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Human Geography

  • For Love of the Prophetby Noah Salomon

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    For some, the idea of an Islamic state serves to fulfill aspirations for cultural sovereignty and new forms of ethical political practice. For others, it violates the proper domains of both religion and politics. Yet, while there has been much discussion of the idea and ideals of the Islamic state, its possibilities and impossibilities, surprisingly... more...

  • Community action and planningby Nick Gallent; Daniela Ciaffi

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 45.95

    Analyses the contexts, drivers and outcomes of community action and planning in the global north: from emergent neighbourhood planning in England to the communitybased housing movement in New York, and from active citizenship in the Dutch new towns to associative action in Marseille. more...

  • Education, Gender and Developmentby Mari-Anne Okkolin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This compelling book takes a novel approach to the complexities of girls? and women?s education in the global South. To unravel the critical issues and processes behind educational advancement and to identify the factors that support the construction of educational well-being and agency from gender perspective, the book narrates the stories of women... more...

  • Lebensereignisse und Mobilitätby Hanna Müggenburg

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 27.44

    Über drei Generationen hinweg untersucht Hannah Müggenburg den Einfluss von Lebensereignissen als sensible Phasen für Veränderungen auf das Verkehrshandeln von Studierenden an der TU Dortmund, deren Eltern und Großeltern. Die quantitative Studie zeichnet mittels einer retrospektiven Erhebung Veränderungen über den Lebensverlauf hinweg nach. Unterschiede... more...

  • A Modern Nordic Saga : Politics, Economy and Societyby Ryszard M. Czarny

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 141.52

    This book focuses on the Nordic countries through a European perspective and wishes to draw attention to their place in the new world order. The volume emphasizes the specificity of their cooperation within the region itself as well as within the European Union, and stresses the importance of the Nordic region as an area of possibilities and tangible... more...

  • Cracking the AP Human Geography Exam, 2017 Editionby Princeton Review

    Random House Children's Books 2016; US$ 18.99

    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO HELP SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP Human Geography Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide?including thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, access to our AP Connect portal online, and 2 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations.... more...

  • Regional Ecological Challenges for Peace in Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia Pacificby Úrsula Oswald Spring; Hans Günter Brauch; Serena Eréndira Serrano Oswald; Juliet Bennett

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 46.80

    This book presents peer-reviewed texts from the International Peace Research Association?s Ecology and Peace Commission: M.I. Abazie-Humphrey (Nigeria) reviews ?Nigeria?s Home-Grown DDR Programme?; C. Christian and H. Speight (USA) analyse ?Water, Cooperation, and Peace in the Palestinian West Bank?; T. Galaviz (Mexico) discusses ?The Peace Process... more...

  • Seeing Cities Through Big Databy Piyushimita (Vonu) Thakuriah; Nebiyou Tilahun; Moira Zellner

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 185.07

    This book introduces the latest thinking on the use of Big Data in the context of urban systems, including  research and insights on human behavior, urban dynamics, resource use, sustainability and spatial disparities, where it promises improved planning, management and governance in the urban sectors (e.g., transportation, energy, smart cities,... more...

  • International Encyclopedia of Public Healthby Stella R. Quah

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 2,560.00

    International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Second Edition is an authoritative and comprehensive guide to the major issues, challenges, methods, and approaches of global public health. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, this new edition combines complementary scientific fields of inquiry, linking biomedical research with the social and life sciences... more...

  • Devils Walkingby Stanley Nelson; Greg Iles

    LSU Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    After midnight on December 10, 1964, in Ferriday, Louisiana, African American Frank Morris awoke to the sound of breaking glass. Outside his home and shoe shop, standing behind the shattered window, Klansmen tossed a lit match inside the store, now doused in gasoline, and instantly set the building ablaze. A shotgun pointed to Morris?s head blocked... more...