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  1. Migration, Land and Livelihoods

    Creating Alternative Modernities in the Pacific

    Edited by George Curry, Gina Koczberski, John Connell

    This book critically and succinctly examines recent changes in land ownership, mobility and livelihoods in various Pacific island states, from East Timor to the Solomon Islands, where climate change, environmental change (including hazards of various origins), population growth and urbanization...

    To Be Published September 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Tourism at the Grassroots

    Villagers and Visitors in the Asia-Pacific

    Edited by John Connell, Barbara Rugendyke

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    In two regions where tourism is of considerable economic importance, eastern Asia and the Pacific, there have been remarkably few studies of the impacts of tourism in rural areas. Moreover, the shift towards ecotourism, touted as a more environmentally benign form of tourism, has extended the...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Fluctuation Theory of Solutions

    Applications in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and Biophysics

    Edited by Paul E. Smith, Enrico Matteoli, John P. O' Connell

    There are essentially two theories of solutions that can be considered exact: the McMillan–Mayer theory and Fluctuation Solution Theory (FST). The first is mostly limited to solutes at low concentrations, while FST has no such issue. It is an exact theory that can be applied to any stable solution...

    Published February 21st 2013 by CRC Press

  4. International Perspectives on Temporary Work

    Edited by John Burgess, Julia Connell

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The numbers of workers employed on a temporary basis has grown massively over the last few decades. The benefits to firms of hiring workers on a temporary basis are clear and generally can be reduced to their cheaper short term cost. The status of workers employed in this manner however means that...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Global Health Care Chain

    From the Pacific to the World

    By John Connell

    Series: Routledge Research in Population and Migration

    For more than a quarter of a century there has been significant international migration of skilled health workers, but in the last decades, with critical changes in both sending and receiving countries, few parts of the world are now unaffected by the consequences of the migration of health workers...

    Published October 9th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Developments in the Call Centre Industry

    Analysis, Changes and Challenges

    Edited by Julia Connell, John Burgess

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

    Over the past ten years there has been a massive growth in call centres worldwide. These centres are said to represent the most dynamic growth area in white-collar employment internationally since the mid 1990s. Yet the footloose and global nature of the industry means that jobs will always be...

    Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge

  7. The International Migration of Health Workers

    Edited by John Connell

    Series: Routledge Research in Population and Migration

    This volume provides the first detailed overview of the growing phenomenon of the international migration of skilled health workers. The contributors focus on who migrates, why they migrate, what the outcomes are for them and their extended families, what their experiences in the workforce are, and...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Urbanisation in the Island Pacific

    Towards Sustainable Development

    By John Connell, John Lea

    Series: Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

    Managing rapid urban growth presents a significant challenge in the small independent countries of the Pacific Islands. Although they originated in colonial times, the towns and cities are now distinctively post-colonial, with economies, environments and social structures that reflect unique island...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Environment, Development and Change in Rural Asia-Pacific

    Between Local and Global

    Edited by John Connell, Eric Waddell

    Series: Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

    This volume examines the economic, political, social and environmental challenges facing rural communities in the Asia-Pacific region, as global issues intersect with local contexts. Such challenges, from climatic change and volcanic eruption to population growth and violent civil unrest, have...

    Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Sound Tracks

    Popular Music Identity and Place

    By John Connell, Chris Gibson

    Series: Critical Geographies

    Sound Tracks is the first comprehensive book on the new geography of popular music, examining the complex links between places, music and cultural identities. It provides an interdisciplinary perspective on local, national and global scenes, from the 'Mersey' and 'Icelandic' sounds to 'world music'...

    Published September 25th 2002 by Routledge

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