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  • Gendering Border Studiesby Jane Aaron; Henrice Altink; Chris Weedon

    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...

  • The Legacyby David Suzuki; Margaret Atwood

    Greystone Books 2010; US$ 12.99

    In this expanded version of an inspiring speech delivered in December 2009, David Suzuki reflects on how we got where we are today and presents his vision for a better future. In his living memory, Suzuki has witnessed cataclysmic changes in society and our relationship with the planet: the doubling of the world?s population, our increased ecological... more...

  • The Mountains of the Mediterranean Worldby J. R. McNeill

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    An environmental history of the mountain areas of Turkey, Greece, Italy, Spain, and Morocco. more...

  • Seasonality and Human Ecologyby S. J. Ulijaszek; S. S. Strickland

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 45.00 US$ 36.90

    This volume examines the effect of climatic and human-made seasonality on human biology and behaviour. more...

  • Exploring the Caucasus in the 21st Centuryby Françoise Companjen; László Marácz; Lia Versteegh

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 39.00

    Although the name Caucasus has been around for some 2000 years, and may suggest unity and coherence, the region these days is best known for the ethnic and religious divides resulting in recurrent bloody conflicts between the various minorities and the post-Soviet independent states. Geographically, the Caucasus has traditionally been a buffer between... more...

  • Respect for Natureby Paul W. Taylor

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00

    What rational justification is there for conceiving of all living things as possessing inherent worth? In Respect for Nature , Paul Taylor draws on biology, moral philosophy, and environmental science to defend a biocentric environmental ethic in which all life has value. Without making claims for the moral rights of plants and animals, he offers... more...

  • The Wealth of Natureby John Michael Greer

    New Society Publishers 2011; US$ 18.99

    Nature-centered economics for the age of peak oil more...

  • Religion and the Environmentby Ralph Tanner; Dr Colin Mitchell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 175.00

    This book is an analysis of the whole frontier between religion and the environment. It deals in turn with their interactions and the effects of each on the other in the major world religions. It considers the religious impact on human uses of time, space, materials, transport, and foods, and the environmental effects of religious influence on major... more...

  • Honour Is in Contentmentby William Lancaster; Fidelity Lancaster

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 185.03

    Based on interviews and field research, the authors explore the sets of ideas Arab tribespeople from Ras Al-Khaimah had about tribe and community; social and economic networks, and jural contracts for livelihoods and profits; their uses of their environments; the moral relations of credit, debt and labour; ruling; economic and political... more...

  • A Year in Palm Beachby Pamela Acheson; Richard B. Myers

    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...