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  • 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)
  • The political ecology of nuclear power in Ireland or, how nuclear wastes
  • Air power as police power
  • Army ; Historical geography ; Imperialism ; Iraq ; Political geography ; Power ; Security ; Technology ; Twentieth Century ; United States of America ; War
  • This paper makes a case for understanding air power through the lens of police. After first rethinking a key period in the history of air power (colonial bombing campaigns) as a police mechanism, the paper then moves to consider the impoverished
  • conception of war and police in contemporary critical theory. The final section turns to perhaps the most pressing issue in current air power debates, namely drones, and suggests that a consideration of air power as police power helps us read drones
  • as a continuation of the police logic inherent in air power since its inception.
  • [b1] Dept. of Politics and History, Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, Royaume-Uni
  • Other domains of democratic theory : space, power, and the politics of democratization
  • Bolivia ; Democracy ; Geopolitics ; Latin America ; Peru ; Policy ; Power ; Social relations ; Territoriality ; Theory
  • These questions are pursued in the context of the coloniality of power and of an exploration of the territoriality of democratization in the Peruvian and Bolivian cases. The overall objective is to go beyond the limits of a Euro-Americanist frame
  • Power, politics, and locality
  • Authorities ; Elections ; Ideology ; Local policy ; Locality ; Political geography ; Politics;Policy ; Social relations
  • The paper is concerned with the multiple intersections between political geography and the localities debate. Far from attempting an encyclopedic compendium of the relevant literature, it offers an attempt at a synthesis centered around three
  • 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
  • Geopolitical imaginations across the North-South divide : issues of difference, development and power
  • Development ; Geopolitics ; International relations ; Modernization ; North-South relations ; Political geography ; Political regime ; Power
  • In the context of development and the will to be modern, the paper explores key elements of power and representation across the North-South divide. Taking examples from US- Latin American relations, it emphasizes the continuity of geopolitical power
  • The Authority of influence. Women and power in Burmese history
  • Burma ; Cultural studies ; Gender ; Policy ; Power ; Social status ; Society ; Woman
  • The A. seeks to provide a long view of gender-power relations in Burmese history. She examines women’s access to social, economic and political power over an extended period. Most Burma historians will be familiar with the political influence
  • transformation and upheaval during the last 125 years, in many respects women’s relationship to power remains little different from what it was centuries ago. The A endeavors to explain how they lost that power, and what attempt some women have made to recover
  • it. There is much uncertainty and debate about how the political, social and economic landscape of Burma may be –or may not- be changing. Only 20 women were elected to the 659-seat national parliament in the first general election since 1990. - (GL)
  • Beyond the territorial fix : regional assemblages, politics and power
  • Delimitation ; England ; Governance ; Network ; Policy ; Power ; Region ; United Kingdom
  • Democracy, decentralization and state power: on the politics of the regional in Chile and Bolivia
  • Regional devolution has been a major issue in many Latin American countries as a way to decentralize the power structures. In Chile this has been strongly influenced by geopolitical ideas in the Chilean military. In Bolivia, regionalization has
  • Political economies of corruption beyond liberalism : an interpretative view of Zimbabwe
  • Corruption ; Neo liberalism ; Policy ; Political economy ; Power ; Zimbabwe
  • far political corruption can be identified and understood in spaces beyond the neoliberal paradigm when it is a central moment of instrumental state power.
  • The paper models the political economy of corruption in the space beyond the corruption discourse, using a case study of Zimbabwe. There is less critical work about the political economy of corruption in pariah abd failing states. The paper asks how
  • Tiananmen Square and the politics of place
  • Beijing ; Centrality ; China ; Perception of the urban environment ; Policy ; Political geography ; Power ; Semiotics of space ; Social practice ; Urban area ; Urban landscape ; Urban morphology
  • century oppositional movements focusing on the struggle for the Square in 1989, to demonstrate the extraordinary power of apparently placeless political movements over the production and definition of space.
  • The paper reviews the relevant geographical literature on space, place and politics, then sketches the morphological evolution of the Square and the multiplicity of political meanings concretized in it. It examines the spatial practice of 20th
  • Local politics and the demand for public education
  • The paper uses a political fragmentation index to calculate how political power affects educational spending in Virginia. The methodology allows the comparison of the distribution of political power and considers political fragmentation. Using
  • The seductions of resistance : power, politics, and a performative style of systems
  • Concept ; Power ; Social practice ; Social system ; System ; Theory
  • of a flaw in the theory per se, but rather of a flaw in the conception of systems it operates with. He develops an alternative theory of systems that accounts for social coherence and stratified relations of power through creative forms of social practice
  • Power, knowledge and political ecology in the third world : a review
  • Capitalist states ; Conflict ; Developing countries ; Economic policy ; Environment ; Global change ; Human ecology ; Land use ; Man-environment relations ; Perception ; Power ; Resource management
  • Political ecology examines the political dynamics surrounding material and discursive struggles over the environment in the third world. The role of unequal power relations in constituting a politicized environment is a central theme. Particular
  • attention is given to the ways in which conflict over access to environmental resources is linked to systems of political and economic control first elaborated during the colonial era. Studies emphasize the increased marginality and vulnerability of the poor
  • Competition ; Europe ; Local authority ; Nation-state ; Political geography ; Political life ; Political power ; Region ; Regionalization ; Town ; Urban administration ; Urban policy
  • This paper explores some issues in representing the geographies of mayoral power in contemporary Europe. It begins by summerizing the idea of a Europe of the Cities and an emerging new mayoral political class in Europe, and then discusses some
  • of the insights offered by cultural geography in conceptualizing this new agenda in urban politics.
  • Discourses of power and rurality. Local politics in Somerset in the 20th century
  • Cultural studies ; Elite ; England ; Local policy ; Political geography ; Power ; Rural area ; Rurality ; Somerset ; United Kingdom
  • Lost geographers : power games and the circulation of ideas within Francophone political geographies
  • Knowledge ; Political geography ; Power ; Practice of geography
  • Is there a politics to geopolitics ? Forum
  • Geopolitics ; Ideology ; Political geography ; Power ; Spatial representation
  • The social production of Latin@ visibilities and invisibilities : geographies of power in small town America
  • Community ; Iowa ; Political geography ; Power ; Social geography ; Societal relations ; United States of America
  • This article examines the social production of Latin@ visibilities and invisibilities through the geographies of power in Perry, a small urban town in Iowa. It discusses the border within as an extension of border politics and borderlands rhetorics
  • to the US “heartland”, and how the entrenchment of a regime of deportability creates racialized and gendered conditions for the in/visibility of Latin@ immigrants and Latin@s more broadly. It concludes by considering some of the theoretical and political
  • implications of our analysis for such geographies of power and the social relations, locations, and discourses that constitute and are constituted by them.