Social Geography Products

  • Citizenship, Activism and the City

    The Invisible and the Impossible

    By Patricia Burke Wood

    Were the occupations of 2010–11 – from Spain to Tahrir Square to Occupy Wall Street – a success or failure? Are they the model for urban radical politics? This book challenges common understandings and underlying assumptions of what constitutes activism and resistance. It…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Between the Public and Private in Mobile Communication

    Edited by Ana Serrano Tellería

    Mobile devices’ impact on daily life has raised relevant questions regarding public and private space and communication. Both the technological environment (operating systems, platforms, apps) and media ecosystems (interface design, participatory culture, social media) influence how users deal with…

    Hardback – 2017-06-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • European Social Problems

    Edited by Stuart Isaacs

    European Social Problems is the first book to examine social issues in Europe from the perspective of the social sciences. It considers many of these social problems following the UK’s ‘leave’ vote. Key topics examined here include: immigration; multiculturalism and religion; health;…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Drugs, Law, People, Place and the State

    Ongoing regulation, resistance and change

    Edited by Stewart Williams, Barney Warf

    Though any psychoactive substance can be revered or reviled as a drug, as people’s cultural norms shift, ultimately its status is determined in law by the state. This publication explores the regulation of drugs – alcohol and cannabis to heroin and cocaine – and practices such as social drinking…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Climate, Society and Subsurface Politics in Greenland

    Under the Great Ice

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

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Polar Regions

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Art and the City

    Worlding the Discussion through a Critical Artscape

    Edited by Julie Ren, Jason Luger

    Artistic practices have long been disturbing the relationships between art and space. They have challenged the boundaries of performer/spectator, of public/private, introduced intervention and installation, ephemerality and performance, and constantly sought out new modes of distressing…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Food, Agriculture and Social Change

    The Everyday Vitality of Latin America

    Edited by Stephen Sherwood, Alberto Arce, Myriam Paredes

    In recent years, food studies scholarship has tended to focus on a number of increasingly abstract, largely unquestioned concepts with regard to how capital, markets and states organize and operate. This has led to a gulf between public policy and people’s realities with food as experienced in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Governing the Coastal Commons

    Communities, Resilience and Transformation

    Edited by Derek Armitage, Anthony Charles, Fikret Berkes

    Coastal communities depend on the marine environment for their livelihoods, but the common property nature of marine resources poses major challenges for the governance of such resources. Through detailed cases and consideration of broader global trends, this volume examines how coastal communities…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Creating Modern Athens

    A Capital Between East and West

    By Denis Roubien

    Athens is a well-known destination for those interested in discovering the birthplace of Western civilization. Its ancient monuments have been the model for innumerable buildings and works of art all over the Western world. However, the reality of modern Athens is much more complicated: the ancient…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Urban Studies

  • Children, Young People and Care

    Edited by John Horton, Michelle Pyer

    The very notions of childhood and youth are intimately connected to contemporary norms, practices and spaces of care, caring and care-giving. The provision of care is widely figured as both the primary responsibility of parents, carers and practitioners who work with children and young people, and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Understanding Climate Change through Gender Relations

    Edited by Susan Buckingham, Virginie Le Masson

    This book explains how gender, as a power relationship, influences climate change related strategies, and explores the additional pressures that climate change brings to uneven gender relations. It considers the ways in which men and women experience the impacts of these in different economic…

    Hardback – 2017-05-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

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