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Human Geography

  • Indonesia and ASEAN Plus Three Financial Cooperationby Eko Saputro

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 108.60

    This book examines Financial regionalism in East Asia has stimulated not only a new architecture for regional governance, but also a transformation in Indonesia?s national regulatory framework. As a relatively new phenomenon compared to trade regionalism, financial regionalism has successfully shaped cooperative networks among financial authorities... more...

  • Social Capital, Resilience and Adaptation on Small Islandsby Jan Petzold

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 86.88

    The book deals with the role of social capital regarding its potential to increase small islands? adaptive capacity to climate change. The case study of the Isles of Scilly, UK, shows how social structures can play a very important role for climate change adaptation. It is argued that social features have to be understood in a non-deterministic and... more...

  • Asians and the New Multiculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealandby Gautam Ghosh; Jacqueline Leckie

    Otago University Press 2017; US$ 14.99

    Asians and the New Multiculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand presents thought-provoking new research on New Zealand's fastest-growing demographic: the geographically, nationally, and historically diverse Asian communities. This collection examines the unresolved tensions between a dynamic biculturalism and the recognition of other ethnic minorities... more...

  • My Revision Notes: AQA AS/A-level Geographyby Helen Harris

    Hodder Education 2017; US$ 21.99

    Target success in AQA AS/A-level Geography with this proven formula for effective, structured revision; key content coverage is combined with exam-style tasks and practical tips to create a revision guide that students can rely on to review, strengthen and test their knowledge. With My Revision Notes every student can: - Plan and manage a successful... more...

  • Shared Lives of Humans and Animalsby Tuomas Räsänen; Taina Syrjämaa

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Animals are conscious beings that form their own perspective regarding the lifeworlds in which they exist, and according to which they act in relation to their species and other animals. In recent decades a thorough transformation in societal research has taken place, as many groups that were previously perceived as being passive or subjugated objects... more...

  • Debating the Neoliberal Cityby Gilles Pinson; Christelle Morel Journel

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The concept of the neoliberal city has become a key structuring analytical framework in the field of urban studies. It explains both the ongoing transformation of urban policies and the socio-spatial effects of these policies within cities and highlights the prominent role of cities in the new geography of capitalism. Bringing together a team of... more...

  • Citizenship, Activism and the Cityby Patricia Burke Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Were the occupations of 2010?11 ? from Spain to Tahrir Square to Occupy Wall Street ? a success or failure? Are they the model for urban radical politics? This book challenges common understandings and underlying assumptions of what constitutes activism and resistance. It proposes a critical urban theory of politics and citizenship that is grounded... more...

  • Gender and Employment in Rural Chinaby Jing Song

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    With China?s rapid advancements in urbanization and industrialization, there has been significant labor movement away from agriculture in the rural regions. Using four village case studies, Song examines how this restructuring process affects the rural population. Much of her research is centered on their various perceptions and reactions towards... more...

  • Arabic Literature for the Classroomby Mushin J al-Musawi

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Arabic Literature for the Classroom argues for a more visible presence of Arabic within the humanities and social sciences, stressing the need to make Arabic literature available as a world literature, without damaging its own distinctive characteristics. The nineteen chapters which make up this book broach theoretical and methodical cultural concerns... more...

  • Contemporary Sephardic and Mizrahi Literatureby Dario Miccoli

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    In the last few years, the fields of Sephardic and Mizrahi Studies have grown significantly, thanks to new publications which take into consideration unexplored aspects of the history, literature and identity of modern Middle Eastern and North African Jews. However, few of these studies abandoned the Diaspora/Israel dichotomy and analysed the Jews... more...