Urban Ecology for Citizens and Planners

“We are now well into this first urban century and the importance of understanding the ecology of cities is ever more apparent. Hansen and Macedo provide a timely, valuable guide for citizens and planners to apply ecological knowledge in the shaping of our cities. Such wisdom is essential for our health and wellbeing as well … Continue reading Urban Ecology for Citizens and Planners

Reimagining the Gran Chaco

“This book is the first of its kind and fills a very important gap in the anthropology and ethnohistory of the Gran Chaco, especially of the last thirty years. The editors have assembled an outstanding collection of articles by the top and well-recognized anthropologists working on the Gran Chaco.”—René Harder Horst, author of A History of … Continue reading Reimagining the Gran Chaco

New Paperback Release: Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today

“An extensive overview of the drug trade in the Americas and its impact on politics, economics, and society throughout the region. . . . Highly recommended.”—Choice “A first-rate update on the state of the long-fought hemispheric ‘war on drugs.’ It is particularly timely, as the perception that the war is lost and needs to be … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today