E-books: Human Geography

  • Resources and Sustainable Development in the Arctic book cover

    Resources and Sustainable Development in the Arctic

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Southcott, Frances Abele, David Natcher, Brenda Parlee

    Over the past thirty years we have witnessed a demand for resources such as minerals, oil, and gas, which is only set to increase. This book examines the relationship between Arctic communities and extractive resource development. With insights from leading thinkers in the field, the book examines…

    eBook – 2018-10-04
    Routledge Research in Polar Regions

  • The Routledge Handbook of Anthropology and the City book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Anthropology and the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Setha Low

    The Routledge Handbook of Anthropology and the City provides a comprehensive study of current and future urban issues on a global and local scale. Premised on an ‘engaged’ approach to urban anthropology, the volume adopts a thematic approach that covers a wide range of modern urban issues, with a…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge Anthropology Handbooks

  • Globalization, Economic Inclusion and African Workers: Making the Right Connections book cover

    Globalization, Economic Inclusion and African Workers

    Making the Right Connections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Meagher, Laura Mann, Maxim Bolt

    This book addresses the question of whether greater inclusion in the global economy offers a solution to rising unemployment and poverty in contemporary Africa. The authors trace the connection between global demographic change and new mechanisms of economic inclusion via global value chains,…

    eBook – 2018-10-03

  • Cities and Literature book cover

    Cities and Literature

    1st Edition

    By Malcolm Miles

    This book offers a critical introduction to the relation between cities and literature (fiction, poetry and literary criticism) from the late eighteenth to twenty-first centuries. It examines examples of writing from Europe, North America and post-colonial countries, juxtaposed with key ideas from…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

  • Atmospheres and the Experiential World: Theory and Methods book cover

    Atmospheres and the Experiential World

    Theory and Methods, 1st Edition

    By Shanti Sumartojo, Sarah Pink

    We live in atmospheres, we talk about them and we move through them. They offer us an important route into comprehending several aspects of human life and experience, what is important to people, the environments life is played out in, and the processes of change and possible futures. Atmospheres…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Ambiances, Atmospheres and Sensory Experiences of Spaces

  • Istanbul: Informal Settlements and Generative Urbanism book cover


    Informal Settlements and Generative Urbanism, 1st Edition

    By Noah Billig

    Istanbul: Informal Settlements and Generative Urbanism analyzes two informal housing settlements in Istanbul, Turkey – Karanfilköy and Fatih Sultan Mehmet – to examine how generatively built structures and neighbourhoods can be successfully realized in a modern, burgeoning urban context.…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Built Environment City Studies

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

    Living with the Sea

    Knowledge, Awareness and Action, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-10-03
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Twin Cities: Urban Communities, Borders and Relationships over Time book cover

    Twin Cities

    Urban Communities, Borders and Relationships over Time, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Garrard, Ekaterina Mikhailova

    This dynamic international collection provides a comprehensive overview of twin cities on administrative and international borders across the world. Drawing on contemporary and historical examples, it documents constant and changing features of twinned communities over time. The chapters explore a…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Global Urban Studies

  • Creative Placemaking: Research, Theory and Practice book cover

    Creative Placemaking

    Research, Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cara Courage, Anita McKeown

    This book makes a significant contribution to the history of placemaking, presenting grassroots to top-down practices and socially engaged, situated artistic practices and artsled spatial inquiry that go beyond instrumentalising the arts for development. The book brings together a range of scholars…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Organic Food and Farming in China: Top-down and Bottom-up Ecological Initiatives book cover

    Organic Food and Farming in China

    Top-down and Bottom-up Ecological Initiatives, 1st Edition

    By Steffanie Scott, Zhenzhong Si, Theresa Schumilas, Aijuan Chen

    Despite reports of food safety and quality scandals, China has a rapidly expanding organic agriculture and food sector, and there is a revolution in ecological food and ethical eating in China’s cities. This book shows how a set of social, economic, cultural, and environmental conditions have…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

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

    Inside Smart Cities

    Place, Politics and Urban Innovation, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-10-03

  • Peacebuilding in Contemporary Africa: In Search of Alternative Strategies book cover

    Peacebuilding in Contemporary Africa

    In Search of Alternative Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Omeje

    Peacebuilding in Contemporary Africa explores the challenges and opportunities faced by countries and societies transitioning from armed conflicts to peace in contemporary Africa. It evaluates the effectiveness, outcomes and failures of existing peacebuilding initiatives implemented by stakeholders…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge Studies in African Development

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