Key Concepts

Elam, J. Daniel

Anticolonialism in the twentieth and twenty-first century refers to two interconnected concepts: a historical event and a critical analytic...

Balkan, Stacey

Coastal subsidence, warming ocean temperatures, and rising sea levels have left cities like Miami and Mumbai particularly vulnerable as increased cyclonic activity threatens already compromised urban infrastructures...

Lightsey, Louisiana

Biopolitics is a critical term used with some variation across the fields of political theory, international relations, cultural studies, critical sociology, and globalization studies...

Lupascu, Victoria Oana

The concept of disposability is intimately connected to the notions of waste and consumption...

Baptista, Karina

Environmental crisis, which is coterminous with late capitalism in the 20th and 21st centuries, has unequivocally revealed humanity’s historical locus as that of petromodernity...

Ochoa Campo, Astrid Lorena

Differentiated Citizenship is defined as “the granting of special group-based legal or constitutional rights to national minorities and ethnic groups”...

Rabke, Sarah

‘Minor Transnationalism’ offers us a conceptual framework for aggregating numerous movements, groups, and discourses that, whether local, regional, or multinational...

Shepard, Mathilda

Network Power refers to the power exercised by some social actors over others via rules of inclusion and coordination within networks...