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Feeding a World Population of More Than Eight Billion PeopleA Challenge to Science

Feeding a World Population of More Than Eight Billion People: A Challenge to Science

J. C. Waterlow, D. G. Armstrong, Leslie Fowden, and Ralph Riley (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195113129
eISBN:
9780197561119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195113129.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

Since the 1960s, breakthroughs in agriculture have made it possible to satisfy the world's increasing requirements for food. Can this trend continue over the next thirty years ... More

Geography and EconomyThree Lectures

Geography and Economy: Three Lectures

Allen J. Scott

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199284306
eISBN:
9780191917677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199284306.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

Focusing on the theme of the mutually constitutive relations between geographic space and the economic order, Allen J. Scott discusses the problems of the location of economic ... More

Industrial Transformation in the Developing World

Industrial Transformation in the Developing World

Michael T. Rock and David P. Angel

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199270040
eISBN:
9780191919329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199270040.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

Grow first, clean up later' environmental strategies in the developing economies of East Asia pose a critical regional and global sustainability challenge in this area of ... More

Labor MovementHow Migration Regulates Labor Markets

Labor Movement: How Migration Regulates Labor Markets

Harald Bauder

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195180879
eISBN:
9780197562314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195180879.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

Throughout the industrialized world, international migrants serve as nannies, construction workers, gardeners and small-business entrepreneurs. Labor Movement suggests that the ... More

Land Administration

Land Administration

Peter Dale and John McLaughlin

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198233909
eISBN:
9780191916502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198233909.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

This interdisciplinary work provides a high level overview of recent advances in building formal property systems throughout the world and reviews the role of property in ... More

Living within LimitsEcology, Economics, and Population Taboos

Living within Limits: Ecology, Economics, and Population Taboos

Garrett Hardin

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195078114
eISBN:
9780197560716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195078114.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

We fail to mandate economic sanity, writes Garrett Hardin, "because our brains are addled by...compassion." With such startling assertions, Hardin has cut a swathe through the ... More

Managing Water Resources, Past and Present

Managing Water Resources, Past and Present

Julie Trottier and Paul Slack (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199267644
eISBN:
9780191917592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199267644.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

A multi-disciplinary analysis of the evolution of water politics and policy by an international team of distinguished experts. Water management in the Middle Ages in Europe, its ... More

Population DynamicsA New Economic Approach

Population Dynamics: A New Economic Approach

C. Y. Cyrus Chu

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195121582
eISBN:
9780197561287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195121582.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

Population Dynamics fills the gap between the classical supply-side population theory of Malthus and the modern demand-side theory of economic demography. In doing so, author ... More

Privatizing Public Lands

Privatizing Public Lands

Scott Lehmann

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195089721
eISBN:
9780197560587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195089721.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

In the United States, private ownership of land is not a new idea, yet the federal government retains title to roughly a quarter of the nation's land, including national parks, ... More

Travel by DesignThe Influence of Urban Form on Travel

Travel by Design: The Influence of Urban Form on Travel

Marlon Boarnet and Randall C. Crane

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195123951
eISBN:
9780197561317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195123951.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

Can transportation problems be fixed by the right neighborhood design? The tremendous popularity of the "new urbanism" and "livable communities" initiatives suggests that many ... More

The Waste CrisisLandfills, Incinerators, and the Search for a Sustainable Future

The Waste Crisis: Landfills, Incinerators, and the Search for a Sustainable Future

Hans Tammemagi

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195128987
eISBN:
9780197561423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195128987.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

As populations continue to increase, society produces more and more waste. Yet it is becoming increasingly difficult to build new landfills, and the existing landfills are causing ... More

Worlds of FoodPlace, Power, and Provenance in the Food Chain

Worlds of Food: Place, Power, and Provenance in the Food Chain

Kevin Morgan, Terry Marsden, and Jonathan Murdoch

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199271580
eISBN:
9780191917721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199271580.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

From farm to fork, the conventional food chain is under enormous pressure to respond to a whole series of new challenges - food scares in rich countries, food security concerns in ... More

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