Cultural Geography Products

  • Murals and Tourism

    Heritage, Politics and Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Skinner, Lee Jolliffe

    Around the world, tourists are drawn to visit murals painted on walls. Whether heritage asset, legacy leftover, or contested art space, the mural is more than a simple tourist attraction or accidental aspect of tourism material culture. They express something about the politics, heritage and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Impure and Worldly Geography

    Pierre Gourou and Tropicality, 1st Edition

    By Gavin Bowd, Daniel Clayton

    Tropicality is a centuries-old Western discourse that treats otherness and the exotic in binary – ‘us’ and ‘them’ – terms. It has long been implicated in empire and its anxieties over difference. However, little attention has been paid to its twentieth-century genealogy. This book explores this…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Studies in Historical Geography

  • Indigenous Rights to the City

    Ethnicity and Urban Planning in Bolivia and Ecuador, 1st Edition

    By Philipp Horn

    This book breaks new ground in understanding urban indigeneity in policy and planning practice. It is the first comprehensive and comparative study that foregrounds the complex interplay of multiple organisations involved in translating indigenous rights to the city in Latin America, focussing on…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Gentrification as a Global Strategy

    Neil Smith and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abel Albet, Núria Benach

    This book pays homage to Neil Smith’s ideas, offering a critical approach and rich collection of insights that draw on Smith’s work for inspiration and debate. With interdisciplinary and international contributions from leading experts, the book demonstrates the impact of Smith’s ideas on…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Blue Space, Health and Wellbeing

    Hydrophilia Unbounded, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ronan Foley, Robin Kearns, Thomas Kistemann, Ben Wheeler

    Health geography makes critical contributions to contemporary and emerging interdisciplinary agendas of nature-based health and health-enabling places. Couched in theory and critical empirical work on nature and health, this book addresses questions on the relationships between water, health and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge
    Geographies of Health Series

  • Postcolonialism

    1st Edition

    By Tariq Jazeel

    Postcolonialism is a book that examines the influence of postcolonial theory in critical geographical thought and scholarship. Aimed at advanced-level students and researchers, the book is a lively, stimulating and relevant introduction to ‘postcolonial geography’ that elaborates on the critical…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Geography

  • Participatory Culture and the Social Value of an Architectural Icon: Sydney Opera House

    1st Edition

    By Cristina Garduno Freeman

    This book develops new and innovative methods for understanding the cultural significance of places such as the World Heritage listed Sydney Opera House. By connecting participatory media, visual culture and social value, Cristina Garduño Freeman contributes to a fast-growing body of scholarship on…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Chosen Legacies

    Heritage in Regional Identity, 1st Edition

    By Linde Egberts

    The urge for regional identity has not declined in the process of globalization. Rather, heritage is used to develop regional distinctiveness and to charge identities with a past. Particularly helpful for this aim are creation stories, Golden Ages or recent, shared traumas. Some themes such as the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Neighborhood Decline

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ronald van Kempen, Gideon Bolt, Maarten van Ham

    The global financial and economic crisis that hit the world since 2008 has affected the lives of many people all over the world and resulted in declining incomes, rising unemployment, foreclosures, forced residential moves, and cut-backs in government expenditure. The extent to which the crisis has…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Revival: Singapore (2001)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Garry Rodan

    This title was first published in 2001. A collection of valuable, previously published essays analyzing the major social dynamics shaping the increasingly complex society, economy and polity of contemporary Singapore. Topics range from ideology and culture to the character of the state and its…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Arts in Place

    The Arts, the Urban and Social Practice, 1st Edition

    By Cara Courage

    This interdisciplinary book explores the role of art in placemaking in urban environments, analysing how artists and communities use arts to improve their quality of life. It explores the concept of social practice placemaking, where artists and community members are seen as equal experts in the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Water and Rural Communities

    Local Politics, Meaning and Place, 1st Edition

    By Lia Bryant, with Jodie George

    The overall theme of this book concerns the multiplicity and complexities of discursive constructions of water in Western economies in relation to irrigation communities. The authors argue that the politics of place is given meaning in relation to local knowledges and within multiple and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

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