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  • Beyond the Networked City

    Infrastructure reconfigurations and urban change in the North and South

    Edited by Olivier Coutard, Jonathan Rutherford

    Cities around the world are undergoing profound changes. In this global era, we live in a world of rising knowledge economies, digital technologies, and awareness of environmental issues. The so-called "modern infrastructural ideal" of spatially and socially ubiquitous centrally-governed…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • The Principles of Housing

    By Peter King

    Principles of Housing is an engaging and discursive introduction to the key topics within housing studies. Whereas many books get bogged down in country specific policy or small innovations, this book argues that the fundamental concepts of what we call housing are relatively stable and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-04 
    Routledge

  • South Africa's Emergent Middle Class

    Edited by Grace Khunou

    This book is drawn from diverse studies that grapple with Black Middle Class experiences in contemporary and historical South Africa. The chapters present research from diverse disciplines, and tackle issues related to being black and middle class, using both quantitative and qualitative approaches…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Geography in the Twentieth Century

    A Study of Growth, Fields, Techniques, Aims and Trends

    Edited by Griffith Taylor

    This title, first published in 1951, examines the growth, fields, techniques, aims and trends of geography at the time. The book is divided into three parts, of which the first deals with the evolution of geography and its philosophical basis. The second is concerned with studies of special…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Meaning of Horses

    Biosocial Encounters

    Edited by Dona Davis, Anita Maurstad

    The Meaning of Horses examines the engagements and entanglements that link the lived experiences of human and non-human animals. The contributors discuss horse-human relationships in multiple contexts, times and places, highlighting variations in the meaning of horses as well as universals of ‘…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26 
    Routledge

  • Transnationalism, Migration and the Challenge to Europe

    The Enlargement of Meaning

    By Kevin Robins, Asu Aksoy

    Transnationalism, Migration and the Challenge to Europe: The Enlargement of Meaning puts forward an alternative outline for thinking about migration in a European context. Moving beyond the agenda of identity politics, the book addresses possibilities more related to the experiential and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge

  • The Mekong: A Socio-legal Approach to River Basin Development

    By Ben Boer, Philip Hirsch, Fleur Johns, Ben Saul, Natalia Scurrah

    An international river basin is an ecological system, an economic thoroughfare, a geographical area, a font of life and livelihoods, a geopolitical network and, often, a cultural icon. It is also a socio-legal phenomenon. This book is the first detailed study of an international river basin from a…

    Paperback – 2015-11-17 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

    By Various

    Originally published between 1972 and 1996 the 19 diverse volumes in this set cover key areas of human geography such as: transport, development, health, defence, the media, recreation & leisure, politics, poverty and wealth. Written by international authors including Jacquelin Burgess, John…

    Hardback – 2015-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • The Geography of Western Europe

    A Socio-Economic Study

    By Paul L Knox

    This book provides a comprehensive survey of the social geography of Western Europe. It begins by outlining the character of the region nad proceeds with an exploration of demographic and cultural features, including migration and ethnic groups. The political organisation of nations and regions are…

    Hardback – 2015-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • The Geography of United States Poverty

    Patterns of Deprivation, 1980-1990

    By Wendy Shaw

    Until this book was originally published in 1996 there had been little detailed research concerning the geographic location of the poor in America. The book examines the spatial distribution of the poor within the US and discusses the general characteristics of the poverty population. It explores…

    Hardback – 2015-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • The Geographer at Work

    By Peter Gould

    This book charts the developments in the discipline of geography from the 1950s to the 1980s, examining how geography now connects with urban, regional and national planning, and impacts on areas such as medicine, transport, agricultural development and electoral reform. The book also discusses how…

    Hardback – 2015-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • The Politics of Location

    An Introduction

    By Andrew Kirby

    This book, originally published in 1982, begins with an examination of space, and its role in the process of public provision and collective consumption. Variations in provision are linked to the Weberian notion of social status and political struggles over consumption and externality issues.…

    Hardback – 2015-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

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