Focus on Geography
© 2015 American Geographical Society of New York
Edited By: Dr. Tom Bell and Dr. Peggy Gripshover
Online ISSN: 1949-8535
Associated Title(s): Geographical Review
Recently Published Articles
- Transportation Landscapes: Moving People in an Uneven World (pages 59–78)
David J. Keeling
Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/foge.12050
The world is not flat as Thomas Friedman has argued and nowhere is that more apparent than in the various modes of transportation and the unevenness of transport accessibility around the globe.
- A Tale of Two Cities: Hialeah's Economic Ties with Havana (pages 49–58)
Joseph L. Scarpaci
Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/foge.12049
The essay highlights the less explored aspects of U.S.-Cuban relations that usually focus on Miami and Havana including the economic ties (remittances and retailing) and selected lives of Cuban Americans in Hialeah, whose lives, exile experience, and work show the key role of this cultural and economic ethnic enclave.
- Two Pictures Are Worth 1,068 Words: A Pedestrian Bridge as a Political Landscape in Small-town Mexico (pages 91–92)
Andrew M. Hilburn
Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/foge.12052
Even color changes can be culturally and politically symbolic as shown by the repainting of a bridge in a small town in the state of Puebla, Mexico from the tri-color of the PRI party to that representative of the new PAN party that came to power in 2010.
- Subsistence Farming and Economic Hardship in Lesotho, Africa's Mountain Kingdom (pages 79–90)
Thomas A. Wikle
Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/foge.12051
This article explores Lesotho's struggle to address food security and confront environmental and social challenges.
- You have free access to this contentFinding Honduras' Forgotten Camino Real: Persistence of a Dream (pages 1–10)
Craig S. Revels
Article first published online: 13 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/foge.12044
This article considers the legacy of one of Honduras' nearly forgotten caminos (roads), from the colonial capital of Comayagua to the most important early port of Trujillo.