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  • Black Writers Abroad: A Study of Black American Writers in Europe and Africa book cover

    Black Writers Abroad

    A Study of Black American Writers in Europe and Africa, 1st Edition

    By Robert Coles

    Originally published in 1999 Black Writers Abroad puts forward the theory that African American literature was born, partially within the context of a people and its writers who lived, for the most part, in slavery and bondage prior to the Civil War. It is an in-depth study of black American…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: African American Literature

  • Urban France book cover

    Urban France

    1st Edition

    By Ian Scargill

    Originally published in 1983, Urban France examines the rapid growth in French cities between 1950-1980, and the serious consequences that have followed this rapid growth. This volume examines the nature of this urban explosion and the efforts of planners and others to find solutions to the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • The Isolated City State: An Economic Geography of Urban Spatial Structure book cover

    The Isolated City State

    An Economic Geography of Urban Spatial Structure, 1st Edition

    By Yorgos Papageorgiou

    Originally published in 1990, The Isolated City State asks the questions, why have the world’s major cities experienced explosive growth? Why does the socio-economic status in North America roughly increase with distance from the city centre, while the socio-economic status in South America roughly…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Routledge Revivals: The Making of Urban Scotland (1978) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Making of Urban Scotland (1978)

    1st Edition

    By Ian H. Adams

    Originally published in 1978, The Making of Urban Scotland traces the evolution of towns from their prehistoric origins to the present day. Most of the material is based on research in Scotland’s archives, housed in the Scottish Record Office. Special emphasis is placed on the causes of economic…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: French Cities in the Nineteenth Century (1981) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: French Cities in the Nineteenth Century (1981)

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Merriman

    Originally published in 1981, French Cities in the Nineteenth Century analyses large-scale processes of social change and how this affected the growth of towns and cities of nineteenth century France. The book looks at how this change affected the politics life of France during this period, and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Toward a Hermeneutic Theory of Social Practices: Between Existential Analytic and Social Theory book cover

    Toward a Hermeneutic Theory of Social Practices

    Between Existential Analytic and Social Theory, 1st Edition

    By Dimitri Ginev

    Recent methodological debates have shown that practice theory can either be developed by combining and slightly extending established theoretical concepts of inter-subjectivity, social normativity, collective behavior, interaction between agents and environment, habits, learning, collective…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Sharing Qualitative Research: Showing Lived Experience and Community Narratives book cover

    Sharing Qualitative Research

    Showing Lived Experience and Community Narratives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Gair, Ariella van Luyn

    In an era of rapid technological change, are qualitative researchers taking advantage of new and innovative ways to gather, analyse and share community narratives? Sharing Qualitative Research presents innovative methods for harnessing creative storytelling methodologies and technologies that help…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Methods of Exploring Emotions book cover

    Methods of Exploring Emotions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helena Flam, Jochen Kleres

    Gathering scholars from different disciplines, this book is the first on how to study emotions using sociological, historical, linguistic, anthropological, psychological, cultural, and mixed approaches. Bringing together the emerging lines of inquiry, it lays foundations for an overdue…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Behavioral Problems in Geography (1969): A Symposium book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Behavioral Problems in Geography (1969)

    A Symposium, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Cox, Reginald Golledge

    Originally published in 1969, Behavioral Problems in Geography unpacks and identifies elements of behavioral models and theories. The book seeks to examine their specific effects on spatial activity and to operationalize some of the concepts previously used in a subjective and descriptive manner.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Retail Location Planning in an Era of Multi-Channel Growth book cover

    Retail Location Planning in an Era of Multi-Channel Growth

    1st Edition

    By Mark Birkin, Graham Clarke, Martin Clarke

    The way in which products and services are delivered to consumers, through branches and retail outlets, or more generally through a network of distribution channels, remains fundamentally important for maintaining a competitive advantage for a very wide range of businesses. This is true within…

    Paperback – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • Thermal Comfort in Hot Dry Climates: Traditional Dwellings in Iran book cover

    Thermal Comfort in Hot Dry Climates

    Traditional Dwellings in Iran, 1st Edition

    By Ahmadreza Foruzanmehr

    With increases in global temperatures, the risk of overheating is expected to rise around the world. This results in a much higher dependency upon energy-intensive cooling systems and air-conditioners to provide thermal comfort, but how sustainable is this in a world where problems with the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Hierarchy, Information and Power: Cities as Corporate Command and Control Centers book cover

    Hierarchy, Information and Power

    Cities as Corporate Command and Control Centers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hongmian Gong

    This book is a collection of selected papers presented in the 2012 annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers in New York honoring James O. Wheeler (1938-2010). The eight papers are informed and inspired by James O. Wheeler's many contributions to urban geography, particularly…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

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