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Blood and Oranges: Immigrant Labor and European Markets in Rural Greece

by Lawrence, Christopher

<p> A compelling account of the intersection of globalization and neo-racism in a rural Greek community, this book describes the contradictory political and economic development of the Greek countryside since its incorporation into the European

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Border Walls Gone Green

Nature and Anti-immigrant Politics in America

by John Hultgren

<DIV><P>How is it that self-identified environmental progressives in America can oppose liberalizing immigration policies? Environmentalism is generally assumed to be a commitment of the political left and restrictionism a commitment of the ...

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Borderless Worlds for Whom?

Ethics, Moralities and Mobilities

by Anssi Paasi, Eeva-Kaisa Prokkola, Jarkko Saarinen & others

<p>The optimism heralded by the end of the Cold War and the idea of an emerging borderless world was soon shadowed by conflicts, wars, terrorism, and new border walls. Migrants, asylum seekers, and refugees have simultaneously become key ...

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Borders: A Very Short Introduction

by Alexander C. Diener & Joshua Hagen

<p>Compelling and accessible, this <em>Very Short Introduction</em> challenges the perception of borders as passive lines on a map, revealing them instead to be integral forces in the economic, social, political, and environmental processes that

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Branding the Nation, the Place, the Product

by Ulrich Ermann & Klaus-Jürgen Hermanik

<p>Branding is a profoundly geographical type of commodification process. Many things become commodities that are compared and valuated on markets around the globe. Places such as cities or regions, countries and nations attempt to acquire ...

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Brazilian Agrarian Social Movements

by Rebecca Tarlau & Anthony Pahnke

<p>Contradictions between impressive levels of economic growth and the persistence of poverty and inequality are perhaps nowhere more evident than in rural Brazil. While Brazil might appear to be an example of the potential harmony between ...

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By Northern Lights

On the Making of Geography in Sweden

by Anne Buttimer & Tom Mels

<p>Swedish society has recurrently shown a keen geographical sense, meticulously documenting all matters relating to environments, resources and human activities through space and time from the sixteenth century on. Throughout the twentieth ...

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Calculating Property Relations

Chicago's Wartime Industrial Mobilization, 1940–1950

by Robert Lewis, Deborah Cowen, Nik Heynen & others

<p>Combining theories of calculation and property relations and using an array of archival sources, this book focuses on the building and decommissioning of state-owned defense factories in World War II–era Chicago. Robert Lewis’s rich trove of ...

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Canadian Population and Northern Colonization

by Vincent Bladen

<p>In their annual sessions the various Sections of the Royal Society are accustomed to take up for general discussion a topic of current interest and this gives Fellows and special guests from the natural sciences, the social sciences, and the ...

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Carceral Mobilities

Interrogating Movement in Incarceration

by Jennifer Turner & Kimberley Peters

<p>Mobilities research is now centre stage in the social sciences with wide-ranging work that considers the politics underscoring the movements of people and objects, critically examining a world that is ever on the move.</p> <p>At first ...

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Caribbean Island Movements

Culebra's Transinsularities

by Carlo A. Cubero

<p><em>Caribbean Island Movements</em> explores the different ways in which being mobile is central to the production and reproduction of social identities on the Caribbean island of Culebra. Rather than seeing insularity and mobility, and its ...

ISBN: 9781783488377

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Cartography and the Political Imagination

Mapping Community in Colonial Kenya

by Julie MacArthur

<p>After four decades of British rule in colonial Kenya, a previously unknown ethnic name?—?“Luyia”?—?appeared on the official census in 1948. The emergence of the Luyia represents a clear case of ethnic “invention.” At the same time, current ...

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Celebrating Life Customs around the World: From Baby Showers to Funerals [3 volumes]

by Victoria Williams Ph.D.

<p>This book documents hundreds of customs and traditions practiced in countries outside of the United States, showcasing the diversity of birth, coming-of-age, and death celebrations worldwide.</p> <p>• Examines cultural events in the general ...

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Challenged Borderlands

Transcending Political and Cultural Boundaries

by Vera Pavlakovich-Kochi & Barbara J. Morehouse

<p>In the early 1990s, borders within Europe and between the United States and Mexico began to open. The increasing flow of goods, capital, ideas and people across boundaries promised to reduce physical and cognitive distances. Simultaneously, ...

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Challenging Identities

European Horizons

by Peter Madsen

<p>Identity is a keyword in a number of academic fields as well as in public debate and in politics. During the last decades, references to identity have proliferated, yet there is no simple definition available that corresponds to the use of ...

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Permaculture Solutions for Personal and Community Transformation

by Adam Brock

<p>Award-winning social entrepreneur and permaculturalist Adam Brock draws from ecology, sociology, community economics, social justice, and indigenous practices the world over to present more than eighty proven solutions for building healthy ...

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Changing the Conditions for Development Aid

A New Paradigm?

by Neils Hermes & Robert Lensink

<p>In 1998 the World Bank published a report entitled &quot;Assessing Aid: What Works, What Doesn't and Why&quot;. This report presents the results of an extensive investigation into the effectiveness of development aid. The main message of the ...

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Childhood, Family, Alcohol

by Mark Jayne & Gill Valentine

<p>Drawing together international research from the fields of geography, alcohol studies, sociology, psychology and childhood studies, Jayne and Valentine explore children’s understandings and experiences of alcohol consumption and the role of ...

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Children, Nature, Cities

by Ann Marie F. Murnaghan & Laura J. Shillington

<p>Why does the way we think about urban children and urban nature matter? This volume explores how dichotomies between nature/culture, rural/urban, and child/adult have structured our understandings about the place of children and nature in the

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Children, Young People and Care

by John Horton & Michelle Pyer

<p>The very notions of childhood and youth are intimately connected to contemporary norms, practices and spaces of care, caring and care-giving. The provision of care is widely figured as both the primary responsibility of parents, carers and ...

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