The Caribbean is known for its pristine beaches and tourist spots, but it has increasingly become a dumping ground for the world’s unmanaged garbage. Ysabel Muñoz Martínez charts how “wastescapes” are proliferating in the Anthropocene.
The COVID-19 pandemic is an international event, but we still think of it in national terms. Juan Meneses outlines the limits of pandemic nationalism and imagines a way forward.
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.