E-books: Geography

  • Urban Safety and Peacebuilding: New Perspectives on Sustaining Peace in the City book cover

    Urban Safety and Peacebuilding

    New Perspectives on Sustaining Peace in the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Achim Wennmann, Oliver Jütersonke

    This volume draws together original research related to conceptual and practical advances at the interface of urban safety and peacebuilding. The book reflects the advances in urban safety and peacebuilding to help address the rapidly increasing risk of conflict and insecurity in cities.…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

  • Planning, Housing and Infrastructure for Smart Villages book cover

    Planning, Housing and Infrastructure for Smart Villages

    1st Edition

    By Hemanta Doloi, Ray Green, Sally Donovan

    Some 7.3 billion people currently live on the planet. Of these, 3.4 billion live in rural areas. In just a few regions—Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa—less than 50 per cent of poverty is now located in rural areas. But for the rest of the world's regions between 55 per cent and 80…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Global Perspectives in Urban Law: The Legal Power of Cities book cover

    Global Perspectives in Urban Law

    The Legal Power of Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nestor M. Davidson, Geeta Tewari

    The growing field of urban law demands a collaborative scholarly focus on comparative and global perspectives. This volume offers diverse insights into urban law, with emerging theories and analyses of topics ranging from criminal reform and urban housing, to social and economic inequality and…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • 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

  • Geospatial Applications for Climate Adaptation Planning book cover

    Geospatial Applications for Climate Adaptation Planning

    1st Edition

    By Diana Mitsova, Ann-Margaret Esnard

    Climate adaptation is a timely yet complex topic that does not fit squarely into any one disciplinary realm. Geospatial Applications for Climate Adaptation Planning presents an overview of the range of strategies, tools, and techniques that must be used to assess myriad overlapping vulnerabilities…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • 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

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