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By Simon Uribe
Frontier Road uses the history of one road in southern Colombia known locally as the trampoline of death to demonstrate how state-building processes and practices have depended on the production and maintenance of frontiers as inclusive-exclusive zones, often through violent means.
This collection revisits Ray Pahl's 1984 sociology classic, combining excerpts from the original with assessments by leading researchers of how and why the book has stood the test of time as a study that fundamentally re-thinks our understanding of 'work'. -- .
This book seeks to provide a guide to the various ways in which much economic activity now takes place somehow in between cities and nations - the geographical containers that we continue to take for granted as those which organize much of our lives.
Winner of the 2018 James M. Blaut Award in recognition of innovative scholarship in cultural and political ecology! Enterprising Nature explores the rise of economic rationality in global biodiversity law, policy and science. To view Jessica's animation based on the book's themes please visit
African Independence is a dynamic discussion of how Africa shapes world events today. Tukufu Zuberi weaves interview excerpts and stories from many Africans he has met-from refugees to heads of state-with key events in African history to show the importance of understanding Africa today.
A popular take on world events that puts the 'geo' back into geopolitics