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  • Renewing Urban Communities

    Environment, Citizenship and Sustainability in Ireland, 1st Edition

    By Mark Scott

    Edited by Niamh Moore

    Ireland is now an urban society, and both parts of the island have experienced rapid urban-generated growth and new patterns of development in recent years. This inter-disciplinary book adopts an all-Ireland perspective to investigate the tension that exists between sustainable urban development…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Urban Planning and Environment

  • Migration, Culture Conflict, Crime and Terrorism

    1st Edition

    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

  • Taming China's Wilderness

    Immigration, Settlement and the Shaping of the Heilongjiang Frontier, 1900-1931, 1st Edition

    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

  • The Social Impacts of Urban Containment

    1st Edition

    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

  • Development-Induced Displacement and Resettlement

    New perspectives on persisting problems, 1st Edition

    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 Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

  • Indonesia-Malaysia Relations

    Cultural Heritage, Politics and Labour Migration, 1st Edition

    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
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Globalization Development and Social Justice

    A propositional political approach, 1st Edition

    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
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Energy Poverty in Eastern Europe

    Hidden Geographies of Deprivation, 1st Edition

    By Stefan Buzar

    One of the consequences of the post-socialist transformation of Eastern and Central Europe and the Former Soviet Union is the emergence of energy poverty, a condition where households are living in inadequately heated homes. This book provides the first full-length examination of the causes,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30

  • Metropolitan Anxieties

    On the Meaning of the Irish Catholic Adventure in Scotland, 1st Edition

    By Mark Boyle

    In a lecture entitled ’Scotland’s shame’, delivered at the Edinburgh Festival in August 1999, Scotland’s leading musical composer James MacMillan sought in an explosive way to expose the continuing pervasiveness of anti-Irish and anti-Catholic sectarianism and bigotry in contemporary Scotland. A…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30

  • Mobilities and Inequality

    1st Edition

    By Hanja Maksim, Manfred Max Bergman

    Edited by Timo Ohnmacht

    This book opens up the debate on the interrelations between space and mobilities with regard to different dimensions of social inequality. Based on the premise that the dynamics caused by modernization, globalization, migration and social change affect the structuring of the social fabric, the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30

  • Social Formation in Dhaka, 1985-2005

    A Longitudinal Study of Society in a Third World Megacity, 1st Edition

    By Kamal Siddiqui, Jamshed Ahmed, Kaniz Siddique, Sayeedul Huq, Abul Hossain, Shah Nazimud-Doula, Nahid Rezawana

    By the middle of the twenty-first century, more than fifty per cent of the world's population will live in an urban environment. Most of this new urban growth will take place in Asia and Africa, yet most governments in these two continents seem woefully unprepared for the challenges they will face…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28

  • Rural Housing, Exurbanization, and Amenity-Driven Development

    Contrasting the 'Haves' and the 'Have Nots', 1st Edition

    By Mark Lapping

    Edited by David Marcouiller

    Rural America is progressing through a dramatic and sustained post-industrial economic transition. For many, traditional means of household sustenance gained through agriculture, mining and rustic tourism are giving way to large scale corporate agriculture, footloose and globally competitive…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28

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