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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
'This is a strategy for a kind of development that provides real improvements in the quality of human life and at the same time conserves the vitality and diversity of the Earth. The goal is development that will be sustainable. Today it may seem visionary. but it is attainable. To more and more people it also appears our only rational option.' ?... more...
- University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 35.00
The study of borders has recently undergone significant transitions, reflecting changes in the functions of boundaries themselves, as the world political map has experienced transformations. In the interplay with other categories of difference like class, race, ethnicity, and religion, gender plays a major role in giving meaning to different forms... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 31.21
Lösemittel, Geruch, Schimmel, Formaldehyd und Elektrosmog ? das Leben in geschlossenen Räumen wird gesundheitlich immer bedenklicher. Durch steigende Dämmstandards werden Gebäude dichter ausgeführt und es kommt häufig zu problematischen Schadstoffkonzentrationen. Aufgrund steigender Bewusstseinsbildung durch die Medien fordern Verbraucher und Investoren... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
The Middle Ages was a critical and formative time for Western approaches to our natural surroundings.? An Environmental History of the Middle Ages is a unique and unprecedented cultural survey of attitudes towards the environment during this period. Humankind?s relationship with the environment shifted gradually over time from a predominantly adversarial... more...
- Two Thousand Three Associates 2011; US$ 12.99
The adventures during a couple?s year of renting a cottage in Palm Beach are recounted in this memoir that reveals the unexpected side of living in an exclusive island town. The day they arrive, they are greeted by the police and at the end of their stay they are treated by paramedicseven in the time between, surprises abound around all corners. From... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 79.95
Timescapes of Modernity explores the relationship between time and environmental and socio-cultural concerns. Using examples such as the BSE crisis, the Sea Empress oil pollution and the Chernobyl radiation Barbara Adam argues that environmental hazards are inescapably tied to the successes of the industrial way of life. Global markets and economic... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 105.00
The contributors to this volume?distinguished scholars from geography, art history, philosophy, anthropology, and American and English literature?investigate the ways in which place is embedded in everyday experience, its crucial role in the formation of group and individual identity, and its ability to reflect and reinforce power relations. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 50.95
As everything from immigration, airport security and road tolling become headline news, the need to understand mobility has never been more pertinent. Yet ?mobility? remains remarkably elusive in summary and definition. This introductory text makes ?mobility? tangible by explaining the key theories and writings that surround it. This book traces out... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 245.00
The 21st century seems to be on the move, perhaps even more so than the last. With cheap travel, and more than two billion cars projected worldwide for 2030. And yet, all this mobility is happening incredibly unevenly, at different paces and intensities, with varying impacts and consequences to the extent that life on the move might be actually quite... more...