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Human Geography

  • Wildlife in the Anthropoceneby Jamie Lorimer

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    Contents Introduction: After the Anthropocene 1. Wildlife: Companion Elephants and New Grounds for Multinatural Conservation 2. Nonhuman Charisma: Counting Corncrakes and Learning to Be Affected in Multispecies Worlds 3. Biodiversity as Biopolitics: Cutting Up Wildlife and Choreographing Conservation in the United Kingdom 4. Conservation as Composition:... more...

  • Feral Citiesby Tristan Donovan

    Chicago Review Press 2015; US$ 13.99

    We tend to think of cities as a realm apart, somehow separate from nature, but nothing could be further from the truth. In Feral Cities Tristan Donovan digs below the urban gloss to uncover the wildlife that we share our streets and homes with. Along the way readers will meet the wall-eating snails that are invading Miami, the wild boars that roam... more...

  • Genetic Geographiesby Catherine Nash

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    What might be wrong with genetic accounts of personal or shared ancestry and origins? Genetic studies are often presented as valuable ways of understanding where we come from and how people are related. In Genetic Geographies , Catherine Nash pursues their troubling implications for our perception of sexual and national, as well as racial, difference.... more...

  • Making Other Worlds Possibleby Gerda Roelvink; Kevin St. Martin; J. K. Gibson-Graham

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    There is no doubt that ?economy? is a keyword in contemporary life, yet what constitutes economy is increasingly contested terrain. Interested in building ?other worlds,? J. K. Gibson-Graham have argued that the economy is not only diverse but also open to experimentations that foreground the well-being of humans and nonhumans alike. Making Other... more...

  • Bioarchaeologyby Clark Spencer Larsen

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 52.00

    A synthetic treatment of the study of human remains from archaeological contexts for current and future generations of bioarchaeologists. more...

  • Geographies of Health and Developmentby Isaac Luginaah; Rachel Bezner Kerr

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    This book begins by exploring some of the circumstances surrounding the distinctive health inequities currently facing many developing countries, including malaria, maternal mortality and HIV/AIDS. This is followed by a discussion of how matters of physical access and human resource issues and, perhaps most importantly, the challenges of financing,... more...

  • The Architecture of Home in Cairoby Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 134.95

    This book firstly describes the historical development of the domestic spaces (indoor and outdoor), and provides an inclusive analysis of spaces of everyday activities in the hawari of old Cairo. It then broadens its analysis to other parts of the city, highlighting different customs and representations of home in the city at large. Cairo, in the context... more...

  • Place, Identity, and National Imagination in Post-war Taiwanby Bi-yu Chang

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    In the struggles for political and cultural hegemony that Taiwan has witnessed since the 1980s, the focal point in contesting narratives and the key battlefield in the political debates are primarily spatial and place-based. The major fault line appears to be a split between an imposed identity emphasizing cultural origin (China) and an emphasis on... more...

  • Originationby Andy Pike

    Wiley 2015; US$ 39.95

    Origination: The Geographies of Brands and Branding offers innovative theoretical and conceptual frameworks relating to the ways that actors create meaning and value in commodity brands and branding through processes of geographical association. Provides innovative conceptualization and theorization to facilitate an understanding of the geographical... more...

  • Understanding Cultural Geographyby Jon Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Understanding Cultural Geography: Places and Traces offers a comprehensive introduction to perhaps the most exciting and challenging area of human geography. By focusing on the notion of ?place? as a key means through which culture and identity is grounded, the book showcases the broad range of theories, methods and practices used within the discipline.... more...