Social Geography Products

  • 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 is it also place that becomes the battle field, war zone, mass grave, desecrated site and destroyed landscape in the…

    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

  • Spiritualizing the City

    Agency and Resilience of the Urban and Urbanesque Habitat

    Edited by Victoria Hegner, Peter Jan Margry

    Urban spaces have always functioned as cradles and laboratories for religious movements and spiritualities. The urban forms a central and nourishing agent for the creation of new religious expressions, and continually negotiates new ways of being spiritual and establishing spiritual ideas and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Amman: Petrodollars, identity, and contemporary megaprojects

    By Majd Musa

    Amman has been undergoing dramatic physical transformations at the architectural and urban scales, which are influenced by interrelated global, regional, national, and local forces. This book investigates the influences of petrodollar flows from the Gulf states to Amman on the city’s built…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • Visual Methods in the Field

    Photography for the Social Sciences

    By Terence Heng

    The use of images, particularly photography, has been steadily gaining popularity in academia, but there has not yet been a book that deals with the act and process of photo-taking in the field. Drawing upon 21 years of photographic experience and sociological research, Terence Heng’s immersive and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Cultures of Development

    Vietnam, Brazil and the Unsung Vanguard of Prosperity

    By Jonathan Warren

    The North Atlantic development establishment has had a blemished track record over the past 65 years. In addition to a sizeable portfolio of failure, the few economic success stories in the developing world, such as South Korea and China, have been achieved by rejecting the advice of Western…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • The Human Experience of Space and Place

    Edited by Anne Buttimer, David Seamon

    Humanistic geography is one of the major emerging themes which has recently dominated geographic writing. Anne Buttimer has been one of the leading figures in the rise of humanistic geography, and the research students she collected round her at Clark University in the 1970s constituted something…

    Paperback – 2016-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Community-Owned Transport

    By Leigh Glover

    City and state governments around the world are struggling to achieve environmentally sustainable transport. Economic, technological, city and transport planning and human behaviour solutions are often hampered by ineffective implementation. So attention is now turning to institutional,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-21 
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • Island Geographies

    Essays and conversations

    Edited by Elaine Stratford

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    Hardback – 2016-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • The Routledge Handbook of Hospitality Studies

    Edited by Conrad Lashley

    In recent years there has been a growing interest in the study of hospitality as a social phenomenon. This interest has tended to arrive from two communities. The first are hospitality academics interested in exploring the wider meanings of hospitality as a way of better understanding guest and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14 
    Routledge

  • Geographical Gerontology

    Concepts and Approaches

    Edited by Mark W. Skinner, Gavin J. Andrews, Malcolm P. Cutchin

    This book advances the field of study called ‘geographical gerontology’ – a burgeoning body of interdisciplinary scholarship encompassing the application of geographical concepts and approaches to the study of ageing, old age and older populations. With contributions from leading international…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

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