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  • 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...

  • Climate Change and National Securityby Daniel Moran

    Georgetown University Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    In this unique and innovative contribution to environmental security, an international team of scholars explore and estimate the intermediate-term security risks that climate change may pose for the United States, its allies and partners, and for regional and global order through the year 2030. In profiles of forty-two key countries and regions, each... more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 56.00

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

  • Strategies for Survivalby Michael A. Jochim

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Strategies for Survival: Cultural Behavior in an Ecological Context focuses on the ecological relationships between cultural behavior and its environmental context. The proliferation of ecological studies within anthropology suggests the increasing emphasis given to the systemic context of behavior. The aim of this book is to develop a framework... more...

  • Apocalypse When?by Willard Wells

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 29.95

    Any formula for predicting human survival will invite controversy. This book provides a unique analysis of the chances of human survivability in the short and long term. It develops a formula for survival based on four separate measures. more...

  • Behavior and Environmentby T. Garling; R.G. Golledge

    Elsevier Science 1993; US$ 72.95

    Active researchers in the areas of geography and psychology have contributed to this book. Both fields are capable of increasing our scientific knowledge of how human behavior is interfaced with the molar physical environment. Such knowledge is essential for the solution of many of today's most urgent environmental problems. Failure to constrain use... more...

  • Environment, Forced Migration and Social Vulnerabilityby Tamer Afifi; Jill Jäger

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 179.00

    This book examines linkages between environmental change and forced migration, presenting case studies of responses to climate and other environmental changes and examining the role of environmental change among the factors that lead to a decision to migrate. more...

  • Environmental Change and Human Developmentby Chris Barrow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Environmental Change and Human Development focuses on environmental change and human fortunes. While there is a large and rapidly expanding literature dealing with how people affect the environment, less attention has been given in recent years to how the environment shapes human development. In an ever more crowded world there is a need for anticipatory... more...

  • Every Grain of Sandby J.A. Wainwright

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 29.95

    Universal in scope, yet focusing on recognizable Canadian places, this collection of essays connects individuals' love of nature to larger social issues, to cultural activities, and to sustainable technology. Subjects include activism in Cape Breton, eco-feminism, Native perspectives on the history of humans' relationship with the natural world,... more...

  • Handbook of Cultural Geographyby Kay Anderson; Mona Domosh; Steve Pile; Nigel Thrift

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 93.00

    Emphasizing the intellectual diversity of the discipline, the Handbook presents a comprehensive statement of the relationship between the cultural imagination and the geographical imagination while also looking at resonances between cultural geography and other disciplines. more...