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Human Geography

  • The New Sociology of Scotlandby David McCrone

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 38.00

    With interdisciplinary coverage of a wide range of core topics ? including social inequality, national identity, religion, sport and education ? accompanied by comprehensive pedagogical features to encourage engagement, McCrone?s introduction provides students with an exciting new textbook on Scottish society  more...

  • Too Much Invested to Quitby Allan I. Teger

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 31.95

    Too Much Invested to Quit focuses on the applications of paradigms in the resolution of international relations, taking as backdrop issues in marriage, labor disputes, and price wars. The manuscript first offers information on the dollar auction game, a simple game that can be employed in large groups or in laboratory situations. Studies on economic... more...

  • Sustainable Development and Renovation in Architecture, Urbanism and Engineeringby Pilar Mercader-Moyano

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 139.97

    This book provides an overview of the environmental problems that arise from construction activity, focusing on refurbishment as an alternative to the current crisis in the construction sector, as well as on measures designed to minimize the effects on the environment. Furthermore, it offers professionals insights into alternative eco-efficient solutions... more...

  • Reinventing Developmentby Adam Fforde

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 107.67

    This book debunks the foundations of contemporary government-led development policy. The author questions the predictability of success when using mainstream development doctrines and its underlying assumptions, approaching development from a sceptical standpoint, as opposed to the more common optimistic view. The book uses international development... more...

  • Geographies of Meatby Harvey Neo; Jody Emel

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    With the ever rising demand for meat around the world, the production of meat has changed dramatically in the past few decades. What has brought about the increasing popularity and attendant normalization of factory farms across many parts of the world? What are some of the ways to resist such broad convergences in meat production and how successful... more...

  • Local Identities and Politicsby Kees Terlouw

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 25.00

    The relation between identity and space is strong and generates many conflicts. Most people attach great importance to their local community and its identity. The possibility of change can cause turmoil and become fertile ground for staking new identities. Understanding how these changes can take place is important to the future of community cohesion... more...

  • Human Tooth Crown and Root Morphologyby G. Richard Scott; Joel D. Irish

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 40.00

    A valuable guide to scoring crown and root traits in human dentitions for ancestry estimation and biodistance analysis. more...

  • Sustainable Surfingby Gregory Borne; Jess Ponting

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Whilst being an ambiguous and contested concept, sustainability has become one of the twenty-first century?s most pervasive ideas, as humanity?s increasing impact on the environment, as well as increasing social and economic inequalities, have local and global consequences. Surfing is a globally recognised cultural phenomenon whose unique connection... more...

  • Smoking Geographiesby Ross Barnett; Graham Moon; Jamie Pearce; Lee Thompson; Liz Twigg

    Wiley 2017; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62

    Smoking Geographies provides a research-led assessment of the impact of geographical factors on smoking. The contributors uncover how geography can show us not only why people smoke but also broader issues of tobacco control, providing deeper clarity on how smoking and tobacco is ‘governed’. The text centres on one of the most important... more...

  • Urban Design and Representationby Barbara E.A. Piga; Rossella Salerno

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 107.67

    This book explores how environmental urban design can benefit from established and emerging representation and simulation techniques that meet the need for a multisensory approach. Bringing together contributions by researchers and practicing professionals that approach the topics discussed from both theoretical and practical perspectives and draw... more...