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Humble geopolitics: rethinking natural hazards in South Iceland

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This thesis is concerned with the ways that communities in South Iceland are negatively affected by their geologically active environment. I argue that contemporary theorisations of hazards in human geography retain a militaristic preoccupation with catastrophe, antagonism and annihilation that actively impedes a fuller attention to the ways that communities live with hazards. In this thesis, I develop a new set of theoretical concepts which together map out the dimensions of what I term a...

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SOGE
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University of Oxford
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2020-01-03

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