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  • Chemesthesis: Chemical Touch in Food and Eatingby Shane T. McDonald; David A. Bolliet; John E. Hayes

    Wiley 2016; US$ 214.50

    Chemesthesis are the chemically initiated sensations that occur via the touch system. Examples in the mouth include the burn of capsaicinoids in chilies, the cooling of menthol in peppermint, and the tingle of carbonation. It is physiologically distinct from taste and smell, but is increasingly understood to be just as important as these senses for... more...

  • Electric Capitalismby David A. McDonald

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    Although Africa is the most under-supplied region of the world for electricity, its economies are utterly dependent on it. There are enormous inequalities in electricity access, with industry receiving abundant supplies of cheap power while more than 80 per cent of the continent's population remain off the power grid. Africa is not unique in this respect,... more...

  • Rethinking Corporatization and Public Services in the Global Southby David A. McDonald

    Zed Books 2014; US$ 39.95

    A critical exploration of the trend towards 'corporatizing' public services in the global South. more...

  • World City Syndromeby David A. McDonald

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The literature on ?world cities? has had an enormous influence on urban theory and planning alike. From Manila to London, academics and policy makers have attempted to understand, and to some extent strive for, world city status. This book is a study of Cape Town?s standing in this network of urban centres, and an investigation of the conceptual appropriateness... more...

  • The Age of Commodityby David A. McDonald; Greg Ruiters

    Earthscan 2004; US$ 48.95

    As globalization and market liberalization march forward unabated the global commons continue to be commodified and privatized at a rapid pace. In this global process the ownership sale and supply of water is increasingly a flashpoint for debates and conflict over privatization and nowhere is the debate more advanced or acute than in Southern Africa.... more...

  • The Age of Commodityby David McDonald; Greg Ruiters

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95

    As globalization and market liberalization march forward unabated the global commons continue to be commodified and privatized at a rapid pace. In this global process, the ownership, sale and supply of water is increasingly a flashpoint for debates and conflict over privatization, and nowhere is the debate more advanced or acute than in Southern Africa.... more...

  • Alternatives to Privatizationby David A. McDonald; Greg Ruiters

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    There is a vast literature for and against privatizing public services. Those who are against privatization are often confronted with the objection that they present no alternative. This book takes up that challenge by establishing theoretical models for what does (and does not) constitute an alternative to privatization, and what might make them... more...

  • A Companion to Modernist Poetryby David E. Chinitz; Gail McDonald

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    Offering a comprehensive and up-to-date survey of the field, A Companion to Modernist Poetry provides readers with detailed discussions of individual poets, ‘schools’ and ‘movements’ within modernist poetry, and the cultural and historical context of the modernist period. Provides an in-depth and accessible summary of... more...

  • Goldoni Plays Volume Iby Carlo Goldoni; Robert David McDonald

    OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2015; US$ 18.99

    Carlo Goldoni (1707 - 1793) was one of the most prolific and versatile playwrights of his century, even though most of his vast output deals with life confined to a few square miles of Northern Italy. This new edition contains two comedies about women surviving precariously in a man's world, but each taking a distinctly different approach to her problems.... more...

  • José Antonio Navarroby De León Arnoldo; David R. McDonald

    Texas State Historical Assn Press 2013; US$ 39.90

    The first biography to appear in more than a generation on the most influential Tejano leader of the nineteenth century, José Antonio Navarro: In Search of the American Dream in Nineteenth-Century Texas fills one of the most glaring gaps in the current historical literature on Texas. The product of a lifetime of research by author David McDonald,... more...