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Ecosystem integrity and policy coherence for development

Tools aimed at achieving balance as the basis for transformative development

Harlan Koff, Miguel Equihua Zamora, Carmen Maganda, and Octavio Pérez-Maqueo

standpoint when applied to specific development contexts, such as water basins or clearly defined ecosystems. While current uses of PCD as a policy tool highlight its strengths because they prioritize sustainable development over competing policy arenas and

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Regional and sub-regional effects on development policies

The Benelux and the Nordic countries compared

Lauri Siitonen

European Union (EU) studies and development studies by testing the strengths of Europeanization and sub-regional identification in explaining development policies. It is also linked with the recent debates on European identities (Council of Europe 2013

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From philanthropy to impact investing

The case of Luxembourg

Shirlita Espinosa

on Filipinos Overseas, 2013 ), a call for solidarity to become “enablers of development” through giving is potentially a promise worth making. In particular, I present the specificities of Luxembourg and how its economic strengths as a financial hub

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Johannes Görbert, Russ Pottle, Jeff Morrison, Pramod K. Nayar, Dirk Göttsche, Lacy Marschalk, Dorit Müller, Angela Fowler, Rebecca Mills, and Kevin Mitchell Mercer

-European colonial discourse. Non-German travelogues are referred to occasionally, yet the study does not offer a comparative analysis. One clear strength of the study, thus, is to identify the narrative structures, stereotypical images, and rhetorics by which

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Knowledge, Travel, and Embodied Thought

Restlessness in Herder’s Journal of My Voyage in the Year 1769

John K. Noyes

, he describes his condition in Riga as one of general dissatisfaction with all aspects of his life, which he experiences as this urge to travel: I had not courage and strength enough to sweep away all these embarrassing situations and launch myself

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Manuel Stoffers, Blake Morris, Alan Meyer, Younes Saramifar, Andrew Cobbing, Martin Emanuel, Rudi Volti, Caitlin Starr Cohn, Caitríona Leahy, and Sunny Stalter-Pace

considered—and they approach walking and mapping through a dizzying array of methods. The breadth of the practices considered is one of the great strengths of O’Rourke’s text, and it functions as a fantastic reference for scholars interested in alternative

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Lazy Labor, Modernization, and Coloniality

Mobile Cultures between the Andes and the Amazon around 1900

Jaime Moreno Tejada

culture as the watch was to the modern traveler. Samai’s connotations of physical and spiritual strength informed the porters’ attitude toward labor. Napo Runa youngsters had to go through rites of passage in which they had their eyes rubbed with ají

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Beth Gutelius, Janet Gibson, Dhan Zunino Singh, Steven J. Gold, Alexandra Portmann, Peter Cox, Rudi Volti, Adrian Drummond-Cole, and Steven D. Spalding

has the power to prompt reflection that is often missing from more singular collections. Its strength as a mobility studies project is in the disparity of studies that are brought together. Through their juxtaposition, as Worster infers, they

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James Longhurst, Sheila Dwyer, John Lennon, Zhenhua Chen, Rudi Volti, Gopalan Balachandran, Katarina Gephardt, Mathieu Flonneau, Kyle Shelton, and Fiona Wilkie

sea communications within the empire. Seapower is the ability of a nation through strength, capacity, and mobility to possess an effective naval defense, which permits its commerce to travel freely across the seas to markets and suppliers in peace

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Eirini Kasioumi, Anna Plyushteva, Talya Zemach-Bersin, Kathleen F. Oswald, Molly Sauter, Alexandra Ganser, Mustafa Ahmed Khan, Natasha Raheja, Harry Oosterhuis, and Benjamin Fraser

to urban planning rationales. Nevertheless, the strength of Airport Urbanism lies precisely in the association of traditionally separate study paths, pointing the way for more transdisciplinary analyses of the interaction between global mobility and