Tourism and Leisure Mobilities: Politics, work, and play by Jillian Rickly,Kevin Hannam,Mary Mostafanezhad

By Jillian Rickly,Kevin Hannam,Mary Mostafanezhad

This e-book reframes tourism, in addition to relaxation, inside mobilities experiences to problem the restrictions that dichotomous understandings of home/away, work/leisure, and host/guest convey. A mobilities method of tourism and relaxation encourages us to imagine past the mobilities of visitors to ways that tourism and relaxation stories deliver different mobilities into sync, or illness, and for this reason re-conceptualizes social thought. The proposed anthology stretches throughout educational disciplines and fields of research to demonstrate some great benefits of multi-disciplinary dialog and, in so doing, it demanding situations how we method experiences of movement-based phenomena and the concept that of scale. half One examines the ways that mobility informs and is expert by way of rest, from daily practices to leisure-inspired cellular existence. half investigates members and groups that develop into entrepreneurial within the face of fixing tourism contexts and displays at the functionality of labor via a number of mobilities. half 3 turns to problems with improvement, with realization to the cultural politics that body improvement encounters within the context of tourism. the numerous ways in which humans circulate into and out of improvement initiatives is mediated by means of geopolitical discourses hat can either problem and perpetuate geographic imaginations of tourism destinations.

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Santé et territoires (Espace et Territoires) (French by Marcel Calvez

By Marcel Calvez

Adoptant une point of view pluridisciplinaire, cet ouvrage aborde les family entre los angeles santé et les territoires à partir d'une double entrée relative à l'organisation des soins de proximité et à los angeles qualité de l'environnement de vie. De façon récente, le territoire est devenu une composante des politiques publiques de santé. Mais sa prise en compte dans los angeles fabrication de los angeles santé n'a pas impacté de façon brilliant les cadres de pensée dominants centrés sur l. a. responsabilité des individus pour maintenir leur santé.

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Hunter-gatherers in a Changing World by Victoria Reyes-García,Aili Pyhälä

By Victoria Reyes-García,Aili Pyhälä

This ebook compiles a set of case reports analysing drivers of and responses to alter among modern hunter-gatherers. modern hunter-gatherers’ livelihoods are tested from views starting from ancient legacy to environmental swap, and from alterations in nationwide financial, political and felony platforms to extra broad-scale and common notions of globalization and acculturation. 

Far from the widely held romantic view that hunter-gatherers survive as remoted populations residing a standard way of life in concord with the surroundings, modern hunter-gatherers – like many rural groups worldwide - face a couple of fairly new ecological and social demanding situations to which they're pressed to evolve. modern hunter-gatherer societies are more and more and swiftly struggling with international adjustments, similar either to biophysical Earth platforms (i.e., adjustments in weather, biodiversity and normal assets, and water availability), and to social platforms (i.e. demographic transitions, sedentarisation, integration into the industry economic climate, and all of the socio-cultural switch that those and different elements trigger).

Chapter 10 of this booklet is open entry less than a CC through 4.0 license.

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Cultures du risque en montagne: Le Pays Toy (Itinéraires by Monique Barrué-Pastor

By Monique Barrué-Pastor

Géographes, ethnologues et architectes se sont associés pour étudier l'évolution au cours des deux derniers siècles des cultures du risque dans un will pay des Pyrénées centrales, le will pay Toy, régulièrement dévasté par des catastrophes naturelles. Cette étude, recueil de témoignages exceptionnels, de vécus et de représentations des risques qui ont jalonné l. a. vie de cinq générations, leur donne los angeles parole. (Un CD accompagne l'ouvrage).

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Prismatic Ecology: Ecotheory beyond Green by Jeffrey Jerome Cohen

By Jeffrey Jerome Cohen


Emphasizing sustainability, stability, and the ordinary, eco-friendly dominates our considering ecology like no different colour. What concerning the catastrophic, the disruptive, the inaccessible, and the over the top? What of the ocean’s turbulence, the fecundity of excrement, the solitude of an iceberg, multihued contaminations? Prismatic Ecology strikes past the accustomed eco-friendly readings of ecotheory and maps a colourful international of ecological possibility.

