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State Steering in Polycentric Governance Systems: Climate Policy Integration in Ontario and California's Transportation Sectors
The post-Kyoto era of climate governance has witnessed a dramatic increase in the number and diversity of actors and organizations, resulting in a complex institutional regime that displays the essential features of ...
The Deployment of Difference: The Space of Possibility and Garifuna Resistance to Dispossession in Honduras
This dissertation focusses on Garifuna struggles against dispossession from their territories in Honduras. My work focusses on two organizations and their affiliates in the present and is based on an ethnographic analysis ...
The (Un)Making of the Working Class in Karachi, 1980s -2010s
This dissertation traces the evolution of working-class politics in Karachi (Pakistan) over the past four decades. I develop an integral and non-teleological approach to the study of class, state, and civil society by ...
Storytelling Seasonally Dry Neotropical Forest: The Social Production of Space and Nature in Peasant Communities of a Costa Rican Dry Forest
In the state-created settlements of Bagatz and Falconiana in the province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica, spatialized social relations are co-constituted with processes of production and reproduction. This dissertation illustrates ...
Common Health: The Role of Non-Profit Organizations in Supporting Community Action for Health Equity and Justice
This dissertation explores the ways in which reporting requirements, evaluations, management decisions and other metrics and processes contribute to a growing gap between community development goals of community health ...
Why the Pirate Flag is the Only One Worth Flying Direct-Action and the Enforcement of International Marine Wildlife Conservation Laws
The subject of international law is fraught with debate over its legitimacy and efficacy. If laws without enforcement are merely good advice, then how can the environment be meaningfully protected by international legal ...