Transport Geography Products

  • Economic Geography (Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography)

    By B. W. Hodder, Roger Lee

    This book introduces the reader to the many lines of thought in the literature on economic geography and to tie these various aspects together within the concept of the economy. The book focusses on the dynamic and integrated nature of economies at different scales and levels of development.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography

  • Mobilising Design

    Edited by Justin Spinney, Suzanne Reimer, Philip Pinch

    This book brings together research working at the boundary between design knowledges and mobilities, offering a novel collection for both theorists and practitioners. Drawing upon detailed case studies, it demonstrates the diverse roles of design in shaping mobility at different spaces and scales:…

    Hardback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • High-Speed Rail and Sustainability

    Decision-making and the political economy of investment

    Edited by Blas Luis Pérez Henríquez, Elizabeth Deakin

    High speed rail (HSR) is being touted as a strategic investment for connecting people across regions, while also fostering prosperity and smart urban growth. However, as its popularity increases, its implementation has become contentious with various parties contesting the validity of socioeconomic…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Community-Owned Transport

    By Leigh Glover

    City and state governments around the world are struggling to achieve environmentally sustainable transport. Economic, technological, city and transport planning and human behaviour solutions are often hampered by ineffective implementation. So attention is now turning to institutional,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • Intergenerational Mobilities

    Relationality, age and lifecourse

    Edited by Lesley Murray, Susan Robertson

    Drawing from work on mobilities and geographies of the lifecourse, this collection is concerned with the ways in which age, as a relational concept, is constructed and played out in mobile urban space. With studies of ageing and mobility often focusing on discrete age groups, most notably children…

    Hardback – 2016-10-13
    Routledge

  • Mobilities Design

    Urban Designs for Mobile Situations

    By Ole B. Jensen, Ditte Bendix Lanng

    Contemporary society is marked and defined by the ways in which mobile goods, bodies, vehicles, objects, and data are organized, moved and staged. Against the background of the ‘mobilities turn’ this book articulates a new and emerging research field, namely that of ‘mobilities design’. The book…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Cars, Automobility and Development in Asia

    Wheels of change

    Edited by Arve Hansen, Kenneth Bo Nielsen

    Cars, Automobility and Development in Asia explores the nexus between automobility and development in a pan-Asian comparative perspective. The book seeks to integrate the policies, production forms, consumption preferences and symbolism implicated in emerging Asian automobilities. Using empirically…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Transport, Environment and Development

  • A New Industrial Future?

    3D Printing and the Reconfiguring of Production, Distribution, and Consumption

    By Thomas Birtchnell, John Urry

    A New Industrial Future? examines whether a further industrial revolution is taking place around the world. In this compelling book Birtchnell and Urry examine such a new possible future involving the mass adoption of 3D printing. The locating of 3D printers in homes, offices, stores and workshops…

    Paperback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge
    Antinomies

  • Inland Waterway Transport

    Challenges and prospects

    Edited by Bart Wiegmans, Rob Konings

    Inland waterways are a host for a mode of transport that is not as visible to the general public or as used as it once was. It is, however, generally perceived to be very important to our freight transport system today, although a closer look into the inland waterway transport system rebuts this…

    Hardback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Transport Analysis

  • Transport Justice

    Designing fair transportation systems

    By Karel Martens

    Transport Justice develops a new paradigm for transportation planning based on principles of justice. Author Karel Martens starts from the observation that for the last fifty years the focus of transportation planning and policy has been on the performance of the transport system and ways to…

    Paperback – 2016-07-05
    Routledge

  • The Globalization of American Infrastructure

    The Shipping Container and Freight Transportation

    By Matthew Heins

    This book gives an account of how the U.S. freight transportation system has been impacted and “globalized,” since the 1950s, by the presence of the shipping container. A globally standardized object, the container carries cargo moving in international trade, and it utilizes and fits within the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • The Geography of Sea Transport

    By Alastair Couper

    This book, originally published in 1972, discusses the impact of technological change in sea transport on trade links, shipping routes and economic activities. A brief historical perspective illustrates the vital role of the sea transport in the ancient and medieval worlds and the influence of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

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