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Development, Capitalists and Extractive Rent: Class Struggles in Venezuela and Ecuador
Through a relational class perspective, this dissertation compares the evolution of the development models in Venezuela and Ecuador since the 1970s to better understand the significance of the recent turn to the left. Based ...
Dreamscapes of Dubai: Geographies and Genealogies of Global City Status
This dissertation asks how Dubais dream and position as a global city impacts on and is impacted by the experiences of a migrant-majority population; and, simultaneously, how the operation of highly exclusionary citizenship ...
Race, Nature, and Accumulation: A Decolonial World-Ecological Analysis of Indian Land Grabbing in the Gambella Province of Ethiopia
This dissertation situates the post-crisis phenomenon of large-scale agricultural land acquisition, otherwise known as the global land grab, within the longue duree of the capitalist world-ecology. It does so by advancing ...