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A Brief History of Neoliberalism

A Brief History of Neoliberalism

David Harvey

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199283262
eISBN:
9780191917660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199283262.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Social and Political Geography

Neoliberalism--the doctrine that market exchange is an ethic in itself, capable of acting as a guide for all human action--has become dominant in both thought and practice ... More

Does the Constitution Follow the Flag?The Evolution of Territoriality in American Law

Does the Constitution Follow the Flag?: The Evolution of Territoriality in American Law

Kal Raustiala

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195304596
eISBN:
9780197562413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195304596.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Social and Political Geography

The Bush Administration has notoriously argued that detainees at Guantanamo do not enjoy constitutional rights because they are held outside American borders. But where do rules ... More

Geopolitics and the Green RevolutionWheat, Genes, and the Cold War

Geopolitics and the Green Revolution: Wheat, Genes, and the Cold War

John H. Perkins

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195110135
eISBN:
9780197561065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195110135.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Social and Political Geography

During the last 100 years, the worldwide yields of cereal grains, such as wheat and rice, have increased dramatically. Since the 1950s, developments in plant breeding science have ... More

Globalization, Globalism, Environments, and EnvironmentalismConsciousness of Connections

Globalization, Globalism, Environments, and Environmentalism: Consciousness of Connections

Steven Vertovec and Darrell A. Posey (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199264520
eISBN:
9780191917554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199264520.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Social and Political Geography

In both scientific research and public interest over the past two decades there has been a growing attention to environmental matters. This volume presents the views of a number ... More

Infectious Diseases: A Geographical AnalysisEmergence and Re-emergence

Infectious Diseases: A Geographical Analysis: Emergence and Re-emergence

A. D. Cliff, M.R. Smallman-Raynor, P. Haggett, D.F. Stroup, and S.B. Thacker

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199244737
eISBN:
9780191917509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199244737.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Social and Political Geography

The last four decades of human history have seen the emergence of an unprecedented number of 'new' infectious diseases: the familiar roll call includes AIDS, Ebola, H5N1 ... More

The Nature of the StateExcavating the Political Ecologies of the Modern State

The Nature of the State: Excavating the Political Ecologies of the Modern State

Mark Whitehead, Rhys Jones, and Martin Jones

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199271894
eISBN:
9780191917608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199271894.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Social and Political Geography

The twin categories of the state and nature collectively embody some of the most fundamental reference points around which our lives and thinking are organized. Despite their ... More

Near AbroadPutin, the West and the Contest over Ukraine and the Caucasus

Near Abroad: Putin, the West and the Contest over Ukraine and the Caucasus

Gerard Toal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190253301
eISBN:
9780197559567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190253301.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Social and Political Geography

Before Russia invaded Ukraine, it invaded Georgia. Both states are part of Russia's "near abroad" - newly independent states that were once part of the Soviet Union and are now ... More

The New Imperialism

The New Imperialism

David Harvey

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199264315
eISBN:
9780191917646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199264315.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Social and Political Geography

People around the world are confused and concerned. Is it a sign of strength or of weakness that the US has suddenly shifted from a politics of consensus to one of coercion on ... More

The Power of PlaceGeography, Destiny, and Globalization's Rough Landscape

The Power of Place: Geography, Destiny, and Globalization's Rough Landscape

Harm De Blij

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195367706
eISBN:
9780197562628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195367706.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Social and Political Geography

The world is not as mobile or as interconnected as we like to think. As Harm de Blij argues in The Power of Place, in crucial ways--from the uneven distribution of natural ... More

Social Power and the Urbanization of WaterFlows of Power

Social Power and the Urbanization of Water: Flows of Power

Erik Swyngedouw

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198233916
eISBN:
9780191916519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198233916.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Social and Political Geography

Taking as his case-study the city of Guayaquil in Ecuador, where 600,000 people lack easy access to potable water, Erik Swyngedouw aims to reconstruct, theoretically and ... More

World Population & Human Capital in the Twenty-First CenturyAn Overview

World Population & Human Capital in the Twenty-First Century: An Overview

Wolfgang Lutz, William P. Butz, and Samir KC (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198813422
eISBN:
9780191919268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813422.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Social and Political Geography

Condensed into a detailed analysis and a selection of continent-wide datasets, this revised edition of World Population & Human Capital in the Twenty-First Century addresses the ... More

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