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Flucht und Asyl in europäischen Migrationsregimen - Metamorphosen einer umkämpften Kategorie am Beispiel der EU, Deutschlands und Polens

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ISBN: 9783941875715 Year: Pages: 367 Language: German
Publisher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen
Subject: Law --- Political Science --- Social Sciences
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In the Federal Republic of Germany the number of asylum seekers has fallen considerably in recent years. The recognition rate lies at around one percent. What has happened to the refugees? Are there no longer any reasons to apply for asylum? In order to find asylum seekers, one must look in the new EU member states on the external borders, and to the countries immediately beyond the borders: because of regulations about jurisdiction, more and more refugees become stranded on the edges of the EU and can only reach other European target countries by irregular means. The study shows, using Germany and Poland as examples, how the significance of asylum law has changed over the last 20 years, how this change can be explained, and how it relates to migrants’ strategies. Inthis manner the study offers new insight into the field of asylum policy in three respects: on the one hand, asylum policy is analysed in the context of category construction related to migration policy. In this way the significance of the categorization and hierarchization of ‘desirable and ‘undesirable’ migrants as a central component of ‘migration management’ is revealed. On the other hand, the two studies of individual countries provide an extensive picture of asylum policy in Germany and Poland. By embedding the two case studies in developments at EU level, and relating them to each other, the study offers a new and comprehensive insight into the dynamics which have determined the changes in the European asylum regime in the last two decades.

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Demography --- Geography

Corpi, strumenti, narrazioni

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Book Series: Tratti geografici. Materiali di ricerca e risorse educative ISBN: 9788891775818 Year: Language: Italian
Publisher: FrancoAngeli
Subject: Geography
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The volume aims to provide an updated overview of School Geography as an inclusive knowledge. As teachers and citizens, we daily deal with the differences we meet. Working and living with a group of students implies, in fact, working and living in contact with the difference, defined by its dimensions: gender, physical ability, cultural heritage, social or economic backgrounds. Following this perspective, the “Officine didattiche” are thought of as a powerful opportunity in fostering the integration between methodological frameworks and educational practices. Inspired by the experience of the “Officine didattiche”, organized during the 59° Convegno Nazionale AIIG (held from September 29th to October 3rd, 2016 at the Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia – Università La Sapienza), the book has been set as an operative tool for teachers. The authors of the contributions integrated theoretical reflections with the didactic relevance emerged from their training experiences. The main aim of this volume is to provide methodological and practical supports and to act as an operative source in planning and conducting training courses for teachers. The contributions are organized in three parts: "Corpi", "Strumenti" and "Narrazioni", re-proposing the guiding themes of the “Officine” set in Rome. Furthermore, these three “parts” work as thematic axes connecting the book to the contemporary debate on school and children Geographies.&#xD;

Land-Use Modelling in Planning Practice

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Book Series: GeoJournal Library ISBN: 9789400718210 Year: Volume: 101 Pages: XVI, 214 DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-1822-7 Language: English
Publisher: Springer Grant: Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek
Subject: Geography
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This book provides an overview of recent developments and applications of the Land Use Scanner model. Internationally recognized as among the best of its kind, this versatile model can be applied at a national level for trend extrapolation, scenario studies and optimization, yet can also be employed in a smaller-scale regional context. Alongside these practical examples from the Netherlands, readers will find discussion of more theoretical aspects of land-use models as well as an assessment of various studies that aim to develop the Land-Use Scanner model further. Spanning the divide between the abstractions of land-use modelling and the imperatives of policy making, this is a cutting-edge account of the way in which the Land-Use Scanner approach is able to interrogate a spectrum of issues that range from climate change to transportation efficiency. Aimed at planners, researchers and policy makers who need to stay abreast of the latest advances in land-use modelling techniques in the context of planning practice, the book guides the reader through the applications supported by current instrumentation. It affords the opportunity for a wide readership to benefit from the extensive and acknowledged expertise of Dutch planners, who have originated a host of much-used models.

