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  • Sport, Leisure and Culture in the Postmodern Cityby Stephen Wagg; Peter Bramham

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The widespread concept of the 'postmodern city' is frequently linked to the decline of traditional manufacturing industries and a corresponding wane of white working-class culture. In place of these appear flexible working practices, a diversified workforce, and a greater emphasis on consumption, leisure, and tourism. Illustrated by an interdisciplinary... more...

  • Spaces of Security and Insecurityby Alan Ingram; Klaus Dodds

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Drawing on critical geopolitics and related strands of social theory, this book combines new case studies with theoretical and methodological reflections on the geographical analysis of security and insecurity. It brings together a mixture of early career and more established scholars and interprets security and the war on terror across a number of... more...

  • The Changing Governance of Renewable Natural Resources in Northwest Russiaby Soili NystÚn-Haarala

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Bringing together scholars of human geography, environmental sociology, law, economics and international policy from Finland, Russia, Sweden and Germany, this book examines how local communities and enterprises adjust to transition and institutional changes in Northwest Russia. A unique and important facet of the book is that it analyzes the law... more...

  • Sound, Society and the Geography of Popular Musicby Thomas L. Bell; Ola Johansson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Popular music is a cultural form much rooted in space and place. This book interprets the meaning of music from a spatial perspective and, in doing so it furthers our understanding of broader social relations and trends, including identity, attachment to place, cultural economies, social activism and politics. The book's editors have brought together... more...

  • Services and Economic Development in the Asia-Pacificby J.W. Harrington; P.W. Daniels

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Until the 1990s, industrialization was the dominant development paradigm for the Asia-Pacific region. Since then, advanced services (finance, business or 'producer services', information and creative services) have become deeply embedded in the processes of economic growth and change in the region. This rapid tertiary expansion is fundamentally restructuring... more...

  • Agri-Food Commodity Chains and Globalising Networksby Richard Le Heron; Christina Stringer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Within the international agri-food community at least four theoretical targets are attracting increasing attention. They are: (1) the established notions of networks and commodity chains that are being revisited by way of critical engagement informed by the insights of in-depth empirical work, (2) the metrics of calculation and institutional embedding... more...

  • Terrorism, Risk and the Global Cityby Jon Coaffee

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    First published in 2003, this account of the anti-terrorist measures of London's financial district and the changes in urban security after 9/11 has been revised to take into account developments in counter-terrorist security and management, particularly after the terrorist attack in London on July 7th 2005. It makes a valuable addition to the current... more...

  • Sustainable Rural Systemsby Guy Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In a neo-liberal era where society in the Developed World is reliant on mass-produced cheap foods, and living standards are based on high consumption of non-renewable energy and materials, this book investigates the growing significance of sustainable systems in rural areas. Drawing on a wide range of topical case studies, primarily in the UK, it provides... more...

  • Rural Policing and Policing the Ruralby Rob I. Mawby; Richard Yarwood

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Policing reveals much about rural society. It refers to the way that the police, the public and other agencies regulate themselves and each other according to the dominant ideals of society. This can be formally, through the ever-growing spectrum of policing partnerships in neo-liberal countries, or informally, through the performance and enforcement... more...

  • Remembering, Forgetting and City Buildersby Haim Yacobi; Tovi Fenster

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Remembering, Forgetting and City Builders critically explores how urban spaces are designed, planned and experienced in relation to the politics of collective and personal memory construction. Bringing together case studies from North America, South Asia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East, the book analyzes how contested national, ethnic and cultural... more...