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  • 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

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Demography

    Edited by Zhongwei Zhao, Adrian Hayes

    Asia is the largest and most populous continent in the world. Its current population of around 4.3 billion accounts for close to 60 percent of the world’s total. It is also an extremely diverse continent with people living in hugely varied natural environments. Many Asian countries have their own…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Second Rank Cities in Europe

    Structural Dynamics and Growth Potential

    Edited by Roberto Camagni, Roberta Capello

    Second-rank cities are back on the academic scene, capturing the interest of scholars with their unexpected recent performance with respect to first-rank cities. Looking at the data on average urban GDP growth in 139 European cities since 1996, the relatively strong position of large cities (over…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge

  • Community-based adaptation

    Mainstreaming into national and local planning

    Edited by Hannah Reid

    Community-based adaptation (CBA) to climate change is based on local priorities, needs, knowledge and capacities. Early CBA initiatives were generally implemented by non-government organisations (NGOs), and operated primarily at the local level. Many used ‘bottom-up’ participatory processes to…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge

  • East Asia and Food (In)Security

    Edited by Shaun Breslin, Christopher W. Hughes

    This book presents a study of perceptions of food insecurity in East Asia, and explores how individual countries are developing strategies to deal with the situation. It also looks at how the perception of food insecurity has increasingly influenced the nature of international interactions, not…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Land, Indigenous Peoples and Conflict

    Edited by Alan Tidwell, Barry Zellen

    Land, Indigenous Peoples and Conflict presents an original comparative study of indigenous land and property rights worldwide. The book explores how the ongoing constitutional, legal and political integration of indigenous peoples into contemporary society has impacted on indigenous institutions…

    Hardback – 2015-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Ageing Resource Communities

    New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism

    Edited by Mark Skinner, Neil Hanlon

    Throughout the world’s hinterland regions, people are growing old in resource-dependent communities that were neither originally designed nor presently equipped to support an ageing population. This book provides cutting edge theoretical and empirical insights into the new phenomenon resource…

    Hardback – 2015-09-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Shrinking Cities

    International Perspectives and Policy Implications

    Edited by Karina Pallagst, Thorsten Wiechmann, Cristina Martinez-Fernandez

    The shrinking city phenomenon is a multidimensional process that affects cities, parts of cities or metropolitan areas around the world that have experienced dramatic decline in their economic and social bases. Shrinkage is not a new phenomenon in the study of cities. However, shrinking cities lack…

    Paperback – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Geography

  • Social Demography of South Africa

    Advances and Emerging Issues

    Edited by Clifford O. Odimegwu, John Kekovole

    This edited collection investigates what progress has been made in the field of social demography in South Africa since the democratic dispensation in the country. Contributors offer a compilation of in-depth analytical studies of substantive, technical and contemporary issues in the South African…

    Hardback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Active Ageing and Demographic Change

    Challenges for social work and social policy

    Edited by Siniša Zrinščak, Susan Lawrence

    Although demographic change has been a widely discussed topic for decades, its scope, social impact and related policy responses leave us with many unresolved social issues. Demographic change is a reality for all European societies but the ways in which it is taking place differ from country to…

    Hardback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge

  • Asian Migrations

    Social and Geographical Mobilities in Southeast, East, and Northeast Asia

    By Tony Fielding

    This textbook describes and explains the complex reality of contemporary internal and international migrations in East Asia. Taking an interdisciplinary approach; Tony Fielding combines theoretical debate and detailed empirical analysis to provide students with an understanding of the causes and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-21
    Routledge

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