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  • Seasonal Workers in Mediterranean Agriculture

    The Social Costs of Eating Fresh, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jörg Gertel, Sarah Ruth Sippel

    Over the last three decades there has been a rapid expansion of intensive production of fresh fruit and vegetables in the Mediterranean regions of south and west Europe. Much of this depends on migrating workers for seasonal labour, including from Eastern Europe, North Africa and Latin America.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Agricultural Development in China and Africa

    A Comparative Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Li Xiaoyun, Qi Gubo, Tang Lixia, Zhao Lixia, Jin Leshan, Guo Zhanfeng, Wu Jin

    Many African countries are increasingly interested in learning from China's experiences in achieving effective agricultural development. The Chinese government and academic community are also keen to share experiences and lessons with Africa. China made agriculture one of its development assistance…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Regional Worlds: Advancing the Geography of Regions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Jones, Anssi Paasi

    A key concern in the debate and empirical research on the geography of regions is the evolution of the conceptualizations and practical uses of the idea of ‘region’. This idea prioritises both the intellectual and the practical development of regional studies. This book drives the discussion…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Tourism, Recreation and Regional Development

    Perspectives from France and Abroad, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jean-Christophe Dissart, Jeoffrey Dehez, Jean-Bernard Marsat

    What factors contribute to tourism and recreation development? How can we characterise stakeholder rationales and organisation modes to enhance tourism resources and foster tourism and recreation services? To what extent do tourism and recreation contribute to regional development? What changes are…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Vietnam’s Socialist Servants

    Domesticity, Class, Gender, and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Minh T. N. Nguyen

    Since Vietnam introduced economic reforms in the mid-1980s, domestic service has become an established sector of the labour market, and domestic workers have become indispensable to urban life in the rapidly changing country. This book analyzes the ways in which the practices and discourses of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Ethnology, Myth and Politics

    Anthropologizing Croatian Ethnology, 1st Edition

    By Dunja Rihtman-Augustin, Jasna Capo Zmegac

    The book offers a critical overview of Croatian ethnology written by the most prominent Croatian ethnologist/ anthropologist in the second half of the 20th century - Dunja Rihtman-Augustin (recently deceased). She was the first Croatian ethnologist to break with the long established tradition of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Progress in European Ethnology

  • Creating Collaborative Advantage

    Innovation and Knowledge Creation in Regional Economies, 1st Edition

    By Hans Christian Garmann Johnsen, Richard Ennals

    In the emerging new collaborative economic order, innovation is achieved by an integrated process of collaboration between policymakers, business and society. Often, the focus for this collaboration is at a regional level. Creating Collaborative Advantage examines the trends in innovation policy…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • The Pacific Basin

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shane J. Barter, Michael Weiner

    The Pacific Basin: An Introduction is a new textbook which provides an interdisciplinary and comparative overview of the emerging Pacific world. Interest in the Pacific Basin has increased markedly in recent years, driven largely by the rise of China as a global rival to the United States and Asian…

    Paperback – 2017-05-19
    Routledge

  • Nation, Territory, and Globalization in Pakistan

    Traversing the Margins, 1st Edition

    By Chad Haines

    The Karakoram Highway was constructed by the Pakistani state in the 1970s as a major development project that furthered the national interest and solidified state control over the disputed region of northern Pakistan. Focusing on this highway, this book provides a unique analysis of the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Metropolitan Commuter Belt Tourism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michał Jacenty Sznajder

    With the current rise of metropolitan regions as a present location and driver of the development of rural tourism, agritourism, food tourism and nature tourism, there is a need to analyse the major economic, social, political and managerial aspects of these types of tourism which occur within the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Rethinking Urban Transport After Modernism

    Lessons from South Africa, 1st Edition

    By David Dewar, Fabio Todeschini

    For the last seven decades, urban settlement policy worldwide has been increasingly dominated by modernist precepts and by urban decisions made in discipline-specific ’silos’. The urban management consequences have been invariably negative, with increasing sprawl, fragmentation and separation…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Advancing Sustainability at the Sub-National Level

    The Potential and Limitations of Planning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eran Feitelson

    Sustainability notions have been widely embraced by planners. However, the question of what can planners contribute to the advancement of such notions has not received much attention until now. This volume examines the potential contribution of planning to the advancement of sustainability at…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Urban Planning and Environment

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