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  • The Economics of Adapting Fisheries to Climate Changeby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 166.00

    Climate change is becoming more evident and, as it increases, will alter the productivity of fisheries and the distribution of fish stocks. From an economic point of view, the changes will have impacts on fisheries and coastal communities in different ways. These expected changes require adaptable and flexible fisheries and aquaculture management policies... more...

  • Respacing Africaby Ulf Engel; Paul Nugent

    BRILL 2009; US$ 87.00

    Drawing on the rich contributions from various disciplines to the so-called spatial turn this edited volume offers insights into the way Africa is changing in terms of contested sovereignities and new regimes of territoriality. more...

  • Man and Africaby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2009; US$ 103.00 US$ 89.27

    The Novartis Foundation Series is a popular collection of the proceedings from Novartis Foundation Symposia , in which groups of leading scientists from a range of topics across biology, chemistry and medicine assembled to present papers and discuss results. The Novartis Foundation, originally known as the Ciba Foundation, is well known to scientists... more...

  • The Point Is To Change Itby Noel Castree; Paul A. Chatterton; Nik Heynen; Wendy Larner; Melissa W. Wright

    Wiley 2013; US$ 34.95 US$ 30.29

    Commissioned to celebrate the 40th year of Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography , this book evaluates the role of the critical social scientist and how the point of their work is not simply to interpret the world but to change it Brings together leading critical social scientists to consider the major challenges of our time and what is to be... more...

  • Mobile Urbanismby Eugene McCann; Kevin Ward; Allan Cochrane

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 75.00

    "Mobile Urbanism" provides a unique set of perspectives on the current global-urban condition. Drawing on cutting-edge theoretical work, leading geographers reveal that cities are not isolated objects of study; rather, they are dynamic, global-local assemblages of policies, practices, and ideas. The essays in this volume argue for a theorizing... more...

  • Key Concepts in Political Geographyby Carolyn Gallaher; Carl T Dahlman; Mary Gilmartin; Alison Mountz; Peter Shirlow

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 48.00

    A thorough, one-stop reference book on the sub-discipline's most important concepts. more...

  • Political Geographyby Joe Painter; Alex Jeffrey

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 49.00

    Combines theoretical sophistication with empirical detail to provide an essential overview of the content of contemporary political geography. A unique overview of the incorporation of socio-cultural theory into the discipline. more...

  • Distinktion - Macht - Landschaftby Olaf Kühne

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 59.99

    Die vorliegende Arbeit befasst sich mit dem Macht- und Distinktionsvermittelten Verhältnis der Gesellschaft zu Landschaften. Landschaften werden dabei in erster Linie nicht als physisch gegeben betrachtet, sondern als sozial konstruiert und in den physischen Raum projiziert. Dabei wird die Frage behandelt, mit welchen Macht- und Distinktionsmechanismen... more...

  • Demographischer Impact in städtischen Wohnquartierenby Olaf Schnur

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 50.02

    Auf der stadtentwicklungspolitisch so wichtigen Ebene der Wohnquartiere gab es hinsichtlich demographischer Prozesse lange Zeit nur wenige Forschungsarbeiten. Dies ist kein Zufall, denn ?das Quartier? entzieht sich einfacher Analysen. Olaf Schnur eröffnet neue inhaltliche und methodische Perspektiven: Anhand einer Untersuchung von vier deutschen Städten... more...

  • Transfer sozialer Innovationenby Tobias Schröder; Jana Huck; Gerhard de Haan

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 44.99

    Die AutorInnen analysieren eine Serie von Delphi-Studien zur Untersuchung des möglichen und plausiblen zukünftigen Praxistransfers von Innovationen der nachhaltigen Flächennutzung und Stadtentwicklung bis zum Jahr 2020. Zunächst erfolgt ein Abriss des politik-, organisations- und sozialwissenschaftlichen Forschungsstands zu den Schwierigkeiten, Widerständen... more...