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Human Geography

  • Revolutionary Passionsby Hamit Bozarslan; Gilles Bataillon; Christophe Jaffrelot

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.95

    Europe has been the chief arena of revolutionary passions since the end of the eighteenth century. During this same period, and right up to the beginning of the twenty-first century, the non-European world, too, has resonated with coup attempts and revolutionary turmoil. How does one begin to understand these revolutionary passions? To what extent... more...

  • Kuwait: Prospect and Realityby H.V.F. Winstone; Zahra Freeth

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 120.00

    For many the story of this small Arabian state begins and ends with the wealth that has accrued from its vast oil deposits. But the real fascination of Kuwait lies in its geological and archaeological history; in its long struggle for survival among powerful neighbours; in its ambitious plans for industrial and economic development. This book, first... more...

  • Towards a Political Economy of Resource-dependent Regionsby Greg Halseth; Laura Ryser

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book advances our understanding of resource-dependent regions in developed economies in the 21st Century. It explores how rural and small town places are working to find success in a new economy marked by demographic, economic, social, cultural, political, and environmental change. How are we to understand the changes and transformations working... more...

  • Konstruktion internationaler Immobilienmärkteby Nadine Bitterer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 34.60

    Das Ziel der Untersuchung von Nadine Bitterer ist die Aufdeckung handlungsanleitender Logiken und Praktiken, die eine zunehmende internationale Integration sowie scheinbar mobile Zirkulation von Immobilienanlagen ermöglichen. Am Beispiel des Büroimmobilienmarktes Warschaus, der gerade in den letzten zehn Jahren zu einem attraktiven Anlageziel professioneller... more...

  • A New Look at Kuwaitby Zahra Freeth

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 120.00

    This book, first published in 1972, describes a Kuwait normally hidden to the eyes of visitors. The author draws upon a vast experience of the country, from both before and after the discovery of oil, and analyses the changes to the physical appearance of the city as well as the changes to the customs and outlook of its people. more...

  • The Manpower Problem in Kuwaitby Shamlan Y. Alessa

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 110.00

    The period since the Second World War saw a spectacular transformation of the Kuwaiti economy, making it one of the world’s major oil states with one of the highest per capita incomes. This rapid transformation, however, has brought with it attendant problems. This book, first published in 1981, examines the critical issue of the Kuwaiti labour force:... more...

  • The Oil Economy of Kuwaitby Y.S.F. Al-Sabah

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 110.00

    The economy of Kuwait is almost wholly dependent on oil. Such dependence on a depletable resource invariably stores up problems for the future, and in the case of Kuwait, these problems are aggravated by the unusually large proportion of skilled immigrant labour in the country. Dr Al-Sabah’s analysis of the economy of Kuwait, first published in 1980,... more...

  • Immigrant Labour in Kuwaitby Abdulrasool Al-Moosa; Keith Mclachlan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 110.00

    Kuwait has among the highest levels of personal incomes in the Middle East and the best oil reserves to production ratios of all the exporting states. Its good material fortune is offset by its political precariousness engendered by Kuwaiti nationals forming a minority and a heavy dependency on immigrants to sustain the economy. Deep feelings of insecurity... more...

  • Kuwait City Parksby Subhi Abdullah Al-Mutawa

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 110.00

    The purpose of this study, first published in 1985, was to investigate the management practices of the Kuwait City Park System and the relationship of these practices to user satisfaction. The decision making process affecting the parks had been fragmented between three agencies, and this created conflicts in different goals, responsibilities and... more...

  • The Millennial Cityby Markus Moos; Deirdre Pfeiffer; Tara Vinodrai

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Millennials have captured our imaginaries in recent years. The conventional wisdom is that this generation of young adults lives in downtown neighbourhoods near cafes, public transit and other amenities. Yet, this depiction is rarely unpacked nor problematized. Despite some commonalities, the Millennial generation is highly diverse and many face housing... more...