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The Refugee Crisis in Europe: Responses to Four Important Questions

The ongoing refugee crisis in Europe raises complex questions about language, people, and geography.

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March 2015 recommendations

Edgy Stuff: March 2015 Recommendations

March 2015 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board.

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Kanna, Dubai: The City As Corporation

Book Review: Dubai: The City as Corporation

Dubai: The City as Corporation is a significant contribution within the field of urban studies in the Arabian Peninsula. Dubai is often represented in both popular and academic writings as the proto-type of a global city, a desert landscape decorated by non-contextual extravagances—architectural structures varying in the form of skyscrapers, shopping malls, and museums.

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