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Conversations In The Rainforest

Culture, Values, And The Environment In Central Africa

by Richard Peterson

<p>A rich, interdisciplinary study of Central African land ethics incorporating conversations with local rainforest inhabitants that yield vibrant new insights into the dilemmas of sustaining Africa's rainforests and its people. In Conversations

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Cooperative and Work-Integrated Education in Asia

History, Present and Future Issues

by Yasushi Tanaka & Karsten Zegwaard

<p>It has been over a century since &quot;Cooperative System of Education,&quot; a work-study programme for higher education, was initiated by Herman Schneider at University of Cincinnati in the United States. Today, it is known as ...

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Corporate Links And Foreign Direct Investment In Asia And The Pacific

by Eduard K.y. Chen

<p>A major force in East Asia's remarkable economic growth and industrial transformation, foreign direct investment has been growing at 14?15 percent annually in Southeast Asia and China over the last decade. This timely volume examines the ...

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Courtyards, Markets, City Streets

Urban Women In Africa

by Kathleen Sheldon

<p>Although women have long been active residents in African cities, explorations of their contributions have been marginal. This volume brings women into the center of the urban landscape, using case studies to illustrate their contributions to

ISBN: 9780429980879

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Creating Smart Cities

by Claudio Coletta, Leighton Evans, Liam Heaphy & others

<p>In cities around the world, digital technologies are utilized to manage city services and infrastructures, to govern urban life, to solve urban issues and to drive local and regional economies. While &quot;smart city&quot; advocates are keen ...

ISBN: 9781351182386

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Creative Regions in Europe

by Nick Clifton, Caroline Chapain & Roberta Comunian

<p>Creative and cultural industries, broadly defined, are now considered by many policy makers across Europe at the heart of their national innovation and economic development agenda. Similarly, many European cities and regions have adopted ...

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Cry Palestine

Inside The West Bank

by Said K Aburish

<p><em>Cry Palestine</em> provides a unique perspective, a glimpse into the world behind the <em>intifada</em> from both the Palestinian and Israeli points of view. Said K. Aburish was born in the West Bank village of Bethany and lived there ...

ISBN: 9780429720017

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Cultural and Social Division in Contemporary Japan

Bridging Social Division

by Yoshikazu Shiobara, Kohei Kawabata & Joel Matthews

<p>The recent manifestation of exclusionism in Japan has emerged at a time of intensified neoliberal economic policies, increased cross-border migration brought on by globalization, the elevated threat of global terrorism, heightened tensions ...

ISBN: 9781351387873

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Cultural Change In Postwar Taiwan

by Stevan Harrell

<p>With its increasing wealth, a growing and better-educated urban population, and one of the world's largest trade surpluses, Taiwan has shed its identity as an impoverished, war-torn nation and joined the ranks of developed countries. Yet, ...

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Culture And Counterculture In Moroccan Politics

by John P. Entelis

<p>This book incorporates the critical features of the external environment into an analysis that is principally directed at the kinds of policy alternatives available to Morocco for which culture and culturally related historic and domestic ...

ISBN: 9780429713514

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Culture and Power in South Asian Islam

Defying the Perpetual Exception

by Neilesh Bose

<p>This book explores the myriad diversities of South Asian Islam from a historical perspective attuned to the lived practices of Muslims in various portions of South Asia, outside of Urdu, Persian, or Arabic language perspectives. These ...

ISBN: 9781317503446

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Dardanelle and the Bottoms

Environment, Agriculture, and Economy in an Arkansas River Community, 1819-1970

by Mildred D. Gleason

<p>Between 1819 and 1970, the town of Dardanelle, Arkansas, located on the south side of the Arkansas River in Yell County, Arkansas, experienced sustained prosperity and growth made possible by the nearby farming community known as the ...

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Dawn Over Oman

by Pauline Searle

<p>Oman is one of the most beautiful and popular countries in the Middle East, yet a few years ago it was one of the world’s backwaters where visitors were discouraged. The turning point came with the takeover of power by Sultan Qaboos bin Said ...

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De Facto States in Eurasia

by Tomáš Hoch & Vincenc Kopecek

<p>This book explores the phenomenon of de facto states in Eurasia: states such as Abkhazia, Nagorno-Karabakh, and the Transnistrian Moldovan Republic. It examines how they are formed, what sustains them, and how their differing development ...

ISBN: 9780429534256

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Decentralisation and the Management of Ethnic Conflict

Lessons from the Republic of Macedonia

by Aisling Lyon

<p>Ethnic inequalities in divided societies can exacerbate social divisions and lead to conflict. Reducing these inequalities could have a de-escalating effect, yet there is little consensus on how this can be achieved most effectively and ...

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Decolonization And The State In Kenya

by David F. Gordon

<p>In this book the author examines the efforts of the colonial regime to shape the process of decolonization in Kenya from the end of World War II until independence in 1963, focusing on the conflict between the state’s two ...

ISBN: 9780429711800

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Defending Arabia

by J.E. Peterson

<p>The defence of the Gulf has been a vital strategic concern for close on 100 years. The British first became involved in the Gulf to protect the sea routes to India and with the development of international air routes the Gulf became a crucial

ISBN: 9781317229988

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Defining the Delta

Multidisciplinary Perspectives on the Lower Mississippi River Delta

by Janelle Collins

<p>Inspired by the Arkansas Review’s “What Is the Delta?” series of articles, <em>Defining the Delta</em> collects fifteen essays from scholars in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities to describe and define this important ...

ISBN: 9781610755740

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Delirious Consumption

Aesthetics and Consumer Capitalism in Mexico and Brazil

by Sergio Delgado Moya

<p>In the decades following World War II, the creation and expansion of massive domestic markets and relatively stable economies allowed for mass consumption on an unprecedented scale, giving rise to the consumer society that exists today. Many ...

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Democracy And Development In Southeast Asia

The Winds Of Change

by Clark Neher

<p>Exploring the remarkable political and economic changes sweeping Southeast Asia, the authors take as their starting point the trend,albeit uneven,toward democratization. They focus specifically on  Asian democracy,'&quot; a form that has been

ISBN: 9780429973604

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