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Human Geography

  • Assembling Export Marketsby Stefan Ouma

    Wiley 2015; US$ 89.95

    Assembling Export Markets explores the new ‘frontier regions’ of the global fresh produce market that has emerged in Ghana over the past decade. Represents a major and empirically rich contribution to the emerging field of the social studies of economization and marketization Offers one of the first ethnographic accounts on the making... more...

  • Seascapesby Mike Brown; Barbara Humberstone

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    This edited collection disrupts notions of the sea as ‘other’, as foreign and featureless, through specific, situated accounts which highlight the centrality of the sea for the individuals concerned. Bringing together academics who combine scholarly expertise with lived experiences on, in and with the sea, it examines humans’ relationships... more...

  • Global Shift, Seventh Editionby Peter Dicken

    Guilford Publications 2015; US$ 65.00

    The definitive text on globalization, this book provides an accessible, jargon-free analysis of how the world economy works and its effects on people and places. Peter Dicken synthesizes the latest ideas and empirical data to blaze a clear path through the thicket of globalization processes and debates. The book highlights the dynamic interactions... more...

  • Carceral Geographyby Dominique Moran

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Carceral geography offers a geographical perspective on incarceration, and this volume accordingly tracks the ideas, practices and engagements that have shaped the development of this new and vibrant subdiscipline, and scopes out future research directions. By conveying a sense of the debates, directions, and threads within the field of carceral geography,... more...

  • World Heritage in Iranby Ali Mozaffari

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    This edited volume presents for the first time a broad, multi-disciplinary examination of Pasargadae by experts from both outside and within Iran. It specifically focuses on those disciplines that are absent from existing studies, such as ethnography, tourism and museum studies providing valuable insights into this fascinating place. In its totality,... more...

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Memory Studiesby Siobhan Kattago

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 149.95

    Memory has long been a subject of fascination for poets, artists, philosophers and historians. This timely volume, edited by Siobhan Kattago, examines how past events are remembered, contested, forgotten, learned from and shared with others. Featuring contributions from key thinkers in the field, this comprehensive volume will be a valuable resource... more...

  • Scientists, Experts, and Civic Engagementby Amy E. Lesen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95

    How do scientists, scholars, and other experts engage with the general public and with the communities affected by their work or residing in their sites of study? Where are the fine lines between public scholarship, civic engagement, and activism? Must academics 'give back' once they collect data and publish results? In this volume, authors... more...

  • Low-carbon City and New-type Urbanizationby Songlin Feng; Weiguang Huang; Jun Wang; Mingquan Wang; Jun Zha

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 259.00

    In the face of increasingly serious resource and environmental challenges, the world has already accepted low-carbon development as the main way forward for future city construction. Chinese cities have encountered many problems during their development, including land constraints, energy shortages, traffic congestion and air pollution. For this reason,... more...

  • Eiderdownby Edward Posnett

    Random House 2015; US$ 0.00

    Over the centuries eiderdown has been coveted by the Vikings, Russian tsars and medieval tax collectors who accepted it as revenue. The plumage of a fat sea duck, eiderdown ? treasured for its extraordinary lightness and insulation ? now joins cocaine as an instrument of globalisation and commodity of the super-rich. In this revelatory... more...

  • Disaster Risk Reduction Approaches in Pakistanby Atta-Ur- Rahman; Amir Nawaz Khan; Rajib Shaw

    Springer Japan 2015; US$ 0.00

    This book is a pioneering regional work and provides a balanced approach of theory and practice in disaster risk reduction (DRR) in Pakistan. The book analytically discusses the status of DRR and draws examples and lessons from national and community-level programs and projects and events in the country. The book covers different types of disasters... more...