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- DescriptionThe contributors in this volume, which is inspired and dedicated to Charles Tilly, deal with the manner in which particular Mediterranean spaces (at regional, state, and neighbourhood levels) are being reconfigured in the light of struggles over rights, resources and identities.
- Author BiographyMaria Kousis is Professor of Sociology (Development and Environment) at the University of Crete. Her publications include a two volume special issue of American Behavioral Scientist on Mediterranean Political Processes in Historical-Comparative Perspective (with Charles Tilly and Roberto Franzosi, 2008), Economic and Political Contention in Comparative Perspective (with Charles Tilly, 2005), Environmental Politics in Southern Europe: Actors, Institutions, and Discourses in a Europeanizing Society (with Klaus Eder, 2001), as well as articles in social movement and environment journals; they focus on Mediterranean and Southern European regions. She has coordinated or participated as partner in European Commission projects including EuroMed Heritage II, Environment and Climate Research Programme, and the 6th EU Framework Programme for Research and Technology. Tom Selwyn is Professorial Research Associate at the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS, University of London) where he teaches the Anthropology of Travel and Tourism. His publications include The Tourist Image (1996), (with Jeremy Boissevain) Contesting the Foreshore (2004), (with Julie Scott) Thinking Through Tourism (2010) and many journal articles and book chapters on tourism, development, and the Mediterranean. He has directed/co-directed projects (in the MED-CAMPUS, MEDHERITAGE, and TEMPUS Programmes) for the European Commission in the Mediterranean region, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Palestine. He is Honorary Librarian and Council member of the Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI) and was awarded the RAI's Lucy Mair Medal in 2009. David Clark completed his doctoral work at London Metropolitan University and has undertaken research on community organisation in Nairobi, housing and employment of ethnic minorities in Britain, Jewish museums in Europe. His current research interests include a study of European expatriates in Crete. He is on the editorial committee of Exiled Writers Ink, a magazine devoted to the writings of refugee writers currently living in Britain and elsewhere in Europe. He teaches part-time at London Metropolitan University.
- PublisherBerghahn Books
- Date of Publication30/09/2010
- GenreSocial Sciences: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBerghahn Books
- Content Note1, black & white illustrations
- Weight621 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Edited byDavid Clark,Maria Kousis,Tom Selwyn
- Format DetailsLaminated cover
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