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Japan after 3/11: Global Perspectives on the Earthquake, Tsunami, and Fukushima Meltdown

by Pradyumna P. Karan & Unryu Suganuma

On March 11, 2011, an underwater earthquake off the Pacific coast of Tohoku, Japan, triggered one of the most devastating tsunamis of a generation. The aftermath was overwhelming: communities were reduced to...

The Discourse of Neoliberalism: An Anatomy of a Powerful Idea

by Simon Springer

Explores the internal workings of neoliberalism by dissecting the diverse interpretations that have been advanced in academia. Using a critical geographical approach the book arrives at a discursive understanding...

English Villages And Hamlets

by Humphrey Pakington

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality,...

Transnationalism, Diaspora and Migrants from the former Yugoslavia in Britain

by Gayle Munro

The geo-political area of what once constituted Yugoslavia has been a region of significant migration since the 1960s. More recently, the conflicts in the region were the catalysts for massive displacements...

Industrial Relations to Human Resources and Beyond: The Evolving Process of Employee Relations Management: The Evolving Process of Employee Relations

by Bruce E. Kaufman, Richard A. Beaumont & Roy B. Helfgott

This collection examines the evolution of the philosophy and practice of human resource management (HRM) and industrial relations (IR) over the twentieth century. By combining history, contemporary practice,...

Droughts: A Global Assesment

by Donald A. Wilhite

Drought draws together contributions from over 75 leading international researchers in the field to present the most comprehensive body of research on the physical and social dimensions of drought to date. Including...

The Global City and the Holy City: Narratives on Knowledge, Planning and Diversity

by Tovi Fenster

The Global City & the Holy City explores the local embodied knowledge of women and men of different national, cultural and ethnic identities and age groups, living in London and Jerusalem. Their narratives...

Migration Borders Freedom

by Harald Bauder

International borders have become deadly barriers of a proportion rivaled only by war or natural disaster. Yet despite the damage created by borders, most people can't - or don't want to - imagine a world without...

Challenging Identities: European Horizons

by Peter Madsen

Identity is a keyword in a number of academic fields as well as in public debate and in politics. During the last decades, references to identity have proliferated, yet there is no simple definition available...

Brain culture: Shaping policy through neuroscience

by Jessica Pykett

This unique book offers a timely analysis of the impact of rapidly advancing knowledge about the brain, mind and behaviour on contemporary public policy and practice. It analyses the global spread of research...

Debating Climate Ethics

Transnational Geographers in the United States: Navigating Autobiogeographies in a Global Age

by Alan P. Marcus, Stavros T. Constantinou & Heike Alberts

This volume of essays highlights the autobiogeographies of eight selected geographers who are university faculty members and work and reside in the United States. Drawing from various geographical narratives,...

Confronting the Challenges of Urbanization in China: Insights from Social Science Perspectives

by Zai Liang, Steven F. Messner & Youqin Huang

Since the late 1970s, China has experienced an unprecedented pace of urbanization. In 1978, only 17.8% of the population resided in urban areas, but by 2013 the level of urbanization had reached 53.8%. During...

Intimate Economies of Immigration Detention: Critical perspectives

by Deirdre Conlon & Nancy Hiemstra

International migration has been described as one of the defining issues of the twenty-first century. While a lot is known about the complex nature of migratory flows, surprisingly little attention has been...

Darwinism Applied to Man

by Alfred Russel Wallace

This early work by Alfred Russel Wallace was originally published in 1889 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Darwinism Applied to Man' contains an account of of the general...

Sites of Protest

by Stuart Price & Ruth Sanz Sabido

Sites of Protest examines the global resurgence of protest movements and the ways in which they use public and private space.

New Mobilities and Social Changes in Russia's Arctic Regions

by Marlène Laruelle

Dr. Marlene Laruelle is Associate Director of the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (IERES) and Research Professor of International Affairs at the Elliott School of International Affairs,...

Global Foodscapes: Oppression and resistance in the life of food

by Alistair Fraser

What we eat - as well as how it is produced, processed, moved, sold, and used by our bodies seems to matter like never before. Global Foodscapes takes on this topicality and asks readers to think about how we...

The Geography of Names: Indigenous to post-foundational

by Gwilym Lucas Eades

This book examines geographical names, place-names, and toponymy from philosophical and cultural evolutionary perspectives. Geographical name-tracking-networks (Geo-NTNs) are posited as tools for tracking names...

Dissident Geographies: An Introduction to Radical Ideas and Practice

by Alison Blunt & Jane Wills

Dissident Geographies is an accessible and lively exploration of radical perspectives in human geography. The perspectives examined in the book reveal and resist certain power relations that have constituted...