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- University of Minnesota Press 1979; US$ 55.50
Yi-Fu Tuan considers the ways in which people feel and think about space, how they form attachments to home, neighborhood, and nation, and how feelings about space and place are affected by the sense of time. He suggests that place is security and space is freedom: we are attached to the one and long for the other. Whether he is considering sacred... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 28.99
Placing Animals is the first book to survey the ways in which animals have been studied in geography. It includes both a historical overview of the development of animal geography and an assessment of the field today. Through the theme of the role of place in shaping where and why human-animal interactions occur, the chapters in turn explore the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 9.99
Aside from terrorists seeking to destroy Israel, religious extremism - both Islamic and Jewish - challenges its existence as a secular state. Faced with a growing Arab population to contested sources of water, the country's future can seem precarious. The author paints a realistic picture of the road ahead with a hopeful message. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 15.99
Preface. Acknowledgments. 1. Globals, Locals, and Mobals. 2. The Imperial Legacy of Language. 3. The Fateful Geography of Religion. 4. The Rough Topography of Human Health. 5. Geography of Jeopardy. 6. Places Open and Shut. 7. Same Place, Divergent Destinites. 8. Power and the City. 9. Promise and Peril in the Provinces. 10. Lowering the Barriers.... more...
- SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 59.00
This text provides a comprehensive introduction to local government and urban politics in contemporary Western Europe. It is the first book to map and explain the change in local political systems and to place these in comparative context. more...
- SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 84.00
Approaches to Human Geography is the essential student primer on theory and practice in Human Geography. It is a systematic review of the key ideas and debates informing post-war geography, explaining how those ideas work in practice. Avoiding jargon - while attentive to the rigor and complexity of the ideas that underlie geographic knowledge ? the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 41.00
This book compares the state of knowledge on men and masculinities in 14 countries across Europe, examining the effects of social change, Europeanization, globalization and new post-socialist configurations of Europe for men. Special attention is given to home and work, social exclusion, violence, and health. more...