In a chain of associated essays that span position, time, and self-discipline, Jeffrey Jerome Cohen brings jointly writers who illustrate the colourful worlds shaped by way of shades. geared up by means of the constitution of a prism, each one bankruptcy explores the arriving into life of nonanthropocentric ecologies. “Red” engages websites of animal violence, apocalyptic emergence, and activism; “Maroon” follows the aurora borealis to the a ways North and beholds in its shimmering replacement modes of global composition; “Chartreuse” is a meditation on postsustainability and threat inside of chic extra; “Grey” is the colour of the undead; “Ultraviolet” is a in all probability deadly strength that opens vistas past humanly identified nature.

Featuring validated and rising students from various disciplines, this quantity offers a collaborative imagining of what a more-than-green ecology deals. whereas highlighting severe methods now not but universal inside ecotheory, the contributions stay different and canopy a variety of themes together with materiality, the inhuman, and the company of items. in terms of colour, Cohen courses readers via a mirrored image of an primarily advanced and disordered universe and demonstrates the spectrum as an unfinishable totality, continuously in way over what a human perceives.

Contributors: Stacy Alaimo, U of Texas at Arlington; Levi R. Bryant, Collin university; Lowell Duckert, West Virginia U; Graham Harman, American U in Cairo; Bernd Herzogenrath, Goethe U of Frankfurt; Serenella Iovino, U of Turin, Italy; Eileen A. pleasure; Robert McRuer, George Washington U; Tobias Menely, Miami U; Steve Mentz, St. John’s U, big apple urban; Timothy Morton, Rice U; Vin Nardizzi, U of British Columbia; Serpil Oppermann, Hacettepe U, Ankara; Margaret Ronda, Rutgers U; Will Stockton, Clemson U; Allan Stoekl, Penn nation U; Ben Woodard; Julian Yates, U of Delaware.

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The Routledge Research Companion to Geographies of Sex and by Gavin Brown,Kath Browne

By Gavin Brown,Kath Browne

complete and authoritative, this state of the art evaluate either charts and develops the wealthy sub-discipline geographies of sexualities, exploring sex-gender, sexuality and sexual practices. rising from the will to ascertain variations and exclusions as a key point of human geographies, those geographies have engaged with heterosexual and queer, lesbian, homosexual, bi and trans lives. constructing considering during this quarter, geographers and different social scientists have illustrated the centrality of position, area and different spatial relationships in reconstituting sexual practices, representations, wants, in addition to sexed our bodies and lives. This booklet reports the present country of the sphere and provides new insights from authors situated on 5 continents. In doing so, the publication seeks to attract on and effect center debates during this box, in addition to disrupt the Anglo-American hegemony in reports of sexualities, sexes and geographies. This quantity is the definitive assortment within the zone, bringing jointly many overseas leaders within the box, along students which are well-established open air the Anglophone academy, and plenty of rising skills who will lead the sector within the a long time to come.

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Fieldwork in the Global South: Ethical Challenges and by Jenny Lunn

By Jenny Lunn

settling on to do fieldwork in a foreign country, rather within the international South, is a problem in itself. The researcher faces logistical issues, healthiness and issues of safety, cultural modifications, language boundaries, and masses extra. yet permeating the complete fieldwork adventure are a number intermediating moral matters. whereas many researchers search to stick with institutional and disciplinary directions on moral examine perform, the truth is that every state of affairs is exclusive and the person researcher needs to negotiate their very own direction via numerous moral demanding situations and dilemmas. This ebook used to be created to proportion such studies, to serve no longer as a guide for moral perform yet really as a spot for mirrored image and mutual studying.

