Social Geography Products

  • European Social Problems

    Edited by Stuart Isaacs

    European Social Problems is the first book to examine social problems in Europe from the perspective of the social sciences. Key issues around health, crime, poverty, immigration, ethnicity, gender and education are addressed. An examination of the role of the institutions of the E.U. in solving…

    Paperback – 2016-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Participatory Research in More-than-Human Worlds

    Edited by Michelle Bastian, Owain Jones, Niamh Moore, Emma Roe

    Michelle Bastian is a Chancellor’s Fellow in the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at the University of Edinburgh, UK. Owain Jones is Professor of Environmental Humanities, School of Humanities and Cultural Industries, University of Bath Spa, UK. Niamh Moore is a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • The Quality of the Urban Environment

    Essays on "New Resources" in an Urban Age

    Edited by Harvey S. Perloff

    The quality of the environment in which people live, work, and play influences to no small degree the quality of life itself. The environment can be satisfying and attractive and provide scope for individual development or it can be poisonous, irritating and stunting. The papers in this volume,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Humanist Realism for Sociologists

    By Terrence Leahy

    Recent critiques treat humanism as a mistaken value framework. Indeed, the concept of human nature is in fact essential for sociology, but is often being denied at the same time as it appears without acknowledgement. While classic authors can show us how to connect an ethics with a concept of human…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Nexus of Practice

    Connections, constellations and practitioners

    Edited by Allison Hui, Theodore R Schatzki, Elizabeth Shove

    The Nexus of Practices: connections, constellations, practitioners brings leading theorists of practice together to provide a fresh set of theoretical impulses for the surge of practice-focused studies currently sweeping across the social disciplines. The book addresses key issues facing practice…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge

  • 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
    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
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • The Millennial City

    Trends, Implications, and Prospects for Urban Planning and Policy

    Edited by Markus Moos, Deirdre Pfeiffer, Tara Vinodrai

    This book assesses the impact of demographic change – and in particular, the current shift toward the "Millennial" generation – on urban planning and policy making in cities. It asks how the millennial generation differs from previous generations in terms of their career, housing, travel choices,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Resilience, Environmental Justice and the City

    Edited by Beth Schaefer Caniglia, Manuel Vallee, Beatrice F. Frank

    Urban centers are bastions of inequalities, where poverty, marginalization, segregation and health insecurity are magnified. Minorities and the poor – often residing in neighbourhoods characterized by degraded infrastructures, food and job insecurity, limited access to transport and health care,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Political Street Art

    Communication, culture and resistance in Latin America

    By Holly Eva Ryan

    Recent global events, including the ‘Arab Spring’ uprisings, Occupy movements and anti-austerity protests across Europe have renewed scholarly and public interest in collective action, protest strategies and activist subcultures. We know that social movements don’t just contest and politicise…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Violence in Place, Cultural and Environmental Wounding

    By Amanda Kearney

    Human life is intimately woven into place. Through nations and homelands, monuments and sacred sites it becomes the anchorage point for ethnic, cultural and national identities. Yet it is also place that becomes the battlefield, war zone, mass grave, desecrated site and destroyed landscape in…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • The Rise of Thana-Capitalism and Tourism

    By Maximiliano E. Korstanje

    We live in a society that is bombarded by news of accidents, disasters and terrorist attacks. We are obsessed by the presence of death. It is commodified in newspapers, the media, entertainment, and in our cultural consumption. This book explores the notion of an emergent class of ‘death seekers’…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge

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