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Life Phases, Mobility and Consumption

An Ethnography of Shopping Routes

by Helene Brembeck, Niklas Hansson & Jean-Sébastien Vayre

<p>The very routines of our daily life are to a great extent the expression of our vulnerability and dependence on incredibly wide and complex networks and socio-technical systems. Following people’s routes in the city, makes visible the ...

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Life Writing and Space

by Eveline Kilian & Hope Wolf

<p>How does our ability, desire or failure to locate ourselves within space, and with respect to certain places, effect the construction and narration of our identities? Approaching recordings and interpretations of selves, memories and ...

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Lifestyle Mobilities

Intersections of Travel, Leisure and Migration

by Tara Duncan & Scott A. Cohen

<p>Being mobile in today's world is influenced by many aspects including transnational ties, increased ease of access to transport, growing accessibility to technology, knowledge and information and changing socio-cultural outlooks and values. ...

ISBN: 9781317105121

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Liminality and the Modern

Living Through the In-Between

by Bjørn Thomassen

<p>This book provides the history and genealogy of an increasingly important subject: liminality. Coming to the fore in recent years in social and political theory and extending beyond is original use as developed within anthropology, liminality

ISBN: 9781317105039

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Listening to the Land

Conversations about Nature, Culture and Eros

by Derrick Jensen

<p>In this far-ranging and heartening collection, Derrick Jensen gathers conversations with environmentalists, theologians, Native Americans, psychologists, and feminists, engaging some of our best minds in an exploration of more peaceful ways ...

ISBN: 9781603581189

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Living Issues in China

by Henry T. Hodgkin

<p>This book, first published in 1932, explores several different aspects of life in China at the beginning of the twentieth century including education, family life, economics and religion. This book will be of interest to students of Asian ...

ISBN: 9781317422471

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Living with Oil and Coal

Resource Politics and Militarization in Northeast India

by Dolly Kikon & K. Sivaramakrishnan

<p>The nineteenth-century discovery of oil in the eastern Himalayan foothills, together with the establishment of tea plantations and other extractive industries, continues to have a profound impact on life in the region. In the Indian states of

ISBN: 9780295745022

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Living with the Sea

Knowledge, Awareness and Action

by Mike Brown & Kimberley Peters

<p>The seas and oceans are currently taking centre stage in academic study and public consciousness. From the plastics littering our seas, to the role of climate change on ocean currents from unequal access of marine resources to the treacherous

ISBN: 9780429685422

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Local and Regional Development

by Andy Pike, Andrés Rodriguez-Pose & John Tomaney

<p>Actors and institutions in localities and regions across the world are seeking prosperity and well-being amidst tumultuous and disruptive shifts and transitions generated by: an increasingly globalised, knowledge-intensive capitalism; global ...

ISBN: 9781317664147

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Local Food Systems in Old Industrial Regions

Concepts, Spatial Context, and Local Practices

by Jay D. Gatrell & Paula S. Ross

<p>In recent years there has been an explosion of interest in local food systems-among policy makers, planners, and public health professionals, as well as environmentalists, community developers, academics, farmers, and ordinary citizens. While

ISBN: 9781317103776

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Local Identities and Politics

Negotiating the Old and the New

by Kees Terlouw

<p>The relation between identity and space is strong and generates many conflicts. Most people attach great importance to their local community and its identity. The possibility of change can cause turmoil and become fertile ground for staking ...

ISBN: 9781315457512

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Looking Beyond Borderlines

North America's Frontier Imagination

by Lee Rodney

<p>American territorial borders have undergone significant and unparalleled changes in the last decade. They serve as a powerful and emotionally charged locus for American national identity that correlates with the historical idea of the ...

ISBN: 9781317552741

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Made Only in India

Goods with Geographical Indications

by Anu Kapur

<p>What makes Darjeeling tea, Pashmina shawl, Monsooned Malabar Arabica coffee and Chanderi saree special? Why is it that some goods derive their uniqueness through their inherent linkage to a place? In a pioneering study, this book explores ...

ISBN: 9781317351733

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Making and Growing

Anthropological Studies of Organisms and Artefacts

by Elizabeth Hallam & Tim Ingold

<p>Making and Growing brings together the latest work in the fields of anthropology and material culture studies to explore the differences - and the relation - between making things and growing things, and between things that are made and ...

ISBN: 9781317102571

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Making Climate Compatible Development Happen

by Fiona Nunan

<p><em>Making Climate Compatible Development Happen</em> introduces readers to the concept of climate compatible development (CCD) through exploring what it might look like, how it could be achieved in practice and identifying challenges and ...

ISBN: 9781317220350

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Mapping Precariousness, Labour Insecurity and Uncertain Livelihoods

Subjectivities and Resistance

by Emiliana Armano, Arianna Bove & Annalisa Murgia

<p>The condition of precariousness not only provides insights into a segment of the world of work or of a particular subject group, but is also a standpoint for an overview of the condition of the social on a global scale. Because precariousness

ISBN: 9781317100836

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Masculinities and Place

by Andrew Gorman-Murray & Peter Hopkins

<p>Masculinities and Place bring together an impressive range of high-profile and emerging researchers to consolidate and expand new domains of interest in the geographies of men and masculinities. It is structured around key and emerging themes

ISBN: 9781317099994

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Media and Development

by Richard Vokes

<p>At the start of the 21st century, the relationship between media and development has never felt more important. Following a series of ‘media revolutions’ throughout the developing world – beginning with the advent of cheap transistor radio ...

ISBN: 9781317754695

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Media, Culture and Human Violence

From Savage Lovers to Violent Complexity

by Jeff Lewis, Professor of Media and Communication at RMIT University, Australia

<p>Humans of the advanced world are the most violent beings of all times. This violence is evident in the conditions of perpetual warfare and the accumulation of the most powerful and destructive arsenal ever known to humankind. It is also ...

ISBN: 9781783485161

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Mediterranean Encounters in the City

Frameworks of Mediation Between East and West, North and South

by Guillaume Bernardi, Nabil Echchaibi, Valentina Fulginiti & others

<p>This book documents and analyzes how the contemporary Mediterranean city manages and negotiates its identity as a result of recent reconfigurations in its cultural, religious, and social landscape. The events of Sept. 11, 2001 have recast ...

ISBN: 9781498528092

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