Political Geography Products

  • Affective Tourism

    Dark routes in conflict

    By Dorina Maria Buda

    This book brings together, explores and expands socio-spatial affect, emotion and psychoanalytic drives in tourism for the first time. Affect is to be found in visceral intensities and resonances that circulate around and shape encounters between and amongst tourists, local tourism representatives…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • The Nature State

    Rethinking the History of Conservation

    Edited by Wilko Graf von Hardenberg, Matthew Kelly, Claudia Leal, Emily Wakild

    This volume brings together case studies from around the globe (including China, Latin America, the Philippines, Namibia, India, and Europe) to explore the history of nature conservation in the twentieth century. It seeks to highlight the state, a central actor in these efforts, which is often…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Urban Transformations

    Geographies of Renewal and Creative Change

    Edited by Nicholas Wise, Julie Clark

    Economic restructuring and demographic change have in recent years placed much strain on urban areas with the effects falling disproportionately on neighbourhoods that were previously underpinned by industry and manufacturing. This has presented policy makers and city planners with a binary choice:…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Energy Geographies

    Edited by Stefan Bouzarovski, Martin J Pasqualetti, Vanesa Castán Broto

    Energy has become a central concern of many strands of geographical inquiry, from global climate change to the effects of energy decisions on our lives. However, many aspects of the ‘black box’ of relationships at the energy-society interface remain unopened, especially in terms of the spatial…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Citizenship, Activism and the City

    The Invisible and the Impossible

    By Patricia Burke Wood

    Were the occupations of 2010–11 – from Spain to Tahrir Square to Occupy Wall Street – a success or failure? Are they the model for urban radical politics? This book challenges common understandings and underlying assumptions of what constitutes activism and resistance. It…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Climate, Society and Subsurface Politics in Greenland

    Under the Great Ice

    By Mark Nuttall

    Once imagined as a place on the very edge of the world, Greenland is now viewed as being at the epicentre of climate change. At the same time, international attention is focusing on opportunities for oil and mineral development, seemingly made possible as the inland ice melts and sea ice disappears…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Polar Regions

  • Art and the City

    Worlding the Discussion through a Critical Artscape

    Edited by Julie Ren, Jason Luger

    Artistic practices have long been disturbing the relationships between art and space. They have challenged the boundaries of performer/spectator, of public/private, introduced intervention and installation, ephemerality and performance, and constantly sought out new modes of distressing…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Creating Modern Athens

    A Capital Between East and West

    By Denis Roubien

    Athens is a well-known destination for those interested in discovering the birthplace of Western civilization. Its ancient monuments have been the model for innumerable buildings and works of art all over the Western world. However, the reality of modern Athens is much more complicated: the ancient…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Urban Studies

  • Place, Diversity and Solidarity

    Edited by Stijn Oosterlynck, Nick Schuermans, Maarten Loopmans

    In many countries, particularly in the Global North, established forms of solidarity within communities are said to be challenged by the increasing ethnic and cultural diversity of the population. Against the backdrop of renewed geopolitical tensions – which inflate and exploit…

    Hardback – 2017-05-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Reanimating Regions

    Culture, Politics, and Performance

    Edited by James Riding, Martin Jones

    Writing regions, undertaking a regional study, was once a standard form of geographic communication and critique. This was until the quantitative revolution in the middle of the previous century and more definitively the critical turn in human geography towards the end of the twentieth century.…

    Hardback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Negative Neighbourhood Reputation and Place Attachment

    The Production and Contestation of Territorial Stigma

    Edited by Paul Kirkness, Andreas Tijé-Dra

    The concept of territorial stigma, as developed in large part by the urban sociologist Loïc Wacquant, contends that certain groups of people are devalued, discredited and tainted by the reputation of the place where they reside. This book argues that this theory is more relevant and comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2017-05-04 
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Architecture of Resistance

    Cultivating Moments of Possibility within the Palestinian/Israeli Conflict

    By Yara Sharif

    Architecture of Resistance investigates the relationship between architecture, politics and power, and how these factors interplay in light of the Palestinian/Israeli conflict. It takes Palestine as the key ground of spatial exploration, looking at the spaces between people, boundary lines,…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28 
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

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