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  • Landscape, Tourism, and Meaningby Michelle M. Metro-Roland; Daniel C. Knudsen; Charles E. Greer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    How do we re-theorize tourism? By drawing less on the Foucauldian notion of 'tourism as gazing' and instead focusing on the social construction of meaning in the landscape, this insightful book provides an innovative and compelling new approach to tourist studies. Arguing that in any view of the landscape and in tourism generally there is a multiplicity... more...

  • Global Companies, Local Innovationsby Yasuyuki Motoyama

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Investigating the innovation activities of multinational corporations, this book uncovers and examines why the geography of innovation by multinationals is overwhelmingly local, in spite of their global operations in manufacturing and sales through case studies of produce development by three global players: Toyota, Sony, and Canon. The microdynamic... more...

  • Development Tourismby Rochelle Spencer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Tourism in Cuba - described by Fidel Castro as 'the evil we have to have' - has been regarded both with ambivalence, and as a crucial aspect of development and poverty alleviation. The result is a remarkable approach to tourism, one which often compels tourists to become agents of development through solidarity. Drawing on her experiences of working... more...

  • Losing Paradiseby Tammo Steenhuis; Gail Holst-Warhaft

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Taking a uniquely interdisciplinary view of the Eastern Mediterranean region's water problems, this book considers some of the technical and regulatory solutions being proposed or implemented to solve the difficulties of diminished or polluted water supplies. Stressing the importance of traditional and historical cultural understanding in addressing... more...

  • Geographies of the Bookby Charles W.J. Withers; Miles Ogborn

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The geography of the book is as old as the history of the book, though far less thoroughly explored. Yet research has increasingly pointed to the spatial dimensions of book history, to the transformation of texts as they are made and moved from place to place, from authors to readers and within different communities and cultures of reception. Widespread... more...

  • Mobility and Placeby Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt; Brynhild Granås

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The Northern peripheries of Europe, which are covered by this book, are associated with remoteness, the frontier, isolated communities, colonialism and resource extraction. Recently, huge projects in petroleum and hydropower have been located there, and the region has become better known as an attractive tourist destination. Although these spaces are... more...

  • New Geographies of Race and Racismby Caroline Bressey; Claire Dwyer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In recent years geographers interested in ethnicity, 'race' and racism have extended their focus from examining geographies of segregation and racism to exploring cultural politics, social practice and everyday geographies of identity and experience. This edited collection illustrates this new work and includes research on youth and new ethnicities;... more...

  • Economic Spaces of Pastoral Production and Commodity Systemsby Richard Le Heron; Jörg Gertel

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Pastoralism as a land use system is under recognized in terms of its contribution to food provision, livelihoods as well as to human security. This book is the first attempt to explore the dynamics of economic spaces of pastoral production and commodity systems for explicit South and North positionings. It develops and applies a new approach in combining... more...

  • New Mobilities Regimes in Art and Social Sciencesby Susanne Witzgall; Gerlinde Vogl

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    New Mobilities Regimes analyses how global mobilities are changing the world of today and the role of political and economic power. Bringing together essays by leading scholars and social scientists, including Mimi Sheller and Bülent Diken with the work of well-known artists and art theorists such as Jordan Crandall, Ursula Bieman, Gülsün Karamustafa... more...

  • Emotion, Place and Cultureby Mick Smith; Liz Bondi; Joyce Davidson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Recent years have witnessed a rapid rise in engagement with emotion and affect across a broad range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, with geographers among others making a significant contribution by examining the emotional intersections between people and places. Building on the achievements of Emotional Geographies (2005), the... more...