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  • The Nature State

    Rethinking the History of Conservation, 1st Edition

    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 taken…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Climate, Society and Subsurface Politics in Greenland

    Under the Great Ice, 1st Edition

    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 focused on opportunities for oil and mineral development, seemingly made possible as the inland ice melts and sea ice disappears,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Polar Regions

  • Mapping Precariousness, Labour Insecurity and Uncertain Livelihoods

    Subjectivities and Resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emiliana Armano, Arianna Bove, Annalisa Murgia

    The condition of precariousness not only provides insights into a segment of the world of work or of a particular subject group, but is also a standpoint for an overview of the condition of the social on a global scale. Because precariousness is multidimensional and polysemantic, it traverses…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Place, Diversity and Solidarity

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Solution Protocols to Festering Island Disputes

    ‘Win-Win' Solutions for the Diaoyu / Senkaku Islands, 1st Edition

    By Godfrey Baldacchino

    Since the coming into force of the United Nations Law of the Sea, states have been targeting outlying islands to expand their exclusive economic zones, simultaneously stirring up strident nationalism when such plans clash with those of neighbouring states. No such actions have brought the world…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Gender Transitions Along Borders

    The Northern Borderlands of Mexico and Morocco, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marlene Solis

    In recent decades, women living in border cities have taken on new roles and have become one of the most vulnerable population groups; experiencing the effects of the economic crisis of the early 21st century and the consequent increase in social inequality and violence. This situation is…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • EU Environmental Policies in Subnational Regions

    The Case of Scotland and Bavaria, 1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge

  • Fairness and Justice in Natural Resource Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Pichler, Cornelia Staritz, Karin Küblböck, Christina Plank, Werner Raza, Fernando Ruiz Peyré

    As demand for natural resources increases due to the rise in world population and living standards, conflicts over their access and control are becoming more prevalent. This book critically assesses different approaches to and conceptualizations of resource fairness and justice and applies them to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Geoeconomics and Geosecurities in the Indian Ocean Region

    1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy Doyle

    There are important changes in regional and global demographics ahead of us. A profound rise in the number of citizens in the Indian Ocean Region in the next fifty years will have significant impacts on the state, on the nature and operation of markets and the neo-liberal framework they operate in,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • Culture as Renewable Oil

    How Territory, Bureaucratic Power and Culture Coalesce in the Venezuelan Petrostate, 1st Edition

    By Penélope Plaza Azuaje

    This book unpacks the links between oil energy, state power, urban space and culture, by looking at the Petro-Socialist Venezuelan oil state. It challenges the disciplinary compartmentalisation of the analysis of the material and cultural effects of oil to demonstrate that within the Petrostate,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Irregular Citizenship, Immigration, and Deportation

    1st Edition

    By Peter Nyers

    Deportation has again taken a prominent place within the immigration policies of nation-states. Irregular Citizenship, Immigration, and Deportation addresses the social responses to deportation, in particular the growing movements against deportation and detention, and for freedom of movement and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Rebel Streets and the Informal Economy

    Street Trade and the Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Brown

    Street trade is a critical and highly visible component of the informal economy, linked to global systems of exchange. Yet policy responses are dismissive and evictions commonplace. Despite being progressively marginalised from public space, street traders in the global south are engaged in spatial…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

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