E-books: Geography

  • Mobilities and Complexities book cover

    Mobilities and Complexities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ole B. Jensen, Sven Kesselring, Mimi Sheller

    The new ‘mobilities turn’ has become a powerful perspective in social theory. John Urry’s oeuvre has been very influential in the emergence of this new field and has had lasting impacts on many scholars. This collection presents originally commissioned essays from leading scholars in the field who…

    eBook – 2018-10-25
    Routledge

  • Borderless Worlds for Whom?: Ethics, Moralities and Mobilities book cover

    Borderless Worlds for Whom?

    Ethics, Moralities and Mobilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anssi Paasi, Eeva-Kaisa Prokkola, Jarkko Saarinen, Kaj Zimmerbauer

    The optimism heralded by the end of the Cold War and the idea of an emerging borderless world was soon shadowed by conflicts, wars, terrorism, and new border walls. Migrants, asylum seekers, and refugees have simultaneously become key political figures. Border and mobility studies are now two sides…

    eBook – 2018-10-25
    Routledge
    Border Regions Series

  • Encyclopedia of International Development book cover

    Encyclopedia of International Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Forsyth

    International development is now a major global activity and the focus of the rapidly growing academic discipline of development studies. The Encyclopedia of International Development provides definitions and discussions of the key concepts, controversies and actors associated with international…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • Companion Encyclopedia of Geography: From the Local to the Global book cover

    Companion Encyclopedia of Geography

    From the Local to the Global, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Douglas, Richard Huggett, Chris Perkins

    This revised edition takes the theme of place as the unifying principle for a full account of the discipline at the beginning of the twenty-first century.The work comprises sixty-four substantial essays addressing human and physical geography, and exploring their inter-relations. The…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • Globalisation and the Politics of Forgetting book cover

    Globalisation and the Politics of Forgetting

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yong-Sook Lee, Brenda S.A. Yeoh

    In both academic scholarship and the popular imagination, the globality of modern society has been represented by global cities as the corporate and financial epicentres for capital accumulation, cosmopolitan cultures and innovative change. This has created an image of the globalised world as empty…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge
    Urban Studies Monographs

  • Natural Disasters book cover

    Natural Disasters

    1st Edition

    By David Alexander

    As a well balanced and fully illustrated introductory text, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the physical, technological and social components of natural disaster. The main disaster-producing agents are reviewed systematically in terms of geophysical processes and effects, monitoring,…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • Housing Policy and Finance book cover

    Housing Policy and Finance

    1st Edition

    By John Black, David Stafford

    This book provides a comprehensive introduction to housing policy and finance in Britain. It describes changes in the condition and tenure of housing in the post-war period, and contrasts the massive investment in house building and improvement with allegations that housing conditions are…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • Industry and Environment in Latin America book cover

    Industry and Environment in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rhys Jenkins

    The impact of globalisation on the environment is a much debated issue, reflected in the growing literature on the effects of trade liberalization, the activities of transnational corporations and international finance. Using case-studies from Latin America, this book sets out these debates and…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Global Environmental Change

  • IMF and World Bank Sponsored Structural Adjustment Programs in Africa: Ghana's Experience, 1983-1999 book cover

    IMF and World Bank Sponsored Structural Adjustment Programs in Africa

    Ghana's Experience, 1983-1999, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kwadwo Konadu-Agyemang

    This title was first published in 2001: Bringing together geographers, planners, political scientists, economists, rural development specialists, bankers, public administrators and other development experts, this volume questions the benefits of Structural Adjustment Programmes (SAPs). It…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Planning in the UK: Agendas for the New Millennium book cover

    Planning in the UK

    Agendas for the New Millennium, 1st Edition

    By Andy Thornley

    Edited by Yvonne Rydin

    This title was first published in 2003:The advent of the Labour government in 1997 provoked major change in the political landscape of the UK. Priorities changed and different themes moved to the top of the agenda such as local democracy, community, transparency, sustainability and co-ordinated or…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Twentieth Century Land Settlement Schemes book cover

    Twentieth Century Land Settlement Schemes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roy Jones, Alexandre M.A. Diniz

    Land settlement schemes, sponsored by national governments and businesses, such as the Ford Corporation and the Hudson’s Bay Company, took place in locations as diverse as the Canadian Prairies, the Dutch polders, and the Amazonian rainforests. This novel contribution evaluates a diverse range of…

    eBook – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • Valuing Development, Environment and Conservation: Creating Values that Matter book cover

    Valuing Development, Environment and Conservation

    Creating Values that Matter, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Bracking, Aurora Fredriksen, Sian Sullivan, Philip Woodhouse

    Policy-makers are increasingly trying to assign economic values to areas such as ecologies, the atmosphere, even human lives. These new values, assigned to areas previously considered outside of economic systems, often act to qualify, alter or replace former non-pecuniary values. Valuing…

    eBook – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

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