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  • 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...

  • A Living Countryside?by Tony Varley; John McDonagh

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 154.95

    By examining a range of experiences from both the north and south of Ireland, this book asks what the ideal of sustainable development might mean to specific rural groups and how sustainable development goals have been pursued across the policy spectrum. It assesses the extent of commitment to a living countryside in Ireland and compares various opportunities... more...

  • Sex Tourism in Africaby Wanjohi Kibicho

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Illustrated by in-depth empirical research from Kenya - one of the most popular country destinations in Africa for sex tourism - this book gathers much-needed statistics and data, and then critically examines the features of tourism and the sex trade, contextualizing this in relation to tourism development. It addresses the conditions which generate... more...

  • Sustainable Land Management in the Tropicsby Fred Zaal; Kees Burger

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Bringing together case studies from Kenya, Benin, Cameroon and the Philippines, this volume provides a multidisciplinary overview of the economics of natural resource management in Tropical regions, at household and village level. By comparing a wide array of climatic and economic conditions, it examines the effect of location and access to the market... more...

  • Southeast Asian Culture and Heritage in a Globalising Worldby Rahil Ismail; Brian Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Southeast Asia has in recent years become a crossroads of cultures with high levels of ethnic pluralism, not only between countries, sub-regions and urban areas, but also at the local levels of community and neighbourhood. Illustrated by a series of international case studies, this book demonstrates how the forces of 'post-colonialism' in their various... more...

  • 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...