Since moral concerns face the researcher at each flip and can't be compartmentalized into one a part of the learn procedure, this publication places them on the very heart of the dialogue and makes use of them because the lens with which to view varied levels of fieldwork. The e-book covers 4 thematic components: moral demanding situations within the box; moral dimensions of researcher identification; moral matters in relation to learn tools; and moral dilemmas of engagement with quite a few actors. This quantity additionally offers clean insights by means of drawing at the stories of study scholars instead of these of confirmed teachers. The individuals describe examine carried out for his or her master’s levels and doctorates, providing sincere and self-critical reflections on how they negotiated moral demanding situations and dilemmas.


The chapters disguise fieldwork performed in international locations throughout Africa, Asia, and Latin the US on a extensive sweep of development-related themes. This ebook must have large attract undergraduates, postgraduates, and early-career researchers operating lower than the huge umbrella of improvement stories. even if occupied with fieldwork within the international South, the discussions and reflections are proper to box study in lots of different nations and contexts.

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Urban Navigations: Politics, Space and the City in South by Jonathan Shapiro Anjaria,Colin McFarlane

By Jonathan Shapiro Anjaria,Colin McFarlane

This e-book offers a tremendous account of the way town in South Asia is produced, lived and contested. It examines the varied lived reviews of city South Asia via a spotlight on contestations over city area, assets and habitation, bringing jointly bills from India, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka. not like bills that characteristic city transformation ordinarily to neoliberal globalisation, this ebook vividly demonstrates how neoliberalism features as one of many many drivers of city switch.



This edited quantity brings jointly an interdisciplinary and overseas variety of proven and rising students engaged on town in South Asia. up to now, South Asian city reports privilege a handful of towns, relatively in India, overlooking the good range, in addition to commonalities, of city stories spanning the sector. therefore, as well as chapters on New Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore, this quantity includes serious city chapters on less-studied towns resembling Lahore, Islamabad, Kathmandu, Colombo and Dhaka. the amount insists clean examine modern alterations in towns in South Asia calls for cautious attention of the specificity of town, in addition to a comparative viewpoint. It offers a feeling not just of the recent different types of urbanism rising in modern South Asia, but in addition sheds mild on new theoretical chances and instructions to make experience of transnational methods and concrete change.

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Mapping Agency: Comparing Regionalisms in Africa (The by Ulrike Lorenz-Carl,Martin Rempe

By Ulrike Lorenz-Carl,Martin Rempe

regardless of regionalism having constructed right into a worldwide phenomenon, the ecu Union (EU) continues to be normally offered because the ’role-model of regionalism’ whose institutional designs and norms are followed through different nearby actors and corporations as a part of a slightly passive ’downloading process’. attaining past the sort of Eurocentric belief, Mapping business enterprise offers an empirically wealthy ’African point of view’ on regionalisms in Sub-Saharan Africa. It adopts an actor-centred process yet departs from a slightly simplified figuring out of organisation as exerting energy and in its place scrutinizes to what quantity actors really perform or are excluded from procedures of regionalism. the price of this quantity derives from the inclusion of historic dimensions, its open multi-actor method of either formal and casual strategies and its comparative point of view inside but additionally past Sub-Saharan Africa. The chapters provide a multifaceted photograph of service provider past disciplinary divides the place the european is one actor among many and the place neighborhood, nationwide, neighborhood and worldwide nation and non-state actors form - and occasionally holiday - techniques of regionalisms in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Human Geography (Wiley by John A. Agnew,James S. Duncan

By John A. Agnew,James S. Duncan

This quantity presents an updated, authoritative synthesis of the self-discipline of human geography. unprecedented in scope, the spouse bargains an necessary evaluation to the sector, representing either historic and modern views.

  • Edited and written by way of the world's top gurus within the discipline
  • Divided into 3 significant sections: Foundations (the historical past of human geography from historic Greece to the past due 19th century); The Classics (the roots of recent human geography); modern methods (current concerns and issues in human geography)
  • Each modern factor is tested by way of members delivering detailed views at the similar theme

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