Paperbacks Direct: Human Geography

  • Humanist Realism for Sociologists book cover

    Humanist Realism for Sociologists

    1st Edition

    By Terry Leahy

    Recent critiques treat humanism as a mistaken value framework. Indeed, the concept of human nature is in fact essential for sociology, but is often being denied at the same time as it appears without acknowledgement.While classic authors can show us how to connect an ethics with a concept of human…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Antagonistic Tolerance: Competitive Sharing of Religious Sites and Spaces book cover

    Antagonistic Tolerance

    Competitive Sharing of Religious Sites and Spaces, 1st Edition

    By Robert M. Hayden, Aykan Erdemir, Tuğba Tanyeri-Erdemir, Timothy D. Walker, Devika Rangachari, Manuel Aguilar-Moreno, Enrique López-Hurtado, Milica Bakić-Hayden

     Antagonistic Tolerance examines patterns of coexistence and conflict amongst members of different religious communities, using multidisciplinary research to analyze groups who have peacefully intermingled for generations, and who may have developed aspects of syncretism in their religious…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Governing Smart Specialisation book cover

    Governing Smart Specialisation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dimitrios Kyriakou, Manuel Palazuelos Martínez, Inmaculada Periáñez-Forte, Alessandro Rainoldi

    In recent years, smart specialisation has been a key building block of regional economic and development policy across the European Union. Providing targeted support for innovation and research, it has helped identify those areas of greatest strategic potential, developing mechanisms to involve the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Infrastructures and Social Complexity: A Companion book cover

    Infrastructures and Social Complexity

    A Companion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Penelope Harvey, Casper Jensen, Atsuro Morita

    Contemporary forms of infrastructural development herald alternative futures through their incorporation of digital technologies, mobile capital, international politics and the promises and fears of enhanced connectivity. In tandem with increasing concerns about climate change and the anthropocene,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Digital Food Activism book cover

    Digital Food Activism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tanja Schneider, Karin Eli, Catherine Dolan, Stanley Ulijaszek

    Digital Food Activism is a new edited volume that investigates how digital media technologies are transforming food activism and consumers' engagements with food, eating, and food systems. Bringing together critical food studies, economic anthropology, digital sociology, and science and technology…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • (Un)Stable Relations: Horses, Humans and Social Agency book cover

    (Un)Stable Relations: Horses, Humans and Social Agency

    1st Edition

    By Lynda Birke, Kirrilly Thompson

    This original and insightful book explores how horses can be considered as social actors within shared interspecies networks. It examines what we know about how horses understand us and how we perceive them, as well as the implications of actively recognising other animals as actors within shared…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Boredom Studies Reader: Frameworks and Perspectives book cover

    Boredom Studies Reader

    Frameworks and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Gardiner, Julian Jason Haladyn

    Boredom Studies is an increasingly rich and vital area of contemporary research that examines the experience of boredom as an importan – even quintessential – condition of modern life. This anthology of newly commissioned essays focuses on the historical and theoretical potential of this modern…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Chicago: An economic history book cover

    Chicago

    An economic history, 1st Edition

    By John F. McDonald

    Chicago went from nothing in 1830 to become the second-largest city in the nation in 1900, while the Midwest developed to become one of the world’s foremost urban areas. This book is an economic history of the Chicago metropolitan area from the 1820s to the present. It examines the city in its…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Coloniality, Ontology, and the Question of the Posthuman book cover

    Coloniality, Ontology, and the Question of the Posthuman

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Jackson

    This book brings together emerging insights from across the humanities and social sciences to highlight how postcolonial studies are being transformed by increasingly influential and radical approaches to nature, matter, subjectivity, human agency, and politics. These include decolonial studies,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Intimate Economies of Immigration Detention: Critical perspectives book cover

    Intimate Economies of Immigration Detention

    Critical perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Deirdre Conlon, Nancy Hiemstra

    International migration has been described as one of the defining issues of the twenty-first century. While a lot is known about the complex nature of migratory flows, surprisingly little attention has been given to one of the most prominent responses by governments to human mobility: the practice…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Knowledge Intensive Business Services and Regional Competitiveness book cover

    Knowledge Intensive Business Services and Regional Competitiveness

    1st Edition

    Edited by João J. M. Ferreira, Mário L. Raposo, Cristina I. Fernandes, Marcus Dejardin

    Research interest in the service sector has boomed in recent years as deindustrialisation became entrenched. Instead of being regarded as merely supplementary to traditional industry and manufacturing, services have generated progressively rising levels of growth in developed economies while at the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Expressive Genres and Historical Change: Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Taiwan book cover

    Expressive Genres and Historical Change

    Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Taiwan, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Strathern

    Edited by Pamela J. Stewart

    This collection of essays, edited by leading scholars in the field, focuses on how expressive genres such as music, dance and poetry are of enduring significance to social organization. Research from New Guinea, Indonesia and Taiwan is used to assess how historical changes modify these forms of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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