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Joerg Fingerhut

Smith’s trajectory, I will first focus on some claims regarding a general aesthetic naturalism. In particular, I will address his version of “expansionism,” which he introduces, among other things, as a methodological feature to help situate cultural

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Reclaiming the lake

Citizenship and environment-as-common-property in highland Peru

Mattias Borg Rasmussen

mutual recognition of authority, rights, and property and secure the land and water that are the foundation of rural livelihoods. Since the early 1990s, Peru has experienced an expansion in mining activities, which further accelerated during the first

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Murray Smith

: “Arguably, seeing-in itself is the basic form of expansion here” (42). More on this idea below.) In this sense, the threshold for “extra-normal” perception or cognition may be much lower than Livingston takes it to be. But beyond this observation about

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Ariela Zycherman

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon Tropical forests across the globe are being reshaped by the expansion of croplands and the production of commodity crops for export in particular. Deforestation for agriculture is one of the primary causes of land cover

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Republican Imperialisms

Narrating the History of “Empire” in France, 1885–1900

Christina Carroll

strategies for promoting national prestige and from longstanding concerns about the political implications of imperial expansion. As scholars have shown, strands of liberal and republican thought had criticized overseas imperial expansion, arguing that any

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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

pattern has been developed and is becoming an intense global accumulation zone ( Robinson, 2004 ), 3 based mainly in a militarized accumulation. The goal of this article is to examine how a Global Space for the expansion of transnational capital emerged

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Carl Strikwerda

commercial expansion of such stupendous growth as at the beginning of this twentieth century. Every year new lands are being exploited and new regions opened to commerce. Everywhere the old is giving place to the new.” 17 Indeed, in terms of the percentage

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Beyond the American culture wars

A call for environmental leadership and strengthening networks

Kate A. Berry

The culture wars are diminishing social cohesion. By culture wars, I mean the increases in volatility, expansion of polarization, and obvious conflicts in various parts of the world between, on the one hand, those who are passionate about

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Improving and protecting human rights

A reflection of the quality of education for migrant and marginalized Roma children in Europe

Silvia-Maria Chireac and Anna Devis Arbona

education system. Historical context A number of studies have explained the arrival of the Roma people to Europe resulting from displacement from Asia with the expansion of the Islamic cultures. Other studies point to an Egyptian origin, perhaps leading to

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State and Warfare in Mexico

The Case of Ayotzinapa

Alessandro Zagato

, convoked by the array of economic opportunities made available nationally by recent governmental reforms. This arrangement responds to a new cycle of capitalist expansion and accumulation grounded in infrastructural developments that reinforce broad