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  • Universities and Regional Economic Development

    Engaging with the Periphery

    Edited by Paul Benneworth

    This book explores how universities in less successful regions contribute to processes of regional economic development and innovative growth. Universities are complex organisations, and can have difficulties in producing co-ordinated action around their knowledge production and circulation…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Regions and Cities

  • The Political Economy of Mega Projects in Asia

    Globalization and Urban Transformation

    Edited by Hyun Bang Shin, Dong-Wan Gimm

    The growth of urban real estate development has been a key recent facet of the globalization of Asian economies. This book compares and analyses how the aspirations of Asian states have been reflected in the course of (re-)writing the urban landscape, and considers the role of scalar politics.…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Regions and Cities

  • Placing Critical Geography

    International Histories of Critical Geographies

    Edited by Ulrich Best, Lawrence D. Berg

    Critical geography, broadly speaking, takes a Left progressive perspective to the study of space and place. It includes a range of behavioural, radical, cultural and humanistic approaches in contrast to other more quantitative and econometric approaches which are often perceived to be at the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 

  • War, Disaster and Outmigration

    Three Decades of Moving Beyond Poverty in Sri Lanka

    By Olaf Kuhlke, James A. Tyner

    Just over thirty years ago, in 1977, the Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka first opened its largely nationalized, socialist economy to the world. Driven by privatization, foreign direct investments and the development of an export-based economy, the country has since experienced significant economic…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 

  • Living with the Sea

    Knowledge, awareness and action

    Edited by Kimberley Peters, Mike Brown

    An ‘oceanic turn’ is now taking place across the humanities and social sciences, with a burgeoning of academic work emerging which takes seriously the place of seas and oceans in understanding socio-cultural and political life, past and present. There is a significant gap in this literature…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 

  • Vulnerability, Disasters and Resilience

    By Graham A. Tobin, Linda M. Whiteford

    Natural events in one place result in disaster, while the same natural event in another place doesn’t. Disasters occur swiftly, and disasters occur slowly. This book offers readers a global perspective of natural hazard principles, from physical processes and social impacts. It primarily draws on…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Dogs in the North

    Stories of Cooperation and Co-Domestication

    Edited by Robert Losey, Robert Wishart, Jan Peter Laurens Loovers

    Dogs in the North offers an interdisciplinary in-depth consideration of the multiple roles that dogs have played in the circumpolar north. Spanning the deep history of humans and dogs in the north, the volume examines a variety of contexts in North America and Eurasia. The case studies build on…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18 
    Arctic Worlds

  • Community, Social Mobility and Borders in the Middle East

    By Hatice Pinar Senoguz

    This book provides an interdisciplinary perspective on borders, power, inclusion, exclusion and hierarchy. It does so through the lens of ethnographic research and oral history on the Turkish border town of Kilis. Kilis has been identified as nowhere in Bilad al-Sham but as a border town after the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 
    Border Regions Series

  • Anthropology at Home: Developments in French

    By Marion Demossier

    Using a series of case studies, starting in 1945 with the fall of the Vichy regime, this book explores French ethnology as an academic discipline and as a practice, in relation to the politics of heritage and the fostering of cultural identities at both a national and regional level. It argues that…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 

  • Regional Diasporas and Transnational Flows to India

    Provincial Globalisation

    Edited by Carol Upadhya, Mario Rutten, Leah Koskimaki

    Patterns of international migration have produced complex transnational networks that directly link towns and villages in India to people and places abroad. Although the Government of India has forged a strong relationship with Overseas Indians, the ties that migrants and diasporic groups maintain…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Urban Marginalisation in South Asia

    Waste Pickers in Calcutta

    By Nandini Sen

    The book examines the lives and society of a marginalised urban community of waste-pickers living within the city of Calcutta (India), and yet on the periphery of mainstream society. Through interpretive ethnography of the studied community focusing on ideological marginalisation, as distinct from…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Urban France

    By Ian Scargill

    Originally published in 1983, Urban France examines the rapid growth in French cities between 1950-1980, and the serious consequences that have followed this rapid growth. This volume examines the nature of this urban explosion and the efforts of planners and others to find solutions to the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-27 
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

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