Category Archives: Political Economy

‘The mainstreaming of “vulgar territory”’ in the political geography section of GECO

We have recently published Chris Lizotte in the political geography section of Geography Compass, on “The mainstreaming of ‘vulgar territory’ and popular visions of hyper‐bordered and feminized territory.” Chris’ timely review article identifies and outlines an approach to understanding popular-geographical … Continue reading

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‘Immigration, Policing, and the Politics of Time’ in the political geography section of GECO

We have recently published Geoff Boyce in the political geography section of Geography Compass, on ‘Immigration, Policing, and the Politics of Time.‘ Geoff’s review article argues for examining the centrality of time to spatialized modes of control in immigration policing. … Continue reading

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‘Political geographical perspectives on settler colonialism’ in the political geography section of GECO

We have recently published Stepha Velednitsky, Sara Hughes, and Rhys Machold in the political geography section of Geography Compass, on ‘Political geographical perspectives on settler colonialism.’ The review article provides a comprehensive survey of tendencies, past and present, at the … Continue reading

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SCRIPTS conference at University of Wyoming — Global Leadership Crisis, Rising Inequalities, and Culture Wars

Colleagues from the Freie Universität Berlin, who are affiliated with the School of Politics, Public Affairs, and International Studies at the University of Wyoming are organizing a conference titled Global Leadership Crisis, Rising Inequalities, and Culture Wars: Contestations of the … Continue reading

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Free access to “‘To see things in an objective light’: the Dakota Access Pipeline and the ongoing construction of settler colonial landscapes”

Journal of Cultural Geography is providing free access to my co-authored article with Guillaume Proulx, previously described in this post from last year. The map, above, is part of the article. This work comes from our ongoing collaboration on settler … Continue reading

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My new article with Guillaume Proulx on “settler colonial landscapes”

A collaboration that began in my American Landscapes course recently resulted in an article published in the Journal of Cultural Geography (free access here). In this article and in a presentation at the 2019 meeting of the American Association of … Continue reading

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“Re-thinking geoeconomics” in the political geography section of GECO

Geography Compass recently published Sami Moisio (University of Helsinki, Finland) in the political geography section, on a reinterpretation of geoeconomics as political geographies of knowledge‐intensive capitalism. ‘Re-thinking geoeconomics: Towards a political geograpy of economic geographies‘ is notable for putting IR … Continue reading

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Upcoming talk at University of Denver: “Politicizing Landscapes of Disappearance in Central Mexico”

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Editorial: An active role for political geography in our current conjuncture

*** Wiley has released the early view of our co-authored statement of an editorial direction for the political geography section of Geography Compass. In the essay, An active role for political geography in our current conjuncture, Kevin Grove and I describe … Continue reading

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Call for Chapter Proposals – Volume on Youth, Law and Politics

This call for chapters may be of interest to readers of the blog. It dovetails nicely with the focus on categories and their facilitation of governance which animates some of the more exciting work on political geographies of young people. … Continue reading

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