By David Ley,Marwyn S. Samuels
Humanistic geography now has a longtime place within the highbrow improvement of up to date geography. in spite of the fact that there has to date been little try and draw jointly the humanistic process in a single huge assertion. This booklet by means of the top figures within the box offers a platform for the exposition of humanistic geography in all its elements.
By Joe Bryan,Denis Wood
By Mouhamed Lemine Ould El Kettab
By Hong-Key Yoon
By William J. Smole
The Yanoama are essentially the most various final aboriginal populations of the South American tropical forests, and their huge territory constitutes an important tradition sector. even supposing different students (anthropologists, geneticists, linguists) have studied this modern "neolithic" inhabitants, this is often the 1st geographic examine of the Yanoama. it's also the single publication to target the Yanoama highland middle area—the Parima massif—and it's the first examine to investigate Yanoama horticulture as a vital part in their ecosystem.
The writer is anxious largely with the spatial size as built in Yanoama tradition, with the spatial styles of functioning platforms, and with Yanoama ecology during this highland habitat. The usual surroundings is seen, now not as a cultural determinant,
but as a part of the entire surroundings. Livelihood actions represent an immense organizing subject and, between those, gardening gets the main cognizance. often categorised as a nomadic hunter-gatherer team, the Yanoama are stumbled on to have a deep-seated horticultural culture, and plenty of new facts in this culture are awarded. As this research unearths, the Yanoama have created and maintained a cultural panorama that bears their specific stamp.
By Kevin R. Cox
This e-book cogently examines how human geography has constructed from a box with constrained self-awareness relating to technique and idea to the colourful examine of society and area that it's this day. Kevin R. Cox presents an interpretive, severe standpoint on Anglo-American geographic suggestion within the twentieth and twenty first centuries. He probes the impression of the spatial-quantitative revolution and geography's engagement with different social sciences, relatively in social idea. Key strategies and theories within the box are defined and illustrated with instructive study examples. Cox explores either how new ways to human geography get built and what every one college of concept has contributed to figuring out the realm during which we live.
By Nandita Haksar
Economic deprivation, insurgencies and lethal ethnic clashes have pushed millions of impoverished women and men from the Northeastern zone of India to hunt a greater existence within the cities and towns of mainland India and additional out of the country. a few locate themselves operating amidst the incredible opulence of five-star inns, casinos and cruises. notwithstanding, for plenty of, their jobs in Delhi, Bengaluru, Goa and different metropoles cause them to pursuits of racism, sexual harassment and sophistication exploitation.
In reaction, groups of migrants realize methods of reproducing their cultures in alien soil, to behave as oases in a opposed surroundings. And in doing so, they construct bridges among communities—Nagas, Kukis, Meitei—which were at battle with one another again within the Northeast.
The Exodus isn't really Over features first-generation migrant staff from Northeast India, particularly Manipur—a younger schoolgirl who involves Delhi and works lengthy hours in a sequence of eating places; her brother, whose targets to be a qualified singer stay unfulfilled whereas he attempts to earn his livelihood; an bold waiter now proudly in control of his personal eating place in Goa, and lots of extra. They inform their very own tales of resilience within the face of exploitation and discrimination for the 1st time in such intimate and harrowing detail.
Nandita Haksar’s specified figuring out of the histories of the Northeast and deep recognize for the folk she writes approximately lends those narratives an further intensity. Written with ardour and a dedicated engagement, The Exodus isn't really Over provides a revealing and important examine the lived stories of migrant employees this day. an important addition to migrant reviews, it's a pioneering attempt to rfile the stipulations of migrant staff either of their homelands and through their quest to discover paintings in different places. it really is both a narrative a few changing India, the place globalization and improvement have resulted in a quickly expanding hole among the wealthy and the poor.
By David Banister
By Hannah Appel,Arthur Mason,Michael Watts
“Oil is a fairy story, and, like any fairy story, is a little bit a lie.”—Ryzard Kapuscinski, Shah of Shahs
The scale and succeed in of the worldwide oil and gasoline undefined, worth a number of trillions of greenbacks, is nearly most unlikely to understand. regardless of its immense technical services and clinical sophistication, the betrays a startling measure of inexactitude and empirical confrontation approximately foundational questions of volume, output, and value. As an typified through focused monetary and political energy, its operations are obscured through secrecy and safety. probably it isn't mind-blowing, then, that the social sciences in general technique oil as a metonym—of modernity, cash, geopolitics, violence, corruption, curse, ur-commodity—rather than contemplating the way of life of the itself and of the hydrocarbons round which it's outfitted.
as a substitute, Subterranean Estates gathers an interdisciplinary workforce of students and specialists to supply a serious topography of the hydrocarbon undefined, understood now not completely as an assemblage of company varieties yet relatively as an expansive and porous community of employees and applied sciences, illustration and services, and the methods of existence oil and gasoline produce at issues of extraction, creation, advertising, intake, and combustion. through accounting for oil as empirical and experiential, the participants start to demystify a commodity too usually given virtually demiurgic strength.
Subterranean Estates shifts severe recognition clear of an unique specialize in worldwide oil organizations towards frequently neglected points of the undefined, together with assurance, finance, legislations, and the function of specialists and neighborhood firms. according to ethnographic learn from around the globe (Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Oman, the USA, Ecuador, Chad, the uk, Kazakhstan, Canada, Iran, and Russia), and that includes a photoessay at the lived stories of these who inhabit a universe populated by means of oil rigs, pipelines, and fuel flares, this leading edge quantity presents a brand new viewpoint at the fabric, symbolic, cultural, and social meanings of this multidimensional international.
Contributors: Hannah Appel, collage of California, l. a.; Andrew Barry, college collage London; Mona Damluji, Wheaton university; Elizabeth Gelber, Columbia college; Jane I. Guyer, The Johns Hopkins collage; Peter Hitchcock, urban collage of recent York; Matt Huber, Syracuse collage; Leigh Johnson, collage of Zurich; Ed Kashi; Hannah Knox, college of Manchester; Mandana E. Limbert, Queens university and The Graduate heart, urban college of latest York; Arthur Mason, collage of California, Berkeley; Douglas Rogers, Yale collage; Suzana Sawyer, college of California, Davis; Rebecca Golden, Women’s Institute of Houston; Michael J. Watts, collage of California, Berkeley; Sara Wylie, Northeastern college; Saulesh Yessenova, collage of Alberta; Anna Zalik, York University
By Ron Morris,Ron N. Morris
This textual content covers the main rules occupied with handwriting and hand-printing research. attorneys and investigators will find out about reading an examiner's document; the importance of assorted handwriting reviews; and the influencing components which needs to be thought of. certainly, scholars of record exam can achieve a lot from one of these functional, but conscientiously clinical, remedy of the subject.
* exhibits investigators easy methods to receive handwriting specimens and evidence
* offers version specimen handwriting forms
* Covers most sensible practices for correctly opting for, amassing, understanding,and analyzing evidence