Geographies of the Internet
Locating Value Theory, Application and Critique
Human Geography and Professional Mobility International Experiences, Critical Reflections, Practical Insights
Object-Oriented Cartography Maps as Things
Place, Diversity and Solidarity
Participatory Research in More-than-Human Worlds
July 28, 2020
This book offers a comprehensive overview of recent research on the internet, emphasizing its spatial dimensions, geospatial applications, and the numerous social and geographic implications such as the digital divide and the mobile internet. Written by leading scholars in the field, the book ...
Samantha Saville, Gareth Hoskins
December 11, 2019
This book considers the concept of ‘value’ at the root of our actions and decision-making. Value is an ever-present, yet little interrogated aspect of everyday life. This book explores value as it is theorised, practiced and critiqued from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. It examines how ...
Weronika A. Kusek, Nicholas Wise
October 07, 2019
This book explores an innovative set of critical narratives, accounts and engagements by different authors about their professional mobility and how that relates to the discipline and their life experiences. Human Geography and Professional Mobility seeks to encourage, influence, and help students ...
September 24, 2019
The financial malaise that has affected the Eurozone countries of southern Europe – Spain, Portugal, Italy and, in its most extreme case, Greece – has been analysed using mainly macroeconomic and financial explanations. This book shifts the emphasis from macroeconomics to the relationship between ...
Greg Halseth, Laura Ryser
June 10, 2019
This book advances our understanding of resource-dependent regions in developed economies in the 21st Century. It explores how rural and small town places are working to find success in a new economy marked by demographic, economic, social, cultural, political, and environmental change. How ...
May 16, 2019
Object-Oriented Cartography provides an innovative perspective on the changing nature of maps and cartographic study. Through a renewed theoretical reading of contemporary cartography, this book acknowledges the shifted interest from cartographic representation to mapping practice and proposes an ...
Thomas Jellis, Joe Gerlach, John-David Dewsbury
May 03, 2019
This book examines Félix Guattari, the French psychoanalyst, philosopher, and radical activist, renowned for an energetic style of thought that cuts across conceptual, political, and institutional spheres. Increasingly recognised as a key figure in his own right, Guattari’s influence in ...
Stijn Oosterlynck, Nick Schuermans, Maarten Loopmans
January 17, 2019
In many countries, particularly in the Global North, established forms of solidarity within communities are said to be challenged by the increasing ethnic and cultural diversity of the population. Against the backdrop of renewed geopolitical tensions – which inflate and exploit ...
Justin Spinney, Suzanne Reimer, Philip Pinch
December 19, 2018
This book brings together research working at the boundary between design knowledges and mobilities, offering a novel collection for both theorists and practitioners. Drawing upon detailed case studies, it demonstrates the diverse roles of design in shaping mobility at different spaces and scales: ...
Michelle Bastian, Owain Jones, Niamh Moore, Emma Roe
December 19, 2018
Socio-environmental crises are currently transforming the conditions for life on this planet, from climate change, to resource depletion, biodiversity loss and long-term pollutants. The vast scale of these changes, affecting land, sea and air have prompted calls for the ‘ecologicalisation’ of ...
Pauline Leonard, Katie Walsh
November 26, 2018
Around 5.6 million British nationals live outside the United Kingdom: the equivalent of one in every ten Britons. However, social science research, as well as public interest, has tended to focus more on the numbers of migrants entering the UK, rather than those leaving. This book provides an ...
Christoph Jedan, Avril Maddrell, Eric Venbrux
November 05, 2018
Human beings are grieving animals. ‘Consolation’, or an attempt to assuage grief, is an age-old response to loss which has various expressions in different cultural contexts. Over the past century, consolation has dropped off the West’s cultural radar. The contributions to this volume highlight ...