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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- International Development Research Centre 1994; US$ 25.00
El autor Duncan M. Taylor afirma, sin embargo, que el término desarrollo sustentable a menudo se emplea equivocadamente, y usa la crisis agroforestal de Canadá para mostrar la necesidad de repensar las políticas económicas y ambientales contemporáneas y ofrece recomendaciones para una estrategia de sustentabilidad de recursos para el país. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 75.00
Bruce Braun examines social, discursive, and political practices through which Canada?s West Coast forests have been given meaning and made the site of intense political and ideological struggle. Departing from other work on environmental politics that assumes the ?forest? is a constant, The Intemperate Rainforest traces the way West Coast landscapes... more...
- 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...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 47.99
This is the first global history of natural catastrophes. It brings together some of the best scholars from different continents and different disciplines to discuss human responses to natural catastrophes. more...
- World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 24.99
This book addresses the social implications of climate change and climatic variability on indigenous peoples and communities living in the highlands, lowlands, and coastal areas of Latin America and the Caribbean. Across the region, indigenous people already perceive and experience negative effects of climate change and variability. Many indigenous... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 116.29
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...