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  • Liberation Ecologiesby Richard Peet; Michael Watts

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 75.95

    Liberation Ecologies brings together some of the most exciting theorists in the field to explore the impact of political ecology in today's developing world. The book casts new light on the crucial interrelations of development, social movements and the environment in the South - the 'bigger' half of our planet - and raises questions and hopes about... more...

  • Ageing and Placeby Gavin J. Andrews; David R. Phillips

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    During recent years, an increasing amount of academic research has focused on older people with a particular emphasis on settings, places and spaces. This book provides a comprehensive review of research and the policy area of 'ageing and place'. An insightful book on an important topic, Andrews and Phillips have together edited a valuable information... more...

  • Everyday Americaby Chris Wilson; Paul Groth

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 34.95

    As old as a roadway that was once a Native trail, as new as the suburban subdivisions spreading across the American countryside, the cultural landscape is endlessly changing. The study of cultural landscapes?a far more recent development?has also undergone great changes, ever broadening, deepening, and refining our understanding of the intricate webs... more...

  • City Worldsby John Allen; Doreen Massey; Steve Pile

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 70.95

    For the first time in history, half of the worlds population is living in mega-cities. Never before have we confronted such a geography of the worlds people. Analysing cities through spatial understanding, City Worlds explores how different worlds within the city are brought into close proximity. The authors outline new ways to address the ambiguities... more...

  • Siting Cultureby Kirsten Hastrup; Karen Fog Olwig

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 47.95

    Culture has been subject to critical debate in anthropology during the past decade and this is related to a shift in emphasis from the bounded local culture to transnational cultural flows. At the same time that cultural mobility is being emphasized, the people studied by anthropologists are recasting culture as a place of belonging as they construct... more...

  • Pre-industrial Korea and Japan in environmental perspectiveby C.D. Totman

    BRILL 2004; US$ 170.00

    Taking the history of Japan and Korea and their environmental interactions from late Pleistocene down to about 1870 AD, this work aims to make a convincing case for viewing the two countries together, looking at their pre-industrial experiences. more...

  • Spaces of Geographical Thoughtby Paul J Cloke; Ron Johnston

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 46.00

    Spaces of Geographical Thought examines key ideas ? like space and place - which inform the geographic imagination. The text: discusses the core conceptual vocabulary of human geography: agency: structure; state: society; culture: economy; space: place; black: white; man: woman; nature: culture; local: global; and time: space; explains the significance... more...

  • David Suzuki Collectionby David Suzuki

    Allen & Unwin 2005; US$ 29.95

    Drawing from David Suzuki?s published and unpublished writings, this collection reveals the passions and philosophies that have informed the work of one of the world?s leading environmentalists for over four decades. more...

  • Geographies of Globalizationby Warwick E. Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 69.95

    This informative text offers a geographical perspective on globalization. It provides a lively exploration of its spatial impacts and the distinctive contribution of human geography to studies and debates in this field. Fully up-to-date and engaging, this work: critically appraises the concept and processes of globalization from a geographical... more...

  • The Encyclopedia of Human Ecologyby Julia R. Miller

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 255.00

    Comprised of more than 600 informative entries, this work examines the interdisciplinary and complex topic of human ecology. Knowledge gathered from disciplines that study individuals and groups is blended with information about environments from various fields. more...