Paperbacks Direct: Human Geography

  • Global Nomads and Extreme Mobilities book cover

    Global Nomads and Extreme Mobilities

    1st Edition

    By Paivi Kannisto

    Presenting a ground-breaking study of the emerging phenomenon of location-independence, this book examines the way in which the practices of 'global nomads', who live on the road, without fixed abode, place of employment or localised circle of friends, question many of the unwritten norms and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Fair Trade and Organic Initiatives in Asian Agriculture: The Hidden Realities book cover

    Fair Trade and Organic Initiatives in Asian Agriculture

    The Hidden Realities, 1st Edition

    By Rie Makita, Tadasu Tsuruta

    In addition to constituting an evolving area of inquiry within the social sciences, agricultural certification, and particularly its Fair Trade and organic components, has emerged as a significant tool for promoting rural development in the global South. This book is unique for two reasons. First,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Smart Cities book cover

    Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Smart Cities

    1st Edition

    By Vanessa Ratten

    There has been increased emphasis on smart cities due to the economic, environmental and technological shifts that have impacted on society. This book focuses on how cities are becoming smarter, more innovative and entrepreneurial due to the increased pressures placed on them from…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • Spaces of Youth: Work, Citizenship and Culture in a Global Context book cover

    Spaces of Youth

    Work, Citizenship and Culture in a Global Context, 1st Edition

    By David Farrugia

    Contemporary young people are situated within a complex and disorienting set of social changes that are reshaping how youth is constructed, governed and experienced across the globe. Historically, it has been taken for granted that youth primarily concerns time, especially with regards to personal…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Young People in the Labour Market: Past, Present, Future book cover

    Young People in the Labour Market

    Past, Present, Future, 1st Edition

    By Andy Furlong, John Goodwin, Henrietta O'Connor, Sarah Hadfield, Stuart Hall, Kevin Lowden, Réka Plugor

    Levels of suffering among young people have always been much higher than governments suggest. Indeed, policies aimed at young workers have often been framed in ways that help secure conformity to a new employment landscape in which traditional securities have been progressively removed.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Foreign Experts and Unsustainable Development: Transferring Israeli Technology to Zambia, Nigeria and Nepal book cover

    Foreign Experts and Unsustainable Development

    Transferring Israeli Technology to Zambia, Nigeria and Nepal, 1st Edition

    By Moshe Schwartz, A. Paul Hare

    This title was first published in 2000:  In the 50s and 60s, former colonies in Asia and Africa gained their independence and ’new states’ were created. Although they still maintained strong links with their former rulers, these links were no longer exclusive. For a variety of political…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Migration in Post-Colonial Hong Kong book cover

    Migration in Post-Colonial Hong Kong

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Y.P. Choi, Eric Fong

    Since 1995 most mainland migrants to Hong Kong have been the wives or non-adult children of Hong Kong men of lower socio-economic status. The majority of immigrants are women, who throughout the past two decades have accounted for more than 60% of immigration. The profile of immigrants has been…

    Paperback – 2019-05-25
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Place in South Asian and Islamic Art, 1500-Present book cover

    Rethinking Place in South Asian and Islamic Art, 1500-Present

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah S. Hutton, Rebecca M. Brown

    Place plays a fundamental role in the structuring of the discipline of Art History. And yet, place also limits the questions art historians can ask and impairs analysis of objects and locations in the interstices of established, ossified categories. The chapters in this interdisciplinary volume…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Andy Furlong

    The second and completely revised edition of the Routledge Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood draws on the work of leading academics from four continents in order to introduce up-to-date perspectives on a wide range of issues that affect and shape youth and young adulthood. It provides a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Climate Change, Vulnerability and Migration book cover

    Climate Change, Vulnerability and Migration

    1st Edition

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan, R. B. Bhagat

    This book highlights how climate change has affected migration in the Indian subcontinent. Drawing on field research, it argues that extreme weather events such as floods, droughts, cyclones, cloudbursts as well as sea-level rise, desertification and declining crop productivity have shown higher…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge India

  • Transboundary Water Governance and International Actors in South Asia: The Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Basin book cover

    Transboundary Water Governance and International Actors in South Asia

    The Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Basin, 1st Edition

    By Paula Hanasz

    International organisations such as the World Bank began to intervene in the transboundary water governance of the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna river basin in the mid-2000s, and the South Asia Water Initiative (SAWI) is its most ambitious project in this regard. Yet neither SAWI nor other…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Food Riots, Food Rights and the Politics of Provisions book cover

    Food Riots, Food Rights and the Politics of Provisions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Naomi Hossain, Patta Scott-Villiers

    Thousands of people in dozens of countries took to the streets when world food prices spiked in 2008 and 2011. What does the persistence of popular mobilization around food tell us about the politics of subsistence in an era of integrated food markets and universal human rights? This book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

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