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  • Managing Coastal Vulnerabilityby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 114.99

    Addresses coastal vulnerability around the world with examples from the Ebro Delta (Spain), the crumbling cliffs of Corton Village/Suffolk (UK), tsunami-worn Phuket (Thailand/Indian Ocean), and others. This work is intended for academics, researchers, students and policy advisors in geography, economics, sociology, and environmental science. more...

  • Approaches to Coastal Wetland Restorationby

    SPB Academic Publishing 2002; US$ 40.50

    Wetlands Lost The 1,879 thousand hectares of coastal wetlands in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) comprise 58% of the U.S. coastal wetland total (Turner and Gosselink 1975). These wetlands occur in every GOM state, although two-thirds of the GOM total are in Louisiana, and are typically associated with estuaries, bays, rivers, and the lee-side of barrier islands.... more...

  • Accumulation by Dispossessionby

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 36.00

    This book is a collection of essays written by famous theoreticians and academics in the area of urban studies on the transformation process of cities and its socio-economic ramifications. These essays analyze the signs of spatial crisis in metropolises, revealing the contradictory processes of integration and segmentation that characterize the critical... more...

  • Private Politics and Public Voicesby

    Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 23.95

    This political history of middle-class African American women during World War I focuses on their patriotic activity and social work. Nearly 200,000 African American men joined the Allied forces in France. At home, black clubwomen raised more than $125 million in wartime donations and assembled "comfort ... more...

  • Location of International Business Activitiesby Academy of International Business .; J. Cantwell

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2014; US$ 116.46

    In recent years an extensive range of new research has been revisiting the topic of the location of international business activities, from a variety of different perspectives and background interests. This work has been inspired in part by two apparently quite different but actually related contemporary trends: on the one hand, an emergence or revitalization... more...

  • The Landscape of Britainby Dr Michael Reed *Nfa*; Michael Reed

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 53.95

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • New Frontiers of Space, Bodies and Genderby Rosa Ainley *Nfa*; Rosa Ainley

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 79.95

    This collection unravels the stereotypical images of gender and space and presents a series of new explorations into both 'lived' and 'imagined' spaces. In New Frontiers of Space, Bodies and Gender leading contemporary writers from across an eclectic mix of disciplines, examine an exciting array of issues such as: * Jamaican Ragga music and female... more...

  • Clusters in Urban and Regional Developmentby ANDREW CUMBERS; Danny McKinnon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Going beyond the celebrated 'hot-spots' of economic development, this book draws upon evidence from a broader range of cities and regions to help fill some important gaps in our knowledge of how clusters operate within the contemporary global economy. This book was previously published as a special issue of the journal Urban Studies . more...

  • Place, Exclusion and Mortgage Marketsby Manuel B. Aalbers

    Wiley 2011; US$ 41.95 US$ 37.76

    Utilizing research from the U.S., Italy, and the Netherlands, Place, Exclusion and Mortgage Markets presents an in depth examination of the practice of redlining and the broader implications of contemporary urban exclusion processes.   Covers exclusion in mortgage markets in three different countries - the U.S., Italy, and the Netherlands... more...

  • Gendering Border Studiesby Jane Aaron; Henrice Altink; Chris Weedon

    University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 35.00

    The study of borders has recently undergone significant transitions, reflecting changes in the functions of boundaries themselves, as the world political map has experienced transformations. In the interplay with other categories of difference like class, race, ethnicity, and religion, gender plays a major role in giving meaning to different forms... more...