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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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Children, Young People and Critical Geopolitics

by Matthew C. Benwell & Peter Hopkins

<p>Young people, and in particular children, have typically been marginalised in geopolitical research, positioned as too young to understand or relate to the adult-dominated world of international relations. Integrating current debates in ...

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Chinese Subjectivities and the Beijing Olympics

by Gladys Pak Lei Chong

<p>Chinese Subjectivities and the Beijing Olympics develops the Foucauldian concept of productive power through examining the ways in which the Chinese government tried to mobilize the population to embrace its Olympic project through deploying ...

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Christian Tourism to the Holy Land

Pilgrimage during Security Crisis

by Noga Collins-Kreiner, Nurit Kliot, Yoel Mansfeld & others

<p>The historic phenomenon of pilgrimage is experiencing a resurgence around the world. A journey resulting from religious causes, it not only provides a spiritual experience, but also one of new environments, cultures and peoples, and is often ...

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Cities and Development

by Beall, Jo

<P>By 2030 more than&nbsp;sixty percent&nbsp;of the world's population will live in urban areas, with most of the world's population growth over the next&nbsp;twenty-five&nbsp;years being absorbed by cities and towns in low and middle income ...

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Cities and Power

Worldwide Perspectives

by Göran Therborn

<p>What do cities tell us about power? How does power shape cities? These are the main questions answered by a multidisciplinary set of eminent urban scholar in crisp articles on capital cities from around the world, from Buenos Aires to Tokyo, ...

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Cities, Nature and Development

The Politics and Production of Urban Vulnerabilities

by Sarah Dooling

<p>Bringing together an interdisciplinary team of scholars, this book illustrates how and why cities are comprised by a mosaic of vulnerable human and ecological communities. Case studies ranging across various international settings reveal how ...

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City of Well-being

A radical guide to planning

by Hugh Barton

<p><em>City of Well-being</em> provides a radical and holistic introduction to the science and art of town planning. It starts from the premise that the purpose of planning is the health, well-being and sustainable quality of life of people. ...

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Civic Discipline

Geography in America, 1860-1890

by Karen M. Morin

<p>The American Geographical Society was the pre-eminent geographical society in the nineteenth-century U.S. This book explores how geographical knowledge and practices took shape as a civic enterprise, under the leadership of Charles P. Daly, ...

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Climate Change and Urban Settlements

A Spatial Perspective of Carbon Footprint and Beyond

by Mahendra Sethi

<p>Climate change and urbanization are two of the greatest challenges facing humanity in the 21st century, and their effects are converging in dangerous ways. Cities contribute significantly to global warming, and as the world further takes a ...

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Climate Change, Vulnerability and Migration

by S. Irudaya Rajan & R. B. Bhagat

<p>This book highlights how climate change has affected migration in the Indian subcontinent. Drawing on field research, it argues that extreme weather events such as floods, droughts, cyclones, cloudbursts as well as sea-level rise, ...

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Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments

by Troy Sternberg

<p>Climate hazards are the world’s most widespread, deadliest and costliest natural disasters. Knowledge of climate hazard dynamics is critical since the impacts of climate change, population growth, development projects and migration affect ...

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Climate, Environmental Hazards and Migration in Bangladesh

by Max Martin

<p>The apocalyptic visions of climate change that are projected in the media often involve extreme weather events, disasters and mass migration of poor people. This book takes a critical look at this notion, drawing on research in Bangladesh, a ...

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Climate, Society and Subsurface Politics in Greenland

Under the Great Ice

by Mark Nuttall

<p>Once imagined as a place on the very edge of the world, Greenland is now viewed as being at the epicentre of climate change. At the same time, international attention is focused on opportunities for oil and mineral development, seemingly made

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Co-habiting with Ghosts

Knowledge, Experience, Belief and the Domestic Uncanny

by Caron Lipman

<p>How does it feel to live in a ’haunted home’? How do people negotiate their everyday lives with the experience of uncanny, anomalous or strange events within the domestic interior? What do such experiences reveal of the intersection between ...

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Collective Memory and European Identity

The Effects of Integration and Enlargement

by Willfried Spohn

<p>Is it possible to create a collective European identity? In this volume, leading scholars assess the link between collective identity construction in Europe and the multiple memory discourses that intervene in this construction process. The ...

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Coloniality, Ontology, and the Question of the Posthuman

by Mark Jackson

<p>This book brings together emerging insights from across the humanities and social sciences to highlight how postcolonial studies are being transformed by increasingly influential and radical approaches to nature, matter, subjectivity, human ...

ISBN: 9781317415992

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Commemorative Spaces of the First World War

Historical Geographies at the Centenary

by James Wallis & David C. Harvey

<p>This is the first book to bring together an interdisciplinary, theoretically engaged and global perspective on the First World War through the lens of historical and cultural geography. Reflecting the centennial interest in the conflict, the ...

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Communications/Media/Geographies

by Paul C. Adams, Julie Cupples, Kevin Glynn & others

<p>Although there are human geographers who have previously written on matters of media and communication, and those in media and communication studies who have previously written on geographical issues, this is the first book-length dialogue in

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Community Economic Development

by Rhonda G. Phillips & Terry Besser

<p>The role of economic development in communities is multi-faceted, having an array of antecedents, impacts, and implications. This volume explores the relationships between economic development and community development, focusing on the ...

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