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  • Why Guattari? A Liberation of Politics, Cartography and Ecology

    Edited by Thomas Jellis, Joe Gerlach, John-David Dewsbury

    This book provides an exploration and evaluation of Guattari’s experimental and creative production of ideas through the perspective of Geography. In keeping with his own ability to negotiate between and bring together different disciplines, this book pays homage to Guattari’s own style of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Neoliberalism and Urban Development in Latin America

    The Case of Santiago

    Edited by Camillo Boano, Francisco Vergara-Perucich

    In the 1970s and following on from the deposition of Salvador Allende, the Chilean dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet installed a radical political and economic system by force which lent heavy privilege to free market capitalism, reduced the power of the state to its minimum and actively suppressed…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Climate, Environmental Hazards and Migration in Bangladesh

    By Max Martin

    The apocalyptic visions of climate change that are projected in the media often involve extreme weather events, disasters and mass migration of poor people. This book takes a critical look at this notion, drawing on research in Bangladesh; a country located at the heart of debates on climate change…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • The African Metropolis

    Struggles over Urban Space, Citizenship, and Rights to the City

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Bisola Falola

    On a planet where urbanization is rapidly expanding, nowhere is the growth more pronounced than in cities of the global South, and in particular, Africa. African metropolises are harbingers of the urban challenges that lie ahead as societies grapple with the fractured social, economic, and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Chinese Hydropower Development in Africa and Asia

    Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Global Dam-Building

    Edited by Giuseppina Siciliano, Frauke Urban

    In recent years, both Chinese overseas investment and hydropower development have been topics of increasing interest and research, with Chinese actors acting as financiers, developers, builders and sub-contractors. Chinese Hydropower Development in Africa and Asia explores the governance and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Populism and the European Culture Wars

    The Conflict of Values between Hungary and the EU

    By Frank Furedi

    Concern and hostility towards populism has become a distinctive feature of contemporary political culture. In Europe such concerns are frequently directed at Eurosceptics, whose opposition to the European Union is often portrayed as a cultural crime. Ancient anti-democratic claims about the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge

  • At the Edges of Citizenship

    Security and the Constitution of Non-citizen Subjects

    By Kate Hepworth

    Proposing a new, dynamic conception of citizenship, this book argues against understandings of citizenship as a collection of rights that can be either possessed or endowed, and demonstrates it is an emergent condition that has temporal and spatial dimensions. Furthermore, citizenship is shown to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge

  • Bodies Across Borders

    The Global Circulation of Body Parts, Medical Tourists and Professionals

    By Bronwyn Parry, Beth Greenhough, Isabel Dyck

    Historically organised at a local or national scale, the fields of medicine and healthcare are being radically transformed by new communication, transport and biotechnologies creating, in the process, a genuinely globalised sphere of biomedical production and consumption. This emerging market is…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge

  • Borders, Fences and Walls

    State of Insecurity?

    By Elisabeth Vallet

    Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the question remains ’Do good fences still make good neighbours’? Since the Great Wall of China, the Antonine Wall, built in Scotland to support Hadrian's Wall, the Roman ’Limes’ or the Danevirk fence, the ’wall’ has been a constant in the protection…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge
    Border Regions Series

  • Borderscaping: Imaginations and Practices of Border Making

    By Chiara Brambilla, Jussi Laine, Gianluca Bocchi

    Using the borderscapes concept, this book offers an approach to border studies that expresses the multilevel complexity of borders, from the geopolitical to social practice and cultural production at and across the border. Accordingly, it encourages a productive understanding of the processual,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge

  • Bosnia and the Destruction of Cultural Heritage

    By Helen Walasek, contributions by Richard Carlton, Amra Hadžimuhamedović, Valery Perry, Tina Wik

    The massive intentional destruction of cultural heritage during the 1992-1995 Bosnian War targeting a historically diverse identity provoked global condemnation and became a seminal marker in the discourse on cultural heritage. It prompted an urgent reassessment of how cultural property could be…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Carceral Geography

    Spaces and Practices of Incarceration

    By Dominique Moran

    The ’punitive turn’ has brought about new ways of thinking about geography and the state, and has highlighted spaces of incarceration as a new terrain for exploration by geographers. Carceral geography offers a geographical perspective on incarceration, and this volume accordingly tracks the ideas,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge

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