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The Geographical Unconscious

by Argyro Loukaki

This ambitious and innovative volume stretches over time and space, over the history of modernity in relation to antiquity, between East and West, to offer insights into what the author terms the 'geographical...


Co-habiting with Ghosts: Knowledge, Experience, Belief and the Domestic Uncanny

by Caron Lipman

This book sets out to explore the questions posed by the reality of living in a 'haunted home' and attends to the ways in which households in England and Wales understand their experience of haunting in relation...


Neoliberalism, Personhood, and Postsocialism: Enterprising Selves in Changing Economies

by Nicolette Makovicky

Neoliberalism, Personhood, and Postsocialism explores the formation of subjectivities in newly marketized or marketizing societies across the former Eastern Bloc, documenting the rise of the neo-liberal discourse...


Soundscapes of Wellbeing in Popular Music

by Gavin J. Andrews, Paul Kingsbury & Robin Kearns

Popular music has become increasingly embedded in complex and often contradictory discourses of wellbeing. For instance, some new genres and sub-cultures of popular music are associated with violence, drug-use,...


Cities, Disaster Risk and Adaptation

by Christine Wamsler

Worldwide, disasters and climate change pose a serious risk to sustainable urban development, resulting in escalating human and economic costs. Consequently, city authorities and other urban actors face the...


Vacationscape: Developing Tourist Areas

by Clare A. Gunn

The third edition of this classic volume integrates the idea of balancing tourism with protection of the resources upon which it depends. The text stresses the role of the community, identifies potential pitfalls,...


The Language of Environment: A New Rhetoric

by Department of E George Myerson Lecturer & George; Rydin, Yvonne, Myerson

First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


New Farmers' Movements in India

by Tom Brass

The essays in this collection focus on the reasons for and background to the emergence during the 1980s of the new farmers' movements in India. In addition to a more general consideration of the economic, political...


Digital Places: Living with Geographic Information Technologies

by Michael Curry

By offering an understanding of Geographic Information Systems within the social, economic, legal, political and ethical contexts within which they exist, the author shows that there are substantial limits to...


Coastal Problems: Geomorphology, Ecology and Society at the Coast

by Heather Viles & Tom Spencer

As coastal populations burgeon, problems of erosion, pollution and coastal change are becoming ever more serious and necessitate scientifically informed management strategies. This authoritative new study discusses...


Rural Europe

by Keith Hoggart, Richard Black & Henry Buller

First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


The Mediterranean: Environment and Society

by Russell King, Lindsay Proudfoot & Bernard Smith

This book addresses contemporary geographical issues in the Mediterranean Basin from a perspective that recognizes the physical characteristics and cultural interactions which link the different Mediterranean...


Recognising European Modernities: A Montage of the Present

by Allan Pred

First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


The Geography of the World Economy

by Paul Knox, John Agnew & Linda McCarthy

The Geography of the World Economy provides an in-depth and stimulating introduction to the globalization of the world economy. The book offers a consideration of local, regional, national and global economic...


Showing Off: The Geltung Hypothesis

by Philip L. Wagner

Hardly a place exists on earth that has not been shaped in some way by human beings. Every day we modify and even sweep away natural landscapes as we build places to live and work. But why we react and interact...


Postcards from the Rio Bravo Border: Picturing the Place, Placing the Picture, 1900s-1950s

by Daniel D. Arreola

Between 1900 and the late 1950s, Mexican border towns came of age both as tourist destinations and as emerging cities. Commercial photographers produced thousands of images of their streets, plazas, historic...


A Route 66 Companion

by David King Dunaway

Even before there was a road, there was a route. Buffalo trails, Indian paths, the old Santa Fe trace-all led across the Great Plains and the western mountains to the golden oasis of California. America's insatiable...


Cultures of Migration: The Global Nature of Contemporary Mobility

by Jeffrey H. Cohen & Ibrahim Sirkeci

Around the globe, people leave their homes to better themselves, to satisfy needs, and to care for their families. They also migrate to escape undesirable conditions, ranging from a lack of economic opportunities...


A Favored Place: San Juan River Wetlands, Central Veracruz, A.D. 500 to the Present

by Alfred H. Siemens

The wetlands of the San Juan Basin in Central Veracruz, Mexico, have been a favored place since the fifth century A.D., when Prehispanic people built an extensive network of canals and raised fields that allowed...


Rocky Mountain Divide: Selling and Saving the West

by John B. Wright

The opposing forces of conservation and development have shaped and will continue to shape the natural environment and scenic beauty of the American West. Perhaps nowhere are their opposite effects more visible...