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“Towards a Feminist Geopolitics”
The intersections and conversations between feminist geography and political geography have been surprisingly few. The notion of a feminist geopolitics remains undeveloped in geography. This paper aims to create a theoretical ...
“Interrogating Borders: A Transnational Approach to Refugee Research in Vancouver”
Immigration is predicated on the centrality of the nation-state. The authors argue that analyzing settlement patterns and successful integration within a strictly national context is insufficient to understand the political, ...
“Size Matters: Attracting Immigrants to Canadian Cities”
(Springer Verlag, 2006)
Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver have attracted most new immigrants to Canada. Small and medium-sized cities in Canada are keen to share the wealth that new immigrants represent, and federal and provincial governments ...
“The Securitization of Fear in Post-Tsunami Sri Lanka”
(Taylor and Francis (Routledge), 2007)
Fear is a potent political resource that is at once an expression of vulnerability to geopolitical threats and a rationale for security measures against them. It is produced through tropes of nationalism rooted in economic ...
"Beyond Gender: Towards A Feminist Analysis of Humanitarianism and Development in Sri Lanka"
(Feminist Press, 2003)
“UNHCR and the Status of Prima Facie Refugees in Kenya”
(Oxford University Press, 1998)
“Siting Conflict and Peace in Post-Tsunami Sri Lanka and Aceh, Indonesia”
(Taylor and Francis (Routledge), 2009)
The article aims to analyse two policy narratives that were politicised in the context of post-tsunami response in Eastern Sri Lanka and Aceh, Indonesia. These areas had been affected by war for several decades before the ...
“Improving Census-Based Socioeconomic GIS for Public Policy”
(University of British Columbia, 2006)
There are a number of socioeconomic phenomena that are difficult to discern using only census data. We present an innovative approach developed to discern the spatial dimensions of risk for homelessness amongst recent ...
“The Field as Here and Now, Not There and Then”
(American Geographical Society, 2001)
Fieldwork is at once a political, personal, and professional undertaking. It provides crucial reference points and evidence upon which knowledge claims are made. Careful consideration, though, is required of one's own ...