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  • The Future of the Environmentby David Pitt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    A major concern of this book is how ordinary people might come to manage their own environment more effectively.  A valuable resource for students of environmental studies, it considers how this might be facilitated by more appropriate technology, assistance and communications.   Reviewed by the International Journal of Environmental Studies, ... more...

  • Creative Industries and Urban Developmentby Terry Flew

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    The concept of creative industries has developed considerable academic and policy momentum in the 21st century. There has been a connection identified between the rise of creative industries and the urbanisation of the world?s population, particularly in relation to the significance of cities as sites of cultural production and consumption. Much of... more...

  • Quantifying Neighbourhood Effectsby Jorg Blasius; Jurgen Friedrichs; George Galster

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    Many policies in several Western European countries and the U.S. aim to counter spatial concentrations of deprivation and create more socio-economically mixed residential areas. Such policies are founded on the belief that neighbourhoods have a strong and independent effect upon the well-being and life-chances of individuals. The adequacy of the evidence... more...

  • Transbordering Latin Americasby Clara Irazábal

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book examines transborder Latin American sociocultural and spatial conditions across the globe and at different scales, from gendered and racialized individuals to national and transnational organizations. Gathering scholars from the "spatial sciences"?architecture, urban design, urban planning, and geography?as well as sociology, anthropology,... more...

  • Integrated Models in Geography (Routledge Revivals)by Richard J. Chorley; Peter Haggett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    First published in 1967, this book explores the theme of geographical generalization, or model building. It is composed of five of the chapters from the original Models in Geography , published in 1967. The first chapter broadly outlines this theme and examines the nature and function of generalized statements, ranging from conceptual models to scale... more...

  • A Geography of the European Unionby John Cole

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    Can the European Union continue to grow and also converge? Is uniformity within the union desirable? The European Union has grown into a supranational entity formed from a mosaic of diverse regions. Its enlargement to encompass a number of Central European countries seems only a matter of time. With the EU's political and economic importance growing... more...

  • Cities of North Americaby Lisa Benton-Short

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 64.99

    This timely text provides a comprehensive overview of the dramatic and rapidly evolving issues confronting the cities of North America. Metropolitan areas throughout the United States and Canada face a range of dynamic and complex concerns?including the redistribution of economic activities, the continued decline of manufacturing, manufacturing,... more...

  • Savage Parkby Amy Fusselman

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015; US$ 21.00

    Part memoir, part manifesto, this exploration of the underside of America's obsession with safety is prompted by the author's visit to a thrillingly alarming adventure playground in Tokyo more...

  • Private Anti-Piracy Naviesby Jr. John J. Pitney; John-Clark Levin

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 89.99

    Private Anti-Piracy Navies assesses the historical context, current state, and future prospects of privatizing maritime security vessels. It places particular emphasis on the economic, legal, and operational dimensions of this growing sector, and addresses issues of key interest to industry, government, and academia. more...

  • Work, Class, and Power in the Borderlands of the Early American Pacificby Evan Lampe

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 84.99

    This book explores the nature of power and labor in the early American Pacific from the perspective of sailors, merchants, and the people they encounters across the Pacific. By looking at Honolulu, the merchant ship, Canton, the Whampoa anchorage and the northwest coast, this book considers the broader Pacific while not losing sight of the experiences... more...