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“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 ...
“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 ...
“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 ...
“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 ...
"The Question of the Political in Critical Geopolitics: Querying the 'Child Soldier' in the 'War on Terror'"
After two decades of scholarship on â€˜critical geopoliticsâ€™, the question of whether it is largely a discursive critique of prevailing knowledge production and geopolitical texts or critique with an implicit, normative ...
“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 ...
Refugees and Human Smuggling: The Case of Sri Lanka
(Centre for Refugee Studies, 2010-09-15)
“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 ...
“Aid, Conflict, and Migration: the Canada-Sri Lanka Connection”
This paper aims to disentangle patterns of aid, trade, conflict and migration between Canada and Sri Lanka, illustrating the surprisingly significant traffic between the two countries and exploring the significance and ...
"The Methods and Meanings of Collaborative Team Research"
(Sage Publications, 2010)
Team research enables the collection of multiple, sometimes conflicting, stories of migration, family, and belonging. Using common qualitative methods within a team research context can stretch these research techniques ...