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  • Community Schools in Africaby

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2007; US$ 99.00

    Draws on Save the Children's experience with community-based schooling in four countries: Ethiopia, Malawi, Mali, and Uganda. This book fills a big gap in the education literature and is particularly timely, given the emphasis on decentralization and community involvement in education. more...

  • Private Politics and Public Voicesby

    Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 23.95

    This political history of middle-class African American women during World War I focuses on their patriotic activity and social work. Nearly 200,000 African American men joined the Allied forces in France. At home, black clubwomen raised more than $125 million in wartime donations and assembled "comfort ... more...

  • The Landscape of Britainby Dr Michael Reed *Nfa*; Michael Reed

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 53.95

    Explains the processes at work in the evolution of the landscape, and shows how each generation makes its own individual contribution without being able entirely to erase those of its predecessors, however remote or distant in time. more...

  • New Frontiers of Space, Bodies and Genderby Rosa Ainley *Nfa*; Rosa Ainley

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 79.95

    Unravels the stereotypical images of gender and space, presenting a series of new explorations into both 'lived' and 'imagined' spaces and experiences. more...

  • CLUSTERS IN URBAN & REGIONAL Dby ANDREW CUMBERS; Danny McKinnon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book - previously published as a special issue of the journal Urban Studies - draws upon a range of research from Western Europe and North America to critically assess the contribution of clusters to urban and regional development. more...

  • Plotting the Globeby AVRAHAM ARIEL; NORA ARIEL BERGER; JOHN WRIGHT

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 73.00

    People use concepts such as time and date to structure their lives on a daily basis. They often measure their travel by marking points arranged along great circles on the globe. Yet most do not understand the origin and history of these terms and the stories of the intrepid adventurers, scientists, and seafarers who shaped our picture of the world... more...

  • Place, Exclusion and Mortgage Marketsby Manuel B. Aalbers

    Wiley 2011; US$ 89.95

    Utilizing research from the U.S., Italy, and the Netherlands, Place, Exclusion and Mortgage Markets presents an in depth examination of the practice of redlining and the broader implications of contemporary urban exclusion processes.?? Covers exclusion in mortgage markets in three different countries - the U.S., Italy, and the Netherlands Presents... more...

  • The Challenge of Global Commons and Flows for US Powerby Mika Aaltola; Juha Käpylä; Valtteri Vuorisalo

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Global Commons refer to domains that fall outside the direct jurisdiction of sovereign states - the high seas, air, space, and most recently the man-made cyberspace - and thus should be usable by anyone. These domains, even if outside the direct responsibility and governance of sovereign entities, are of crucial interest for the contemporary world... more...

  • Gendering Border Studiesby Jane Aaron; Henrice Altink; Chris Weedon

    University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 35.00

    The study of borders has recently undergone significant transitions, reflecting changes in the functions of boundaries themselves, as the world political map has experienced transformations. In the interplay with other categories of difference like class, race, ethnicity, and religion, gender plays a major role in giving meaning to different forms... more...

  • Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of Central Asiaby R. Abazov

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 75.00

    This atlas graphically illuminates the region's history tracing back to the 8th-7th century B.C. From the spread of Islam to the invasion of the Mongols, the area has been at the crossroads of some of the world's most important developments, all succinctly explained in this book. more...