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  • Legal Reforms in China and Vietnamby John Gillespie; Albert H.Y. Chen

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 168.00

    Although the adoption of market reforms has been a key factor leading to China?s recent economic growth, China continues to be governed by a communist party and has a socialist-influenced legal system. Vietnam, starting later, also with a socialist-influenced legal system, has followed a similar reform path, and other countries too are now looking... more...

  • Rural Revival?by Dr Phil McManus; Professor John Connell

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95

    How, if possible, do we re-populate declining rural and regional areas? This book examines this crucial and complex issue in relation to Australia, and the manner in which a particular organization, Country Week, has emerged and developed as one means of stimulating the repopulation of declining or stagnating areas. more...

  • The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Human Geographyby James S. Duncan; John A. Agnew

    Wiley 2011; US$ 221.95

    This volume provides an up-to-date, authoritative synthesis of the discipline of human geography. Unparalleled in scope, the companion offers an indispensable overview to the field, representing both historical and contemporary perspectives. Edited and written by the world's leading authorities in the discipline Divided into three major sections:... more...

  • China's Search for Modernityby Professor He Ping

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 165.00

    Twenty years after a return from fundamentalism to economic reality, China has become the world's tenth largest economy and an increasingly important global power. Despite the rise of fundamentalism and post-modernism, the pursuit of modernity was an ongoing historical movement in late twentieth century China. He Ping focuses on China's quest for and... more...

  • Geographies of Ageingby Dr Amity James; Dr Amanda Davies

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 114.95

    This book examines the patterns and causes of uneven population ageing. It identifies those countries and localities most likely to experience population ageing and the reasons for this. Attention is also given to the role that youth migration, labour force migration, retirement migration and ageing in place have in influencing the spatial concentrations... more...

  • Mapping the Invisible Landscapeby Kent C. Ryden; Wayne Franklin

    University of Iowa Press 1993; US$ 24.00

    Any landscape has an unseen component: a subjective component of experience, memory, and narrative which people familiar with the place understand to be an integral part of its geography but which outsiders may not suspect the existence of?unless they listen and read carefully. This invisible landscape is make visible though stories, and these stories... more...

  • Faces around the Worldby Margo DeMello

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 98.00

    Across all human cultures, the face is arguably the more significant part of the body. From the near-infinite nuances of facial expressions to the immense cultural significance of facial decoration to the physiological functions of our eyes, ears, noses, and mouths, the face remains the single most important way that we communicate and perceive the... more...

  • Daily Life during African American Migrationsby Kimberley Phillips

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 64.00

    ? Photographs, illustrations, and a map accompany the text ? A chronology of major events in black migration ? A bibliography identifies letters, interviews, and autobiographies as source material more...

  • A Book of Britain: The Lore, Landscape and Heritage of a Treasured Countrysideby Johnny Scott

    HarperCollins Publishers 2010; Not Available

    In this remarkable, landmark publication, countryman Sir Johnny Scott evokes all that is romantic about the British countryside, its people, customs and traditions. Over its 600 gloriously illustrated pages, Johnny draws on his wisdom and knowledge to reveal a forgotten culture, and encourages us all to rediscover a beautiful Britain. more...

  • Environmental Policies and NGO Influenceby Susan Carr; David Humphreys; Alan Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 176.00

    This book examines the conditions under which non-governmental organisations (NGOs) may exert influence on policies to conserve and sustainably use natural resources in sub-Saharan Africa. The book is unique in bringing together NGO campaigners in three African countries with academics specialising in development studies, systems and environmental... more...