E-books: Geography

  • Crime, Bodies and Space: Towards an Ethical Approach to Urban Policies in the Information Age book cover

    Crime, Bodies and Space

    Towards an Ethical Approach to Urban Policies in the Information Age, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Tedeschi

    With cities increasingly following rigid rules for designing out crime and producing spaces under surveillance, this book asks how information shapes bodies, space, and, ultimately, policymaking. In recent years, public spaces have changed in Western countries, with the urban realm becoming an…

    eBook – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Regeneration, Heritage and Sustainable Communities in Turkey: Challenges, Complexities and Potentials book cover

    Regeneration, Heritage and Sustainable Communities in Turkey

    Challenges, Complexities and Potentials, 1st Edition

    By Muge Akkar Ercan

    Over the last three decades, historic housing areas have become one of the major concerns in urban regeneration, housing renovation and conservation projects. Since the late 1990s, the notion of community, sustainability and sustainable community have become rising issues in the urban regeneration…

    eBook – 2019-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Farming Systems and Food Security in Africa: Priorities for Science and Policy Under Global Change book cover

    Farming Systems and Food Security in Africa

    Priorities for Science and Policy Under Global Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Dixon, Dennis P. Garrity, Jean-Marc Boffa, Timothy O. Williams, Tilahun Amede, Christopher Auricht, Rosemary Lott, George Mburathi

    Knowledge of Africa’s complex farming systems, set in their socio-economic and environmental context, is an essential ingredient to developing effective strategies for improving food and nutrition security. This book systematically and comprehensively describes the characteristics, trends, drivers…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Performing Home book cover

    Performing Home

    1st Edition

    By Stuart Andrews

    Performing Home is the first sustained study of the ways in which artists create artworks in, and in response to, domestic dwellings. In the context of growing interest in ideas and practices that cross between architecture, arts practice and performance, it is valuable to understand what happens…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Anthropology of Disasters in Latin America: State of the Art book cover

    The Anthropology of Disasters in Latin America

    State of the Art, 1st Edition

    Edited by Virginia García-Acosta

    This book offers anthropological insights into disasters in Latin America. It fills a gap in the literature by bringing together national and regional perspectives in the study of disasters. The book essentially explores the emergence and development of anthropological studies of disasters. It…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Global Food Security: What Matters? book cover

    Global Food Security

    What Matters?, 1st Edition

    By Zhang-Yue Zhou

    This book looks at food security from a socio-economic perspective. It offers a detailed and systematic examination of food security from its historical backgrounds, concepts and measurements, to the determinants and approaches to achieve food security. The book also introduces the key challenges…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

  • The Angry Earth: Disaster in Anthropological Perspective book cover

    The Angry Earth

    Disaster in Anthropological Perspective, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Anthony Oliver-Smith, Susanna M. Hoffman

    The Angry Earth explores how various cultures in different historical moments have responded to calamity, offering insight into the complex relationship between societies and their environments. From hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes to oil spills and nuclear accidents, disasters triggered by…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Governing Affects: Neoliberalism, Neo-Bureaucracies, and Service Work book cover

    Governing Affects

    Neoliberalism, Neo-Bureaucracies, and Service Work, 1st Edition

    By Otto Penz, Birgit Sauer

    Governing Affects explores the neoliberal transformation of state governance in Europe towards affective forms of dominance exercised by customer-oriented neo-bureaucracies and public service providers. By investigating the rise of affective labour in contemporary European service societies and the…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • Extracting Home in the Oil Sands: Settler Colonialism and Environmental Change in Subarctic Canada book cover

    Extracting Home in the Oil Sands

    Settler Colonialism and Environmental Change in Subarctic Canada, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clinton N. Westman, Tara L. Joly, Lena Gross

    The Canadian oil sands are one of the world’s most important energy sources and the subject of global attention in relation to climate change and pollution. This volume engages ethnographically with key issues concerning the oil sands by working from anthropological literature and beyond to explore…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • Food Security Policy, Evaluation and Impact Assessment book cover

    Food Security Policy, Evaluation and Impact Assessment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sheryl. L. Hendriks

    This book offers an essential, comprehensive, yet accessible reference of contemporary food security discourse and guides readers through the steps required for food security analysis. Food insecurity is a major obstacle to development and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. It is a…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Refugia: Radical Solutions to Mass Displacement book cover

    Refugia

    Radical Solutions to Mass Displacement, 1st Edition

    By Robin Cohen, Nicholas Van Hear

    This is an unusual book. Combining social science fiction, utopianism, pragmatism, sober analysis and innovative social theory, the authors address one of the biggest dilemmas of our age – how to solve the problems arising from mass displacement. As early versions of the solution proposed by Robin…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Legal Geography: Perspectives and Methods book cover

    Legal Geography

    Perspectives and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tayanah O’Donnell, Daniel F. Robinson, Josephine Gillespie

    This book is the first legal geography book to explicitly engage in method. It complements this by also bringing together different perspectives on the emerging school of legal geography. It explores human–environment interactions and showcases distinct environmental legal geography scholarship.…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

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