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  • 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 Ruchira Ganguly-Scrase; Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Ports in Proximityby César Ducruet; Theo Notteboom

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Ports in Proximity provides an overview of key contemporary research in the field through a broad range of international case studies. The concepts of strategic management, supply chain management, port and transport economics and economic and transport geography are applied throughout the book to offer an in-depth understanding of the processes underlying... more...

  • Global Companies, Local Innovationsby Yasuyuki Motoyama

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Investigating the innovation activities of multinational corporations, this book uncovers and examines why the geography of innovation by multinationals is overwhelmingly local, in spite of their global operations in manufacturing and sales through case studies of produce development by three global players: Toyota, Sony, and Canon. The microdynamic... more...

  • Development Tourismby Rochelle Spencer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Tourism in Cuba - described by Fidel Castro as 'the evil we have to have' - has been regarded both with ambivalence, and as a crucial aspect of development and poverty alleviation. The result is a remarkable approach to tourism, one which often compels tourists to become agents of development through solidarity. Drawing on her experiences of working... more...

  • Losing Paradiseby Tammo Steenhuis; Gail Holst-Warhaft

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Taking a uniquely interdisciplinary view of the Eastern Mediterranean region's water problems, this book considers some of the technical and regulatory solutions being proposed or implemented to solve the difficulties of diminished or polluted water supplies. Stressing the importance of traditional and historical cultural understanding in addressing... more...

  • Geographies of the Bookby Charles W.J. Withers; Miles Ogborn

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The geography of the book is as old as the history of the book, though far less thoroughly explored. Yet research has increasingly pointed to the spatial dimensions of book history, to the transformation of texts as they are made and moved from place to place, from authors to readers and within different communities and cultures of reception. Widespread... more...

  • Mobility and Placeby Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt; Brynhild Granås

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The Northern peripheries of Europe, which are covered by this book, are associated with remoteness, the frontier, isolated communities, colonialism and resource extraction. Recently, huge projects in petroleum and hydropower have been located there, and the region has become better known as an attractive tourist destination. Although these spaces are... more...