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The Agrarian Seeds of Empire: The Political Economy of Agriculture in the U.S. State Institutional Capacity Building, 1849-1980
This study outlines the influence of agrarian movements on the process of US institutional capacity building during the period of 1840- 1980. It investigates the specific nature of US institutional efforts at various ...
The Political Economy of the Special Relationship: British Development and American Power
Breaking from the traditional understanding of Anglo-American relations in terms of the cultural, diplomatic and military ‘Special Relationship’, this thesis explores the interdependent political-economic development of ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...