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Geography

  • AQA Geography Student Guide: Component 2: Human Geographyby David Redfern

    Hodder Education 2016; US$ 12.99

    Reinforce students' geographical understanding throughout their course; clear topic summaries with sample questions and answers help students improve their exam technique and achieve their best. Written by a teacher with extensive examining experience, this guide: - Helps students identify what they need to know with a concise summary of the topics... more...

  • Social Capital and Urban Networks of Trustby Jouni Häkli; Claudio Minca

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This is the first book on social capital and trust informed by a critical geographical perspective. The authors examine the role of social capital in the constitution and reproduction of urban networks of trust in different places and contexts. They explore how social capital and trust are reflected in the capacity of these networks to achieve their... more...

  • Sense of Place, Health and Quality of Lifeby Allison Williams; John Eyles

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    A significant body of theoretical and empirical studies describes 'sense of place' as an outcome of interconnected psychological, social and environmental processes in relation to physical place(s). Sense of place has been examined, particularly in human geography, in terms of both the character intrinsic to a place as a localized, bounded and material... more...

  • Crisis Management in the Tourism Industryby Peter Hosie; Christof Pforr

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    An important challenge facing tourism is the anticipation of the threat of crises precipitated by natural and people-made catastrophes, and being adequately prepared for them. Despite an increase in research on this issue there is still a considerable lack of clarity on the impacts of crises on the tourism industry. Illustrated by a range of international... more...

  • Presenting America's Worldby Tamar Y. Rothenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    National Geographic magazine is probably the most visible and popular expression of geography in the USA. Presenting America's World presents a critical analysis of the world portrayed by National Geographic, from its formative years in the nineteenth century, through to 1945. It situates the National Geographic Society's development within the context... more...

  • Cultural Tourism and Sustainable Local Developmentby Luigi Fusco Girard; Peter Nijkamp

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    With the exponential rise in leisure mobility, tourism has increasingly become of great economic significance. Cultural heritage, such as museums, churches, historical landscapes, urban parks, and exhibitions attract many visitors and countries, regions and cities which house such historic-cultural amenities have seen increasingly large waves of tourists.... more...

  • Routes, Roads and Landscapesby Brita Brenna; Janike Kampevold Larsen; Mari Hvattum

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Routes and roads make their way into and across the landscape, defining it as landscape and making it accessible for many kinds of uses and perceptions. Bringing together outstanding scholars from cultural history, geography, philosophy, and a host of other disciplines, this collection examines the complex entanglement between routes and landscapes.... more...

  • Reanimating Placesby Tom Mels

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Time-space relationships are central to human geography. This book seeks to reanimate time-space, by considering the links between lived experience, various temporalities and particular places in terms of compounded and contested rhythms. Time-space rhythms emphasize the practical, symbolic, everyday and embodied qualities in the experience and making... more...

  • Strange Spacesby André Jansson; Amanda Lagerkvist

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Certain bizarre spaces, where disruption or disarray rule, leave us estranged and 'out of place'. This book examines such spaces, highlighting the emotional and mediated geographies of uncertainty and the state of being 'in-between'; of cognitive displacement, loss, fear, or exhilaration. It expands on why space is sometimes estranging and for whom... more...

  • Return Migration of the Next Generationsby Dennis Conway; Robert B. Potter

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    There is renewed interest in return migration among researchers of global movement patterns. Until recently, it was overlooked, regarded as the result of failure by emigrants, or related to the return of retired, elderly migrants. This important study looks at the one-and-a-half and second generation migrants, the youthful contract workers and the... more...