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  • 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
  • The role of professional and scientific societies in the transformation of South African society are outlined. The specific challenges to the geographical community are then examined to offer a role for the new unified South African Society
  • Political Geography as a mirror of political geography
  • Geographical periodical ; Political geography ; Research ; Scientific publication
  • Géographie politique ; Political geography ; Publication scientifique ; Recherche ; Revue géographique
  • The construction of global warming and the politics of science
  • By retracing the history of climate modeling and of several scientific controversies, the A. unmasks the tacit social and epistemic commitments implied by its specific practices. The specific scientific framing of global climate change has
  • reinforced and been reinforced by the technocratic inclinations of global climate management. The social organization of climate change science and its articulation with the political process raise important questions about trust, uncertainty, and expertise
  • . The article concludes with a discussion of the political brittleness of this dominant science-led and global-scale formulation of the climate change problem and the need of a more reflexive politics.
  • Supplement and up-to-date extension to earlier papers on ecological evaluation for planning purposes. Scientific, strategic and political objections against ecological evaluation in its present shape are discussed. Recent Belgian developments.
  • Political relations| coopération of socio-political organizations| economic relations (table of visible trade between Yugoslavia and Zambia since 1970 to 1983, table of structure of visible trade)| scientific, technical, cultural and educational
  • Political geography in post-war Japan : publication tendencies
  • Bibliographic analysis ; History of geography ; Japan ; Political geography ; Research ; Scientific publication
  • A scientific approach in geography
  • Power, knowledge and political ecology in the third world : a review
  • 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
  • as an outcome of such conflict. The impact of perceptions and discourses on the specification of environmental problems and interventions is also explored leading on to debates about the relative merits of indigenous and western scientific knowledge.
  • Political and scientific uncertainties in volcanic risk management : The yellow alert in Quito in October 1998
  • Hungary ; Political geography ; Region ; Regional science ; Theory
  • by the German school. Author investigates theoretical scientific aspects of region theory in Hungarian geography until 1948. - (JS)
  • Geopolitics ; History of geography ; Political geography ; Russia
  • . The studies constituting the scientific basis upon which Russian geopolitics was created then presented, with particular attention being paid to views on the resolution of the Polish question. - (BJ)
  • The A. focuses on the political processes that have defined and shaped the environmental agenda over the past five years : the uneven development, the role of scientific evidence in defining the scale of problems, the growing political importance
  • A state scholarship: the political geography of French international science during the nineteenth century
  • Exploration ; Frenches ; History of geography ; History of sciences ; Internationalization ; Nineteenth Century ; Scientific expedition
  • Nationalism, (dis)simulation, and the politics of science in Québec's forest crisis
  • Boreal forest ; Canada ; Expertise ; Forest resources ; Forestry ; Modelling ; Nationalism ; Political geography ; Quebec ; Resource management ; Simulation ; Wood industry
  • the realization of both nationalist economic agenda and industrial interests to materialize. It demonstrates that the so-called complexity, rationality, and certainty associated with forestry science function to disguise the deeply political nature
  • of the production and use of scientific knowledge. It concludes that what is at stake in using science in the management of Québec's boreal forest is not merely related either to the forest industry or to expansion of powers of government but, rather, to its
  • Political ecology and the geography of science : Lesosady, Lysenkoism, and Soviet Science in Kyrgyzstan's walnut–fruit forest
  • Agronomy ; Asian part of Russia ; Ecology ; Historical geography ; Kyrgyzstan ; Political ecology ; Twentieth Century
  • to construct forest-orchards (lesosady) in the walnut–fruit forests of Soviet Kirgizia, entered the landscape into scientific controversies, with ramifications for human–forest interactions in Kyrgyzstan today. Field sciences, like Lysenkoist heredity, have
  • geographies that immerse them in and transform the world. By telling them, political ecologists can better illuminate where and how the doing of science has shaped encounters between people and their environments.
  • Geography and the Paris Academy of Sciences : politics and patronage in early 18th-century France
  • the Academy's epistemological foundations and prompted a debate about the educational and political significance of geography as a scientific practice. It shows that the death in 1726 of Guillaume Delisle, a prominent Academy astronomer, led to a spirited
  • campaign to elect Philippe Buache, to a new Academy position as a geographer rather than an astronomer. It concludes that this campaign emphasised the social and political utility of geography, though the Academy's decision to recognise this new
  • Deforestation in the Madagascar Highlands - Established truth and scientific uncertainty
  • planes of Madagascar as a result of several abiotic and biotic changes and not as the work of one single agent. The paper points at the political nature of the deforestation narrative as an explanation for its hegemonic position. On a theoretical level
  • Cultural geography ; Cultural patrimony ; Cultural studies ; Geopolitical strategy ; Political geography ; Social practice ; Social structure ; Value system ; World
  • In the process of creating heritage the bequeathed or explored legends and myths against the proving principles of scientific justice are ordered by the teleological objectives. Some ideologies are represented by historical, cultic buildings
  • , museums, monuments and commemorative plaques, tourism regions or other public places. The representation of heritage legitimates the existing social and political values and structures. It can be used for manipulate, excuse or rewrite the past. Heritages
  • are constructions and their destinations are results of political conceptions. It can be noticed in typical relations, principles of the usage of cultural spaces, ways and practices of creating heritage inside and outside of Europe too. The risks of creating
  • Competitiveness ; Eastern Europe ; Europe ; Frontier region ; Land market ; Political geography ; Regional economy ; Regional geography ; Urban development ; Urban planning
  • On the occasion of the centenary of the Institute for Regional Geography (Länderkunde) in Leipzig last year a scientific conference was taken place. There are published the addresses held by honorous guests, papers on problems of social and spatial