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  • Place, Diversity and Solidarity

    Edited by Stijn Oosterlynck, Nick Schuermans, Maarten Loopmans

    In many countries, particularly in the Global North, established forms of solidarity within communities are said to be challenged by the increasing ethnic and cultural diversity of the population. Against the backdrop of renewed geopolitical tensions – which inflate and exploit…

    Hardback – 2017-05-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Migration, Culture Conflict, Crime and Terrorism

    By Rob T. Guerette

    Edited by Joshua D. Freilich

    Immigration and its consequences is a substantially contested subject with hugely differing viewpoints. While some contend that criminal participation by migrants is the result of environmental factors found in the host country that are beyond the control of migrants, others blame migrants for all…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 analyzing mobility, inequalities of mobility, politics of mobility, decentering…

    Hardback – 2017-03-07
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-03-03
    Routledge

  • The Social Impacts of Urban Containment

    By Arthur C. Nelson, Casey J. Dawkins

    One of the policies that has been most widely used to try to limit urban sprawl has been that of urban containment. These policies are planning controls limiting the growth of cities in an attempt to preserve open rural uses, such as habitat, agriculture and forestry, in urban regions. While there…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    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 – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • 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 – 2017-01-27
    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 – 2016-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Diasporas, Migrations and Mobilities

  • Canada and Colonial Genocide

    Edited by Andrew Woolford, Jeff Benvenuto

    Settler colonialism in Canada has traditionally been portrayed as a gentler, if not benevolent, colonialism—especially in contrast to the Indian Wars in the United States. This national mythology has penetrated into comparative genocide studies, where Canadian case studies are rarely discussed in…

    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 – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • 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 – 2016-12-08
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Geography

  • 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 – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

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