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By Eve Tuck, Marcia McKenzie

Bridging environmental and Indigenous experiences and drawing on serious geography, spatial idea, new materialist thought, and decolonizing conception, this dynamic quantity examines the occasionally neglected importance of position in social technological know-how examine. There are usually very important divergences or even competing logics at paintings in those components of study, a few that could certainly be incommensurable. This quantity explores how researchers all over the world are coming to phrases - either theoretically and essentially - with position within the context of settler colonialism, globalization, and environmental degradation. Tuck and McKenzie define a trajectory of "critical position inquiry" that not just furthers empirical wisdom, yet ethically imagines new chances for collaboration and action.

Critical position inquiry can contain a number learn methodologies; this quantity argues that what concerns is how the selected method engages conceptually with position so that it will mobilize tools that permit info assortment and analyses that handle position explicitly and politically. in contrast to different methods that try and superficially tag on Indigenous matters, decolonizing conceptualizations of land and position and Indigenous equipment are imperative, no longer peripheral, to practices of severe position inquiry.

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2 summarize key stages in the spatio-temporal development of the SS camp system. The first camps, established in 1933, were improvised, usually short-lived places where political opponents of the Nazi government were incarcerated. The approximately 106 protective-custody camps, now generally known as the “early camps,” were all on German soil. 23 Heinrich Himmler, appointed to oversee the protective-custody camps in 1934, conceived of a unified system of much larger, more permanent concentration camps that would operate under a centralized command, with Dachau as the model for camp discipline and organization.

Sight-line analysis of sixteen major SS camp systems. The spray of lines issuing from each main camp represents the straight-line Euclidean distance to each of its associated subcamps. 1. Distance from Main Camp to Subcamps, in Order of Mean Distance Main camp Mittelbau Riga Kauen Auschwitz Lublin Stutthof Dachau Gross-Rosen Vaivara Mauthausen Sachsenhausen Neuengamme Flossenbürg Ravensbrück Buchenwald Natzweiler Range (miles) Mean distance (miles) 3–77 0–138 2–84 1–136 3–129 6–218 1–182 3–215 0–163 1–128 1–880* 10–202 4–156 0–439 3–224 12–151 16 24 29 31 40 44 46 51 52 58 60 69 81 81 87 93 Note: *The extreme outlier in the Sachsenhausen system was in Kiev.

A few camps changed location during their operation. Some opened and closed, then opened again. The administrative body responsible for some camps changed over time. ” Writing history does not require that every kind of information one uses be recorded consistently, according to a set of rules. Building a database, however, forces one to confront the inconsistencies and incompleteness of the historical record or, as in our case, even the most thorough, comprehensive secondary source. In the GIScience concept of “multi-instantiation,” Knowles and Yule found a fitting model for geographical entities (camps) whose identities shifted across the multiple dimensions of time, space, function, administration, and inmate attributes.

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