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The Global Horizon
Expectations of Migration in Africa and the Middle East
Based on detailed ethnographic accounts, the contributors to this volume focus on the imaginations, expectations, and motivations that propel the pursuit of migration.



Geographic Data and the Law
Defining New Challenges
Understanding the legal challenges relating to spatial data information (SDI).



Heart-Pine Russia
Walking and Writing the Nineteenth-Century Forest
Jane T. Costlow
Costlow explores the central place the forest came to hold in a century of intense seeking for articulations of national and spiritual identity.



One Billion Hungry
Can We Feed the World?
Gordon Conway
In this book, one of the world's foremost experts on global food needs explains the many interrelated issues critical to our global food supply from the science of agricultural advances to the politics of food security.



The Broken Village
Coffee, Migration, and Globalization in Honduras
Daniel R. Reichman
Daniel R. Reichman tells the story of a remote village in Honduras that transformed almost overnight from a sleepy coffee-growing community to a hotbed of undocumented migration to and from the United States.



Rebel Rulers
Insurgent Governance and Civilian Life during War
Zachariah Cherian Mampilly
When insurgents take and hold territory, they can develop systems of governance that deliver public services to civilians under their control. This book reflects Zachariah Cherian Mampilly's extensive fieldwork in rebel-controlled...



Food Policy for Developing Countries
The Role of Government in Global, National, and Local Food Systems
Per Pinstrup-Andersen, Derrill D. Watson II
A "social entrepreneurship" approach to food policy analysis that calls on a wide variety of disciplines (economics, nutrition, sociology, anthropology, environmental science, medicine, and geography).



Russia on the Edge
Imagined Geographies and Post-Soviet Identity
Edith W. Clowes
Through real and imagined geographies, examining post-Soviet debates about what it means to be Russian today.



Locating Migration
Rescaling Cities and Migrants
This books examines the relationship between migrants and cities in a time of massive urban restructuring, finding that locality matters in migration research and migrants matter in the reconfiguration of contemporary cities.



No Man's Land
Globalization, Territory, and Clandestine Groups in Southeast Asia
Justin V. Hastings
Examines the complex relationship that illicit groups have with modern technology—and how and when geography still matters, tracing the networks, command structures, and training programs of Southeast Asian terrorist, insurgent, and criminal...



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