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“Hidden Homelessness in Greater Vancouver”
While homelessness is a growing problem in Greater Vancouver, immigrants are not yet a visible part of the region's homeless. The over-representation of immigrants among the population considered at-risk suggests that ...
“Mind the Gap: Bridging Feminist and Political Geography Through Geopolitics”
The intersections and conversations between feminist geography and political geography have been surprisingly few. Feminist geographersâ€™ forays into geopolitics and international relations within political geography have ...
"Still Methodologically Becoming: Collaboration, Feminist Politics and 'Team Ismaili'"
(Taylor and Francis (Routledge), 2010)
This article mobilizes a feminist analytic to examine team research and collaborative knowledge production. We center our encounter with team research -- a collectivity we named 'Team Ismaili' -- and our study with first- ...
“Feminist Geopolitics Revisited: Body Counts in Iraq”
Feminist geography and political geography still represent two solitudes within the discipline. While increased traffic between these different parts of the discipline points to a degree of intellectual engagement, there ...
“Managing Difference: Gender and Culture in Humanitarian Emergencies”
(Taylor and Francis (Routledge), 1998)
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has a mandate to respond to crises of human displacement on a global scale. The ways in which the organization conceives of gender and culture in this humanitarian ...
"Business and Bludgeon at the Border: a Transnational Political Economy of Human Displacement in Thailand and Burma"
(Springer Verlag, 2001)
Transnational economic integration between Thailand and Burma is intimately linked to protection for Burmese refugees in Thailand. In the case of Burmese nationals who seek safety in Thailand, their protection becomes more ...
“A Post-Cold War Geography of Forced Migration in Kenya and Somalia”
(Taylor and Francis, 1999)
Drawing on recent research in the Horn of Africa, emerging patterns of managing forced migration in the post-Cold War landscape are identified and analyzed. While camps continue to house refugees, tbe meaning and value of ...
“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 ...
“Change and Challenge at UNHCR: A Retrospective of the Past 50 Years”
(York University, Centre for Refugee Studies, 2001)
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is arguably the lead UN agency in complex humanitarian emergencies. But this is a recent role, whereby UNHCR provides assistance to displaced persons both beyond ...