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  • Practicing historical geography
  • Epistemology ; Historical geography ; Methodology ; Practice of geography ; Research
  • He poses three general and related questions. To whom are we addressing our work ? Historical geographers have not in a critical conversation with each other about their own product. What are we to write about ? Historical geographers should share
  • 2001
  • The article seeks to make a contribution to ongoing work which focuses explicitly on the interrelationships between governmental practice, bodies of knowledge, and territory.
  • 2001
  • on the subject of the postmodern and cultural turns, the emphasis on philosophical and theoretical issues rather than on practical social research, the retreat from rigorous empirical work, and the lack of political commitment. The article makes a plea for a new
  • The impact of geography on the policy realm has been limited. The A. argues that much contemporary social and economic geography research renders it of little practical relevance for policy. The more significant reasons are : the effects
  • 2001
  • Berlin ; Germany ; Historical geography ; Practice of geography ; Research
  • the social memory work in Berlin, Germany. She urges more digging in collaborative research and gives an example from the Aktives Museum. - (SLD)
  • 2001
  • and practices are repeated in disparate places (place contagion) and how a single site can be thought of as a place of diffusion through which disparate processes occur. To illustrate the first she looks at how various colonizers have mythologized the African
  • body. To discuss the second she refers to her work in the Kano palace. - (SLD)
  • 2001
  • Practicing historical geography
  • As much historical research relies on European colonial records, often it is viewed as a theft of heritage, a re-contextualization of cultural heritage and identities. Duncan suggest ways that Western researchers can work towards decolonization
  • 2001
  • floodplains. Results of this work provide data that constitue an element of the overall sediment budget of the Navarro basin. These findings may aid in development of highway management practices that minimize geomorphic impacts to floodplain and channel
  • 2001
  • Agricultural practice ; Agricultural production ; Agricultural work ; Agriculture ; Economic reform ; Environmental management ; Farmer behaviour ; Gender ; Ghana ; Labour ; Rural community
  • 2001
  • Agricultural practice ; Drought ; Hydraulic works ; Irrigation ; Morocco ; Mountain ; Soil erosion ; Surface water ; Water ; Water deficit ; Water use
  • 2001
  • Is regular work at fixed places fading away ? The development of ICT-based and travel-based modes of work in Sweden
  • Communication ; Diffusion ; Information ; Labour ; Sweden ; Teleworking ; Work organization
  • With the aid of data from national surveys on the use of ICT by the Swedish population, the AA. investigate the overall spread of ICT-based modes of work such as telework, mobile work, and teleconferences in an emerging informational society
  • 2001
  • Gendered work : female labour in pipfruit production in New Zealand and Chile
  • Chile ; Comparative study ; Employment ; Female work ; Fruit ; Gardening ; Gender difference ; Labour ; New Zealand ; Seasonal work ; Woman
  • As added workers seeking to supplement household incomes by seasonal employment, these female workers are significant contributors to what are often declining household incomes. While there are differences in the respective labour markets of the two
  • 2001
  • Young workers in a deindustrialising economy : the case of Christchurch, 1976-1996
  • Deindustrialization ; Employment ; Local economy ; Local labour market ; New Zealand ; Occupational activity ; Part-time work ; Service ; Young people
  • 2001
  • Thai migrant workers in East and Southeast Asia 1996-1997
  • Series of 12 articles on the causes of the migration of Thai labour and the socio-economic impact of the Thai migrant workers in Southeast Asia. Theoretical overview ; trends of migratory flows, labour linkages, and implications for Thailand
  • and Thai migrant workers. The A. analyse theories and trends in migration research. - (GL)
  • 2001
  • The idea of German cultural regions in the Third Reich : the work of Franz Petri
  • The article considers the German idea of the cultural region between the wars, with particular reference to the work of Franz Petri. Drawing on a self-consciously modern integration of archaeological, historical and geographical research, he
  • 2001
  • Local underemployment and the discouraged worker effect
  • The effect of poor local labour market opportunities on occupational achievement is an important aspect of the spatial mismatch hypothesis. The discouraged worker effect is defined as the decision to refrain from job search as a result of poor
  • 2001
  • Participation, empowerment and sustainability : (how) do the links work ?
  • 2001
  • California ; House work ; Immigration ; Labour ; Labour market ; Network ; San Diego ; Service ; Social reproduction ; United States of America ; Woman
  • This article draws on interviews with 32 immigrant domestic workers and 29 employers of domestic workers in San Diego to examine the organisation of caring labor in the two sets of households. Neither group relies primarily on government support
  • 2001
  • Mapping the New Deal : local disparities in the performance of welfare-to-work
  • au programme welfare-to-work. Les AA. estiment que le projet du gouvernement travailliste n'a pas suffisamment pris en compte la variabilité des marché du travail locaux en particulier en ce qui concerne les centres-villes et les zones industrielles
  • 2001
  • The AA. provide a comparative study of mobility and migration into and out of the buffer zone, through case studies of Ukrainians working in Slovakia, and Slovakians working in Austria. Whereas the Ukrainians are largely confined to the secondary
  • 2001
  • Mass movements in Southwest Germany : analyses and results from the Tübingen work group of the MABIS Project
  • 2001