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  • Animals, Anthropomorphism and Mediated Encounters

    1st Edition

    By Claire Parkinson

    This book critically investigates the pervasiveness of anthropomorphised animals in popular culture. Anthropomorphism in popular visual media has long been denounced for being unsophisticated or emotionally manipulative. It is often criticised for over-expressing similarities between humans and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • Debating and Defining Borders

    Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Cooper, Søren Tinning

    This book brings together insights from border scholars and philosophers to ask how we are to defi ne and understand concepts of borders today. Borders have a defi ning role in contemporary societies. Take, for example, the 2016 US election and the UK Brexit referendum, and subsequent debate, where…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Memory and Place

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah De Nardi, Hilary Orange, Steven High, Eerika Koskinen-Koivisto

    This Handbook explores the latest cross-disciplinary research on the inter-relationship between memory studies, place, and identity. In the works of dynamic memory, there is room for multiple stories, versions of the past and place understandings, and often resistance to mainstream narratives.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Carceral Space, Prisoners and Animals

    1st Edition

    By Karen M. Morin

    Carceral Space, Prisoners and Animals explores resonances across human and nonhuman carceral geographies. The work proposes an analysis of the carceral from a broader vantage point than has yet been done, developing a ‘trans-species carceral geography’ that includes spaces of nonhuman captivity,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • Transformative Ground

    A Field Guide to the Post-Industrial Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Ross Mclean

    Aimed at students and instructors, alongside practitioners and researchers, in landscape architecture and its allied disciplinary fields, this book provides the reader with a clear framework of theoretical and practical considerations for interpreting and designing post-industrial landscapes. One…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03 
    Routledge

  • Rivers and Society

    Landscapes, Governance and Livelihoods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Cooper, Abhik Chakraborty, Shamik Chakraborty

    Rivers and their watersheds constitute some of the most dynamic and complex landscapes. Rivers have sustained human communities, and human societies have utilized and altered river flows in a number of ways for millennia. However, the level of human impact on rivers, and on watershed environments,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Living with Floods in a Mobile Southeast Asia

    A Political Ecology of Vulnerability, Migration and Environmental Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Middleton, Rebecca Elmhirst, Supang Chantavanich

    This book contributes to a better understanding of the relationship between migration, vulnerability, resilience and social justice associated with flooding across diverse environmental, social and policy contexts in Southeast Asia. It challenges simple analyses of flooding as a singular driver of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • American Chinese Restaurants

    Society, Culture and Consumption, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Banh, Haiming Liu

    With case studies from the USA, Canada, Chile, and other countries in Latin America, American Chinese Restaurants examines the lived experiences of what it is like to work in a Chinese restaurant. The book provides ethnographic insights on small family businesses, struggling immigrant parents, and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge

  • Neighbourhood Planning

    Place, Space and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Janet Banfield

    This book carries out an in-depth investigation of a neighbourhood planning process that engages critically with the issues surrounding articulation of local concerns in a strategic manner and the prospects of implementing ‘bottom up’ community initiatives successfully. It highlights the dynamics…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • The Creative Arts in Governance of Urban Renewal and Development

    1st Edition

    By Rory Shand

    This book focuses on the role of the creative sector in the governance of urban renewal and economic development initiatives. Rory Shand examines the ways in which both the top-down nature of the creative sector, and the bottom-up roles of creative arts organisations, drive development and engage…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Water Politics

    Governance, Justice and the Right to Water, 1st Edition

    Edited by Farhana Sultana, Alex Loftus

    Scholarship on the right to water has proliferated in interesting and unexpected ways in recent years. This book broadens existing discussions on the right to water in order to shed critical light on the pathways, pitfalls, prospects, and constraints that exist in achieving global goals, as well as…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Migration in Performance

    Crossing the Colonial Present, 1st Edition

    By Caleb Johnston, Geraldine Pratt

    This book follows the travels of Nanay, a testimonial theatre play developed from research with migrant domestic workers in Canada, as it was recreated and restaged in different places around the globe. This work examines how Canadian migration policy is embedded across and within histories of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

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