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  1. Space, Place, and Violence

    Violence and the Embodied Geographies of Race, Sex and Gender

    By James A. Tyner

    Direct, interpersonal violence is a pervasive, yet often mundane feature of our day-to-day lives; paradoxically, violence is both ordinary and extraordinary. Violence, in other words, is often hidden in plain sight. Space, Place, and Violence seeks to uncover that which is too apparent: to...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Military Legacies

    A World Made By War

    By James A. Tyner

    Series: Global Realities

    Landmines, cluster-bombs, chemical pollutants, and other remnants of war continue to cause death to humans and damage to the environment long after the guns have fallen silent. From the jungles of Vietnam to the arctic tundra of Russia, no region has escaped the legacy of warfare. To understand the...

    Published December 16th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Philippines

    Mobilities, Identities, Globalization

    By James A. Tyner

    Series: Global Realities

    Nearly five million migrant workers from the Philippines are employed in over 190 countries and territories. They work as doctors and domestic helpers, engineers and entertainers, seamstresses and surveyors. It is through their collective labor that the Philippines has assumed a global presence....

    Published September 18th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Made in the Philippines

    By James A. Tyner

    Series: Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

    The Philippines is the world's largest exporter of temporary contract labor with a huge 800,000 workers a year being deployed on either six month or two year contracts. This labor migration is highly regulated by the government, private, and non-governmental/non-private organizations. Tyner argues...

    Published December 17th 2003 by Routledge

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