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Creative Representations of Place

by Alison Barnes

<p>Cultural geography and the social sciences have seen a rise in the use of creative methods with which to understand and represent everyday life and place. Conversely, many artists are producing work that centres on ideas of place and space ...

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Creativity

by Harriet Hawkins

<p>Creativity, whether lauded as the oil of the 21st century, touted as a driver of international policy, or mobilised by activities, has been very much part of the zeitgeist of the last few decades. Offering the first accessible, but ...

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Critical Geographies of Cycling

History, Political Economy and Culture

by Glen Norcliffe

<p>Examining cycling from a range of geographical perspectives, this book uses historical and contemporary case studies to look at the history, politics, economy and culture of cycling. Pursuing a post-structural position in viewing ...

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Critical Geographies of Sport

Space, Power and Sport in Global Perspective

by Natalie Koch

<p>Sport is a geographic phenomenon. The physical and organizational infrastructure of sport occupies a prominent place in our society. This important book takes an explicitly spatial approach to sport, bringing together research in geography, ...

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Critical Perspectives on Food Sovereignty

Global Agrarian Transformations, Volume 2

by Marc Edelman

<p>This volume is a pioneering contribution to the study of food politics and critical agrarian studies, where food sovereignty has emerged as a pivotal concept over the past few decades, with a wide variety of social movements, on-the-ground ...

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Critical Toponymies

The Contested Politics of Place Naming

by Jani Vuolteenaho

<p>While place names have long been studied by a few devoted specialists, approaches to them have been traditionally empiricist and uncritical in character. This book brings together recent works that conceptualize the hegemonic and contested ...

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Cultural Geography

by Sanjay Kumar

<p>Cultural geography is the study of the many cultural aspects found throughout the world and how they relate to the spaces and places where they originate and then travel as people continually move across various areas. Some of the main ...

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Cultural Histories, Memories and Extreme Weather

A Historical Geography Perspective

by Georgina H. Endfield & Lucy Veale

<p>Extreme weather events, such as droughts, strong winds and storms, flash floods and extreme heat and cold, are among the most destructive yet fascinating aspects of climate variability. Historical records and memories charting the impacts and

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Cultural Landscapes and Environmental Change

by Lesley Head

<p>Cultural landscapes are usually understood within physical geography as those transformed by human action. As human influence on the earth increases, advances in palaeocological reconstruction have also allowed for new interpretations of the ...

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Cultural Policy and East Asian Rivalry

The Hong Kong Gaming Industry

by Anthony Y. H. Fung

<p>Hong Kong was once an established hub of creativity in Asia recognized internationally for its cinema, Bruce Lee and Kung Fu. Cantopop, its particular form of pop music, was popular throughout China and East Asia from the 1970s. So why is ...

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Cultural Topographies of the New Berlin

by Karin Bauer & Jennifer Ruth Hosek

<p>Since Unification and the end of the Cold War, Berlin has witnessed a series of uncommonly intense social, political, and cultural transformations. While positioning itself as a creative center populated by young and cosmopolitan global ...

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Culture and Eurocentrism

by Qadri Ismail

<p>The conviction that we all have, possess or inhabit a discrete culture, and have done so for centuries, is one of the more dominant default assumptions of our contemporary politico-intellectual moment. However, the concept of culture as a ...

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Curated Decay

Heritage beyond Saving

by Caitlin DeSilvey

<DIV><P>Transporting readers from derelict homesteads to imperiled harbors, postindustrial ruins to Cold War test sites, <I>Curated Decay</I> presents an unparalleled provocation to conventional thinking on the conservation of cultural heritage.

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Cycling Futures

From Research into Practice

by Regine Gerike & John Parkin

<p>Pointing the way to the future of research and development in relation to cycling as a mode of transport, this book investigates some of the significant recent developments in the technology, provision for, and take up of cycling in various ...

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Debating the Neoliberal City

by Gilles Pinson & Christelle Morel Journel

<p>The concept of the neoliberal city has become a key structuring analytical framework in the field of urban studies. It explains both the ongoing transformation of urban policies and the socio-spatial effects of these policies within cities ...

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Democracy and Climate Change

by Frederic Hanusch

<p><em>Democracy and Climate Change</em> explores the various ways in which democratic principles can lead governments to respond differently to climate change. The election cycle can lead to short-termism, which often appears to be at odds with

ISBN: 9781351857727

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Demographic Angst

Cultural Narratives and American Films of the 1950s

by Alan Nadel

<p>Prolific literature, both popular and scholarly, depicts America  in the period of the High Cold War as being obsessed with normality, implicitly figuring the postwar period as a return to the way of life that had been put on hold, first by ...

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Demographic Targeting

The Essential Role of Population Groups in Retail Marketing

by James A. Pooler

<p>This title was first published in 2002: Retailers who ignore the demographics of their customers do so at their peril. Examining the role of age and gender in the behavior and patterns of shoppers, this book looks at all shoppers as members ...

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Demography

The Science of Population

by Jay Weinstein & Vijayan K. Pillai

<p>This comprehensive, introductory text takes an applied, interdisciplinary approach. Because one author is a sociologist and the other a demographer, the text introduces perspectives from many different disciplines. The most applied book on ...

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Desertification, Land Degradation and Sustainability

by Anton Imeson

<p>Desertification offers a comprehensive overview of the subject and clearly emphasizes the link between local and global desertification processes and how past and current policy has affected arid environments and their ...

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