E-books: Geography

  • 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
    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
    Routledge
    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
    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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Democracy Disconnected: Participation and Governance in a City of the South book cover

    Democracy Disconnected

    Participation and Governance in a City of the South, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Anciano, Laurence Piper

    Why is dissatisfaction with local democracy endemic, despite the spread of new participatory institutions? This book argues that a key reason is the limited power of elected local officials, especially to produce the City. City Hall lacks control over key aspects of city decision-making, especially…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Mobilities, Mobility Justice and Social Justice book cover

    Mobilities, Mobility Justice and Social Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nancy Cook, David Butz

    This book investigates the relationship between mobilities and social justice to develop the concept of mobility justice, drawing on contributions from a broad range of leading scholars. It also reimagines social justice as a mobile concept that is appropriate for analyzing the ethical dimensions…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

  • Solar Energy, Mini-grids and Sustainable Electricity Access: Practical Experiences, Lessons and Solutions from Senegal book cover

    Solar Energy, Mini-grids and Sustainable Electricity Access

    Practical Experiences, Lessons and Solutions from Senegal, 1st Edition

    By Kirsten Ulsrud, Charles Muchunku, Debajit Palit, Gathu Kirubi

    This book presents new research on solar mini-grids and the ways they can be designed and implemented to provide equitable and affordable electricity access, while ensuring economic sustainability and replication. Drawing on a detailed analysis of solar mini-grid projects in Senegal, the book…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • The Routledge Companion to Urban Imaginaries book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Urban Imaginaries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christoph Lindner, Miriam Meissner

    The Routledge Companion to Urban Imaginaries delves into examples of urban imaginaries across multiple media and geographies: from new visions of smart, eco, and resilient cities to urban dystopias in popular culture; from architectural renderings of starchitecture and luxury living to performative…

    eBook – 2018-09-28
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Towards Coastal Resilience and Sustainability book cover

    Towards Coastal Resilience and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by C. Patrick Heidkamp, John Morrissey

    Coastal zones represent a frontline in the battle for sustainability, as coastal communities face unprecedented economic challenges. Coastal ecosystems are subject to overuse, loss of resilience and increased vulnerability. This book aims to interrogate the multi- scalar complexities in creating a…

    eBook – 2018-09-28
    Routledge
    The Dynamics of Economic Space

  • The Psychology of Weather book cover

    The Psychology of Weather

    1st Edition

    By Trevor Harley

    Do you feel happier on a sunny day? Are you afraid of thunderstorms? Are you dreaming of a White Christmas? The Psychology of Weather explores our relationship with the weather, and how it can affect our mood, behaviour, and lifestyle. The book sheds light on our preoccupation with this natural…

    eBook – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    The Psychology of Everything

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