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Economic Growth and Urbanization in Developing Areas

by David Drakakis-Smith

<p>Originally published in 1990, <em>Economic Growth and Urbanization in Developing Areas</em> is a wide-ranging collection of research studies focused on urban economic growth at various levels of urban and national development. The ...

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Education, Gender and Development

A Capabilities Perspective

by Mari-Anne Okkolin

<p>This compelling book takes a novel approach to the complexities of girls’ and women’s education in the global South. To unravel the critical issues and processes behind educational advancement and to identify the factors that support the ...

ISBN: 9781317203582

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Egyptian Revolutions

Conflict, Repetition and Identification

by Amal Treacher Kabesh

<p>The socio-political context of Egypt is full of the affectual burdens of history. The revolutions of both 1952 and 2011 proclaimed that the oppressive, colonial past had been overthrown decisively. So why has the oppression perpetrated by ...

ISBN: 9781783481897

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Encountering Affect

Capacities, Apparatuses, Conditions

by Ben Anderson

<p>Since the mid-1990s, affect has become central to the social sciences and humanities. Debates abound over how to conceptualise affect, and how to understand the interrelationships between affective life and a range of contemporary political ...

ISBN: 9781317144007

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Encountering the North

Cultural Geography, International Relations and Northern Landscapes

by Frank Möller & Samu Pehkonen

<p>This title was first published in 2003. This volume is concerned with the European north above the Arctic Circle and its representations in Cultural Geography and International Relations. The chapters in the book deal with cultural, ...

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Endogenous Development

Naïve Romanticism or Practical Route to Sustainable African Development

by Susan H. Holcombe & Chiku Malunga

<p>Western ideas, worldviews, actors, tools, models, and frameworks have long dominated development theory and practice in Africa. The resulting development interventions are too rarely locally rooted, locally driven, or resonant with local ...

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Energy and Society

A Critical Perspective

by Gavin Bridge, Stewart Barr, Stefan Bouzarovski & others

<p><em>Energy and Society is the first major text to provide an extensive critical treatment of energy issues informed by recent research on energy in the social sciences. Written in an engaging and accessible style it draws new thinking on ...

ISBN: 9781351019002

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Energy Security and the Indian Ocean Region

by Dennis Rumley & Sanjay Chaturvedi

<p>First published in 2005, this book is the second volume produced by the Indian Ocean Research Group (IORG). The Indian Ocean Region has become increasingly important to discussions on energy security, not only because of the critical ...

ISBN: 9781317421849

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Energy, Power and Protest on the Urban Grid

Geographies of the Electric City

by Andrés Luque-Ayala & Jonathan Silver

<p>Providing a global overview of experiments around the transformation of cities' electricity networks and the social struggles associated with this change, this book explores the centrality of electricity infrastructures in the urban ...

ISBN: 9781317143550

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Environment and Economy

by Scott Cato, Molly

<P>As environmental issues move to the centre of the political debate, more attention is being focused on the role our economy has played in creating the ecological crisis, and what a sustainable economy might look like. In spite of the success ...

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Environment and Society in Ethiopia

by Girma Kebbede

<p>Ethiopia is facing environmental and poverty challenges, and urgently needs effective management of its environmental resources. Much of the Ethiopian landscape has been significantly altered and reshaped by centuries of human activities, and

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Environment and Tourism

by Andrew Holden

<p>The global demand for tourism continues to increase as economic growth creates opportunities for its consumption as a lifestyle option across cultures. The spatial reach of recreational tourism into remoter environments reflects a desire to ...

ISBN: 9781317664086

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Environment, Labour and Capitalism at Sea

Working the Ground' in Scotland

by Penny McCall Howard

<p>This book explores how fishers make the sea productive through their labour, using technologies ranging from wooden boats to digital GPS plotters to create familiar places in a seemingly hostile environment. It shows how their lives are ...

ISBN: 9781526114570

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Environment, Media and Communication

by Anders Hansen

<p>Media and communication processes are central to how we come to know about and make sense of our environment and to the ways in which environmental concerns are generated, elaborated, manipulated and contested. The second edition of ...

ISBN: 9781317231622

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Environmental Geography: People and the Environment

by Leslie A. Duram

<p>Human-induced damage to the environment has widespread consequences for Earth and its inhabitants that have already included sea level rise, increased wildlife extinctions, heatwaves, droughts, intensified air pollution, and water ...

ISBN: 9781440856112

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Environmental Leaders and Laggards in Europe

Why There is (Not) a 'Southern Problem'

by Tanja A. Börzel

<p>No other European laws are so frequently violated as environmental directives. This informative and illuminating volume explains why member states have repeatedly failed to comply with European Environmental Law. It challenges the assumption ...

ISBN: 9781351939614

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Environmental Publics

by Sally Eden

<p>How do ordinary people think about the environment as they go about their daily lives? Does thinking about the environment make them do things differently? This book is the first to explore the idea of ‘environmental publics’, that is, the ...

ISBN: 9781317280477

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Erased from Space and Consciousness

Israel and the Depopulated Palestinian Villages of 1948

by Noga Kadman

<p>Hundreds of Palestinian villages were left empty across Israel when their residents became refugees after the 1948 war, their lands and property confiscated. Most of the villages were razed by the new State of Israel, but in dozens of others,

ISBN: 9780253016829

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Essays in Political Geography (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

by Charles A. Fisher

<p>This volume, originally published in 1968, is in two parts. The first covers various geographical aspects of the internal structure and the external relationships of states and introduces some of the concepts which are examined in specific ...

ISBN: 9781317605287

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Ethnic Groups of North, East, and Central Asia: An Encyclopedia

by James B. Minahan

<p>Covering countries ranging from Afghanistan and China to Kazakhstan and Russia, this encyclopedia supplies detailed information and informed perspectives, enabling readers to comprehend Asian ethnic groups as well as Asian politics and ...

ISBN: 9781610690188

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