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Human Geography

  • La frontière au quotidienby Anne Gilbert; Luisa Veronis; Marc Brosseau; Brian Ray

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2014; US$ 37.99

    Dans un monde marqué par la tension entre l?abolition des frontières et leur renforcement, cet ouvrage est à la fois une analyse du concept de frontière et de ses effets, et une étude sur la région de la Capitale nationale, contribuant de ce fait aux études canadiennes. more...

  • Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Spatially Integrated Social Scienceby R. Stimson

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    The chapters in this book provide coverage of the theoretical underpinnings and methodologies that typify research using a Spatially Integrated Social Science (SISS) approach. This insightful Handbook is intended chiefly as a primer for students and budding researchers who wish to investigate social, economic and behavioural phenomena by giving explicit... more...

  • European Integration and Rural Developmentby Michael Kull

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    By examining the Community Initiative LEADER+ and setting this within a discussion of the state and structure of rural development policy, this book looks at the challenges, opportunities and policy options which are available and have been implemented in rural development. It shows that these are often context dependent and that the future of rural... more...

  • Debt to Societyby Miranda Joseph

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 75.00

    It is commonplace to say that criminals pay their debt to society by spending time in prison, but what is a ?debt to society?? How is crime understood as a debt? How has time become the equivalent for crime? And how does criminal debt relate to the kind of debt held by consumers and university students? In Debt to Society , Miranda Joseph explores... more...

  • Borders, Fences and Wallsby Elisabeth Vallet

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This book explores the issue of how the return of the border fences and walls as a political tool may be symptomatic of a new era in border studies and international relations. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, this volume examines problems that include security issues ; the recurrence and/or decline of the wall; wall discourses ; legal approaches... more...

  • Nursing Research Using Ethnographyby Mary De Chesnay

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 65.00

    Ethnography is a qualitative research design that focuses on the study of people to explore cultural phenomena. This concise, "how to" guide to conducting qualitative ethnography research spearheads a new series, Qualitative Designs and Methods, for novice researchers and specialists alike focusing on state-of-the-art methodologies from a... more...

  • Volunteer Tourismby Mary Mostafanezhad

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    This first full length treatment of volunteer tourism taking a longitudinal ethnographic approach offers a comprehensive and comparative study of the perspectives of Thai host community members, NGO practitioners and international volunteer tourists. The book thus shines an ethnographic lens onto the complexities and contradictions of the volunteer... more...

  • Moral Encounters in Tourismby Mary Mostafanezhad; Kevin Hannam

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Illustrating the role of power and power relations in tourism encounters within different political, economic, environmental and cultural contexts, the authors in this anthology analyse, theoretically and empirically, the implications of the privileging of some moralities at the expense of others. Key themes include the moral consumption of tourism... more...

  • Floodsby Dennis J. Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 1,040.00

    Floods occur in most parts of the world and range from being welcomed annual occurrences, to natural disasters which have countless physical and societal impacts. Floods presents the most comprehensive collection to date of new research, providing a rich body of theory and experience and drawing together contributions from over fifty leading international... more...

  • Adaptation to Climate Change through Water Resources Managementby Dominic Stucker; Elena Lopez-Gunn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    The impacts of human-induced climate change are largely mediated by water, such as alterations in precipitation and glacial melt patterns, variations in river flow, increased occurrence of droughts and floods, and sea level rise in densely populated coastal areas. Such phenomena impact both urban and rural communities in developed, emerging, and developing... more...