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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95
This volume is devoted to aspects of space that have thus far been largely unexplored. How space is perceived and cognised has been discussed from different stances, but there are few analyses of nomadic approaches to spatiality. Nor are there a sufficient number of studies on indigenous interpretations of space, despite the importance of territory... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
Allan and Anne Findlay argue that a nation's human population is a vital resource in the development process. Changes in its composition - increased life expectancy combined with a falling birth rate, for example - can have profound effects upon a society. Warfare and mass migration of male workers also have long-reaching effects on those left behind.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 100.00
This book seeks to account for what James H. Gapinski calls the "miraculous" growth of Asian economies. He examines several major determinants of growth, including capital quantity (gross investment and physical depreciation), capital quality (embodied technical progress), labor quantity (employment), labor quality (education), international... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Population and Development addresses important issues at the heart of the problems of developing countries. How these countries address the common difficulties of population growth, including mortality and fertility decline, population redistribution including internal migration and urbanization, and also international migration, for both source... more...
- Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 23.95
Has anyone ever worked harder and longer at being immature than Philip Roth? The novelist himself pointed out the paradox, saying that after establishing a reputation for maturity with two earnest novels, he "worked hard and long and diligently" to be frivolous--an effort that resulted in the notoriously immature Portnoy's Complaint (1969). Three-and-a-half... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 2006; US$ 28.99
This ethnographic study explores the links between agro-industrial employment in the context of economic adjustment programs and the individual experience of employment and economic change at the household level. Author Greta Friedemann-Sánchez's challenges the current academic consensus that transnational assembly line industries reinforce patriarchal... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 139.00
The first major work to identify the original generation of American geographers?teachers, writers, surveyors, cartographers, engravers, and others?who made significant contributions to the field of geography during the early years of the republic. As such, it represents a powerful research tool for scholars interested in learning about this group... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 91.00
America's Natural Places: Rocky Mountains and Great Plains examines over 50 of the most spectacular and important areas of this region, with each entry describing the importance of the area, the flora and fauna that it supports, threats to the survival of the region, and what is being done to protect it. ||Organized by state within the volume,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 91.00
America's Natural Places: South and Southeast examines over 50 of the most spectacular and important areas of this region, with each entry describing the importance of the area, the flora and fauna that it supports, threats to the survival of the region, and what is being done to protect it. ||Organized by state within the volume, this book informs... more...