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  • Baldacchino, Godfrey (Action Art Actuel, 2009)
    Amerigo Vespucci' s voyages to what became known as America (in his honour) became widely known in Europe after two accounts attributed to him were published between 1502 and 1504. Thomas More, an English scholar ...
  • Briguglio, Michael; Brown, Maria (Sage, 2018)
    The objective of this paper is to analyse the perspectives of civil society actors in Malta about the country’s sustainable energy policy and its impact on green jobs. Perspectives of 11 civil society actors comprising ...
  • Briguglio, Michael; Caruana, Christabelle (Interface, 2018)
    This article explores the reasons why men join the Men’s Rights Movement (MRM) in Malta, the southernmost and smallest member state of the European Union. In particular, reference is made to the Association for Men’s ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey (University of Prince Edward Island. Institute of Island Studies, 2018)
    The world contains large numbers of subnational jurisdictions, many of which enjoy or suffer a special status, one that is not necessarily shared by the other similar subnational members of the federative state. A ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey; Kelman, Ilan (Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016)
    By the early sixteenth century, emboldened by the confidence and knowledge resulting from the Age of Discovery, Western thinkers were ready to take the ini¬tiative and deploy islands to fit their grand projects. Utopia ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey; Kelman, Ilan (Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016)
    Island studies has come of age. Island studies journals have been founded, island studies texts have been published, SIDS and AOSIS are part of the world stage, and we have this Major Works series. Perhaps it is time for ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey; Kelman, Ilan (Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016)
    As the twentieth century neared, islands were firmly on the map – also by being in the consciousness of literature and science. The early decades of the twentieth century saw Davis’s theories of coral reefs, Semple’s ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey; Kelman, Ilan (Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016)
    Humankind is a versatile species, commuting (literally and figuratively) with water in multiple ways, but in the end, so far usually preferring to settle on dry land. For the moment, only fiction displays large swathes of ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey (Sage, 2015)
    Extreme tourism is a growing segment of the service economy that combines travel, exclusivity, adrenaline pumping, and personal trial. Adventure and excitement are an integral part of the tourism economy today: Large ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey (Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015)
    This introduction frames this volume in the context of the unfolding literature about small island states and territories: “small” here meaning having resident populations of up to 1 million. This collection argues for ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey; Hepburn, Eve (Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2013)
    What are the strategies,modalities and aspirations of island-based, stateless nationalist and regionalist parties in the twenty-first century? Political independence is now easier to achieve, even by the smallest of ...
  • Sharing 
    Baldacchino, Godfrey (Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017)
    Despite their many differences, and as the Falklands/Malvinas case illustrates, boundary disputes have been strikingly consistent in at least one respect: they have tended to defy durable, sustainable solutions. Politicians, ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey; Mellor, Colin S. (Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2015)
    This chapter explores this conundrum, with especial focus on the role of the Dot TV phenomenon. Through a striking combination of happenstance, gamesmanship, and political initiative, which is detailed below, Tuvalu ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey (Routledge, 2014)
    Recent years have seen a crescendo of complaints by the OECD, the EU, governments of large countries, and ‘tax justice’ organizations vilifying the practice of offshore finance. “Through complex networks of financial ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey (Cape Breton University, 2015)
    The four Atlantic provinces of Canada share major and abiding concerns with their (still low overall) immigrant retention rates, and their provincial governments in particular are likely to be well disposed to consider ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey; Bonanno, Anthony (University of Malta. The Mediterranean Institute, 2015)
    The Justin Bieber hairstyle continues to make the news. The pop singer’s regular reinterpretations of his locks secure media attention and excite his myriad fans, some of whom dutifully transpose his hairdo onto theirs. ...
  • Foreword 
    Baldacchino, Godfrey (Miller Publishing, 2016)
    It would be dull, naïve and outright incorrect to argue that globalisation has, finally, caught up with the Maltese Islands. First, the past is visibly intertwined in the present; and – as the Tico Tico scene above attests ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey (University of Malta. Centre of Labour Studies, 2017-05)
    This brief article is a 'wake-up call' to Malta's recently discovered predicament as a labor importing company. The country is in the process of coming to terms with the diversity and complexity of the consequences of such ...
  • Foreword 
    Baldacchino, Godfrey (Create Space Independent, 2015)
    I was actually introduced to the story of Xewkija and its church while reading a master’s degree in development studies in The Hague, the Netherlands, in 1985-86. One of our professors, a Dutchman by the name of Gerard ...
  • Baldacchino, Anna; Baldacchino, Godfrey (Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2017)
    Comparative studies of education in small states remain glaring in their absence. We acknowledge and support the invitation to adopt a different approach in this volume, and we have decided on an asymmetrical triangular ...

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