By Don Mitchell
Within the wake of modern terrorist assaults, efforts to safe the yankee urban have life-or-death implications. but calls for for heightened surveillance and safeguard throw into sharp reduction undying questions on the character of public area, the way it is for use, and lower than what stipulations. mixing historic and geographical research, this publication examines the important courting among struggles over public area and pursuits for social justice within the usa. provided are a sequence of associated circumstances that discover the judicial reaction to public demonstrations via early twentieth-century employees, and related criminal concerns surrounding anti-abortion protests at the present time; the unfastened Speech circulation and the historical past of People's Park in Berkeley; and the plight of homeless humans dealing with new legislation opposed to their presence in city streets. The important concentration is how political dissent profits which means and momentum--and is regulated and policed--in the genuine, actual areas of the town.
With assignments in response to geography or a student's ethnic and cultural heritage as staples in lots of center colleges this day, U В·X В·L provides a brand new source dedicated to actual geography. Designed in particular for college students in grades 5-12, this 5-vol. Set comprises details on actual houses and features of approximately two hundred international locations. integrated are nearly two hundred alphabetically prepared entries; two hundred maps; 450 black-and-white pictures, illustrations, graphs and tables; ''Words to Know'' part; global ratings; and a common index.
By Jeanette Foster
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By Ron Johnston, Paul Claval
The self-discipline of geography has gone through a lot switch and development lately. With progress has come variety. sooner than 1945 there have been alterations among international locations within the emphases on material and study process, even supposing those have been all comparable heavily to 3 major ‘models’ – French, German and American. considering then, the relative significance of French and German impacts has declined considerably, together with inside of their very own nationwide territories, and the Anglo-American version has grown to global dominance. With that version, in spite of the fact that, there isn't any dominant viewpoint yet relatively a multiplicity of competing techniques. those quite a few methods have had a unique reception in different elements of the realm, reflecting the bottom of pre-1945 geographical scholarship, the ambitions of geographical paintings set via soceities and the character of the overseas contacts. the result's sizeable foreign range within the perform of geography. This authoritative quantity offers a lot wanted details to cause them to conscious of present foreign tendencies.
By David M. Mark, Andrew G. Turk, Niclas Burenhult, David Stea
Panorama is key to human adventure. but until eventually lately, the research of panorama has been fragmented one of the disciplines. This quantity makes a speciality of how panorama is represented in language and concept, and what this unearths in regards to the relationships of individuals to put and to land. Scientists of varied disciplines corresponding to anthropologists, geographers, details scientists, linguists, and philosophers deal with a number of questions, together with: Are there cross-cultural and cross-linguistic diversifications within the delimitation, category, and naming of geographic good points? Can replacement world-views and conceptualizations of panorama be used to provide culturally-appropriate Geographic info structures (GIS)? themes integrated: ontology of panorama; panorama phrases and ideas; toponyms; religious facets of land and panorama phrases; learn equipment; moral dimensions of the examine; and its strength worth to indigenous groups interested in this kind of learn.
By Rob Kitchin, James Kneale
Technology fiction--one of the most well-liked literary, cinematic and tv genres--has got expanding educational awareness in recent times. For philosophers, severe theorists and others it opens up an area within which the here-and-now might be made unusual or remade; the place digital truth and cyborg aren't any longer gimmicks or predictions, yet new areas and subjects.Lost in house brings jointly a global selection of authors to discover the various spatialities and geographies of area. a various diversity of subject matters are examined--from geographical and sociological imaginations to nature, scale, geopolitics, modernity, time, id, the physique, strength relatives and the illustration of space.Drawing on more than a few theoretical methods, the essays discover the writings of a vast number of SF writers and movies, together with J. G. Ballard, Octavia Butler, Philip ok. Dick, Frank Herbert, William Gibson, Marge Piercy, Kim Stanley Robinson, Neal Stephenson; the movies contain extraterrestrial beings, Bladerunner, darkish urban, The Fly, The Invisible guy and Metropolis.Contributors: Stuart C. Aitken, Nick Bingham, David Clarke, Marcus Doel, Sheila Hones, Shaun Huston, Michelle Kendrick, Paul Kingsbury, Michael W. Longan, Barbar J. Morehouse, Timothy Oakes, Jon Taylor Barney Warf>
By Kurt Pitzer
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By Nicholas Gill, Caroline Lascom, Christie Pashby
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