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  • The Rise of Obesity in Europeby Derek J. Oddy; Peter J. Atkins

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Twentieth century Europe went through a dramatic transition from low income populations experiencing hunger and nutritionally inadequate diets, to the recent era of over-consumption and growing numbers of overweight and obese people. By examining the trends in food history from case studies across Europe, this book offers a historical context to explain... more...

  • Valuing Historic Environmentsby John Pendlebury; Lisanne Gibson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This volume brings together an interdisciplinary team of leading scholars to discuss frameworks of value in relation to the preservation of historic environments. Starting from the premise that heritage values are culturally and historically constructed, the book examines the effects of pluralist frameworks of value on how preservation is conceived.... more...

  • Traditional Food Production and Rural Sustainable Developmentby Teresa de Noronha Vaz; Peter Nijkamp

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The worldwide interest in sustainable development has not only prompted ecological developments in policy and research in key sectors such as industry or transportation, but also in the management and assessment of new lifestyles such as healthy food consumption and sustainable use of products. In this context, agriculture is an important example because... more...

  • Towards Enabling Geographiesby Edward Hall; Vera Chouinard

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Over the past 15 years, geography has made many significant contributions to our understanding of disabled people's identities, lives, and place in society and space. 'Towards Enabling Geographies' brings together leading scholars to showcase the 'second wave' of geographical studies concerned with disability and embodied differences. This area has... more...

  • Upgrading Clusters and Small Enterprises in Developing Countriesby Jose Antonio Puppim de Oliveira

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    SME's are acknowledged as effective sources of jobs and incomes, gaining an important position in the development agenda, subsequently 'cluster' policies were conceived as a framework to augment the effects of SMEs and to optimize resources used to support them. Based on case studies from Brazil, Vietnam, Indonesia and India, this volume examines SME... more...

  • Understanding Innovation in Emerging Economic Spacesby Grzegorz Micek

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95

    A small number of countries, regions, cities, and localities are powerful gatekeepers and generate the bulk of creative and innovative ideas, while the majority is largely excluded. This book looks at neglected, but emerging innovation centres analysed from various spatial and organizational perspectives; ranging from entire countries and regions to... 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...

  • The Dominance of Managementby Leonard Holmes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book offers a controversial reanalysis of the rise and dominance of managerialist approaches to development. Linking two British inner-city community development projects with projects in the developing world it shows how ?managed development? runs counter to participatory values and aspirations of communities receiving development aid. This,... more...

  • The Awkward Spaces of Fatheringby Stuart C. Aitken

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Societal notions of fathers have evolved from the distant breadwinner through genial dad and masculine role model to today's equal co-parent. This book seeks to explore the spaces and movements of men-as-fathers. Weaving together theories of space, sexuality and political identity with the stories of fathers from a range of sources, including popular... more...