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land-use models --- geography

Historical GIS Research in Canada

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Book Series: Canadian History and Environment ISSN: 19253702 ISBN: 9781552387566 Year: Pages: 350 Language: English
Publisher: University of Calgary Press
Subject: Geography --- Environmental Sciences
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Fundamentally concerned with place, and our ability to understand human relationships with environment over time, Historical Geographic Information Systems (HGIS) as a tool and a subject has direct bearing for the study of contemporary environmental issues and realities. To date, HGIS projects in Canada are few and publications that discuss these projects directly even fewer. This book brings together case studies of HGIS projects in historical geography, social and cultural history, and environmental history from Canada's diverse regions. Projects include religion and ethnicity, migration, indigenous land practices, rebuilding a nineteenth-century neighborhood, and working with Google Earth.With contributions by:Colleen BeardStephen BockingJennifer BonnellJim CliffordJoanna DeanFrançois DufauxPatrick A. DunaeMarcel FortinJason GillilandWilliam M. GlenMegan HarveyMatthew G. HatvanySally HermansenAndrew HinsonDon LafreniereJohn S. LutzJoshua D. MacFadyenDaniel MacfarlaneJennifer MarvinCameron MetcalfByron MoldofskySherry OlsonJon PasherDaniel RueckR. W. SandwellHenry YuBarbara Znamirowski

Atlas of Jordan

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ISBN: 9782351593783 9782351594384 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Presses de l’Ifpo
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L’ambition de cet atlas est d’offrir au lecteur des clés d’analyse spatiale des dynamiques sociales, économiques et politiques qui animent la Jordanie, pays exemplaire de la complexité du Moyen-Orient. Produit de sept années de coopération scientifique entre l’Ifpo, le Centre Royal Jordanien de Géographie et l’Université de Jordanie, l’atlas réunit les contributions de 48 chercheurs européens, jordaniens et internationaux. La formation des territoires jordaniens sur le temps long est éclairée...

Mining and Communities in Northern Canada: History, Politics, and Memory

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Book Series: Canadian History and Environment ISSN: 19253702 ISBN: 9781552388051 Year: Volume: 1 Pages: 456 Language: English
Publisher: University of Calgary Press
Subject: Ecology --- History --- Economics
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For indigenous communities throughout the globe, mining has been a historical forerunner of colonialism, introducing new, and often disruptive, settlement patterns and economic arrangements. Although indigenous communities may benefit from and adapt to the wage labour and training opportunities provided by new mining operations, they are also often left to navigate the complicated process of remediating the long-term ecological changes associated with industrial mining. In this regard, the mining often inscribes colonialism as a broad set of physical and ecological changes to indigenous lands. Mining and Communities in Northern Canada examines historical and contemporary social, economic, and environmental impacts of mining on Aboriginal communities in northern Canada. Combining oral history research with intensive archival study, this work juxtaposes the perspectives of government and industry with the perspectives of local communities. The oral history and ethnographic material provides an extremely significant record of local Aboriginal perspectives on histories of mining and development in their regions.With contributions by:Patricia BoulterJean-Sébastien BoutetEmilie CameronSarah GordonHeather GreenJane HammondJoella HoganArn KeelingTyler LevitanHereward LongleyScott MidgleyKevin O'ReillyAndrea ProcterJohn SandlosAlexandra Winton

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Mining --- Community --- History --- Geography

