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Food Pedagogies

by Rick Flowers & Elaine Swan

<p>In recent years everyone from politicians to celebrity chefs has been proselytizing about how we should grow, buy, prepare, present, cook, taste, eat and dispose of food. In light of this, contributors to this book argue that food has become ...

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Food Security, Gender and Resilience

Improving Smallholder and Subsistence Farming

by Leigh Brownhill, Esther Njuguna, Kimberly L. Bothi & others

<p>Through the integration of gender analysis into resilience thinking, this book shares field-based research insights from a collaborative, integrated project aimed at improving food security in subsistence and smallholder agricultural systems.

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Forces of Nature

Our Quest to Conquer the Planet

by Barry A. Vann

<p>As long as the human species has existed, men and women have had to contend with the unpredictable forces of nature. Geographer Barry A. Vann brings a unique perspective to this age-old struggle in this illuminating overview of human ...

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Forecasting Techniques for Urban and Regional Planning

by Brian Field

<p>Originally published in 1987, <em>Forecasting Techniques for Urban and Regional Planning</em> is an introduction to the various analytical techniques which have been developed and applied in urban and regional analysis in planning practice. ...

ISBN: 9781351062480

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Forms of a World

Contemporary Poetry and the Making of Globalization

by Walt Hunter

<p>The first full-length work to use prominent accounts of globalization to examine contemporary poetry written in English.</p> ...

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From Local Action to Global Networks: Housing the Urban Poor

by Peter Herrle & Astrid Ley

<p>Over the past two decades it has become widely recognized that housing issues have to be placed in a broader framework acknowledging that civil society in the form of Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and their allies are increasingly ...

ISBN: 9781317132127

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From Rice Fields to Killing Fields

Nature, Life, and Labor under the Khmer Rouge

by James A. Tyner

<p>Between 1975 and 1979, the Communist Party of Kampuchea fundamentally transformed the social, economic, political, and natural landscape of Cambodia. During this time, as many as two million Cambodians died from exposure, disease, and ...

ISBN: 9780815654223

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From the Lighthouse: Interdisciplinary Reflections on Light

by Veronica Strang, Tim Edensor & Joanna Puckering

<p>What is a lighthouse? What does it mean? What does it do? This book shows how exchanging knowledge across disciplinary boundaries can transform our thinking. Adopting an unconventional structure, this book involves the reader in a multivocal ...

ISBN: 9781317131618

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From World City to the World in One City

Liverpool through Malay Lives

by Tim Bunnell

<p>Tim Bunnell's book featured in the movie* Pulang* - the author has recently spoken in several interviews and programmes about how his fascination with the tales of Malay seamen in the UK led to writing this volume:</p> <p><a ...

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Frontier Encounters

Knowledge and Practice at the Russian, Chinese and Mongolian Border

by Franck Billé (Editor), Grégory Delaplace (Editor) & Caroline Humphrey (Editor)

Frontier Encounters presents a wide range of views on how the borders between these unique countries are enacted, produced, and crossed. It sheds light on global uncertainties: China’s search for energy resources and the employment of its huge ...

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Futures: Imagining Socioecological Transformation

by Bruce Willems-Braun

<p>Futures: Imagining Socioecological Transformation brings together leading scholars to explore how we might know, enact, and struggle for, the conjoined social and ecological transformations we need to achieve just and sustainable futures. The

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Gaelic Scotland

The Transformation of a Culture Region

by Charles W J Withers

<p>This book, originally published in 1988, examines the Highlands and Islands of Scotland over several centuries and charts their cultural transformation from a separate region into one where the processes of anglicisation have largely ...

ISBN: 9781317332800

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Gaia

A New Look at Life on Earth

by Mohammad Shamsudduha

<p>Gaia: A New Look At Life on Earth may continue to divide opinion, but nobody can deny that the book offers a powerful insight into the creative thinking of its author, James E. Lovelock.</p> <p>Published in 1979, Gaia offered a radically new

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Gaining Advantage from Open Borders

An Active Space Approach to Regional Development

by Remigio Ratti

<p>This title was first published in 2001. The contributors to this book examine how changing political borders and disappearing obstacles in transport have led to diverging patterns of interaction between European regions, with different ...

ISBN: 9781351749237

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Gangs

by Jacqueline Schneider

<p>The task of researching gangs is fraught with difficulties, central to which are issues of definition and reliance on certain forms of data for analyses. These methodological issues have been acknowledged as limitations in most of the ...

ISBN: 9781351157780

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Gender and Gentrification

by Winifred Curran

<p>This book explores how gentrification often reinforces traditional gender roles and spatial constructions during the process of reshaping the labour, housing, commercial and policy landscapes of the city. It focuses in particular on the ...

ISBN: 9781317270171

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Gender and Rural Geography

by Jo Little

<p><em>Gender and Rural Geography</em> explores the relationship between gender and rurality. Feminist theory, gender relations and sexuality have all become central concerns of geographical research and significant progress has been made in ...

ISBN: 9781317877691

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Gender, Identity and Place

Understanding Feminist Geographies

by Linda McDowell

<p>Feminist approaches within the social sciences have expanded enormously since the 1960s. In addition, in recent years, geographic perspectives have become increasingly significant as feminist recognition of the differences between women, ...

ISBN: 9780745667799

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Gender, Migration and Social Transformation

Intersectionality in Bolivian Itinerant Migrations

by Tanja Bastia

<p>Intersectionality can be used to analyse whether migration leads to changes in gender relations. This book finds out how migrants from a peri-urban neighbourhood on the outskirts of Cochabamba, Bolivia, make sense of the migration journeys ...

ISBN: 9781317024873

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Genealogies of Environmentalism

The Lost Works of Clarence Glacken

by Clarence Glacken

<p>Clarence Glacken wrote one of the most important books on environmental issues published in the twentieth century. His magnum opus, <em>Traces on the Rhodian Shore,</em> first published in 1967, details the ways in which perceptions of the ...

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