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  1. 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 18th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Giving Preservation a History

    Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States

    Edited by Max Page, Randall Mason

    In this volume, some of the best figures in the field have come together to write on preservation movements across the country, from New York to Atlanta to Santa Fe and others. Giving Preservation a History also touches on the European roots of the historic preservation movement; on how...

    Published December 5th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Regions, Spatial Strategies and Sustainable Development

    By David Counsell, Graham Haughton

    Series: Regions and Cities

    Focusing on recent regional policy and important planning debates across the English regions, this book analyzes the issues, disputes and tensions that have arisen in regional planning in the new millennium. With a range of local case studies to ground the argument in local as well as regional...

    Published December 4th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Unmaking Goliath

    Community Control in the Face of Global Capital

    By James DeFilippis

    Arguing against those who say that our communities are powerless in the face of footloose corporations, DeFilippis considers what localities can do in the face of heightened capital mobility in order to retain an autonomy that furthers egalitarian social justice, and explores how we go about...

    Published December 3rd 2003 by Routledge

  5. Drifting - Architecture and Migrancy

    Edited by Stephen Cairns

    Series: Architext

    To dwell in these globalizing times requires us to negotiate increasingly palpable flows - of capital, ideas, images, goods, technology, and people. Such flows seem to pressurize, breach and sometimes even disaggregate the places we always imagined to be distinctive and stable. This book is...

    Published November 27th 2003 by Routledge

  6. The Cybercities Reader

    Edited by Steve Graham

    Series: Routledge Urban Reader Series

    Providing the most comprehensive, international and interdisciplinary analysis yet of the relationships between cities, urban life and new technologies, this informative book incorporates detailed discussions of cybercity history, theory, economic processes, mobilities, physical forms,...

    Published November 27th 2003 by Routledge

  7. De-Coca-Colonization

    Making the Globe from the Inside Out

    By Steven Flusty

    A novel theoretical account of globalization, De-Coca-Colonization argues that we must move away from top-down visions of the processes at work and concentrate on how ordinary people who are locked out of power structures create "globalities" of their own....

    Published November 25th 2003 by Routledge

  8. International Boundaries

    A Geopolitical Atlas

    By Ewan W. Anderson

    Published November 20th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Suburban Form

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Brenda Case Scheer, Kiril Stanilov

    This book examines and documents the remarkable development and transformation of suburban form throughout the globe during the twentieth century. The premise that suburban areas are monotonous, inert environments is put to a test through investigation of the complexity of those suburban settings...

    Published November 20th 2003 by Routledge

  10. At Risk

    Natural Hazards, People's Vulnerability and Disasters, 2nd Edition

    By Piers Blaikie, Terry Cannon, Ian Davis, Ben Wisner

    The term 'natural disaster' is often used to refer to natural events such as earthquakes, hurricanes or floods. However, the phrase 'natural disaster' suggests an uncritical acceptance of a deeply engrained ideological and cultural myth. At Risk questions this myth and argues that extreme natural...

    Published November 13th 2003 by Routledge