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Human Geography

  • Unterwegs zum guten Leben?by Julia Rössel

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 46.00

    Was ist ein gutes Leben? Und vor allem: Wo und auf welche Weise lässt es sich gut leben? Diese Fragen untersucht Julia Rössel am Beispiel von Zugezogenen in der Uckermark. Sie beschreibt deren Weg zum guten Leben - vom Wunsch nach Veränderung bis zum dortigen Alltagsleben und dessen Reflexion. Durch eine enge Verzahnung von theoretischer und empirischer... more...

  • Landschaft und Gestaltungby Thomas Hauck

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 49.00

    Landschaft hat seit ihrer Entdeckung als Gestaltungsprinzip in der Malerei der Neuzeit einen radikalen Wandel vollzogen. Dieser betrifft aber nicht ihre Form, die sich über lange Zeit als bemerkenswert stabil erwies, sondern ihren Status als Gegenstand. Von einer bloßen Idee wandelte sie sich zu einem handfesten Gegenstand, der nicht mehr nur gemalt,... more...

  • The Price of Thirstby Karen Piper

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 27.00

    ?There's Money in Thirst,? reads a headline in the New York Times. The CEO of Nestlé, purveyor of bottled water, heartily agrees. It is important to give water a market value, he says in a promotional video, so ?we're all aware that it has a price.? But for those who have no access to clean water, a fifth of the world's population, the price is thirst.... more...

  • Geographies of Globalizationby Warwick E. Murray; John Overton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Geographies of Globalization 2nd edition offers an animated and fully-updated exposition of the geographical impacts of globalization and the contribution of human geography to studies and debates in this area. Energetic and engaging, this book: ??Illustrates how the core principles of human geography ? such as space and scale ? lead to a better... more...

  • The Australian Country Girlby Catherine Driscoll

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    In Australia, 'country girl' names a field of experiences and life-stories by girls and women who have grown up outside of the demographically dominant urban centres. It also names a set of ideas about Australia that is surprisingly consistent across the long twentieth century despite also working as an index of changing times. This book offers... more...

  • Edible Identitiesby Ronda L. Brulotte; Michael A. Di Giovine

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Bringing together cultural anthropologists, archaeologists, historians and other scholars of food and heritage, this volume closely examines the ways in which the cultivation, preparation, and consumption of food is used to create identity claims of 'cultural heritage' on local, regional, national and international scales. Featuring case studies... more...

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Media Geographyby Paul C. Adams; Jim Craine; Jason Dittmer

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 144.95

    This Companion provides an authoritative source for scholars and students of the nascent field of media geography. By indicating the sub-discipline’s evolution and hinting at its future, this volume not only serves to encapsulate what geographers have learned about media but also will help to set the agenda for expanding this type of interdisciplinary... more...

  • Institutional Challenges to Intermodal Transport and Logisticsby Jason Monios

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This book provides an overview of intermodal transport and logistics including the policy background, emerging industry trends and academic approaches. Establishing the three key features of intermodal transport geography as intermodal terminals, inland logistics and hinterland corridors, Jason Monios takes an institutional approach to understanding... more...

  • Die Theorie der zentralen Orte in Israel und Deutschlandby Joachim Trezib

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 168.00

    Walter Christaller?s ?Central Place Theory? became one of the fundamental concepts in modern planning. Its traces were evident in Israel?s ?Sharon Plan? as well as in the National Socialist ?Masterplan for the East.? Central Place Theory aimed at optimizing the function of economic factors as well as the spatial distribution of the population. Joachim... more...

  • South Africa, Past, Present and Futureby Alan Lester; Etienne Nel; Tony Binns

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 81.95

    This is the first book to combine a discussion of post-apartheid development initiatives with an extended historical analysis of South Africa's dynamic race, class, gender and ethnic identities. Bringing together the research of an historical geographer and two development geographers, the book enables us to locate the post-apartheid transition in... more...