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2. Geography Curriculum in Czechia: Challenging Opportunities
Eduard Hofmann, Hana Svobodová, Petr Knecht
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Essential resource for contextualizing and understanding the…
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.'
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…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.
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…
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Table of contents
Teil I. Prolog: Ein altes Problem in einer neuen Welt?
1. Die Wiederkehr des Verdrängten
Teil II. Vom Gemeinschaftsghettozum Hyperghetto
2. Zustand und Schicksal des schwarzen Ghettos am Ende des Jahrhunderts
…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…