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The psychology of regions

A Vygotskian perspective

Luk Van Langenhove

entity distinct from another one. A second cluster of meanings is focused upon what kind of common characteristics a class of entities might have—that is, to what extent there are similarities between members of a group. With the emergence of sovereign

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US–México border states and the US military–industrial complex

A Global Space for expanding transnational capital

Juan Manuel Sandoval Palacios

production and financial system; (2) the rise of a transnational capitalist class (TCC) 1 ; (3) the rise of transnational state (TNS) 2 apparatuses; and (4) novel relations of inequality, domination, and exploitation in global society. The globalization of

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John Agnew

thought more anecdotally for years—that is, neighborhood or place matters profoundly in affecting the prospects of individual social mobility in US society. Why else would so many middle-class Americans invest in moving to “better” school districts if this

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Zenyram Koff Maganda

the Rainbow) School in Luxembourg, which has recently joined the International Baccalaureate. I am studying the Middle Years Program, which includes a Service in Action class. Through this course, students complete activities that benefit their

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Is there a link?

Japan’s internal cohesion and external conflict with neighbors

Robert W. Compton Jr.

shared understandings vital to successful regional social cohesion. As Hirata and Warschauer state, issues of Japanese textbook revisions and the high-profile political visitations of the Yasukuni Shrine , where Class A war criminals are buried, while

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Gilberto Conde

entirely unprecedented, challenged like never before since the 1960s and 1970s the authoritarian regimes of the Arab world. The wealthiest oil-producing Arab ruling classes saw the entire regional status quo shaken and at least a substantial part of them

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Women and development in Vietnam

Caught between social tradition and economic globalization

Khuat Thu Hong

.7% higher than women, and the monthly earnings of men are higher than women in all classes of technical qualification. The gender pay gap is especially significant among those who have university and post-graduate degrees as it is as large as 20%, which is

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Inequality and poverty

The ill-fitting pieces in the EU’s development partnerships

Riina Pilke and Marikki Stocchetti

. , & Middle Class Poverty Politics Research Group. ( 2012 ). Decentring poverty studies: Middle class alliances and the social construction of poverty . Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography , 33 , 1 – 19 . 10.1111/j.1467-9493.2012.00443.x Melamed , C

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Steve Kwok-Leung Chan

categorization suggested here refers to an implicit practice in Myanmar, especially during the period of military junta rule, when citizens were differentiated roughly into four classes, namely the (1) majority Bamars, (2) ethnic minorities in seven Divisions

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James Gerber

, and other threats caused many middle-class Mexicans to move to the other side of the border where they and their families felt safer. The ability to move was dependent on a number of other factors, including legal status, income, type of work, and so