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  • Health, Wellbeing and Sustainability in the Mediterranean City

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antonio Jiménez-Delgado, Jaime Lloret

    This book provides a model for the creation of sustainable and healthy cities in the Mediterranean region. It uses the coastal city of L’Alfàs del Pi in Spain as an example for designing renewable and innovative urban models that offer high standards of living, wellbeing and eco-friendly advantages…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Geographies of Postsecularity

    Re-envisioning Politics, Subjectivity and Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Paul Cloke, Christopher Baker, Callum Sutherland, Andrew Williams

    This book explores the hopeful possibility that emerging geographies of postsecularity are able to contribute significantly to the understanding of how common life may be shared, and how caring for the common goods of social justice, well-being, equality, solidarity and respect for difference may…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Transitions

    Russians, Ethiopians, and Bedouins in Israel’s Negev Desert, 1st Edition

    By Richard Isralowitz, Jonathan Friedlander

    This title was first published in 2000:  Comprising over one-third of the land area of Israel, the Negev is home to more than 400,000 residents representing one of the most unusual ethnic mixes in the world. Immigrants from many regions and countries: North Africa, Ethiopia, the Middle East,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Socially Engaged Art and the Neoliberal City

    1st Edition

    By Cecilie Sachs Olsen

    What are the social functions of art in the age of neoliberal urbanism? This book discusses the potential of artistic practices to question the nature of city environments and the diverse productions of space, moving beyond the reduction of ‘the urban’ as a set of existing and static structures.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Disability and Rurality

    Identity, Gender and Belonging, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Soldatic, Kelley Johnson

    This is the first book to explore how far disability challenges dominant understandings of rurality, identity, gender and belonging within the rural literature. The book focuses particularly on the ways disabled people give, and are given, meaning and value in relation to ethical rural…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Elite Women and the Agricultural Landscape, 1700–1830

    1st Edition

    By Briony McDonagh

    Social and economic histories of the long eighteenth century have largely ignored women as a class of landowners and improvers. 1700 to 1830 was a period in which the landscape of large swathes of the English Midlands was reshaped – both materially and imaginatively – by parliamentary enclosure and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Studies in Historical Geography

  • Sustainable Surfing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory Borne, Jess Ponting

    Whilst being an ambiguous and contested concept, sustainability has become one of the twenty-first 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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-18
    Routledge

  • The Culture of Ships and Maritime Narratives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chryssanthi Papadopoulou

    The ship transcends the descriptive categories of place, vehicle and artefact; it is a cosmos, which requires its own cosmology. This is the subject matter of this volume, which falls within the broader, flourishing sub-field of maritime anthropology. Specifically, the volume first investigates the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    British School at Athens - Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies

  • Contemporary Literary Landscapes

    The Poetics of Experience, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Weston

    Writing landscapes inevitably occurs in dialogue with a long textual and pictorial tradition, but first-hand experience also provides key stimuli to many writers’ accounts. This monograph employs a comparative lens to offer an intervention in debates between literary scholars who focus on genre and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Tokyo Roji

    The Diversity and Versatility of Alleys in a City in Transition, 1st Edition

    By Heide Imai

    The Japanese urban alleyway, which was once part of people’s personal spatial sphere and everyday life has been transformed by diverse and competing interests. Marginalised through the emergence of new forms of housing and public spaces, re-appropriated by different fields, and re-invented by the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Public Space

    Between Reimagination and Occupation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Svetlana Hristova, Mariusz Czepczyński

    Public Space: Between Reimagination and Occupation examines contemporary public space as a result of intense social production reflecting contradictory trends: the long-lasting effects of the global crisis, manifested in supranational trade-offs between political influence, state power and private…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Design and the Built Environment

  • Thermal Comfort in Hot Dry Climates

    Traditional Dwellings in Iran, 1st Edition

    By Ahmadreza Foruzanmehr

    With increases in global temperatures, the risk of overheating is expected to rise around the world. This results in a much higher dependency upon energy-intensive cooling systems and air-conditioners to provide thermal comfort, but how sustainable is this in a world where problems with the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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