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Human Geography

  • Politics and Globalizationby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 123.99

    Scholars, political leaders, and members of the business community tend to narrowly focus on globalization as an economic phenomenon. Drawing on a range of theoretical perspectives, this title includes articles that empirically examine the political response to globalization in diverse geographic and historical contexts. more...

  • Methodological Issues and Practices in Ethnographyby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 118.99

    What counts as ethnography and what counts as good ethnography are both highly contested. This volume presents a diversity of views on the issues and practices in ethnographic methodology. It does not try to present a single coherent view but, through its heterogeneity, illustrates the strengths and impact of the debate. more...

  • 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...

  • Progress in Activity-Based Analysisby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 161.99

    Reflects an eventful decade of development and application of activity-based models. This work in three extensive sections: reviews a range of approaches to incorporating increased complexity in models; discusses how to obtain the rich data necessary to support complex models; and reports on real applications in action. more...

  • European Responses to Globalizationby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 123.99

    Explores the institutional, economic and ideational factors that shaped the way in which Europe adapted to, resisted, and responded to the challenges of globalization. This book reveals 3 main strategies adopted by European political actors in their response: resistance, adaptation, and the production of alternatives to global norms and practices. more...

  • Alternative Food Geographiesby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 161.99

    Examines the efforts to reform contemporary food provision. This book addresses concepts and debates, public policy, and alternative production. It includes case studies from around the world. more...

  • Bernhard Varenius (1622-1650)by

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    Bernhard Varenius' books influenced the history of science in such a way that Isaac Newton, Alexander von Humboldt and Tsar Peter the Great all referred to him. Varenius wrote the first comprehensive description of Japan ("Descriptio regni Japoniae," 1649) from a European perspective, exclusively based on a diversity of sources. But the... more...

  • Families in Eastern Europeby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 132.99

    Provides a comprehensive analysis of family issues in Eastern Europe. Bringing together scholars from 14 Eastern European countries, this book explains family processes in that particular country focusing on the historic, social and economic contexts and the impact they have on families. It also provides demographic information about families. 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...

  • Rabbis of our Timeby Marek ?ejka; Roman Ko?an

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The term ‘rabbi’ predominantly denotes Jewish men qualified to interpret the Torah and apply halacha, or those entrusted with the religious leadership of a Jewish community. However, the role of the rabbi has been understood differently across the Jewish world. While in Israel they control legally powerful rabbinical courts and major religious political... more...