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  • Losing Paradiseby Tammo Steenhuis; Gail Holst-Warhaft

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Taking a uniquely interdisciplinary view of the Eastern Mediterranean region's water problems, this book considers some of the technical and regulatory solutions being proposed or implemented to solve the difficulties of diminished or polluted water supplies. Stressing the importance of traditional and historical cultural understanding in addressing... more...

  • Geographies of the Bookby Charles W.J. Withers; Miles Ogborn

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The geography of the book is as old as the history of the book, though far less thoroughly explored. Yet research has increasingly pointed to the spatial dimensions of book history, to the transformation of texts as they are made and moved from place to place, from authors to readers and within different communities and cultures of reception. Widespread... more...

  • Mobility and Placeby Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt; Brynhild Granås

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The Northern peripheries of Europe, which are covered by this book, are associated with remoteness, the frontier, isolated communities, colonialism and resource extraction. Recently, huge projects in petroleum and hydropower have been located there, and the region has become better known as an attractive tourist destination. Although these spaces are... more...

  • Foreign Direct Investment, Agglomeration and Externalitiesby Jacob A. Jordaan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    By critically appraising current theories of both Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and agglomeration, this book explores the variety of links that exist between these two externality-creating phenomena. Using in-depth empirical research on Mexico, Jacob Jordaan constructs and analyzes several datasets on Mexican manufacturing industries at various geographical... more...

  • New Geographies of Race and Racismby Caroline Bressey; Claire Dwyer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In recent years geographers interested in ethnicity, 'race' and racism have extended their focus from examining geographies of segregation and racism to exploring cultural politics, social practice and everyday geographies of identity and experience. This edited collection illustrates this new work and includes research on youth and new ethnicities;... more...

  • Economic Spaces of Pastoral Production and Commodity Systemsby Richard Le Heron; Jörg Gertel

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Pastoralism as a land use system is under recognized in terms of its contribution to food provision, livelihoods as well as to human security. This book is the first attempt to explore the dynamics of economic spaces of pastoral production and commodity systems for explicit South and North positionings. It develops and applies a new approach in combining... more...

  • New Mobilities Regimes in Art and Social Sciencesby Susanne Witzgall; Gerlinde Vogl

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    New Mobilities Regimes analyses how global mobilities are changing the world of today and the role of political and economic power. Bringing together essays by leading scholars and social scientists, including Mimi Sheller and Bülent Diken with the work of well-known artists and art theorists such as Jordan Crandall, Ursula Bieman, Gülsün Karamustafa... more...

  • Emotion, Place and Cultureby Mick Smith; Liz Bondi; Joyce Davidson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Recent years have witnessed a rapid rise in engagement with emotion and affect across a broad range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, with geographers among others making a significant contribution by examining the emotional intersections between people and places. Building on the achievements of Emotional Geographies (2005), the... more...

  • Liquid Materialitiesby Peter Atkins

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    As a food, milk has been revered and ignored, respected and feared. In the face of its 'material resistance', attempts were made to purify it of dirt and disease, and to standardize its fat content. This is a history of the struggle to bring milk under control, to manipulate its naturally variable composition and, as a result, to redraw the boundaries... more...

  • Deathscapesby James D. Sidaway; Avril Maddrell

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Death is at once a universal and everyday, but also an extraordinary experience in the lives of those affected. Death and bereavement are thereby intensified at (and frequently contained within) certain sites and regulated spaces, such as the hospital, the cemetery and the mortuary. However, death also affects and unfolds in many other spaces: the... more...