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Mobile Methods

by Monika Büscher & JOHN Urry

Mobile Methods is an essential collection of social science texts which focus on new mobile methods of social research relating to mobility, place and the social practices and relations that mediate embodied...


Climate Change Biology

by Lee Hannah

Climate change biology is a new discipline, born of the recognition that human-induced climate change is resulting in wholesale shifts in the distributions of species and the timing of biological events. The...


Space, Place, and Sex: Geographies of Sexualities

by Lynda Johnston

This accessible and engaging book provides a critical geography of sex and sexuality from the body to the globe. Drawing on queer, feminist, gender, social, and cultural studies, Lynda Johnston and Robyn Longhurst...


Organization Theory and Transnational Social Movements: Organizational Life and Internal Dynamics of Power Exercise within the Alternative Globalizati

by Kléber Ghimire

This book explores the internal functioning and exercise of power inside a widely acclaimed transnational social organization: the alternative globalization movement. Drawing on new empirical data and perspectives...


Disability, Spaces and Places of Policy Exclusion

by Karen Soldatic, Hannah Morgan & Alan Roulstone

Geographies of disability have become a key research priority for many disability scholars and geographers. This edited collection, incorporating the work of leading international disability researchers, seeks...


Arguing Development Policy: Frames and Discourses

by Raymond Apthorpe & Des Gasper

This collection shows how policy discourses in the fields of national and international developments are constructed and operate and how they can be analysed. Dominant discourses screen out certain aspects:...


Cultural Perspectives on Development

by Vincent Tucker

What does cultural analysis have to offer development studies? Is culture a new paradigm for the study of development or a minefield of theoretical confusion? Can we move beyond notions of global culture' and...


Progress in Urban Geography (Routledge Revivals)

by Michael Pacione

A substantial proportion of the world's population now live in towns and cities, so it is not surprising that urban geography has emerged as a major focus for research. This edited collection, first published...


The Green Case (Routledge Revivals): A Sociology of Environmental Issues, Arguments and Politics

by Steven Yearley

First published in 1991, this title provides a comprehensive and objective account of the basis of 'green' arguments and their social and political implications. By the beginning of the 1990s, environmental...


Unruly Places: Lost Spaces, Secret Cities, and Other Inscrutable Geographies

by Alastair Bonnett

A tour of the world’s hidden geographies—from disappearing islands to forbidden deserts—and a stunning testament to how mysterious the world remains today

At a time when Google Maps Street View can take...


Building Communities (Routledge Revivals): The Co-operative Way

by Johnston Birchall

Building Communities: The Co-Operative Way, first published in 1988, sets the flourishing of housing co-operatives throughout the 1980s in a theoretical and historical framework that suggests that tenant control...


Exploring Social Geography (Routledge Revivals)

by Peter A. Jackson & Susan J. Smith

Exploring Social Geography, first published in 1984, offers a challenging yet comprehensive introduction to the wealth of empirical research and theoretical debate that has developed in response to the advent...


Medical Geography (Routledge Revivals): Progress and Prospect

by Michael Pacione

Geographers have for a long time contributed much valuable detailed data on the geographical patterns of disease and health care delivery to the medical world. On its first publication in 1985, this edited collection...


Planning for Urban Quality: Urban Design in Towns and Cities

by Gordon Power *Nfa*, Michael Parfect & Gordon Power

Rapid regeneration of city areas has placed the quality of urban design high on public and policy agendas worldwide.

Planning for Urban Quality examines the achievement of quality in the urban environment, in...


A Geography of Urban Places

by Robert G. Putnam, Frank J. Taylor & Philip K. Kettle

This book presents a selection of readings to present varied opinions, approaches and reports from various international professional journals. Among the journals represented are: Regional Science Association...


Fake Stuff

by Yi-Chieh Jessica Lin

Yi-Chieh Lin reveals how the entrepreneurial energy of emerging markets, such as China, includes the opportunity to profit from fake stuff, that is counterfeit goods that rely on our fascination with brand names....


Outcomes of post-2000 Fast Track Land Reform in Zimbabwe

by Lionel Cliffe, Jocelyn Alexander & Ben Cousins

The struggle over land has been the central issue in Zimbabwe ever since white settlers began to carve out large farms over a century ago. Their monopolisation of the better-watered half of the land was the...


Child Protection in Development

by Michael Bourdillon & William Myers

Every day millions of children in developing countries face adversities of many kinds, yet there is a shortage of sound evidence concerning their plight and an urgent need to identify the most appropriate and...


Creativity in Peripheral Places: Redefining the Creative Industries

by Chris Gibson

Creativity is said to be the fuel of the contemporary economy. Dynamic industries such as film, music, television and design have changed the fortunes of entire cities, from Nashville to Los Angeles, Barcelona...


Festival and Event Management in Nordic Countries

by Tommy D. Andersson, Donald Getz & Reidar Johan Mykletun

This book on events-related research marks a watershed in the development of a "Nordic School" of festival and event research. Each of the chapters presents a new and interesting approach to the study of events,...