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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...