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By Karen Sievers
By Robert M Wilson,William Cronon
Each fall and spring, thousands of birds trip the Pacific Flyway, the westernmost of the 4 significant North American chook migration routes. The landscapes they move differ from wetlands to farmland to concrete, inhabited not just through flora and fauna but additionally through farmers, suburban households, and significant towns. within the 20th century, farmers used the wetlands to irrigate their plants, reworking the panorama and placing migratory birds in danger. The U.S. Fish and natural world carrier spoke back through constructing a chain of refuges that stretched from northern Washington to southern California.
What emerged from those efforts used to be a hybrid surroundings, the place the differences among irrigated farms and natural world refuges blurred. administration of the refuges was once fraught with conflicting priorities and practices. Farmers and safe haven managers confused birds with shotguns and flares to maintain them off deepest lands, and executive pilots took to the air, shedding hand grenades between flocks of ducks and herding the startled birds into within sight refuges. Such activities masked the transforming into connections among refuges and the land round them.
Seeking shelter examines the improvement and administration of refuges within the wintering variety of migratory birds alongside the Pacific Flyway. even though this can be a background of efforts to preserve migratory birds, the tale Robert Wilson tells has substantial salience at the present time. some of the key locations migratory birds use � the Klamath Basin, California�s critical Valley, the Salton Sea � are websites of modern contentious debates over water use. Migratory birds attach and rely on those landscapes, and farmers face strain as water is reallocated from irrigation to different reasons. In a time whilst international warming supplies to compound the stresses on water and migratory species, looking shelter demonstrates the necessity to foster landscapes the place either flora and fauna and other people can thrive.
By CLERVAL Anne,Fleury Antoine,Rebotier Julien,Weber Serge
Dans le contexte capitaliste néolibéral actuel, l'espace permet aux dominants d'asseoir leur domination par l. a. surveillance, l. a. spoliation, l. a. relégation, and so forth. L'ouvrage examine cette scenario mais aussi l'utilisation de l'espace dans los angeles résistance et l. a. contestation des dominés. Dans le champ de l. a. critique sociale francophone, les contributions explorent ainsi divers domaines : l. a. query urbaine, les études sur le style, le sexe, los angeles sexualité et l'intersectionnalité, l. a. query des migrations ainsi que celle des populations marginalisées et, enfin, l'environnement.
By H.W. Richardson
This ebook used to be first released in 1977.
By Zachary P. Neal
The hooked up City explores how wondering networks is helping make feel of recent towns: what they're, how they paintings, and the place they're headed. towns and concrete lifestyles may be tested as networks, and those city networks may be tested at many various levels.
The e-book makes a speciality of 3 degrees of city networks: micro, meso, and macro. those degrees construct upon each other, and require particular analytical techniques that give the chance to think about sorts of questions. At one severe, micro-urban networks concentrate on the networks that exist inside of towns, just like the social relationships between acquaintances that generate a feeling of group and belonging. on the contrary severe, macro-urban networks specialize in networks among towns, just like the internet of nonstop airline flights that make face-to-face company conferences attainable.
This book contains 3 significant sections organized by the extent of research and scale of community. all through those sections, whilst a brand new methodological idea is brought, a separate ‘method be aware’ presents a short and available creation to the sensible problems with utilizing networks in learn. What makes this e-book distinctive is that it synthesizes the insights and instruments of the a number of scales of city networks, and integrates the speculation and approach to community analysis.
By John Agnew
* Visualising the realm as a whole
* The definition of geographical parts as 'advanced' or 'primitive'
* The inspiration of the kingdom being the top type of political organization
* The pursuit of primacy through competing states
* the need for hierarchy.