E-books: Geography

  • Transforming Gender, Sex, and Place: Gender Variant Geographies book cover

    Transforming Gender, Sex, and Place

    Gender Variant Geographies

    By Lynda Johnston

    Transgender, gender variant, and intersex people are in every sector of all societies, yet little is known about their relationship to place. Using a trans, feminist, and queer geographical framework, this book invites readers to consider the complex relationship between transgender people, spaces…

    AeBook – 2018-08-06 
    Gender, Space and Society

  • Music Festivals in the UK: Beyond the Carnivalesque book cover

    Music Festivals in the UK

    Beyond the Carnivalesque

    By Chris Anderton

    The outdoor music festival market has developed and commercialised significantly since the mid-1990s, and is now a mainstream part of the British summertime leisure experience. The overall number of outdoor music festivals staged in the UK doubled between 2005 and 2011 to reach a peak of over 500…

    AeBook – 2018-07-31 
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Young People, Rights and Place: Erasure, Neoliberal Politics and Postchild Ethics book cover

    Young People, Rights and Place

    Erasure, Neoliberal Politics and Postchild Ethics

    By Stuart C. Aitken

    Concern is growing about children’s rights and the curtailment of those rights through the excesses of neoliberal governance. This book discusses children’s spatial and citizenship rights, and the ways young people and their families push against diminished rights. Armed initially with theoretical…

    eBook – 2018-05-16
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Memory, Migration and Travel book cover

    Memory, Migration and Travel

    Edited by Sabine Marschall

    Migration and forcible displacement are growing and impactful dynamics of the current global age. These processes generate mobility flows, travel patterns and touristic behaviour driven by personal and collective memories. The chapters in this book highlight the importance of travel and tourism for…

    eBook – 2018-05-16
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Visual Culture in the Northern British Archipelago: Imagining Islands book cover

    Visual Culture in the Northern British Archipelago

    Imagining Islands

    Edited by Ysanne Holt, David Martin-Jones, Owain Jones

    This edited collection, including contributors from the disciplines of art history, film studies, cultural geography and cultural anthropology, explores ways in which islands in the north of England and Scotland have provided space for a variety of visual-cultural practices and forms of creative…

    eBook – 2018-05-16
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • Windows Upon Planning History book cover

    Windows Upon Planning History

    Edited by Karl Friedhelm Fischer, Uwe Altrock

    Windows Upon Planning History delves into a wide range of perspectives on urbanism from Europe, Australia and the USA to investigate the effects of changing perceptions and different ways of seeing cities and urban regions. Fischer, Altrock and a team of 13 distinguished authors examine how and why…

    eBook – 2018-05-15

  • Water, Technology and the Nation-State book cover

    Water, Technology and the Nation-State

    Edited by Filippo Menga, Erik Swyngedouw

    Just as space, territory and society can be socially and politically co-constructed, so can water, and thus the construction of hydraulic infrastructures can be mobilised by politicians to consolidate their grip on power while nurturing their own vision of what the nation is or should become. This…

    eBook – 2018-05-15
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Neoextractivism and Capitalist Development book cover

    Neoextractivism and Capitalist Development

    By Dennis C. Canterbury

    The large-scale extraction of natural resources for sale in capitalist markets is not a new phenomenon, but in recent years global demand for resources has increased, leading to greater attention to the role of resource extraction in the development of the exporting countries. The term…

    eBook – 2018-05-15
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • Fat book cover


    2nd Edition

    By Deborah Lupton

    In contemporary western societies, the fat body has become a focus of stigmatizing discourses and practices aimed at disciplining, regulating and containing it. Despite the fact that in many western countries fat bodies outnumber those that are thin, fat people are still socially marginalized, and…

    eBook – 2018-05-15

  • Spatial Planning and the New Localism book cover

    Spatial Planning and the New Localism

    Edited by Graham Haughton, Philip Allmendinger

    This book looks at the transition from New Labour’s ‘Spatial Planning’ approach to the Coalition Government’s preferred ‘Localism’ approach. Localism we are told will liberate local planners from the heavy hand of central government and allow planning to flourish at the local level. Alternatively,…

    eBook – 2018-05-11

  • Livable Cities from a Global Perspective book cover

    Livable Cities from a Global Perspective

    Edited by Roger W. Caves, Fritz Wagner

    Livable Cities from a Global Perspective offers case studies from around the world on how cities approach livability. They address the fundamental question, what is considered "livable?" The journey each city has taken or is currently taking is unique and context specific. There is no such …

    eBook – 2018-05-11

  • Chinese Urbanism: Critical Perspectives book cover

    Chinese Urbanism

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Mark Jayne

    This book provides a definitive overview of contemporary developments in our understanding of urban life in China. Multidisciplinary perspectives outline the most significant critical, theoretical, methodological and empirical developments in our appreciation of Chinese cities in the context of an…

    eBook – 2018-05-11

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