The Geographical Review

The Geographical Review is a scholarly publication devoted to geography. The Geographical Review publishes authoritative articles on all aspects of geography. In addition, The Geographical Review includes reviews of recent books, monographs, and atlases in geography and related fields.

Articles from Vol. 101, No. 3, July

Ad Hoc Regionalism in Rural Development
Regionalism has a long and storied history in the economic development practices of the United Stales. As early as in 1935 the National Resources Committee advocated regions as crucial elements in dealing with social and economic problems and recommended...
Cityscapes and Footprints: Dancing through the Urban Milieu with Larry Ford
With his imaginative and thoughtful approach to understanding cities and their milieus, Larry R. Ford (1943-2009) had a profound impact on urban research, both within and beyond geography. An open poll conducted by the Urban 1'lanning, Design and Development...
Climatology of Tornadoes Associated with Gulf Coast-Landfalling Hurricanes
Tornadoes associated with hurricane landfalls, known as "hurricane-tornadoes" (IITS), are a notable hazard. Their infrequent occurrence and spatial dispersion set them apart from oilier hurricane-related hazards, and they have an impact not only on...
Excavating the Prehistory of Time-Space Compression
A significant topic in human geography is time-space compression, which winds through discussions of globalization (Agnew 2001; Dicken 2007), telecommunications (Graham 1999; Licoppe 2004; Tsatsou 2009), and relational space (Kitsch 1995; Dodgshon...
Interstitial Stories: The Places between Theory and Lurking
Editors' note: Larry Ford, who taught geography at San Diego State University from 1971 to 200% was to deliver a version of this essay at the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, 30 September-3 October...
Mythologies of the Grid in the Empire City, 1811-2011
Few city plans have captured the popular imagination more than Manhattan's gridded streets and avenues, which are commonly taken to be a quintessential symbol of the modern city (Spann 1988; Rose-Redwood 2002; Scobey 2002). Given the central role that...
"Poppies Are Democracy!" A Critical Geopolitics of Opium Eradication and Reintroduction in Turkey
This article addresses experiences of opium poppy eradication and reintroduction in early-1970s Turkey from a critical geopolitics perspective and as informed by oral history interviews collected from now-retired poppy farmers. A subfield of political...
Suburbanization and Sustainability in Metropolitan Moscow
If there had been a U.S.-Soviet post-World War II suburban sprawl race, the United States would have won hands down. Indeed, Soviet policies tightly restricted metropolitan development, whereas America's national policies encouraged low-density suburban...
The Initial Impact of the Tobacco Buyout Program (*)
THE INITIAL IMPACT OF THE TOBACCO BUYOUT PROGRAM (*) The Tobacco Transition Impact Program, better known as "the tobacco buyout program," which started in 2005, is changing the geography of tobacco production in the United States (Snell 2005). Its...
Weather, Geography, and Vehicle-Related Hyperthermia in Children
A vehicle, when left in the sun and without ventilation, can act like a greenhouse and reach dangerously high temperatures, leading to the accidental death of children. Numerous authors have examined vehicle heating under different environmental conditions,...
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