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  • Popular Geopolitics

    Plotting an Evolving Interdiscipline, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert A. Saunders, Vlad Strukov

    This book brings together scholars from across a variety of academic disciplines to assess the current state of the subfield of popular geopolitics. It provides an archaeology of the field, maps the flows of various frameworks of analysis into (and out of) popular geopolitics, and charts a…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09
    Routledge Geopolitics Series

  • Public Space Unbound

    Urban Emancipation and the Post-Political Condition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sabine Knierbein, Tihomir Viderman

    Through an exploration of emancipation in recent processes of capitalist urbanization, this book argues the political is enacted through the everyday practices of publics producing space. This suggests democracy is a spatial practice rather than an abstract professional field organized by…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Critical Geographies of Sport

    Space, Power and Sport in Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Natalie Koch

    Sport is a geographic phenomenon. The physical and organizational infrastructure of sport occupies a prominent place in our society. This important book takes an explicitly spatial approach to sport, bringing together research in geography, sport studies and related disciplines to articulate a…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Smart Transitions in City Regionalism

    Territory, Politics and the Quest for Competitiveness and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Tassilo Herrschel, Yonn Dierwechter

    In recent years "smartness" has risen as a buzzword to characterize novel urban policy and development patterns. As a result of this, debates around what "smart" actually means, both theoretically and empirically, have emerged within the interdisciplinary arenas of urban and regional studies. This…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23
    Regions and Cities

  • Competitiveness and Knowledge

    An International Comparison of Traditional Firms, 1st Edition

    By Knut Ingar Westeren, Hanas Cader, Maria de Fátima Sales, Jan Ole Similä, Jefferson Staduto

    In the twenty-first century technology has become global, and firms compete using knowledge and capital. The ‘traditional firm’ has a need for innovation and depends on efficient knowledge management to improve productivity. This book examines five firms that produce the same commodity, white…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Wild Animals and Leisure

    Rights and Wellbeing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Carr, Janette Young

    Wild animals form an integral component of the human leisure experience. They are a significant part of the leisure industry and are economically valuable entities. However, as sentient beings, animals also have rights and welfare needs, and, like humans, may also have their own leisure desires and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge Research in the Ethics of Tourism Series

  • Geopolitics of the Knowledge-Based Economy

    1st Edition

    By Sami Moisio

    We live in the era of the knowledge-based economy, and this has major implications for the ways in which states, cities and even supranational political units are spatially planned, governed and developed. In this book, Sami Moisio delves deeply into the links between the knowledge-based economy…

    Hardback – 2018-02-26
    Regions and Cities

  • Spaces of Spirituality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nadia Bartolini, Sara MacKian, Steve Pile

    Spirituality is, too often, subsumed under the heading of religion and treated as much the same kind of thing. Yet spirituality extends far beyond the spaces of religion. The spiritual makes geography strange, challenging the relationship between the known and the unknown, between the real and the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Migration, Squatting and Radical Autonomy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pierpaolo Mudu, Sutapa Chattopadhyay

    This book offers a unique contribution, exploring how the intersections among migrants and radical squatters' movements have evolved over past decades. The complexity and importance of squatting practices are analyzed from a bottom-up perspective, to demonstrate how the spaces of squatting can be…

    Paperback – 2018-02-15
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Architecture as Cultural and Political Discourse

    Case studies of conceptual norms and aesthetic practices, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Grinceri

    This book is concerned with cultural and political discourses that affect the production of architecture. It examines how these discursive mechanisms and technologies combine to normalise and aestheticise everyday practices. It queries the means by which buildings are appropriated to give shape and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12

  • Evaluating the European Approach to Rural Development

    Grass-roots Experiences of the LEADER Programme, 1st Edition

    By Leo Granberg, Kjell Andersson

    The LEADER programme, initiated in 1991, aims to improve the development potential of rural areas in the European Union by drawing on local initiatives and skills. Highlighting this unique policy approach, this book presents up-to-date research results on LEADER’s achievements and restrictions at…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Perspectives on Rural Policy and Planning

  • Rethinking Life at the Margins

    The Assemblage of Contexts, Subjects, and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michele Lancione

    Experimenting with new ways of looking at the contexts, subjects, processes and multiple political stances that make up life at the margins, this book provides a novel source for a critical rethinking of marginalisation. Drawing on post-colonialism and critical assemblage thinking, the rich…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12

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