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  • Cargomobilities: Moving Materials in a Global Age book cover


    Moving Materials in a Global Age, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Birtchnell, Satya Savitzky, John Urry

    Objects and materials are on the move like never before, often at astonishing speeds and along hidden routeways. This collection opens to social scientific scrutiny the various systems which move objects about the world, examining their fateful implications for many people and places. Offering…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Mobility and Locative Media: Mobile Communication in Hybrid Spaces book cover

    Mobility and Locative Media

    Mobile Communication in Hybrid Spaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adriana de Souza e Silva, Mimi Sheller

    Mobilities has become an important framework to understand and analyze contemporary social, spatial, economic and political practices. Especially as mobile media become seamlessly integrated into transportation networks, navigating urban spaces, and connecting with social networks while on the move…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Israel and Africa: A Genealogy of Moral Geography book cover

    Israel and Africa

    A Genealogy of Moral Geography, 1st Edition

    By Haim Yacobi

    Israel and Africa critically examines the ways in which Africa – as a geopolitical entity - is socially manufactured, collectively imagined but also culturally denied in Israeli politics. Its unique exploration of moral geography and its comprehensive, interdisciplinary research on the two…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Heritage of Death: Landscapes of Emotion, Memory and Practice book cover

    Heritage of Death

    Landscapes of Emotion, Memory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mattias Frihammar, Helaine Silverman

    Today, death is being reconceptualised around the world as heritage, replete with material markers and intangible performances. These heritages of death are personal, national and international. They are vernacular as well as official, sanctioned as well as alternative. This book brings together…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Contested Markets, Contested Cities: Gentrification and Urban Justice in Retail Spaces book cover

    Contested Markets, Contested Cities

    Gentrification and Urban Justice in Retail Spaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sara González

    Markets are at the origin of urban life as places for social, cultural and economic encounter evolving over centuries. Today, they have a particular value as mostly independent, non-corporate and often informal work spaces serving millions of the most vulnerable communities across the world. At the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • The Empirical and Institutional Dimensions of Smart Specialisation book cover

    The Empirical and Institutional Dimensions of Smart Specialisation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip McCann, Frank van Oort, John Goddard

    Smart specialisation is the new policy approach to the development of regional innovation systems across Europe and it involves fostering innovative and entrepreneurial initiatives which are well tailored to the local context. The different technologies, skills profiles, business activities,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Famines in European Economic History: The Last Great European Famines Reconsidered book cover

    Famines in European Economic History

    The Last Great European Famines Reconsidered, 1st Edition

    Edited by Declan Curran, Lubomyr Luciuk, Andrew Newby

    This volume explores economic, social, and political dimensions of three catastrophic famines which struck mid-nineteenth and early-twentieth century Europe; the Irish Famine (An Gorta Mór ) of 1845–1850, the Finnish Famine (Suuret Nälkävuodet) of the 1860s and the Ukrainian Famine (Holodomor) of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Inclusive Place Branding: Critical Perspectives on Theory and Practice book cover

    Inclusive Place Branding

    Critical Perspectives on Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mihalis Karavatzis, Massimo Giovanardi, Maria Lichrou

    Place branding is often a response to inter-place competition and discussed as if it operated in a vacuum, ignoring the needs of local communities. It has developed a set of methods – catchy slogans, colourful logos, ‘star-chitects’, bidding for City of Culture status etc. – that are applied as…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Humanist Realism for Sociologists book cover

    Humanist Realism for Sociologists

    1st Edition

    By Terry Leahy

    Recent critiques treat humanism as a mistaken value framework. Indeed, the concept of human nature is in fact essential for sociology, but is often being denied at the same time as it appears without acknowledgement.While classic authors can show us how to connect an ethics with a concept of human…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Climate Change and the Coast: Building Resilient Communities book cover

    Climate Change and the Coast

    Building Resilient Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce Glavovic, Mick Kelly, Robert Kay, Ailbhe Travers

    Coastal communities are at the frontline of a changing climate. Escalating problems created by sea-level rise, a greater number of severe coastal storms, and other repercussions of climate change will exacerbate already pervasive impacts resulting from rapid coastal population growth and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Antagonistic Tolerance: Competitive Sharing of Religious Sites and Spaces book cover

    Antagonistic Tolerance

    Competitive Sharing of Religious Sites and Spaces, 1st Edition

    By Robert M. Hayden, Aykan Erdemir, Tuğba Tanyeri-Erdemir, Timothy D. Walker, Devika Rangachari, Manuel Aguilar-Moreno, Enrique López-Hurtado, Milica Bakić-Hayden

     Antagonistic Tolerance examines patterns of coexistence and conflict amongst members of different religious communities, using multidisciplinary research to analyze groups who have peacefully intermingled for generations, and who may have developed aspects of syncretism in their religious…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Governing Smart Specialisation book cover

    Governing Smart Specialisation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dimitrios Kyriakou, Manuel Palazuelos Martínez, Inmaculada Periáñez-Forte, Alessandro Rainoldi

    In recent years, smart specialisation has been a key building block of regional economic and development policy across the European Union. Providing targeted support for innovation and research, it has helped identify those areas of greatest strategic potential, developing mechanisms to involve the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

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