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“Hidden Homelessness in Greater Vancouver”

While homelessness is a growing problem in Greater Vancouver, immigrants are not yet a visible part of the region’s homeless. The over-representation of immigrants among the population considered at-risk suggests that immigrant homelessness remains hidden. Using census-based housing indicators, we examine the geographies of immigrants at-risk of homelessness to discern where ‘hidden’ homelessness might be … Continue reading “Hidden Homelessness in Greater Vancouver”

“Mind the Gap: Bridging Feminist and Political Geography Through Geopolitics”

The intersections and conversations between feminist geography and political geography have been surprisingly few. Feminist geographers’ forays into geopolitics and international relations within political geography have been relatively rare compared to their presence and influence in social, cultural, and economic geography. Likewise, only a few political geographers concerned with IR and geopolitics have engaged with … Continue reading “Mind the Gap: Bridging Feminist and Political Geography Through Geopolitics”

The Question of the Political in Critical Geopolitics: Querying the ‘Child Soldier’ in the ‘War on Terror’

After two decades of scholarship on ‘critical geopolitics’, the question of whether it is largely a discursive critique of prevailing knowledge production and geopolitical texts or critique with an implicit, normative politics of its own remains open. These positions are not incommensurate, and much scholarship on critical geopolitics does both. This paper analyzes critical geopoliticians’ … Continue reading The Question of the Political in Critical Geopolitics: Querying the ‘Child Soldier’ in the ‘War on Terror’