spatial identity : a fundamental human need ? The case of Königsberg
  • Space and place. Mirrors of social and cultural identities ?
  • Cultural identity ; European part of Russia ; Kaliningrad ; Territorial identity ; Town ; Urban history
  • Mapping Silesian identity in Czechia
  • Czech Lands ; Czech Republic ; Ideology ; Mental map ; Perception ; Regional identity
  • respondents sense of regional identity. It is relatively strong but only among elderly people. As every regionally based sentiment Silesian identity is now confronted with forces of globalisation. - (MS)
  • Generation and migration : identity crisis and political change among the Moro of the Nuba mountains in Migration and identity change in the Sudan.
  • factor in explaining the Moro crisis of identity.
  • Cardinal markers of Finland's identity politics and national identity
  • Finland ; Geopolitics ; Ideology ; Karelia ; National identity ; Nineteenth Century ; Policy ; Twentieth Century
  • Geopolitics and Mongolia's search for Post-Soviet identity
  • Central Asia ; Cultural identity ; Foreign policy ; Identity ; Mongolia ; North-Eastern Asia ; Policy ; Territorial identity ; Years 1990-99
  • Layering spatial identities : the identity discourses of new regions
  • Brabant ; Cooperation ; Discourse ; Netherlands (The) ; Region ; Regional development ; Regional economy ; Regional identity ; Sustainable development
  • This paper studies how the identity discourses of new regions in the Netherlands are constructed by administrators and other stakeholders by using elements linked to the identity of more established spatial entities. Especially important
  • and BrabantStad the identity discourses of new regions have been constructed through selective association with the complex layers of more established spatial identities nearby.
  • Frontiers and popular nationhood : geographies of identity in the 1995 Ecuador-Peru border dispute
  • Citizenship ; Conflict ; Ecuador ; Frontier ; Nation ; National identity ; National territory ; Political geography
  • Drawing on substantive work on Ecuadorian national identities, an examination is made of the multiple geographies of identities which were articulated and negotiated during the border dispute in January and February. While territorial claims
  • and border protocols form a significant geography of identity through which state-initiated nation-building imaginative geographies are articulated, these are not the only geographies imagined and expressed by citizens during and around the time
  • Regional identity and its reflection in Czech human geography
  • Concept ; Czech Republic ; Geographic school ; Human geography ; Region ; Regional development ; Regional identity
  • The regional identity can be an useful tool for creating regional strategies or to shape the individual’s position in time and space. The issue of regional identity emerged in Western geography approximately in the 1970s. However, its position
  • in Czech human geography is not embedded sufficiently up to now. The main goal of the study is to evaluate the development of the research of regional identity in Czech human geography. - (IKR)
  • European dimension and European identity through the perspective of geography teaching in Slovenia
  • Education ; Educational programme ; Europe ; Regional identity ; Slovenia ; Teaching of geography
  • The paper discusses geography teaching in Slovenia as viewed through the prism of an European dimension and identity. The A. aims to identify to what extent the European dimension and European identity exist within school geography curricula. He
  • suggests possibilities for the development of geography teaching concerning the implementation of European identity issues within the framework of European dimension. - (IKR)
  • Identify of place, places of identities : change of place names in post-apartheid South Africa
  • Identity ; Place ; Place names ; South Africa ; Territorial restructuring
  • Various types of transformations of toponyms coexist in South Africa at every scale. Place names contribute to forging the identity of different places, at different scale. The changes of place names is a pertinent tool to analyse territorial
  • restructuring in post-apartheid South Africa. If toponyms reflect the identity of a place, their changes are indicative of multiple identities contained in one place or territory. - (AJC)
  • Smallholding, hobby-farming, and commercial farming : ethical identities and the production of farming spaces
  • Agriculture ; Cultural studies ; Ethics ; Farmer ; Identity ; Production of space ; United Kingdom
  • The paper explores the production of farming identities and spaces, focusing especially on the relational construction of situated ethical identities. Using three case studies drawn from research with very small-scale farmers, the A. examines
  • processes of identification, drawing on ideas which suggest the importance of encounter, farming discourse, physical relation and heterogeneous association in the emergence of ethical identity in specific farming situations and places.
  • Ethnic identity, political integration, and national development: the Igbo diaspora in Nigeria
  • Claiming rural identities. Dynamics, contexts, policies
  • Decision making process ; Europe ; Flanders ; Globalization ; Ireland ; Locality ; Netherlands (The) ; Rural area ; Rural geography ; Rural planning ; Sweden ; Territorial identity ; United Kingdom
  • Traditionally policies for the development of rural areas have focussed on the catching up with core areas. More recently however identity has become a focal point in rural planning. The increasing attention for local identity conflicts
  • with the overwhelming power of globalisation and standardisation. In this context, the book examines the identity of rural areas. It makes clear that a rural identity is not a natural or objective fact, but is ascribed by actors who have different interests
  • in the development of an area. This implies an existence of multiple identities. The different contributions refer to regions in the Netherlands, Flanders, Sweden, Ireland and the UK. - (AGD)
  • Caribbean cultural identity. The case of Jamaica.
  • Identity and territory: geographical perspectives on nationalism and regionalism