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  • Property, Place and Piracy

    Edited by Martin Fredriksson, James Arvanitakis

    This book takes the concept of piracy as a starting point to discuss the instability of property as a social construction and how this is spatially situated. Piracy is understood as acts and practices that emerge in zones where the construction and definition of property is ambiguous. Media piracy…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • In The Post-Urban World

    Emergent Transformation of Cities and Regions in the Innovative Global Economy

    Edited by Tigran Haas, Hans Westlund

    In the last few decades, many global cities and towns have experienced unprecedented economic, social, and spatial structural change. Today, we find ourselves at the juncture between entering a post-urban and a post-political world, both presenting new challenges to our metropolitan regions,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Coloniality, Ontology, and the Question of the Posthuman

    Edited by Mark Jackson

    This book brings together emerging insights from across the humanities and social sciences to highlight how postcolonial studies are being transformed by increasingly influential and radical approaches to nature, matter, subjectivity, human agency, and politics. These include decolonial studies,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in New Postcolonialisms

  • Challenging the Prevailing Paradigm of Displacement and Resettlement

    Risks, Impoverishment, Legacies, and Solutions

    Edited by Michael M. Cernea, Julie K. Maldonado

    Development-caused forced displacement and involuntary resettlement is now one of the top problems on the international development agenda. Despite the expansion of policies on involuntary resettlement since the 1980s, the magnitude of development-caused displacement has exponentially increased,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Economic Restructuring in India

    Economic Governance and State Spatial Rescaling

    By Loraine Kennedy

    State re-scaling is the central concept mobilized in this book to interpret the political processes that are producing new economic spaces in India. In the quarter century since economic reforms were introduced, the Indian economy has experienced strong growth accompanied by extensive sectoral and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Political Tolerance in the Global South

    Images of India, Pakistan and Uganda

    By Sten Widmalm

    What makes people agree to the extension of political rights to those they clearly dislike? This book moves beyond the extensive research on this question in western contexts to focus on the global south, offering unique empirical studies of political tolerance in plural societies where poverty is…

    Paperback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Youth Activism and Solidarity

    The non-stop picket against Apartheid

    By Gavin Brown, Helen Yaffe

    From April 1986 until just after Nelson Mandela’s release from prison in February 1990, supporters of the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group maintained a continuous protest, day and night, outside the South African Embassy in central London. This book examines how and why a group of children,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • American Hegemony and the Rise of Emerging Powers

    Cooperation or Conflict

    Edited by Salvador Santino F. Regilme, James Parisot

    Over the last decade, the United States' position as the world's most powerful state has appeared increasingly unstable. The US invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, non-traditional security threats, global economic instability, the apparent spread of authoritarianism and illiberal politics, together…

    Hardback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Landscape and Agency

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Ed Wall, Tim Waterman

    Landscape and Agency explores how landscape, as an idea, a visual medium and a design practice, is organized, appropriated and framed in the transformation of places, from the local to the global. It highlights how the development of the idea of agency in landscape theory and practice can…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Water as a Catalyst for Peace

    Transboundary Water Management and Conflict Resolution

    By Ahmed Abukhater

    Examining international water allocation policies in different parts of the world, this book suggests that they can be used as a platform to induce cooperation over larger political issues, ultimately settling conflicts. The main premise is that water can and should be used as a catalyst for peace…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Political Corruption in Australia

    A Very Wicked Place?

    By Peter John Perry

    This title was first published in 2001: Despite considerable expansion, the scholarly literature on political corruption has remained fragmentary, often polarized, consisting either of sweeping systematic statements, or case-specific examples. Perry bridges this gap and proves the need for further…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • EU Environmental Policies in Subnational Regions

    The Case of Scotland and Bavaria

    By Antje C.K. Brown

    This title was first published in 2001: Despite the fact that environmental directives are one of the strongest areas of policy decreed by the EU, it has a much poorer record when it comes to actual implementation of these policies. Instead of focusing on the traditional state-centrist accounts,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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