Population Geography Products

  • Geographies of Mobility

    Recent advances in theory and method

    Edited by Mei-Po Kwan, Tim Schwanen

    This book seeks to bring together different philosophical, theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of human mobility within the discipline of geography. With five thematic sections – conceptualizing and analysing mobility, inequalities of mobility, politics of mobility, decentering…

    Hardback – 2017-03-04 
    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 – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Young Entrepreneurs in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Katherine V. Gough, Thilde Langevang

    Young people in sub-Saharan Africa are growing up in rapidly changing social and economic environments which produce high levels of un- and underemployment. Job creation through entrepreneurship is currently being promoted by international organizations, governments and NGOs as a key solution,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Population, Development and Welfare in the History of Economic Thought

    By Claudia Sunna

    The relation between demographic phenomena and economic development is a complex one and has changed throughout time; today the relationship is still unclear and the effects of population growth on development and social welfare are still a matter of debate. In this book, Claudia Sunna examines how…

    Hardback – 2017-01-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Taming China's Wilderness

    Immigration, Settlement and the Shaping of the Heilongjiang Frontier, 1900-1931

    By Patrick Fuliang Shan

    Until the beginning of the twentieth century, the Chinese province of Heilongjiang, historically known as Northern Manchuria, remained a sparsely populated territory on the northeastern frontier. For about two centuries, the rulers of the Qing dynasty (1644-1912) - whose historical homeland was in…

    Paperback – 2017-01-07 
    Routledge

  • Development-Induced Displacement and Resettlement

    New perspectives on persisting problems

    Edited by Irge Satiroglu, Narae Choi

    Every year millions of people are displaced from their homes, livelihoods and communities due to land-based development projects. There is no limit to what can be called a ‘development project’. They can range from small-scale infrastructure or mining projects to mega hydropower plants; can be…

    Paperback – 2016-12-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

  • Migration, Micro-Business and Tourism in Thailand

    Highlanders in the City

    By Alexander Trupp

    Visitors to Thailand’s urban and beach-sided tourist hotspots notice the presence of colourful and predominantly female vendors offering self-made and mass-manufactured products. A high percentage of these vendors are members of the highland ethnic minority group of Akha who have become…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Diasporas, Migrations and Mobilities

  • The Millennial City

    Trends, Implications, and Prospects for Urban Planning and Policy

    Edited by Markus Moos, Deirdre Pfeiffer, Tara Vinodrai

    This book assesses the impact of demographic change – and in particular, the current shift toward the "Millennial" generation – on urban planning and policy making in cities. It asks how the millennial generation differs from previous generations in terms of their career, housing, travel choices,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Indonesia-Malaysia Relations

    Cultural Heritage, Politics and Labour Migration

    By Marshall Clark, Juliet Pietsch

    Drawing on social media, cinema, cultural heritage and public opinion polls, this book examines Indonesia and Malaysia from a comparative postcolonial perspective. The Indonesia–Malaysia relationship is one of the most important bilateral relationships in Southeast Asia, especially because…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Globalization Development and Social Justice

    A propositional political approach

    By Ann El Khoury

    Are there existing alternatives to corporate globalization? What are the prospects for and commonalities between communities and movements such as Occupy, the World Social Forum and alternative economies? Globalization Development and Social Justice advances the proposition that another…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Migration

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Samers, Michael Collyer

    While the subject of migration has received enormous attention in academic journals and books across the social sciences, introductory texts on the matter are few and far between. Even fewer books have explored migration through a critical and explicit engagement with spatial concepts. Now in its…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Geography

  • Globalisation, Economic Inclusion and African Workers

    Making the Right Connections

    Edited by Kate Meagher, Laura Mann, Maxim Bolt

    This book addresses the question of whether greater inclusion in the global economy offers a solution to rising unemployment and poverty in contemporary Africa. The authors trace the connection between global demographic change and new mechanisms of economic inclusion via global value chains,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06
    Routledge

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