Human Geography Products

  • Fair Trade and Organic Initiatives in Asian Agriculture

    The Hidden Realities

    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,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Surfing

    Edited by Gregory Borne, Jess Ponting

    Whilst being an ambiguous and contested concept, sustainability has become one of the 21st century’s most pervasive ideas, as humanity’s increasing impact on the environment, as well as increasing social and economic inequalities, have local and global consequences. Surfing is a globally recognised…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge

  • Rebel Streets and the Informal Economy

    Street Trade and the Law

    Edited by Alison Brown

    Street trade is a critical and highly visible component of the informal economy, linked to global systems of exchange. Yet policy responses are dismissive and evictions commonplace. Despite being progressively marginalised from public space, street traders in the global south are engaged in spatial…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Mega-events and Urban Image Construction

    Beijing and Rio de Janeiro

    By Anne-Marie Broudehoux

    While societies shape the way their cities look and are represented, urban images, in turn, nurture and structure social relations in multiple ways. Nowhere is this dialectical relationship between social processes and urban representations more visible than in the hosting of global spectacles such…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Border Security

    Shores of Politics and Horizons of Justice

    By Peter Chambers

    What kind of a world is one in which border security is understood as necessary? How is this transforming the shores of politics? And why does this seem to preclude a horizon of political justice for those affected? Border Security responds to these questions through an interdisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2017-03-20 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Return Migration and Psychosocial Wellbeing

    Discourses, Policy-Making and Outcomes for Migrants and their Families

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Water Policy and Governance in South Asia

    Empowering Rural Communities

    By M.Anwar Hossen

    Dr. Hossen carried out an exceptional program of research in Bangladesh which focused on water governance in relation to human rights, international water law, and environmental sustainability. His major argument is that eco-agricultural system encounters major disruptions due to a number of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • Reality TV

    By Jon Kraszewski

    From early first-wave programs such as Candid Camera, An American Family, and The Real World to the shows on our television screens and portable devices today, reality television consistently takes us to cities—such as New York, Los Angeles, and Boston—to imagine the place of urbanity in American…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Television Guidebooks

  • Sport and Architecture

    By Benjamin S. Flowers

    Sport and architecture are two elements of contemporary life that have a broad and profound impact on the world around us. The role architecture plays in shaping buildings and societies has occupied historians for centuries. Likewise the cultural, economic, and political importance of sport is the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Sport

  • Commemorative Spaces of the First World War

    Historical Geographies at the Centenary

    Edited by James Wallis, David Harvey

    This is the first book to bring together an interdisciplinary, theoretically engaged and global perspective on the First World War through the lens of historical geography. Seeking to move away from military history and memory studies, contributors explore conceptual contributions of geography to…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • Reinventing an Urban Vernacular

    Developing Sustainable Housing Prototypes for Cities Based on Traditional Strategies

    By Terry Moor

    With increasing population and its associated demand on our limited resources, we need to rethink our current strategies for construction of multi-family buildings in urban areas. Reinventing an Urban Vernacular addresses these new demands for smaller and more efficient housing units adapted to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

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