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  • Migration and Identity in Central Asiaby Rano Turaeva

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book is an ethnographic and sociolinguistic study of Uzbek migrants in the capital city of Uzbekistan. The ethnographic details of the book represent post-Soviet urban realities on the ground where various forms of belonging clash and kinship ties are reinforced within social safety networks. Theoretically, it challenges the existing theories... more...

  • Nation, State and Territoryby Roy E H Mellor

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    This detailed analysis, originally published in 1989 studies the relationship between nation, state and territory. It explores the evolution of nations and the development of the state idea. Consideration is given to the frontier, s the interface between states, the influence of defence requirements, and the dilemmas involved in organizing the internal... more...

  • Geography and Political Powerby Peter M. Slowe

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    Focusing on the relationship between geography and power, this book, originally published in 1990, isolates five sources of political power ? might, right, nationhood, legality and legitimacy ? and demonstrtes the centrality of geography to the argument of each case. The author stresses the value of geographical expertise to political decision-making... more...

  • The Politics of Aid to Burmaby Anne Decobert

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    For over sixty years, conflict between state forces and armed ethnic groups was ongoing in parts of the borderlands of Burma. Ethnic minority communities were subjected to systematic and widespread abuses by an increasingly complex patchwork of armed state and non-state actors. Populations in more remote and disputed border areas typically had little... more...

  • Animism in Southeast Asiaby Kaj Arhem; Guido Sprenger

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Animism refers to ontologies or worldviews which assign agency and personhood to human and non-human beings alike. Recent years have seen a revival of this concept in anthropology, where it is now discussed as an alternative to modern-Western naturalistic notions of human-environment relations. Based on original fieldwork, this book presents... more...

  • Affect, Space and Animalsby Jopi Nyman; Nora Schuurman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    In recent years, animals have entered the focus of the social and cultural sciences, resulting in the emergence of the new field of human?animal studies. This book investigates the relationships between humans and animals, paying particular attention to the role of affect, space, and animal subjectivity in diverse human?animal encounters. Written... more...

  • The Geography of United States Povertyby Wendy Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    Until this book was originally published in 1996 there had been little detailed research concerning the geographic location of the poor in America. The book examines the spatial distribution of the poor within the US and discusses the general characteristics of the poverty population. It explores the complex web of theory pertaining to poverty, presenting... more...

  • The Geography of Western Europeby Paul L Knox

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    This book provides a comprehensive survey of the social geography of Western Europe. It begins by outlining the character of the region nad proceeds with an exploration of demographic and cultural features, including migration and ethnic groups. The political organisation of nations and regions are analysed along with regional change and development.... more...

  • The Radical Right in Late Imperial Russiaby George Gilbert

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The revolutionary movements in late tsarist Russia inspired a reaction by groups on the right. Although these groups were ostensibly defending the status quo, they were in fact, as this book argues, very radical in many ways. This book discusses these radical rightist groups, showing how they developed considerable popular appeal across the whole... more...

  • Everglades Handbookby Thomas E. Lodge

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 55.95

    The second edition of a bestseller, The Everglades Handbook: Understanding the Ecosystem continues to provide a wealth of information on the entire ecosystem of the Everglades. With an emphasis on natural history, the text is unified around themes of biogeography and ecosystem functions of the plant and animal communities. It presents current and historical... more...