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Dorling, Danny - Why Demography Matters, ebook

Why Demography Matters

Dorling, Danny


Demography is not destiny. As Giacomo Casanova explained over two centuries ago: 'There is no such thing as destiny. We ourselves shape our own lives.'
Today we are shaping them and our societies more than ever before. Globally, we have never had…

Hall, Derek - Land, ebook


Hall, Derek


Drawing on a wide range of cases and examples - from the Afghanistan-Pakistan border to the Canadian Arctic, China’s urban fringe to rural Honduras - the book provides new ways of thinking about the political dynamics of land in the 21st century.

Winders, Bill - Grains: Resources, ebook

Grains: Resources

Winders, Bill


But why are grains so important and ubiquitous? What political conflicts and economic processes underlie this dominance?  Who controls the world’s supply of grains and with what outcomes?  In this timely book, Bill Winders unravels the complex story

Hintz, John - Environment and Society: A Critical Introduction, ebook

Environment and Society: A Critical Introduction

Hintz, John

From 33,55€

Features substantial revisions and updates for the second edition, including new chapters on E waste, mosquitoes and uranium, improved maps and graphics, new exercises, shorter theory chapters, and refocused sections on environmental solutions Discusses topics such as population and scarcity, commodities,

Amin, Ash - Seeing Like a City, ebook

Seeing Like a City

Amin, Ash


They also form an important political project, a politics of small interventions with large effects. The increasing evidence for an Anthropocene bears out the way in which humanity has stamped its footprint on the planet by constructing urban forms that act as systems

Wacquant, Loïc - Die Verdammten der Stadt, ebook

Die Verdammten der Stadt

Wacquant, Loïc


Table of contents
Teil I. Prolog: Ein altes Problem in einer neuen Welt?
1. Die Wiederkehr des Verdrängten
Loïc Wacquant
Teil II. Vom Gemeinschaftsghettozum Hyperghetto
2. Zustand und Schicksal des schwarzen Ghettos am Ende des Jahrhunderts

Bridge, Gary - The New Blackwell Companion to the City, ebook

The New Blackwell Companion to the City

Bridge, Gary


The most interdisciplinary collection of its kindProvides a contemporary update on urban thinking that builds on well established debates in the fieldUses the city to explore economic, social, cultural, environmental and political issues more broadlyIncludes contributions