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The Urban Politics of Mega-Events

Grand Promises Meet Local Resistance

John Lauermann

, Germany; Innsbruck, Austria; Munich, Germany; Sion, Switzerland), after protesters lobbied for a referendum (Boston, US; Budapest, Czech Republic; Graz, Austria), or after city leaders experienced more general forms of political opposition (Krakow, Poland

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Regional integration from “below” in West Africa

A study of transboundary town-twinning of Idiroko (Nigeria) and Igolo (Benin)

Olukayode A. Faleye

Europe ( Buursink, 2001 ; Ehlers, 2001 ; Joennienni & Serguine, 2011 ). Other cases of transboundary town-twinning in Europe include the case of Brugg, Switzerland, and Rott weil, Germany, in 1918 ( Zelinsky, 1991 ). In 1920, town-twinning was

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Kaloyan Haralampiev and Georgi Dimitrov

surpasses Hungary; Slovenia, Spain and Cyprus surpass Latvia; Malta surpasses Portugal; Luxembourg and Germany surpass Austria. The new ranking seems meaningful and, despite these differences, we still examine total rankings calculated only by the Table

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Economic and social upgrading through professional and supporting services

Lessons from the shrimp value chain in El Salvador

Nahuel Oddone and Ramón Padilla-Pérez

analysis is based on empirical evidence collected by the authors as part of a technical assistance project run by the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UN-ECLAC) in 2013 and funded by the German International

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Eliana Elisabeth Diehl and Esther Jean Langdon

conducted primarily in Xapecó, their largest Indigenous Area with 3,935 inhabitants. The Xokleng Indigenous Area has 1,071 inhabitants ( IBGE, 2010b ). Both areas are surrounded by farmers of German or Italian descent with a history of ethnic intolerance and

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M. Guadalupe Torres-Jiménez, Rene Murrieta-Galindo, Beatriz Bolívar-Cimé, Astrid Wojtarowski-Leal, and M. Ángeles Piñar-Álvarez

of the Mixteca, Puebla-Oaxaca, Mexico ]. Etnobiología 15 , 16 – 31 . Muhr , T. ( 2009 ). ATLAS.ti 7.0 [Version 7.5.4] . Berlin, Germany : ATLAS.ti Scientific Software Development GmbH . Available from Muñoz

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Remaking Oceans Governance

Critical Perspectives on Marine Spatial Planning

Luke Fairbanks, Noëlle Boucquey, Lisa M. Campbell, and Sarah Wise

-based process diverges from real-world MSP practice. For example, Jay et al. (2016) examine the tensions in German MSP as its rational vision encountered a more relativist approach that placed the environment as just one among a suite of planning

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Desarrollo vs. satisfacción de necesidades básicas

Recepción de remesas en Morelos, México

Ana Melisa Pardo Montaño and Claudio Alberto Dávila Cervantes

recibidos por negocios. A partir de sus resultados, los autores señalan que no hay evidencia suficiente para afirmar que las remesas pueden ser ocupadas en inversiones de carácter productivo. Para Germán Vega y Liliana Huerta (2008) , el tamaño y tipo de

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Steve Kwok-Leung Chan

anti-trafficking strategies in Asia . Brown Journal of World Affairs 10 ( 1 ), 91 – 104 . Schneider , F. ( 2009 ). Size and development of the shadow economy in Germany, Austria and other OECD-countries, some preliminary findings . Revue

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Becoming an Agricultural Growth Corridor

African Megaprojects at a Situated Scale

Serena Stein and Marc Kalina

-1880s, Portugal sought to link its two colonies in Angola and Mozambique by way of an inland corridor ( Birmingham 1999 ; Howes 2007 ; Nowell 1982 ). This ambition led to arguments with Germany and Britain over prospective boundaries, as Rhodes