Moving Natures: Mobility and Environment in Canadian History

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Book Series: Canadian History and Environment ISSN: 19253702 ISBN: 9781552388600 Year: Volume: 1 Pages: 352 Language: English
Publisher: University of Calgary Press
Subject: Ecology --- History --- Transportation
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Mobility - the movements of people, things, and ideas, as well as their associated cultural meanings - has been a key factor in shaping Canadians' perceptions of and interactions with their country. Approaching the burgeoning field of environmental history in Canada through the lens of mobility reveals some of the distinctive ways in which Canadians have come to terms with the country's climate and landscape.Spanning Canada's diverse regions, throughout its history, from the closing of the age of sail to the contemporary era of just-on-time delivery, Moving Natures: Mobility and the Environment in Canadian History examines a wide range of topics, from the impact of seasonal climactic conditions on different transportation modes, to the environmental consequences of building mobility corridors and pathways, to the relationship between changing forms of mobility with tourism and other recreational activities. Contributors make use of traditional archival sources, as well as historical geographic information systems (HGIS), qualitative and quantitative analysis, and critical theory.This thought-provoking collection divides the intersection of environmental and mobility history into two approaches. The chapters in the first section deal primarily with the construction and productive use of mobility technologies and infrastructure, as well as their environmental constraints and consequences. The chapters in the second section focus on consumers' uses of those vehicles and pathways: on pleasure travel, tourism, and recreational mobility. Together, they highlight three quintessentially Canadian themes: seasonality, links between mobility and natural resource development, and urbanites' experiences of the environment through mobility.

Geografia, cultura e riscos: livro de homenagem ao Prof. Doutor António Pedrosa

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Book Series: Geografias ISBN: 9789892612362 Year: Pages: 346 DOI: https://doi.org/10.14195/978-989-26-1237-9 Language: Portuguese
Publisher: Coimbra University Press
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O segundo volume do Livro de Homenagem ao Professor Doutor António de Sousa Pedrosa trata de aspetos relacionados com Geografia, Cultura e Riscos, três temas a que o homenageado dedicou especial atenção e, por isso, muita da sua investigação. Se o primeiro e o último deles são comuns ao primeiro volume, já a Cultura é tratada especificamente neste tomo, que assim permite distingui-lo claramente do primeiro, cuja abordagem específica versou sobre a Paisagem. O colega António Pedrosa deixou-nos prematuramente, quando ainda desenvolvia vasta atividade, nomeadamente de orientação científica de projetos de investigação e de teses de doutoramento e de mestrado, pelo que não será de admirar que alguma dela seja dada aqui

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Geography --- culture --- risks

Geografia, paisagem e riscos: livro de homenagem ao Prof. Doutor António Pedrosa

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Book Series: Geografias ISBN: 9789892612324 Year: Pages: 352 DOI: https://doi.org/10.14195/978-989-26-1233-1 Language: Portuguese
Publisher: Coimbra University Press
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O primeiro volume do Livro de Homenagem ao Professor Doutor António de Sousa Pedrosa trata de aspetos relacionados com Geografia, Paisagem e Riscos, três temas a que o homenageado dedicou particular atenção e, por isso, muita da sua investigação. Se o primeiro e o último deles são comuns aos temas do segundo volume, já a Paisagem é tratada especificamente neste tomo, que assim permite distingui-lo claramente do segundo, em que a abordagem específica versará sobre a Cultura. O colega António Pedrosa deixou-nos prematuramente, quando ainda desenvolvia vasta atividade, nomeadamente de orientação científica de projetos de investigação e de teses de doutoramento e de mestrado, pelo que não será de admirar que alguma dela seja dada aqui

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Geography --- landscape --- risks

Knowledge and Networks

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Book Series: Knowledge and Space ISSN: 1877-9220 ISBN: 9783319450223 9783319450230 Year: Volume: 11 Pages: 386 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-45023-0 Language: English
Publisher: Springer
Subject: Social Sciences --- Ecology --- Business and Management
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This book discusses a core question in many fields of the social sciences, namely how to create, share and adopt new knowledge. It creates an original space for conversation between two lines of research that have developed largely in parallel for a long time: social network theory and the geography of knowledge. This book considers that relational thinking has become increasingly important for scholars to capture societal outcomes by studying social relations and networks, whereas the role of place, space and spatial scales has been somewhat neglected outside an emergent geography of knowledge.The individual contributions help integrate network arguments of connectivity, geographical arguments of contiguity and contextuality into a more comprehensive understanding of the ways in which people and organizations are constrained by and make use of space and networks for learning and innovation. Experts in the fields of geography, sociology, economics, political science, psychology, management and organizational studies develop conceptual models and propose empirical research that illustrates the ways in which networks and geography play together in processes of innovation, learning, leadership, and power.

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