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  • Planning for Urban Qualityby Gordon Power *Nfa*; Michael Parfect; Gordon Power

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    Rapid regeneration of city areas has placed the quality of urban design high on public and policy agendas worldwide. Planning for Urban Quality examines the achievement of quality in the urban environment, in a planning context. Tracing urban design from its roots, the authors draw on both historical and current practices to examine the key physical,... 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...

  • Hybrid Urbanismby NEZAR ALSAYYAD

    ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 175.00

    Despite strong forces toward globalization, much of late 20th century urbanism demonstrates a movement toward cultural differentiation. Such factors as ethnicity and religious and cultural heritages have led to the concept of hybridity as a shaper of identity. Challenging the common assumption that hybrid peoples create hybrid places and hybrid places... more...

  • Hoodoo, Voodoo, and Conjureby JEFFREY ANDERSON

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 77.00

    Hoodoo, voodoo, and conjure are part of a mysterious world of African American spirituality that has long captured the popular imagination. These magical beliefs and practices have figured in literary works by such authors as Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, and Ishmael Reed, and they have been central to numerous films, such as The Skeleton Key. Written... 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...

  • Island Tourism and Sustainable Developmentby YORGHOS APOSTOLOPOULOS; DENNIS GAYLE

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 144.00

    This multidisciplinary volume dicusses the impact of tourism on sustainable development in the Caribbean, the Pacific, and the Mediterranean. Bringing together scholars, development practitioners, international experts, and professionals, the contributors discuss the issues from a holistic and transnational perspective. This work provides a much-needed,... more...

  • International Studiesby Pami Aalto; Vilho Harle; Sami Moisio

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00

    Presenting International Studies as a wide, plural and inherently interdisciplinary field of research, this book shows its links with philosophy, peace research, history, geography, globalization studies, international political economy, political psychology, sociology and social theory, linguistics, strategic or war studies and anthropology. 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...

  • Culture and Customs of Turkeyby Rafis Abazov

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 70.00

    A comprehensive study on the world's most exotic, culturally diverse nations: Turkey. more...

  • An Environmental History of the Middle Agesby John Aberth

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    The Middle Ages was a critical and formative time for Western approaches to our natural surroundings.? An Environmental History of the Middle Ages is a unique and unprecedented cultural survey of attitudes towards the environment during this period. Exploring the entire medieval period from 500 to 1500, and ranging across the whole of Europe,... more...