Paperbacks Direct: Human Geography

  • The Political Economy of Capital Cities book cover

    The Political Economy of Capital Cities

    1st Edition

    By Heike Mayer, Fritz Sager, David Kaufmann, Martin Warland

    Capital cities that are not the dominant economic centers of their nations – so-called ‘secondary capital cities’ (SCCs) – tend to be overlooked in the fields of economic geography and political science. Yet, capital cities play an important role in shaping the political, economic, social and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Return Migration and Psychosocial Wellbeing: Discourses, Policy-Making and Outcomes for Migrants and their Families book cover

    Return Migration and Psychosocial Wellbeing

    Discourses, Policy-Making and Outcomes for Migrants and their Families, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zana Vathi, Russell King

    Return migration is a topic of growing interest among academics and policy makers. Nonetheless, issues of psychosocial wellbeing are rarely discussed in its context.Return Migration and Psychosocial Wellbeing problematises the widely-held assumption that return to the country of origin, especially…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Regional Disparities in the Enlarged European Union: Geography, innovation and structural change book cover

    Regional Disparities in the Enlarged European Union

    Geography, innovation and structural change, 1st Edition

    By Valentina Meliciani

    The last twenty years have seen an increase in European integration and the emergence of the technological revolution. Although tighter integration coupled with technological innovation should facilitate cross-regional convergence, some European regions have managed to jump ahead while others have…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Economics of European Integration book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Economics of European Integration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Harald Badinger, Volker Nitsch

    Routledge Handbook of the Economics of European Integration provides readers with a brief but comprehensive overview of topics related to the process of European integration in the post-World War II period. Its short chapters reflect the most up-to-date and concise research, written by a collective…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Ageing Resource Communities: New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism book cover

    Ageing Resource Communities

    New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Skinner, Neil Hanlon

    Throughout the world’s hinterland regions, people are growing old in resource-dependent communities that were neither originally designed nor presently equipped to support an ageing population. This book provides cutting edge theoretical and empirical insights into the new phenomenon resource…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Geopolitics of the Knowledge-Based Economy book cover

    Geopolitics of the Knowledge-Based Economy

    1st Edition

    By Sami Moisio

    We live in the era of the knowledge-based economy, and this has major implications for the ways in which states, cities and even supranational political units are spatially planned, governed and developed. In this book, Sami Moisio delves deeply into the links between the knowledge-based economy…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Advances in Shipping Data Analysis and Modeling: Tracking and Mapping Maritime Flows in the Age of Big Data book cover

    Advances in Shipping Data Analysis and Modeling

    Tracking and Mapping Maritime Flows in the Age of Big Data, 1st Edition

    Edited by César Ducruet

    Shipping flows – maritime ‘footprints’ – remain underexplored in the existing literature despite the crucial importance of freight transport for global trade and economic development. Additionally, decision-makers lack a comprehensive view on how shipping flows can be measured, analyzed, and mapped…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Approaches to Economic Geography: Towards a geographical political economy book cover

    Approaches to Economic Geography

    Towards a geographical political economy, 1st Edition

    By Ray Hudson

    The last four decades have seen major changes in the global economy, with the collapse of communism and the spread of capitalism into parts of the world from which it had previously been excluded. Beginning with a grounding in Marxian political economy, this book explores a range of new ideas as to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Decentring Urban Governance: Narratives, Resistance and Contestation book cover

    Decentring Urban Governance

    Narratives, Resistance and Contestation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Bevir, Kim McKee, Peter Matthews

    Decentring Urban Governance seeks to rethink governance not as a particular state formation, but as the diverse policies emerging associated with the impact of modernist social science on policy making, considering the diverse meanings that inspire governing practices across time, space, and policy…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Geographies of Digital Culture book cover

    Geographies of Digital Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tilo Felgenhauer, Karsten Gäbler

    “Digital culture” reflects the ways in which the ubiquity and increasing use of digital devices and infrastructures is changing the arenas of human experience, creating new cultural realities. Whereas much of the existing literature on digital culture addresses the topic through a sociological,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Geographical Gerontology: Perspectives, Concepts, Approaches book cover

    Geographical Gerontology

    Perspectives, Concepts, Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark W. Skinner, Gavin J. Andrews, Malcolm P. Cutchin

    Understanding where ageing occurs, how it is experienced by different people in different places, and in what ways it is transforming our communities, economies and societies at all levels has become crucial for the development of informed research, policy and programmes.This book focuses on the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Italian Mobilities book cover

    Italian Mobilities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Stephanie Hom

    The Italian nation-state has been defined by practices of mobility. Tourists have flowed in from the era of the Grand Tour to the present, and Italians flowed out in massive numbers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries: Italians made up the largest voluntary emigration in recorded world…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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