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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...