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  • The Philosophy of Heideggerby Michael Watts

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    "The Philosophy of Heidegger" is a readable and reliable overview of Heidegger's thought, suitable both for beginners and advanced students. A striking and refreshing feature of the work is how free it is from the jargon and standard idioms of academic philosophical writing. Written in straightforward English, with many illustrations and concrete examples,... more...

  • Globalising Foodby David Goodman; Michael Watts

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 79.95

    In an increasingly global world, societies are being provisioned from a bewildering array of sources as new countries and new food commodities are drawn into international markets. Globalising Food provides an innovative contribution to the area of political economy of agriculture, food and consumption through a revealing investigation of the globalisation... more...

  • Liberation Ecologiesby Richard Peet; Michael Watts

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 75.95

    Liberation Ecologies brings together some of the most exciting theorists in the field to explore the impact of political ecology in today's developing world. The book casts new light on the crucial interrelations of development, social movements and the environment in the South - the 'bigger' half of our planet - and raises questions and hopes about... more...

  • The Dissentersby Michael R. Watts

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 124.99

    The third and final volume in Michael Watts acclaimed history of dissent. Volume III addresses the impact of Victorian nonconformity, with close studies of key figures such as Spurgeon, and key institutions such as the Salvation Army. more...

  • Global Political Ecologyby Richard Peet; Paul Robbins; Michael Watts

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 59.95

    The world is caught in the mesh of a series of environmental crises. So far attempts at resolving the deep basis of these have been superficial and disorganized. Global Political Ecology links the political economy of global capitalism with the political ecology of a series of environmental disasters and failed attempts at environmental policies.... more...

  • Talking Truth Confronting Powerby Jerome Satterthwaite; Michael Watts; Heather Piper

    Institute of Education Press 2008; US$ 34.95

    Part of the "Trentham's Discourse, Power, Resistance" series, this sixth volume opens with an analyses of neoliberal notions of what counts as knowledge. It also challenges the silencing of resistant voices and insists that uncomfortable, disquieting truths must be told. It is suitable for people with minds of their own, principally academics. more...

  • Grassroots Environmental Governanceby Leah S. Horowitz; Michael J. Watts

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Grassroots movements can pose serious challenges to both governments and corporations. However, grassroots actors possess a variety of motivations, and their visions of development may evolve in complex ways. Meanwhile, their relative powerlessness obliges them to forge an array of shifting alliances and to devise a range of adaptive strategies. ... more...

  • British Colonisation of Northern Nigeria, 1897-1914by Mahmud Modibbo Tukur; Michael J. Watts

    Amalion 2016; US$ 64.99

    β€œIn this densely detailed and interpretatively nuanced study, Mahmud Modibbo Tukur lays bare the very foundations of the colonial state in what is now northern Nigeria. This is a must read for anyone wanting to understand the foundations of contemporary Nigeria and how we came to be what we are.” – Prof. Abdul Raufu Mustapha, University of Oxford,... more...

  • The Dictionary of Human Geographyby Derek Gregory; Ron Johnston; Geraldine Pratt; Michael Watts; Sarah Whatmore

    Wiley 2011; US$ 58.45

    With clear, critical, and constructive surveys of key terms by leading researchers in the field, The Dictionary of Human Geography , fifth edition, remains the definitive guide to the concepts and debates in human geography. Comprehensively revised new edition of a highly successful text with over 300 key terms appearing for the first time... more...

  • West of Edenby Iain Boal; Janferie Stone; Michael Watts; Cal Winslow

    PM Press 2012; US$ 14.99

    In the aftermath of the Vietnam War, a large portion of the population had become disenchanted with the American way of life that they did not feel they belonged to. While some openly revolted in the streets, others took to turning away from the mainstream and headed toward a new world. Utopian visions, manifesting themselves in the form of communes,... more...