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  • Post-Politics in Context

    By Ali Riza Taskale

    As disciplines, Politics and International Relations remain dominated by ideas drawn from traditions of liberal internationalism and political realism in which political imagination is preoccupied with command and order, rather than with disruption and emancipation. Yet, they have failed to offer…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • The Mobilities Paradigm

    Discourses and Ideologies

    By Marcel Endres, Katharina Manderscheid

    Over the last two decades, the conceptualisation and empirical analysis of mobilities of people, objects and symbols has become an important strand of social science. Yet, the increasing importance of mobilities in all parts of the social does not only happen as observable practices in the material…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Transport and Society

  • Architecture, Islam, and Identity in West Africa

    Lessons from Larabanga

    By Michelle Apotsos

    Architecture, Islam, and Identity in West Africa shows you the relationship between architecture and Islamic identity in West Africa. The book looks broadly across Muslim West Africa and takes an in-depth study of the village of Larabanga, a small Muslim community in Northern Ghana, to help you see…

    Paperback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge

  • Culture and Activism

    Animal Rights in France and the United States

    By Elizabeth Cherry

    This book offers a comparison of the animal rights movements in the US and France, drawing on ethnographic and interview material gathered amongst activists in both countries. Investigating the ways in which culture affects the outcomes of the two movements, the author examines its role as a…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge

  • Social Mobilization, Global Capitalism and Struggles over Food

    A Comparative Study of Social Movements

    By Renata Motta

    This book explores the transformation of Brazil and Argentina into two of the world’s largest producers of genetically modified (GM) crops. Systematically comparing their stories in order to explain their paths, differences, ruptures and changes, the author reveals that the emergence of the two…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge

  • Russian Borderlands in Change

    North Caucasian Youth and the Politics of Bordering and Citizenship

    By Tiina Sotkasiira

    While moving across borders has been made easier for some in Russia in recent years, for others, physical as well as socio-cultural borders are proving to be more and more difficult to cross. Tackling the differences between the ways in which official discourses construct borders and the ways…

    Hardback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge
    Border Regions Series

  • The Politics of Cultural Development

    Trade, cultural policy and the UNESCO Convention on Cultural Diversity

    By Ben Garner

    There is a growing recognition of the role that culture can play in sustainable development strategies. This development has generally been welcomed, but also raises a number of questions: What are the implications in policy and practice? Who are the most influential voices in promoting a global…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

  • The Urban Uncanny

    A collection of interdisciplinary studies

    Edited by Lucy Huskinson

    The Urban Uncanny explores through ten engaging essays the slippage or mismatch between our expectations of the city—as the organised and familiar environments in which citizens live, work, and go about their lives—and the often surprising and unsettling experiences it evokes. The city is uncanny…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05 
    Routledge

  • The Geography of the Ocean

    Knowing the Ocean as a Space

    By Anne-Flore Laloë

    Despite the fact that the vast majority of the earth's surface is made up of oceans, there has been surprisingly little work by geographers which critically examines ocean-space, our knowledge and perceptions of it. This book sets up a broad conceptual and methodological framework through which to…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03 
    Routledge
    Studies in Historical Geography

  • Public Space: Between Reimagination and Occupation

    By Svetlana Hristova, Mariusz Czepczynski

    Since the turn of the century, public spaces have been contested in various ways: they have been physically occupied and artistically re-appropriated, revived and reviled, privatised and socialised, their meanings, contexts, purposes, and significance challenged and changed. Bringing together an…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge
    Design and the Built Environment

  • Social Traffic

    Time/Space, Social Inequalities and Inclusion

    By Frances Hodgson

    Through an in-depth examination of the integral nature of social networks and walking this book draws conclusions about social processes of exclusion, identity and the making of community. Much work on social networks and mobilities focuses on the 'death of distance' and the globalisation of social…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge
    Transport and Society

  • Geographies of Meat: Politics, Economy and Culture

    By Harvey Neo, Jody Emel

    Critically evaluating the current state of scholarship on meat production and consumption, this book shows how the study of meat is both inherently multidisciplinary and socially important. Harvey Neo and Jody Emel explicate the ways in which geography can further engage in and advance meat studies…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge
    Critical Food Studies

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