Focus on Geography

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Spring 2012

Volume 55, Issue 1

Pages 1–29

  1. FEATURED ARTICLES

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    2. FEATURED ARTICLES
    1. Where’s Che? Politics, Pop Culture, and Public Memory in Rosario, Argentina (pages 1–10)

      Eric D. Carter

      Article first published online: 16 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1949-8535.2012.00038.x

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      Che Guevara‘s revolutionary image fades with changes in politics and popular culture, allowing for public commemoration in his Argentine birthplace.

    2. In Defense of an Island: Kojima’s Fight Against the Sea (pages 11–18)

      H. Jesse Walker

      Article first published online: 16 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1949-8535.2012.00039.x

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      Kojima, a small island off the coast of northern Japan, serves as a center for the collecting and processing of kombu (a Japanese kelp) and is defended from erosion by artificial structues including a seawall, several groins and four detached breakwaters.

    3. Exporting People: A Filipino Development Model (pages 19–27)

      James E. Wiley

      Article first published online: 16 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1949-8535.2012.00040.x

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      This article offers an analysis of the issues involved when a country, in this case the Philippines, offers its people as a major export commodity.

    4. A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words: The Tuareg of Timia, Niger (pages 28–29)

      David J. Keeling

      Article first published online: 16 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1949-8535.2012.00041.x

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      The mysterious “Blue People” of the Sahara, the Tuareg, have long struggled for territorial independence. This article summarizes Tuareg culture and political ambitions and highlights the complexity of and challenges for their society.

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