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Urban design and civic spaces: nature at the Parc des Buttes-Chaumont in Paris
(SAGE Publications, 2006-10)
Transcending the dualism between 'nature' and 'culture' has been one of the central aims of geographical knowledge during the last decade or so. The present paper adds to this growing body of literature by focusing on the ...
Participative critical enquiry in graduate field-based learning
(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 ...
US Central Command and liberal imperial reach: 'Shaping the Central Region for the 21st Century'
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 ...
Field-based learning: the challenge of practising participatory knowledge
(Taylor & Francis, 2013-05-14)
In 2009, Geography at National University of Ireland, Galway, launched a new taught master's programme, the MA in Environment, Society and Development. The vision for the programme was to engage students in the analysis ...
Cultural geographies of the contact zone: Gaels, Galls and overlapping territories in late medieval Ireland
In writing about the social and cultural geographies of the past, we frequently reinforce notions of difference by using neatly delineated ethnic terms of reference that often superscribe the complexities of reality on the ...
Geography militant: resistance and the essentialisation of identity in colonial Ireland
In recent years, a growing recognition of the interconnections (in addition to the conflicts) between the worlds of the coloniser and the colonised has enabled the construction of an enhanced collection of differentiated ...
Contours of colonialism: Gaelic Ireland and the early colonial subject
The sixteenth century is critical to our reading of Ireland's subsequent colonial and indeed postcolonial geographies, yet has frequently evaded considered scrutiny for a variety of reasons, including the deficiencies of ...
Geography under threat in Irish second-level education
(Taylor & Francis, 1998)
Recent Department of Education recommendations for a revised second-level junior cycle programme in the Republic of Ireland omitted geography from its established position in the core curriculum. This paper describes the ...