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Taste, Waste and the New Materiality of Food

by Bethaney Turner

<p>Anthropocentric thinking produces fractured ecological perspectives that can perpetuate destructive, wasteful behaviours. Learning to recognise the entangled nature of our everyday relationships with food can encourage ethical ecological ...

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Territories of Poverty

Rethinking North and South

by Jamie Peck, Ananya Roy, Bill Maurer & others

<p><em>Territories of Poverty</em> challenges the conventional North-South geographies through which poverty scholarship is organized. Staging theoretical interventions that traverse social histories of the American welfare state and critical ...

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Territory Beyond Terra

by Kimberley Peters, Philip Steinberg & Elaine Stratford

<p>At the root of our understanding of territory is the concept of <em>terra</em>—land—a surface of fixed points with stable features that can be calculated, categorised, and controlled. But what of the many spaces on Earth that defy this ...

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Terrorism, Risk and the City

The Making of a Contemporary Urban Landscape

by Jon Coaffee

<p>The development of defensive strategies encompassing the fortification and privatization of the city has attracted significant attention during recent years, and has become particularly relevant in the aftermath of September 11th. Dealing ...

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The Aesthetics of Atmospheres

by Gernot Böhme

<p>Interest in sensory atmospheres and architectural and urban ambiances has been growing for over 30 years. A key figure in this field is acclaimed German philosopher Gernot Böhme whose influential conception of what atmospheres are and how ...

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The African Diaspora in India

Assimilation, Change and Cultural Survivals

by Purnima Mehta Bhatt

<p>This book explores the understudied and often overlooked subject of African presence in India. It focuses on the so-called Sidis, Siddis or Habshis who occupy a unique place in Indian history. The Sidis comprise scattered communities of ...

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The African Metropolis

Struggles over Urban Space, Citizenship, and Rights to the City

by Toyin Falola & Bisola Falola

<p>On a planet where urbanization is rapidly expanding, nowhere is the growth more pronounced than in cities of the global South, and in particular, Africa. African metropolises are harbingers of the urban challenges that lie ahead as societies ...

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The Afterlives of the Psychiatric Asylum

Recycling Concepts, Sites and Memories

by Graham Moon & Robin Kearns

<p>The last 40 years has seen a significant shift from state commitment to asylum-based mental health care to a mixed economy of care in a variety of locations. In the wake of this deinstitutionalisation, attention to date has focussed on users ...

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The Anarchist Roots of Geography

Toward Spatial Emancipation

by Simon Springer

<DIV><P><I>The Anarchist Roots of Geography</I> sets the stage for a radical politics of possibility and freedom through a discussion of the insurrectionary geographies that suffuse our daily experiences. By embracing anarchist geographies as ...

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The Anti-Politics Machine

by Julie Jenkins

<p>The <em>Anti-Politics Machine</em> (1990) examines how international development projects are conceived, researched, and put into practice. It also looks at what these projects actually achieve. Ferguson criticizes the idea of ...

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The Atlas of Environmental Migration

by Dina Ionesco, Daria Mokhnacheva & François Gemenne

<p>As climate change and extreme weather events increasingly threaten traditional landscapes and livelihoods of entire communities the need to study its impact on human migration and population displacement has never been ...

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The Borders of "Europe"

Autonomy of Migration, Tactics of Bordering

by Nicholas De Genova

<p>In recent years the borders of Europe have been perceived as being besieged by a staggering refugee and migration crisis. The contributors to <em>The Borders of &quot;Europe&quot;</em> see this crisis less as an incursion into Europe by ...

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The British New Towns

A Programme without a Policy

by Meryl Aldridge

<p>First published in 1979. Concern about the processes at work in Britain’s urban areas, coupled with steep declines in the population projections, led to a review of urban and regional policies in the mid-1970s, with major implications for the

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The Carpetbaggers of Kabul and Other American-Afghan Entanglements

Intimate Development, Geopolitics, and the Currency of Gender and Grief

by Rachel Lehr, Nik Heynen, Mathew Coleman & others

<p>The 2001 invasion of Afghanistan by United States and coalition forces was followed by a flood of aid and development dollars and “experts” representing well over two thousand organizations—each with separate policy initiatives, geopolitical ...

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The Central Business District

A Study in Urban Geography

by Raymond E. Murphy

<p>The rapidly changing structure of urban social and economic activity in recent years has given rise to a great deal of concern regarding the fate of that area of the city where economic activity is chiefly concentrated: the central business ...

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The Challenges of Democracy in the War on Terror

The Liberal State before the Advance of Terrorism

by Maximiliano E. Korstanje

<p>This book unravels the role of democracy after the 9/11 terrorist attacks and reflects important debates surrounding the security of Muslim communities in the years to come. It looks at the problems of torture, violence and the legal ...

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The Changing World of Farming in Brexit UK

by Matt Lobley, Michael Winter & Rebecca Wheeler

<p>The 2016 referendum resulted in a vote for the United Kingdom to withdraw from the European Union. This has led to frenzied political debate across the whole spectrum of policy, and agriculture is no exception.</p> <p>For the first time in a

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The City as a Global Political Actor

by Stijn Oosterlynck, Luce Beeckmans, David Bassens & others

<p>This book engages with the thorny question of global urban political agency. It critically assesses the now popular statement that in the context of paralysed and failing nation state governments, cities can and will provide leadership in ...

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The City as Power

Urban Space, Place, and National Identity

by Alexander C. Diener & Joshua Hagen

<p>This interdisciplinary book considers national identity through the lens of urban spaces.<br /> By bringing together scholars from a range of disciplines, <em>The City as Power</em> provides broad comparative perspectives about the critical ...

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The City in the Making

by Marcel Hénaff

<p>The planet is urbanizing at an accelerating pace. More than half of the world’s population now lives in metropolises. By 2030, that proportion is expected to increase to 60%. Even though many cities are unhealthy, the urban habitat seems ...

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