E-books: Geography

  • The Crisis of Global Youth Unemployment book cover

    The Crisis of Global Youth Unemployment

    Edited by Tamar Mayer, Sujata Moorti, Jamie K. McCallum

    Since the economic and financial crisis of 2008, the proportion of unemployed young people has exceeded any other group of unemployed adults. This phenomenon marks the emergence of a laborscape. This concept recognizes that, although youth unemployment is not consistent across the world, it is a…

    eBook – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Inside Smart Cities: Place, Politics and Urban Innovation book cover

    Inside Smart Cities

    Place, Politics and Urban Innovation

    Edited by Andrew Karvonen, Federico Cugurullo, Federico Caprotti

    The era of the smart city has arrived. Only a decade ago, the promise of optimising urban services through the widespread application of information and communication technologies was largely a techno-utopian fantasy. Today, smart urbanisation is occurring via urban projects, policies and visions…

    eBook – 2018-09-12
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion on Architecture, Literature and The City book cover

    The Routledge Companion on Architecture, Literature and The City

    By Jonathan Charley

    This Companion breaks new ground in our knowledge and understanding of the diverse relationships between literature, architecture, and the city, which together form a field of interdisciplinary research that is one of the most innovative and exciting to have emerged in recent years. Bringing…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge

  • Divided Spaces, Contested Pasts: The Heritage of the Gallipoli Peninsula book cover

    Divided Spaces, Contested Pasts

    The Heritage of the Gallipoli Peninsula

    By Lucienne Thys-Şenocak

    The Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey was the site of one of the most tragic and memorable battles of the twentieth century, with the Turks fighting the ANZAC (Australian New Zealand Army Corps) and soldiers from fifteen other countries. This book explores the history of its landscape, its people…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge

  • History, Imperialism, Critique: New Essays in World Literature book cover

    History, Imperialism, Critique

    New Essays in World Literature

    Edited by Asher Ghaffar

    This book examines anti-imperialist thought in European philosophy. It features an international group of both emerging and established scholars who directly respond to Timothy Brennan’s far-reaching call to rethink intellectual histories, literary histories, and the reading habits of…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in New Postcolonialisms

  • The Routledge Companion to the Suburbs book cover

    The Routledge Companion to the Suburbs

    Edited by Bernadette Hanlon, Thomas J. Vicino

    The Routledge Companion to the Suburbs provides one of the most comprehensive examinations available to date of the suburbs around the world. International in scope and interdisciplinary in nature, this volume will serve as the definitive reference for scholars and students of the suburbs. This…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge

  • The Rise and Fall of Global Microcredit: Development, debt and disillusion book cover

    The Rise and Fall of Global Microcredit

    Development, debt and disillusion

    Edited by Milford Bateman, Stephanie Blankenburg, Richard Kozul-Wright

    In the mid-1980s the international development community helped launch what was to quickly become one of the most popular poverty reduction and local economic development policies of all time. Microcredit, the system of disbursing tiny micro-loans to the poor to help them to establish their own…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • The Routledge Companion to Landscape Studies book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Landscape Studies

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Peter Howard, Ian Thompson, Emma Waterton, Mick Atha

    This new edition of The Routledge Companion to Landscape Studies contains an updated and expanded selection of original chapters which explore research directions in an array of disciplines sharing a concern for ‘landscape’, a term which has many uses and meanings. It features 33 revised and/or…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Doing Excellent Social Research with Documents: Practical Examples and Guidance for Qualitative Researchers book cover

    Doing Excellent Social Research with Documents

    Practical Examples and Guidance for Qualitative Researchers

    By Aimee Grant

    In today’s society we increasingly create and consume written content and images. This includes a range of sources, from social media posts to records held within organisations, and everything in between, including news articles, blogs, shopping lists and official government documents. Critically…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge

  • Universities and Regional Economic Development: Engaging with the Periphery book cover

    Universities and Regional Economic Development

    Engaging with the Periphery

    Edited by Paul Benneworth

    In a knowledge-based economy, universities are vital institutions. This volume explores the roles that universities can play in peripheral regions, contributing to processes of regional economic development and innovative growth. Including a series of case studies drawn from Portugal, Norway,…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Climate Change Governance and Adaptation: Case Studies from South Asia book cover

    Climate Change Governance and Adaptation

    Case Studies from South Asia

    Edited by Anamika Barua, Vishal Narain, Sumit Vij

    Climate change in this book is seen not only as an environmental problem but as a societal challenge too and as such discusses the governance issues from an interdisciplinary approach and across different scales: local, state, and national. Drawing governance lessons from case studies across South…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    CRC Press

  • Living with the Sea: Knowledge, Awareness and Action book cover

    Living with the Sea

    Knowledge, Awareness and Action

    Edited by Mike Brown, Kimberley Peters

    The seas and oceans are currently taking centre stage in academic study and public consciousness. From the plastics littering our seas, to the role of climate change on ocean currents from unequal access of marine resources to the treacherous experiences of seafarers who keep our global economy…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

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