Political Geography Products

  • Ethnicity, Gender and the Border Economy

    Living in the Turkey-Georgia Borderlands, 1st Edition

    By Latife Akyüz

    For whom and why are borders drawn? What are the symbolic projections of these physical realities? And what are the symbolic projections of these physical realities? Constituted by experience and memory, borders shape a "border image" in the minds and social memory of people beyond the lines of the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Border Regions Series

  • Local Identities and Politics

    Negotiating the Old and the New, 1st Edition

    By Kees Terlouw

    The relation between identity and space is strong and generates many conflicts. Most people attach great importance to their local community and its identity. The possibility of change can cause turmoil and become fertile ground for staking new identities. Understanding how these changes can take…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roberto Rocco, Jan van Ballegooijen

    The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanization investigates the mutual relationship between the struggle for political inclusion and processes of informal urbanization in different socio-political and cultural settings. It seeks a middle ground between two opposing perspectives on the political…

    Hardback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • Regional Restructuring Under Advanced Capitalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Phil O'Keefe

    Originally published in 1984. At that time many formerly prosperous regions were becoming impoverished and many former "core" areas were being demoted to peripheral status. This book considers this crisis, its nature and manifestations and its implications. It looks in particular at how the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

  • Employment Location in Regional Economic Planning

    A Case Study of the West Midlands, 1st Edition

    By G. M. Lomas, P. A. Wood

    Originally published in 1970. During the times of planned population movements and new towns, with a growing interest in specifically regional policies by government, this book considers the problems of development within regions. It presents research on the facts and trends of employment generated…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

  • Regional Policy in Britain

    1st Edition

    By Gavin McCrone

    Originally published in 1973. At that time, imbalance in the economic performance of regions had become of increasing concern to politicians and economists in many European counties. British policy was of particular interest: not only because the changes of the 1960s made it more comprehensive than…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

  • Alternative Food Politics

    From the Margins to the Mainstream, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Phillipov, Katherine Kirkwood

    Media interest in food has intensified in recent years, leading to a contemporary food landscape where ‘alternative’ food practices are increasingly visible. Concerns that were once exclusively the domain of activist movements motivated by environmental, animal rights, health and anti-corporate…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Critical Food Studies

  • China in the Local and Global Economy

    History, Geography, Politics and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven Brakman, Charles van Marrewijk, Peter J. Morgan, Nimesh Salike

    The history of China dates back thousands of years, with periods of decline followed by periods of growth and innovation. This book puts the last 50 years – China's most recent period of growth – into perspective. It explores the changing national and international connections within China and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-05
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Eco-Social Transformation and Community-Based Economy

    1st Edition

    By Susanne Elsen

    Worldwide societal problems such as mass unemployment, growing social disparities, public and private poverty, social exclusion, environmental destruction and the evidence of climate change are increasing and becoming ever more visible. They require urgent and sustainable long-term solutions.…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • British Migration

    Privilege, Diversity and Vulnerability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pauline Leonard, Katie Walsh

    Around 5.6 million British nationals live outside the United Kingdom: the equivalent of one in every ten Britons. However, social science research, as well as public interest, has tended to focus more on the numbers of migrants entering the UK, rather than those leaving. This book provides an…

    Hardback – 2018-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Direction and Socio-spatial Theory

    A Political Economy of Oriented Practice, 1st Edition

    By Matthew G. Hannah

    The embodied directedness of human practice has long been neglected in critical socio-spatial theory, in favor of analyses focused upon distance and proximity. This book illustrates the absence of a sense for direction in much theoretical discourse and lays important groundwork for redressing this…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Organized Crime and the Nation-State

    Geopolitics and National Sovereignty, 1st Edition

    By De Leon Petta Gomes da Costa

    Geopolitics is an increasingly important tool to understand national and international relations. This book unravels how organized crime is not just a marginal problem but part of a bigger geopolitical and asymmetrical warfare strategy. It seeks to establish a direct relationship between Nation…

    Hardback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge

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