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    • Social spatiality: some rudimentary thoughts on the epistemology of Benno Werlen 

      Strohmayer, Ulf (Copernicus Publications, 2014)
      Benno Werlen requires no introduction to readers of Geographica Helvetica: arguably the most internationally resonating of names amongst Swiss human geographers writing today, the Jena-based social geographer has not ...
    • Younger Dryas deglaciation of Scotland driven by warming summers 

      Bromley, Gordon R. M.; Putnam, Aaron E.; Rademaker, Kurt M.; Lowell, Thomas V.; Schaefer, Joerg M.; Hall, Brenda; Winckler, Gisela; Birkel, Sean D.; Borns, Harold W. (National Academy of Sciences, 2014-04-14)
      The Younger Dryas Stadial (YDS; similar to 12,900-11,600 y ago) in the Northern Hemisphere is classically defined by abrupt cooling and renewed glaciation during the last glacial- interglacial transition. Although this ...
    • Implications of China's on-going dependence on foreign technology 

      Grimes, Seamus; Sun, Yutao (Elsevier, 2014-05-04)
      This paper examines the on-going high level of dependency of China's economy on foreign sources of technology during the period since accession to the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Because this dependency is a major cause ...
    • US Central Command and liberal imperial reach: 'Shaping the Central Region for the 21st Century' 

      Morrissey, John (Wiley, 2014-11-26)
      For over 30 years, the grand strategy of one of the most important commands in the US military, Central Command (CENTCOM), has consistently held fast to a commitment to neoliberal capitalism and an ostensibly free-market ...
    • Consideration of coastal risk in the Irish spatial planning process 

      Flannery, Wesley; Lynch, Kevin; Ó Cinnéide, Micheál (Elsevier, 2014-11-29)
      The vulnerability of coastal areas to associated hazards is increasing due to population growth, development pressure and climate change. It is incumbent on coastal governance regimes to address the vulnerability of coastal ...
    • Securitizing instability: The US military and full spectrum operations 

      Morrissey, John (SAGE Publications, 2015-01-01)
      This paper examines the recent broadening of the US military’s overseas mission into what it calls ‘full spectrum operations’ and critiques how it is being enabled by what I term ‘full spectrum law’. The paper explores the ...
    • Late glacial fluctuations of the Laurentide Ice Sheet in the White Mountains of Maine and New Hampshire, U.S.A. 

      Bromley, Gordon R.M.; Hall, Brenda L.; Thompson, Woodrow B.; Kaplan, Michael R.; Garcia, Juan Luis; Schaefer, Joerg M. (Cambridge University Press and Elsevier, 2015-03-19)
      Prominent moraines deposited by the Laurentide Ice Sheet in northern New England document readvances, or stillstands, of the ice margin during overall deglaciation. However, until now, the paucity of direct chronologies ...
    • Big Pharma's internationalization of R&D to China 

      Grimes, Seamus; Miozzo, Marcela (Taylor & Francis, 2015-04-18)
      China's increasing integration into the global pharmaceutical value chain is occurring at a time when big pharma's traditional R&D model has entered a period of crisis, and when China faces significant challenges in providing ...
    • Comments on marine litter in oceans, seas and beaches: Characteristics and impacts 

      Anfuso, G.; Lynch, Kevin; Williams, A.T.; Perales, J.A.; Pereira da Silva, J.A.; Nogueira Mendes, R.; Maanan, M.; Pretti, C.; Pranzini, E.; Winter, C.; Verdejo, E.; Ferreira, M.; Veiga, J. (JSciMed Central, 2015-06-11)
      Abstract Marine litter is observed along shorelines, pelagic, benthic marine and lake systems all around the globe. On beaches, litter creates aesthetic and related economic problems because a clean beach is one of the ...
    • Beyond calorie counting: assessing the sustainability of food provided for public consumption 

      Goggins, Gary; Rau, Henrike (Elsevier, 2015-06-19)
      Food consumption outside home is a growing phenomenon that is rapidly gaining in importance in terms of its impact on both consumers and the food system. This paper presents an innovative tool for measuring the sustainability ...
    • China's increasing participation in ICT's global value chain: A firm level analysis 

      Sun, Yutao; Grimes, Seamus (Elsevier, 2015-07-07)
      This paper synthesises evidence from international trade data of China-based ICT companies in order to map their involvement in the ICT global value chain (GVC). The ICT GVC is divided into three types of companies: Own ...
    • Geoeconomics in the Long War 

      Morrissey, John (Wiley, 2015-09-15)
      In Neil Smith's American Empire (2003, University of California Press), he makes the case that the current moment of US global ambition is characterized by a network of imperial power that is exercised in the first place ...
    • Dynamics of sediment storage and release on aeolian dune slip faces: A field study in Jericoacoara, Brazil 

      Farrell, Eugene (Journal of Geophysical Research, 2015-09-25)
      Sediment transport on the lee sides of aeolian dunes involves a combination of grain-fall deposition on the upper portion of the slip face until a critical angle is exceeded, transport of a portion of those sediments down ...
    • Participative critical enquiry in graduate field-based learning 

      Reilly, Kathy; Clavin, Alma; Morrissey, John (Taylor & Francis, 2015-10-09)
      This paper outlines a critical pedagogic approach to field-based learning (FBL) at graduate level. Drawing on student experience stemming from a FBL module and as part of an MA programme in Environment, Society and ...
    • Relationships between local governance and local government and the role of the state: evidence from the Leader programme in Ireland 

      Cawley, Mary (Presse Universitaires de Rennes PUR, 2016)
      Central states allocated responsibility for local development actions to a range of private, community and voluntary organisations in many European countries, over the past three decades. This phenomenon has been viewed ...
    • Irish migration and return: continuities and changes over time 

      Cawley, Mary; Galvin, Steven (Geographical Society of Ireland, 2016)
      The return of first generation migrants to the Republic of Ireland (RoI) is well documented since the 1980s, based on studies that adopt both structural and more humanistic approaches but continuities and changes over ...
    • Planning in/for/with the Public 

      Strohmayer, Ulf (Cogitatio Press, 2016-03-18)
      Urban planning in general, and discursively motivated practices attaching to urban form in particular, are beholden in many ways to notions of a ‘public’. In fact, it would not be an exaggeration to say that urban ...
    • The fetch effect on aeolian sediment transport on a sandy beach: a case study from Magilligan Strand, Northern Ireland 

      Lynch, Kevin; Jackson, Derek W. T.; Cooper, J. Andrew G. (Wiley, 2016-04-22)
      Experiments were conducted on Magilligan Strand, Northern Ireland, to assess the influence of the fetch effect on aeolian sediment transport. During each experiment surface sediments were uniformly dry and unhindered by ...
    • China's evolving role in Apple's global value chain 

      Grimes, Seamus; Sun, Yutao (Taylor & Francis, 2016-07-27)
      Using Apple s 2015 published list of supplier companies and their subsidiaries, this paper analyses how one of the world s most significant lead technology companies and its network of core and non-core suppliers have ...
    • Comment on ‘Was Scotland deglaciated during the Younger Dryas?’ by Small and Fabel (2016) 

      Bromley, Gordon R.M.; Putnam, Aaron E.; Lowell, Thomas V.; Hall, Brenda L.; Schaefer, Joerg M. (Elsevier, 2016-10-04)
      The course of climatic events in Scotland and the broader North Atlantic region during the glacial termination has important implications for our understanding of the causes and mechanisms of abrupt climate change but ...