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Vietnam's Socialist Servants: Domesticity, Class, Gender, and Identity

by Minh T. N. Nguyen

Since Vietnam introduced economic reforms in the mid-1980s, domestic service has become an established sector of the labour market, and domestic workers have become indispensable to urban life in the rapidly...


Adaptation to Climate Change Through Water Resources Management: Capacity, Equity and Sustainability

by Dominic Stucker & Elena Lopez-Gunn

The impacts of human-induced climate change are largely mediated by water, such as alterations in precipitation and glacial melt patterns, variations in river flow, increased occurrence of droughts and floods,...


Environmental Security and Gender

by Nicole Detraz

Over the past 20 years scholars, policymakers, and the media have increasingly recognized the links between both traditional and non-traditional security issues and the changing condition of the global environment....


The Poetics and Politics of Diaspora: Transatlantic Musings

by Jerome C. Branche

This book studies the creative discourse of the modern African diaspora by analyzing poems, novels, essays, hip-hop and dub poetry in the Caribbean, England, Spain, and Colombia, and capturing diasporan movement...


Place in Research: Theory, Methodologies, and Methods: Theory, Methodology, and Methods

by Eve Tuck & Marcia McKenzie

Bridging environmental and Indigenous studies and drawing on critical geography, spatial theory, new materialist theory, and decolonizing theory, this dynamic volume examines the sometimes overlooked significance...


Migration, Risk, and Uncertainty

by Allan M. Williams & Vladimír| Baláž

Migration is one of the driving forces of economic and social change in the modern world. It is both informed by risk and a generator of risk, whether for individuals, households, communities or societies....


Knowledge and the City: Concepts, Applications and Trends of Knowledge-Based Development: Concepts, Applications and Trends of Knowledge-Based Urban D

by Francisco Javier Carrillo, Tan Yigitcanlar & Blanca García

This book underlines the growing importance of knowledge for the competitiveness of cities and their regions. Examining the role of knowledge - in its economic, socio-cultural, spatial and institutional forms...


Water Pricing and Public-Private Partnership

by Asit K. Biswas & Cecilia Tortajada

There is no question that water pricing and public-private partnership can improve water management practices in the future. However, this concept is neither the cure-all many proponents argue, nor the disaster...


Negotiating Territoriality: Spatial Dialogues Between State and Tradition: Spatial Dialogues Between State and Tradition

by Allan Charles Dawson, Laura Zanotti & Ismael Vaccaro

This edited collection disrupts dominant narratives about space, states, and borders, bringing comparative ethnographic and geographic scholarship in conversation with one another to illuminate the varied ways...


Continuity and Change in Sub-Saharan African Demography

by Clifford O. Odimegwu & John Kekovole

This book offers an in-depth African perspective to the major issues in demographic discourse in sub-Saharan Africa. It provides comprehensive analysis of sub-Saharan African censuses, profiling demographic...


Pre-Colombian Cities

by Jorge Enrique Hardoy

What visitor to Mexico City, unaware of its pre-Hispanic history, could imagine that right under a Christian Church may still lie the remains of the sinister tzompantli, the Aztecs' altar of skulls? Professor...


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...


Progress in Urban Geography

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: A Sociology of Environmental Issues, Arguments and Politics: 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...


Building Communities: The Co-Operative Way: 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...


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...