“Spaces in the Making:” Peripheralization and Spatial Injustice in Southern Yemen

By using the concept of peripheralization as defined by Fischer-Tahir and Naumann (2013), I examine how processes of change in economy, demography, political decision-making, and socio-cultural norms and values have marginalized southern Yemen after 1990, and especially after the war of 1994. I will...

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Published in:Middle East - Topics & Arguments (Band 5)
Main Author: Augustin, Anne-Linda Amira
Format: Journal Articles
Language:English
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2015
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Summary:By using the concept of peripheralization as defined by Fischer-Tahir and Naumann (2013), I examine how processes of change in economy, demography, political decision-making, and socio-cultural norms and values have marginalized southern Yemen after 1990, and especially after the war of 1994. I will argue that politically produced spatial injustice has strengthened the desire for southern Yemeni independence.
DOI:https://doi.org/10.17192/meta.2015.5.3526