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Geography of the 'New' Education Market

Secondary School Choice in England and Wales

by Chris Taylor

<p>This title was first published in 2000. A series of major reforms during the 1980s and 1990s have led to the transformation of the Education System in England and Wales. The new system is now based on market principles in schooling resources.

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Geography, Technology and Instruments of Exploration

by Fraser MacDonald & Charles W.J. Withers

<p>Focusing on aspects of the functioning of technology, and by looking at instruments and at instrumental performance, this book addresses the epistemological questions arising from examining the technological bases to geographical exploration ...

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Geography, The Media and Popular Culture

by Jacquelin Burgess & John R Gold

<p>In this book, originally published in 1985, British and North American geographers present original and challenging viewpoints on the media. The essays deal with a diverse content, ranging from the presentation of news to the nature of ...

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Geomedia Studies

Spaces and Mobilities in Mediatized Worlds

by Johan Lindell, Mekonnen Tesfahuney, Karin Fast & others

<p>This book introduces and develops the concept of <em>geomedia studies</em> as the name of a particular subfield of communication geography. Despite the accelerating societal relevance of ‘geomedia’ technologies for the production of various ...

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Geopolitical Orientations, Regionalism and Security in the Indian Ocean

by Dennis Rumley & Sanjay Chaturvedi

<p>First published in 2004, this book is the inaugural volume of the Indian Ocean Research Group (IORG) and is based on a selection of papers presented at the IORG launch in Chandigarh in November 2002. The volume emphasizes the complexity and ...

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GIS and the Social Sciences

Theory and Applications

by Dimitris Ballas, Graham Clarke, Rachel S. Franklin & others

<p><em>GIS and the Social Sciences</em> offers a uniquely social science approach on the theory and application of GIS with a range of modern examples. It explores how human geography can engage with a variety of important policy issues through ...

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GIS for Environmental Applications

A practical approach

by Xuan Zhu

<p><em>GIS for Environmental Applications</em> provides a practical introduction to the principles, methods, techniques and tools in GIS for spatial data management, analysis, modelling and visualisation, and their applications in environmental ...

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Global City Futures

Desire and Development in Singapore

by Natalie Oswin, Mathew Coleman, Associate Professor Sapana Doshi & others

<p><em>Global City Futures</em> offers a queer analysis of urban and national development in Singapore, the Southeast Asian city-state commonly cast as a leading “global city.” Much discourse on Singapore focuses on its extraordinary ...

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Global Migration

Patterns, processes, and politics

by Elizabeth Mavroudi & Caroline Nagel

<p><em>Global Migration</em> provides a clear, concise, and well-organized discussion of historical patterns and contemporary trends of migration, while guiding the readers through an often difficult and politicised topic. Aimed primarily at ...

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Global Mobility and Higher Learning

by Anatoly Oleksiyenko

<p><strong>*Winner of the Best Book Award from Researchers and Students and Study Abroad Programmes at the CIES2019 conference 2019</strong></p> <p>This book examines learning-mobility tensions and ties caused by convergences and divergences of

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Global Mountain Regions

Conversations toward the Future

by ANN KINGSOLVER & SASIKUMAR BALASUNDARAM

<p>No matter where they are located in the world, communities living in mountain regions have shared experiences defined in large part by contradictions. These communities often face social and economic marginalization despite providing the ...

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Global Nomads and Extreme Mobilities

by Päivi Kannisto

<p>Presenting a ground-breaking study of the emerging phenomenon of location-independence, this book examines the way in which the practices of 'global nomads', who live on the road, without fixed abode, place of employment or localised circle ...

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Governance of Risk, Hazards and Disasters

Trends in Theory and Practice

by Giuseppe Forino, Sara Bonati & Lina Maria Calandra

<p>Growing debates around governance are taking place among academic, policy-making, and practice-based communities. In light of the increasing focus on governance, this book presents and discusses governance as a framework that is able to both ...

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Gramsci

Space, Nature, Politics

by Michael Ekers, Gillian Hart, Stefan Kipfer & others

<p>This unique collection is the first to bring attention to Antonio Gramsci’s work within geographical debates. Presenting a substantially different reading to Gramsci scholarship, the collection forges a new approach within human geography, ...

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Green Belts

Past; present; future?

by John Sturzaker & Ian Mell

<p>Most of us have heard of green belts – but how much do we really know about them? This book tries to separate the fact from the fiction when it comes to green belts by looking both backwards and forwards. They were introduced in the ...

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Green Development: Environment and Sustainability in a Developing World

by Adams, Bill

<P>The concept of sustainability lies at the core of the challenge of environment and development and the way governments, business and environmental groups respond to it. <EM>Green Development</EM> provides a clear and coherent analysis of ...

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Green Infrastructure

Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments

by John W. Dover

<p>With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of ...

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Green Syndicalism: An Alternative Red/Green Vision

by Shantz, Jeff

It is widely understood that the burdens of ecological destruction are borne disproportionately by working-class and poor communities, both through illness and disease caused by pollutants and through the depletion of natu­ral resources from ...

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Greenland and the International Politics of a Changing Arctic

Postcolonial Paradiplomacy between High and Low Politics

by Kristian Søby Kristensen & Jon Rahbek-Clemmensen

<p><em>Greenland and the International Politics of a Changing Arctic</em> examines the international politics of semi-independent Greenland in a changing and increasingly globalised Arctic. Without sovereign statehood, but with increased ...

ISBN: 9781351668828

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Grounded Authority

The Algonquins of Barriere Lake against the State

by Shiri Pasternak

<DIV><P>Since Justin Trudeau’s election in 2015, Canada has been hailed internationally as embarking on a truly progressive, post-postcolonial era—including an improved relationship between the state and its Indigenous peoples. Shiri Pasternak ...

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