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Dorling, Danny - Why Demography Matters, e-bok

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, e-bok


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.

Amin, Ash - Seeing Like a City, e-bok

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

Winders, Bill - Grains: Resources, e-bok

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

Hannigan, John - The Geopolitics of Deep Oceans, e-bok

The Geopolitics of Deep Oceans

Hannigan, John


The author argues that our understanding of the deep - its definition, boundaries, value, ownership, health and future state - depends on whether we see it first and foremost as a resource cornucopia, a political chessboard, a shared commons, or a unique and threatened

Hintz, John - Environment and Society: A Critical Introduction, e-bok

Environment and Society: A Critical Introduction

Hintz, John

Från 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,