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  • Who Rules the World?by Noam Chomsky

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 30.38

    Internationally renowned political commentator Noam Chomsky examines America's pursuit and exercise of power in a post 9/11 world Noam Chomsky is the world's foremost intellectual activist. Over the last half century, no one has done more to question the great global powers who govern our lives, forensically scrutinizing policies and actions,... more...

  • Urban Morphologyby VÝtor Oliveira

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This is a book about cities or, more precisely, about the physical form of cities. It starts presenting the main elements of urban form ? streets, urban blocks, plots and buildings ? structuring our cities and the fundamental actors and processes of transformation shaping these elements. It then applies this analytical framework to describe the evolution... more...

  • New Geographies of Race and Racismby Caroline Bressey; Claire Dwyer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In recent years geographers interested in ethnicity, 'race' and racism have extended their focus from examining geographies of segregation and racism to exploring cultural politics, social practice and everyday geographies of identity and experience. This edited collection illustrates this new work and includes research on youth and new ethnicities;... more...

  • Economic Spaces of Pastoral Production and Commodity Systemsby Richard Le Heron; J÷rg Gertel

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Pastoralism as a land use system is under recognized in terms of its contribution to food provision, livelihoods as well as to human security. This book is the first attempt to explore the dynamics of economic spaces of pastoral production and commodity systems for explicit South and North positionings. It develops and applies a new approach in combining... more...

  • New Mobilities Regimes in Art and Social Sciencesby Susanne Witzgall; Gerlinde Vogl

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    New Mobilities Regimes analyses how global mobilities are changing the world of today and the role of political and economic power. Bringing together essays by leading scholars and social scientists, including Mimi Sheller and B├╝lent Diken with the work of well-known artists and art theorists such as Jordan Crandall, Ursula Bieman, G├╝ls├╝n Karamustafa... more...

  • Glaciers and Environmental Changeby Atle Nesje; Svein Olat Dahl

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 55.95

    This authoritative new text provides a thorough, updated account of glaciers and ice sheets as monitors and indicators of environmental change. It examines the record of environmental change within glaciers and ice sheets, and that of past environments left by retreating glaciers. These themes are examined within the context of environmental change... more...

  • A Geography of Heritageby Brian Graham; Greg Ashworth; John Tunbridge

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 48.95

    The concept of heritage relates to the ways in which contemporary society uses the past as a social, political or economic resource. However, heritage is open to interpretation and its value may be perceived from differing perspectives - often reflecting divisions in society. Moreover, the schism between the cultural and economic uses of heritage... more...

  • Food in Societyby Peter Atkins; Ian Bowler

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95

    Who can deny the significance of food? It has a central role in our health and pleasure as well as in our economy, politics and culture. Food in Society provides a social science perspective on food systems and demonstrates the rich variety of disciplinary and theoretical contexts of food studies. While hunger and malnutrition remain a reality in... more...

  • Dry Ports ? A Global Perspectiveby Rickard Bergqvist; Gordon Wilmsmeier

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    As centres for logistics activities, seaports have traditionally been the focus of maritime logistics chains. However, changes in production patterns, supported by the development of rapid transport of goods over long distances, have altered the logistics landscape. As a result, the relevance of port hinterland transport has become more important,... more...

  • Educational Opportunityby Alexander D. Singleton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    While in recent years the burgeoning Higher Education (HE) sector has been set an agenda of widening participation, few HE institutions have strategies in place for reaching the full range of potential students most likely to benefit from (and successfully complete) their current subject and course offerings. Universities and colleges are often unsystematic... more...