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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Primary Health Care: People, Practice, Placeby Gavin J. Andrews; Valorie A. Crooks

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Health care is constantly undergoing change and refinement resulting from the adoption of new practices and technologies, the changing nature of societies and populations, and also shifts in the very places from which care is delivered. Primary Health Care: People, Practice, Place draws together significant contributions from established experts across... more...

  • Revitalizing Electoral Geographyby Jonathan Leib; Barney Warf

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Electoral Geography, the analysis of spatial patterns of voting, is undergoing a renaissance with new methodological advances, theoretical shifts and changes in the political landscape. Integrating new conceptual approaches with a broad array of case studies from the USA, Europe and Asia, this volume examines key questions in electoral geography: ... more...

  • Rural Sustainable Development in the Knowledge Societyby Hilary Tovey; Karl Bruckmeier

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Based on the EU-funded CORASON research project, this volume brings together and compares studies into rural and sustainable development processes in 12 European countries. In doing so, it identifies key trends and reveals the changing nature of development processes on the way towards a knowledge society. The book examines the differences between... more...

  • Rethinking Displacement: Asia Pacific Perspectivesby Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt; Ruchira Ganguly-Scrase

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book responds to the need to explore the multitude of interconnected factors causing displacements that compel people to move within their homelands or traverse various borders in the contemporary world that is characterised by extensive and rapid movements of people. It addresses this need by bringing together historical and contemporary accounts... more...