Political Geography Products

  • Post-Metropolitan Territories and Urban Space

    Edited by Alessandro Balducci, Valeria Fedeli, Francesco Curci

    The processes of multi-scalar regional urbanization are occurring worldwide. These present characteristics that are clearly distinguished from those studied in the 19th and 20th century by urban studies academics and professionals through the traditional concepts of both the city and the metropolis…

    Hardback – 2017-02-07 
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Renanimating Regions

    Ethnographic Explorations of New Regional Geographies

    Edited by James Riding, Martin Jones

    To date, the majority of analysis in the field of Regional Studies and Economic Geography has come from a firmly social scientific perspective with the bulk of the book and papers written approaching regions from a sociological, political, economic or business perspective. This book contributes to…

    Hardback – 2017-02-05 
    Regions and Cities

  • 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 the world over, with the effects falling disproportionately on neighbourhoods that were previously underpinned by industry and manufacturing. This has presented policy makers and city planners with…

    Hardback – 2017-02-05 
    Regions and Cities

  • Social Drinking, Community Cohesion and Third Places

    A Pint of Happiness

    By Ignazio Cabras

    Based on a research project of many years standing, Ignazio Cabras explores, examines and elaborates on the relationship between social drinking and third places, presenting substantial evidence with regard to the impact their combination may have on the levels of community cohesion and wellbeing…

    Hardback – 2017-02-05 
    Regions and Cities

  • Planning Law and Practice in Northern Ireland

    Edited by Stephen McKay, Michael Murray

    Each of the jurisdictions within the UK and Ireland is refining the operational characteristics of its planning system and while there are some common practices, it is also the case that there are substantive divergences. In each territory the planning template is fundamentally shaped within a…

    Hardback – 2017-02-02 

  • Regionalization and Globalization in the Modern World Economy

    Restructuring, State Policies and Localities

    Edited by Alex E. Fernández Jilberto, André Mommen

    Originally published in 1998. This collection of outstanding essays explores the importance of regionalization and globalization to the world economy. International contributions explore the process of regionalization in the Pacific Area, The Americas, Africa and Europe, and question whether the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern World Economy

  • Young Entrepreneurs in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Katherine V. Gough, Thilde Langevang

    Young people in sub-Saharan Africa are growing up in rapidly changing social and economic environments which produce high levels of un- and underemployment. Job creation through entrepreneurship is currently being promoted by international organizations, governments and NGOs as a key solution,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-17 
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Environmental Crime and Social Conflict

    Contemporary and Emerging Issues

    Edited by Avi Brisman, Nigel South, Rob White

    This impressive collection of original essays explores the relationship between social conflict and the environment - a topic that has received little attention within criminology. The chapters provide a systematic and comprehensive introduction and overview of conflict situations stemming from…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11 
    Green Criminology

  • Taming China's Wilderness

    Immigration, Settlement and the Shaping of the Heilongjiang Frontier, 1900-1931

    By Patrick Fuliang Shan

    Until the beginning of the twentieth century, the Chinese province of Heilongjiang, historically known as Northern Manchuria, remained a sparsely populated territory on the northeastern frontier. For about two centuries, the rulers of the Qing dynasty (1644-1912) - whose historical homeland was in…

    Paperback – 2017-01-07 

  • Undocumented Immigrants in an Era of Arbitrary Law

    The Flight and the Plight of People Deemed 'Illegal'

    By Robert F. Barsky

    This book describes the experiences of undocumented migrants, all around the world, bringing to life the challenges they face from the moment they consider leaving their country of origin, until the time they are deported back to it. Drawing on a broad array of academic studies, including law,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-06 

  • Carceral Mobilities

    Interrogating movement in incarceration

    Edited by Jennifer Turner, Kimberley Peters

    Mobilities research is now centre stage in the social sciences with wide-ranging work that considers the politics underscoring the movements of people and objects, critically examining a world that is ever on the move. At first glance, the words ‘carceral’ and ‘mobilities’ seem to sit uneasily…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • The Institutionalisation of Disaster Risk Reduction

    South Africa and Neoliberal Governmentality

    By Gideon van Riet

    The past three decades have seen a global shift in disaster management from an event driven response to a ‘could-be’ risk management approach. Disaster risk reduction (DRR) has become entrenched as a dominant paradigm within the field of disaster management. More than a decade after adopting DRR…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

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