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Geography of British Columbia, Third Edition

People and Landscapes in Transition

UBC Press

This fully revised edition of an essential text adopts a mainly thematic approach to explore the development of BC’s physical and human geography.

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Jesus and the Gang

The University of Arizona Press

This book examines the ways that young men and women in working-class neighborhoods of El Progreso, Honduras, understand and respond to gang and gun violence. Offering firsthand accounts of how these youths make use of religious discourse, narrative practices, or the inscription of tattooed images to navigate dangerous social settings, Jesus and the Gang is an unflinching look at how these young men turn away from perpetuating the cycle of violence and how Christianity serves a society where belonging is surviving.

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Architecture of Community

Island Press

A seminal work by a renowned architect and planner that provides a contemporary roadmap for designing or completing today's fragmented communities.

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Wet Prairie

People, Land, and Water in Agricultural Manitoba

UBC Press

This in-depth exploration of surface water management in southern Manitoba reveals how coping with environmental realities has altered both residents’ relations with each other and their ideas about the role of the state.

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Sustainability in America's Cities

Creating the Green Metropolis

Island Press

This book highlights how America's largest cities are acting to develop sustainable solutions to conflicts between development and environment.

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Towards 0-Impact Buildings and Built Environments

Island Press

A compilation of key notes and best papers of the 2010 Sustainable Building Euregional Conference.

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