E-books: Human Geography

  • Constructing Metropolitan Space: Actors, Policies and Processes of Rescaling in World Metropolises book cover

    Constructing Metropolitan Space

    Actors, Policies and Processes of Rescaling in World Metropolises, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jill Simone Gross, Enrico Gualini, Lin Ye

    There is little question today that processes of globalization affect national and local economies, governance processes, and conditions for economic competitiveness in the major urban regions of the world. In most liberal-democratic countries, these processes are occurring according to a…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Changing Contexts in Spatial Planning: New Directions in Policies and Practices book cover

    Changing Contexts in Spatial Planning

    New Directions in Policies and Practices, 1st Edition

    By Janice Morphet

    This book considers the major forces that have emerged to reshape planning following 2010, including national infrastructure project delivery, the Localism Act (2011) and neighbourhood planning. This period also saw the introduction of the replacement of regional plans by new strategic sub-regional…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Driverless Urban Futures: A Speculative Atlas for Autonomous Vehicles book cover

    Driverless Urban Futures

    A Speculative Atlas for Autonomous Vehicles, 1st Edition

    By AnnaLisa Meyboom

    Since the industrial revolution, innovations in transportation technology have continued to re-shape the spatial organization and temporal occupation of the built environment. Today, autonomous vehicles (AVs, also referred to as self-driving cars) represent the next disruptive innovation in…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Eco-Social Transformation and Community-Based Economy book cover

    Eco-Social Transformation and Community-Based Economy

    1st Edition

    By Susanne Elsen

    Worldwide societal problems such as mass unemployment, growing social disparities, public and private poverty, social exclusion, environmental destruction and the evidence of climate change are increasing and becoming ever more visible. They require urgent and sustainable long-term solutions.…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Gender, Companionship, and Travel: Discourses in Pre-modern and Modern Travel Literature book cover

    Gender, Companionship, and Travel

    Discourses in Pre-modern and Modern Travel Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Floris Meens, Tom Sintobin

    Over the last couple of decades there has been a strong academic interest in how individuals interact with each other while en route. Yet, even if various studies have informed us about present-day realities of travel companionships, we know little about the influence of gender both on these…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Forest Ecosystem Management and Timber Production: Divergence and Resource Use Resilience book cover

    Forest Ecosystem Management and Timber Production

    Divergence and Resource Use Resilience, 1st Edition

    By Russell Warman

    Timber sourcing is shifting from extraction from natural forests to forms of cultivation that are increasingly agricultural in nature. This book takes a multidisciplinary approach to examine the socio-political, biophysical and discursive dimensions of this divergence of wood production from…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Disruptive Transport: Driverless Cars, Transport Innovation and the Sustainable City of Tomorrow book cover

    Disruptive Transport

    Driverless Cars, Transport Innovation and the Sustainable City of Tomorrow, 1st Edition

    Edited by William Riggs

    With the rise of shared and networked vehicles, autonomous vehicles, and other transportation technologies, technological change is outpacing urban planning and policy. Whether urban planners and policy makers like it or not, these transformations will in turn result in profound changes to streets,…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Rural Change and Planning: England and Wales in the Twentieth Century book cover

    Rural Change and Planning

    England and Wales in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Gordon E. Cherry, Alan Rogers

    Originally published in 1996 Rural Change and Planning describes the turbulent changes that have occurred in rural England and Wales since the outbreak of the First World War. The book describes the changes from an agriculturally-dominated countryside to one which has had to increasingly adapt to…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reproductive Geographies: Bodies, Places and Politics book cover

    Reproductive Geographies

    Bodies, Places and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcia R. England, Maria Fannin, Helen Hazen

    The sites, spaces and subjects of reproduction are distinctly geographical. Reproductive geographies span different scales - body, home, local, national, global - and movements across space. This book expands our understanding of the socio-cultural and spatial aspects of fertility, pregnancy and…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Organized Crime and the Nation-State: Geopolitics and National Sovereignty book cover

    Organized Crime and the Nation-State

    Geopolitics and National Sovereignty, 1st Edition

    By De Leon Petta Gomes da Costa

    Geopolitics is an increasingly important tool to understand national and international relations. This book unravels how organized crime is not just a marginal problem but part of a bigger geopolitical and asymmetrical warfare strategy. It seeks to establish a direct relationship between Nation…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Labour Migration: The Internal Geographical Mobility of Labour in the Developed World book cover

    Labour Migration

    The Internal Geographical Mobility of Labour in the Developed World, 1st Edition

    Edited by James H. Johnson, John Salt

    First published in 1990. This edited work brings together a collection of studies, by an international team of contributors, on inter-urban migration, which is largely dominated by labour migration. The structure of the book reflects the interaction of the supply and demand of labour and the…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Labour Economics

  • The Changing World of Farming in Brexit UK book cover

    The Changing World of Farming in Brexit UK

    1st Edition

    By Matt Lobley, Michael Winter, Rebecca Wheeler

    The 2016 referendum resulted in a vote for the United Kingdom to withdraw from the European Union. This has led to frenzied political debate across the whole spectrum of policy, and agriculture is no exception. For the first time in a generation, the future of agriculture is unclear and unfettered…

    eBook – 2018-11-22
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Rural Policy and Planning

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