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The spatial logic of urban intergroup conflict September Intraurban development in a city under protracted armed conflict: Banal materiality and the idea of sovereignty: The migration funnel effect and the policing of the U.

Global urban policy and the geopolitics of urban data September Managing through ad hoc measures: Syrian refugees and the politics of waiting in Lebanon September Time, architecture and art as weapons in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict September The effects of housing supply restrictions on partisan geography September Imaginary, performance and spatialization September Does criminal violence spread?

Contagion and counter-contagion mechanisms of piracy September Contagious Republicanism in Louisiana, — September Cracking and framing the field with humor Available online 31 August What's so funny in Afghanistan?: Jocular Geopolitics and the everyday use of humor in spaces of protracted precarity Available online 25 August Intersectional Border ing s Available online 24 August Negotiating adversity with humour: A case study of wildland firefighter women Available online 4 August Germany's not so banal militarism Available online 10 July Could rainfall have swung the result of the Brexit referendum?

Diverse political identities within a working class presence: Revisiting Red Clydeside July Spatial scale and the geographical polarization of the American electorate July Politics, time, space, and attitudes toward US—Mexico border security July Frontier-making the centre July Reconsidering the laboratory thesis: Neostructuralism through strategic transaction: The grass isn't any greener over there July Response to John O'Loughlin July Thirty-five years of political geography and Political Geography: The good, the bad and the ugly July Is political geography still a backwater?

Subaltern geopolitics and the post-colonial Commonwealth, — July More drilling, more transparency and less skipping: A reply to the commentators July How autonomous vehicle accidents transform the material politics of automation July The water crisis and the binding politics of infrastructure July Biopolitics and checkpoint in occupied Palestine: The distribution of loess has played a significant role in human history.

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