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The Discourse of Neoliberalism: An Anatomy of a Powerful Idea

by Simon Springer

Explores the internal workings of neoliberalism by dissecting the diverse interpretations that have been advanced in academia. Using a critical geographical approach the book arrives at a discursive understanding...


Challenging Identities: European Horizons

by Peter Madsen

Identity is a keyword in a number of academic fields as well as in public debate and in politics. During the last decades, references to identity have proliferated, yet there is no simple definition available...


Debating Climate Ethics

Transnational Geographers in the United States: Navigating Autobiogeographies in a Global Age

by Alan P. Marcus, Stavros T. Constantinou & Heike Alberts

This volume of essays highlights the autobiogeographies of eight selected geographers who are university faculty members and work and reside in the United States. Drawing from various geographical narratives,...


Confronting the Challenges of Urbanization in China: Insights from Social Science Perspectives

by Zai Liang, Steven F. Messner & Youqin Huang

Since the late 1970s, China has experienced an unprecedented pace of urbanization. In 1978, only 17.8% of the population resided in urban areas, but by 2013 the level of urbanization had reached 53.8%. During...


Intimate Economies of Immigration Detention: Critical perspectives

by Deirdre Conlon & Nancy Hiemstra

International migration has been described as one of the defining issues of the twenty-first century. While a lot is known about the complex nature of migratory flows, surprisingly little attention has been...


Darwinism Applied to Man

by Alfred Russel Wallace

This early work by Alfred Russel Wallace was originally published in 1889 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Darwinism Applied to Man' contains an account of of the general...


Sites of Protest

by Stuart Price & Ruth Sanz Sabido

Sites of Protest examines the global resurgence of protest movements and the ways in which they use public and private space.


New Mobilities and Social Changes in Russia's Arctic Regions

by Marlène Laruelle

Dr. Marlene Laruelle is Associate Director of the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (IERES) and Research Professor of International Affairs at the Elliott School of International Affairs,...


Global Foodscapes: Oppression and resistance in the life of food

by Alistair Fraser

What we eat - as well as how it is produced, processed, moved, sold, and used by our bodies seems to matter like never before. Global Foodscapes takes on this topicality and asks readers to think about how we...


The Geography of Names: Indigenous to post-foundational

by Gwilym Lucas Eades

This book examines geographical names, place-names, and toponymy from philosophical and cultural evolutionary perspectives. Geographical name-tracking-networks (Geo-NTNs) are posited as tools for tracking names...


Dissident Geographies: An Introduction to Radical Ideas and Practice

by Alison Blunt & Jane Wills

Dissident Geographies is an accessible and lively exploration of radical perspectives in human geography. The perspectives examined in the book reveal and resist certain power relations that have constituted...


Popular Geopolitics and Nation Branding in the Post-Soviet Realm

by Robert A. Saunders

This seminal book explores the complex relationship between popular geopolitics and nation branding among the Newly Independent States of Eurasia, and their combined role in shaping contemporary national image...


The Geography of Madness: Penis Thieves, Voodoo Death, and the Search for the Meaning of the World's Strangest Syndromes

by Frank Bures

Why do thousands of African men become convinced—despite what doctors tell them—that their penises have, simply, disappeared. Why do people across the world become convinced that they are cursed to die on...


The Secret Life of Cities: Social reproduction of everyday life

by Helen Jarvis, Andy C. Pratt & Peter Cheng-Chong Wu

Contemporary urbanisation has two faces: global flows of people, money and information, and that of localised social and economic disparities. Recent research has focused on the headlines of global cities as...


Water Resources and Agricultural Development in the Tropics

by Christopher J. Barrow

First published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Tourism Imaginaries at the Disciplinary Crossroads: Place, Practice, Media

by Maria Gravari-Barbas & Nelson Graburn

Maria Gravari-Barbas is Professor of Geography at the University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne. She is also in charge of the IREST (Institute of Research and Higher Studies on tourism) and EIREST (Interdisciplinary...


The Human City: Urbanism for the Rest of Us

by Joel Kotkin

"The Human City presents the most cogent, evidence-based and clear-headed exposition of the pro-suburban argument. . . . enriching our understanding of what cities are about and what they can and must become.”...


Men, Masculinities and Disaster

by Elaine Enarson & Bob Pease

In the examination of gender as a driving force in disasters, too little attention has been paid to how women's or men's disaster experiences relate to the wider context of gender inequality, or how gender-just...


Architecture and the Unconscious

by John Shannon Hendrix & Lorens Eyan Holm

There are a number of recent texts that draw on psychoanalytic theory as an interpretative approach for understanding architecture, or that use the formal and social logics of architecture for understanding...