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Tourism, Performance, and Place: A Geographic Perspective

by Jillian M. Rickly-Boyd, Daniel C. Knudsen & Lisa C. Braverman

Drawing upon theories of landscape and performance, this work weaves together existing tourism literature with new scholarship to forge a geographically informed theory of tourism. Such a theory integrates the...


The Festivalization of Culture

by Andy Bennett, Jodie Taylor & Ian Woodward

The Festivalization of Culture explores the links between various local and global cultures, communities, identities and lifestyle narratives as they are both constructed and experienced in the festival context....


Journeys in Scotland: Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland, Leaves from the Journal of Our Life in the Highlands, The Clyde: River and Firth

by Samuel Johnson, Queen Victoria & Neil Munro

A collection of three classic Scottish travelogues, each offering a superbly descriptive narrative. Bundled by subject matter rather than author, the books create a compelling trilogy. "Palimpsest's eClassics...


Exploring Community Festivals and Events

by Allan Jepson & Alan Clarke

The development of the festival and event industry has seen large scale growth and extensive government support as a result of objectives to enhance and project the image of place and leverage positive sponsorship...


An Urban Politics of Climate Change: Experimentation and the Governing of Socio-Technical Transitions

by Harriet A Bulkeley & Vanesa Castán|Edwards, Gareth A.S Broto

The confluence of global climate change, growing levels of energy consumption and rapid urbanization has led the international policy community to regard urban responses to climate change as 'an urgent agenda'...


Sustainable Urban Development Reader

by Stephen M. Wheeler & Timothy Beatley

Building on the success of its second edition, the third edition of the Sustainable Urban Development Reader provides a generous selection of classic and contemporary  readings giving a broad introduction to...


The Geopolitics of Domination (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

by Geoffrey Parker

Using the examples of the Ottoman Empire, Spain, Austria, France and Germany, this book describes the principal geopolitical features of the expansionist state. It then presents a model of the operation of the...


The Geography of Border Landscapes (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

by Dennis Rumley & Julian V. Minghi

This volume is about border landscapes, with emphasis on the varying impact that political decision-making and ideological differences can have on the environment at border locations, for example. This volume...


Geography of Elections (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

by Peter J. Taylor & Ron Johnston

Within an international framework, this work provides a fully comprehensive approach to the geographical coverage of elections. Numerous applications of ideas and concepts from human geography are incorporated...


Political Frontiers and Boundaries (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

by J. R. V. Prescott

This classic work is a comprehensive treatment of the world's political frontiers and boundaries, and includes sections on boundaries in the air as well as chapters treating the subject in a regional manner,...


Nationalism, Self-Determination and Political Geography (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

by R. J. Johnston, David Knight & Eleonore Kofman

This book explores the place of nationalism in the modern world. It looks at the relationships between nationalism, politics and states, explores the rise of minority national movements and the problems they...


Geopolitics (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

by Pat O'Sullivan

This book, originally published in 1986, shows the importance of geography in international power politics and shows how geopolitical thought influences policy-making and action. It considers the various elements...


Place and Politics (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography): The Geographical Mediation of State and Society

by John A. Agnew

The first part of the book is concerned with developing the place perspective. Three dimensions of place are put forward: locale and sense of place describe the objective and subjective dimensions of local social...


Politics, Geography and Social Stratification (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

by Keith Hoggart & Eleonore Kofman

The major themes explored in this book, originally published in 1986, are the political resonances of social stratification and change; the growing distance between the working class and the providers of social...


Developments in Electoral Geography (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

by Ron Johnston, Fred M. Shelley & Peter J. Taylor

The essays in this collection show how electoral geography has shifted from empiricist activity towards a closer involvement with the wider issues addressed by social scientists. They illustrate the potential...


The Geography of Warfare (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

by Pat O'Sullivan

Originally published in 1983, this broad-ranging book provides penetrating insights on the role of geography in both historic and modern-day warfare. Tactically at a local level, strategically at the campaign...


The Geography of State Policies (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

by J. R. V. Prescott

This book examines the reciprocal relationships between geography and the policies of states. The text begins with a theoretical analysis which sets the study in the context of geography and related fields,...


The Geography of English Politics (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography): The 1983 General Election

by R. J. Johnston

This book illustrates the degree of variability in voting behaviour within social groups and suggests reasons for that variability. It reviews and critiques conventional analyses and presents statistical analyses...


Money and Votes (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography): Constituency Campaign spending and Election Results

by R. J. Johnston

Is the election result in a constituency affected by the amount of campaign spending there? This book, originally published in 1987 was the first major study of this important question. Based on extensive original...


The Geography of Frontiers and Boundaries (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

by J. R. V. Prescott

This book, originally published in 1986, shows the importance of geography in international power politics and shows how geopolitical thought influences policy-making and action. It considers the various elements...