Geopolitics And Expertise

Author: Merje Kuus
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118291735
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The book is to be welcomed as a contribution to theoretical debate in human geography and as a significant contribution to EU Studies.’ John Agnew, UCLA ‘In contrast to the oceans of generalization about the European Union, here is a ...

The Wiley Blackwell Companion To Political Geography

Author: John A. Agnew
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119107652
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Dodds (2001) lamented more than a decade ago that critical geopolitics is
methodologically disappointing. In particular, he pointed to the lack of careful
ethnographic approaches as to how geopolicies emerge in the interaction
between institutions, individuals, and textual as well as bodily practices (see also
Paasi 2000). A particular geopolitical study of spatial expertise, to mention just
one example, has taken this critique seriously (also Megoran 2006). It draws from
an idea that ...

The Ashgate Research Companion To Critical Geopolitics

Author: Merje Kuus
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317043715
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conceptualisations of power soon drew attention to the immense influence of the
media on the geopolitical imaginary – both that of the general populous, but also
of those figures who lead their countries. ... through which geopolitical power
runs through understandings and representations of the environment and the
ways in which the environment is now marked as a resource to be strategically
protected or as posing a threat that needs geopolitical expertise to contain and

The Return Of Geopolitics In Europe

Author: Stefano Guzzini
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139789783
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The latter is perhaps the best-known representative of this resurgence, both
through his Fundamentals of Geopolitics, reprinted several times, and through his
political activism as partyleader, director ofa Centre for Geopolitical Expertise (
founded late 1999) and adviser to the speaker of the Duma, Gennadii Seleznev.4
From Marx to Mackinder.5 But, the smaller countries in the post-Soviet space
have also seen a revival. Although the exact status of geopolitical thought in
Estonia ...

The Geopolitics Reader

Author: Simon Dalby
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134715501
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All had aggrandized themselves for years by peddling simpleminded discourses
of danger about the Soviet Union. Now the collapse of the Soviet Empire had
revealed not only the bankruptcy of communism but the intellectual bankruptcy of
the West's own institutions of geopolitical expertise. Cold War geo- politicians like
Colin Gray were revealed as "experts" (like the famous emperor) without clothes.
Institutional complexes of power/ knowledge like the Central Intelligence Agency

The Emerging Geopolitics Of Food

Author: Marjolein de Ridder
Publisher: The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies
ISBN: 9491040766
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In the tropical, low-income regions where cocoa beans are grown and harvested,
population growth and the desire to improve the food security generate a
demand for Dutch knowledge and expertise on how to sustainably increase
productivity and to add value to the harvested crops through better integration in
global value chains. Increases in agricultural productivity in this region will
require the use of high-value input and farming systems and the upgrading of
agricultural logistics in ...

Meta Geopolitics Of Outer Space

Author: N. Al-Rodhan
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137016655
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Moreover, the lack of cash flow in the1990s led Russia to open itsnational space
sectorto foreign customers interested inSoviet hardware and expertise,especially
inthelaunch sector which had anexcellent reputation and low prices.343 Joint
projects with Western partners werecarried out inthe1990s withthe aim of
commercializing the formerSoviet launchers and intercontinental ballistic missiles
. While these measures saved important branches ofthenational space industry,
suchas ...

Concrete Revolution

Author: Christopher Sneddon
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022628445X
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In Concrete Revolution, Christopher Sneddon offers a corrective: a compelling historical account of the US Bureau of Reclamation’s contributions to dam technology, Cold War politics, and the social and environmental adversity perpetuated ...

A Geopolitics Of Academic Writing

Author: A. Suresh Canagarajah
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
ISBN: 9780822972389
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Only through this reconceptualized general education can we change the social
facts behind academic literacy, build into our disciplinary knowledge the need to
listen to those not so "disciplined," and thereby remake the nature of expertise. —
Cheryl Geisler, Academic Literacy and the Nature of Expertise In a narrow
corridor on the second floor of an aging building, flanked by a collection of small
offices including one for himself, sits busily typing Prof. Dr. Peter Schalk — the
chair of ...