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From the Earth's Core to Outer Space (Lecture Notes in Earth System Sciences)

With cutting-edge information regarding altering geoscientific and environmental stipulations, in particular in northern Europe, this book’s thematic procedure comprises fabric at the evolution of the Earth’s crust, weather swap, and adjustments within the Baltic Sea.

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Tourism: The Key Concepts (Routledge Key Guides)

By Peter Robinson

Tourism: the most important Concepts bargains a accomplished choice of the main usually used and studied ideas within the topic of tourism. in the textual content key phrases, thoughts, typologies and frameworks are tested within the context of the wider social sciences, mixing jointly idea and perform to discover the scope of the topic. phrases lined include:

  • Ethical Tourism
  • LGBT Tourism
  • Hospitality
  • Mobility
  • Authenticity
  • Quality administration
  • Destination administration
  • Geographies of Tourism
  • Planning
  • Sociology in Tourism
  • Society and tradition
  • Tourism approach

Each access contextualises, defines and debates the idea that mentioned, offering a good start line for these learning tourism for the 1st time, and a brief reference in case you are more matured. With case stories, examples and additional studying all through, this article is going to be worthwhile for all undergraduate and postgraduate tourism students.

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Thailand (Modern World Nations (Hardcover))

By Douglas A Phillips

Thailand is likely one of the most lovely nations on the planet. It additionally faces significant demanding situations. Prostitution, medicines, and HIV/AIDS are major social concerns. Environmental difficulties comprise deforestation, and water and pollution. This booklet investigates those concerns, in addition to the actual, cultural and social beneficial properties of this rising kingdom.

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Transmission of Financial Crises and Contagion:: A Latent Factor Approach (CERF Monographs on Finance and the Economy)

By Mardi Dungey, Renee A. Fry, Brenda Gonzalez-Hermosillo

Monetary crises frequently transmit throughout geographical borders and diverse asset periods. Modeling those interactions is empirically hard, and lots of of the proposed equipment provide varied effects whilst utilized to an identical facts units. during this ebook the authors set out their paintings on a basic framework for modeling the transmission of monetary crises utilizing latent issue types. They exhibit how their framework contains a variety of different empirical contagion versions and why the implications among the versions vary. The e-book builds a framework which starts from contemplating contagion within the bond markets in the course of 1997-1998 throughout a few international locations, and culminates in a version which encompasses a number of resources throughout a number of international locations via over a decade of problem occasions from East Asia in 1997-1998 to the sub leading main issue in the course of 2008. software code to aid implementation of comparable types is available.

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Great American City: Chicago and the Enduring Neighborhood Effect

By Robert J. Sampson

For over fifty years a number of public intellectuals and social theorists have insisted that neighborhood is lifeless. a few may have us think that we act exclusively as participants making a choice on our personal fates despite our environment, whereas different theories position us on the mercy of world forces past our keep watch over. those views dominate modern perspectives of society, yet via rejecting the significance of position they're either deeply incorrect. in keeping with the most formidable reports within the historical past of social technology, Great American City argues that groups nonetheless subject simply because lifestyles is decisively formed via the place you live.
To exhibit the powerfully enduring impression of position, Robert J. Sampson provides the following the end result of over a decade’s learn in Chicago mixed along with his personal certain own observations approximately lifestyles within the urban, from Cabrini eco-friendly to Trump Tower and Millennium Park to the Robert Taylor houses. He discovers that neighborhoods impact a remarkably good selection of social phenomena, together with crime, overall healthiness, civic engagement, domestic foreclosure, teenager births, altruism, management networks, and immigration. Even nationwide crises can't halt the influence of position, Sampson unearths, as he analyzes the results of the nice Recession and its aftermath, bringing his magisterial examine as much as the autumn of 2010.
Following within the influential culture of the Chicago institution of city stories yet up-to-date for the twenty-first century, Great American City is right now a landmark learn venture, a commanding argument for a brand new conception of social existence, and the tale of an iconic city.

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Introducing Globalization: Ties, Tensions, and Uneven Integration

By Matthew Sparke

Designed in particular for introductory globalization classes, Introducing Globalization is helping scholars to improve proficient critiques approximately globalization, inviting them to turn into members instead of simply passive learners.

  • Identifies and explores the main fiscal, political and social ties that include modern international interdependency
  • Examines a vast sweep of subject matters, from the increase of transnational enterprises and international commodity chains, to worldwide overall healthiness demanding situations and guidelines, to problems with employee cohesion and international exertions markets, via to rising types of worldwide mobility through either company elites and their critics
  • Written by way of an award-winning instructor, and more advantageous all through by way of quite a few empirical examples, maps, tables, a longer bibliography, thesaurus of key phrases, and recommendations for extra analyzing and pupil research
  • Supported by way of extra internet assets – on hand upon e-book at www.wiley.com/go/sparke – including hot hyperlinks to information reviews, examples of globalization and different illustrative websites, and archived examples of scholar projects

Engage with fellow readers of Introducing Globalization at the book's fb web page at www.facebook.com/IntroducingGlobalization, or examine extra approximately this subject via enrolling within the unfastened Coursera path Globalization and also you at www.coursera.org/course/globalization

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Elemental Geosystems

This e-book offers readers an accessible, systematic, non-mathematical, and visually beautiful begin in actual geography. It includes a particular, holistic integration of human-Earth relationships, an utilized style, medical correctness, and greater pictures (remote sensing photos) and cartography. A holistic, procedure method is used to explain and talk about every one actual approach. Highlights greater than 2 hundred URLs, and lines an accompanying CD-ROM with greater than 30 animations of key thoughts in actual geography. solar power, Seasons, and the ambience. Atmospheric strength and international Temperatures. Atmospheric and Oceanic Circulations. Atmospheric Water and climate. worldwide weather structures. Water assets. The Dynamic Planet. Earthquakes and Volcanoes. Weathering, Karst Landscapes, and Mass stream. River structures and Landforms. Wind techniques and wilderness Landscapes. The Oceans, Coastal procedures, and Landforms. Glacial and Periglacial Landscapes. The Geography of Soils. Ecosystems and Biomes. Earth and the Human Denominator. For a person wanting a non-mathematical creation to actual geography.

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