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  • Heritage, Memory, and Punishment

    Remembering Colonial Prisons in East Asia, 1st Edition

    By Shu-Mei Huang, Hyun-Kyung Lee

    Based on a transnational study of decommissioned, postcolonial prisons in Taiwan (Taipei and Chiayi), South Korea (Seoul) and China (Lushun), this book offers a critical reading of prisons as a particular colonial product, the current restoration of which as national heritage is closely related to…

    Hardback – 2019-10-11 
    Routledge
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • Sport, Development and Environmental Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rob Millington, Simon C. Darnell

    This is the first book to consider the intersections of sport, international development and environmental sustainability. It explores the tensions between sport’s potential contribution to the environment and its rather poor record to date. Bringing together a diverse group of scholars who…

    Hardback – 2019-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sport Development

  • Spatial Practices

    Modes of Action and Engagement with the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Dodd

    This book explores ‘spatial practices’, a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Population, Mobility and Belonging

    Understanding Population Concepts in Media, Culture and Society, 1st Edition

    By Rob Cover

    In a world of increasing mobility and migration, population size and composition come under persistent scrutiny across public policy, public debate, and film and television. Drawing on media, cultural and social theory approaches, this book takes a fresh look at the concept of ‘population’ as a…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • The Biometric Border World

    Technology, Bodies and Identities on the Move, 1st Edition

    By Karen Fog Olwig, Kristina Grünenberg, Perle Møhl, Anja Simonsen

    Since the 1990s, biometric border control has attained key importance throughout Europe. Employing digital images of, for example, fingerprints, DNA, bones, faces or irises, biometric technologies use bodies to identify, categorize, and regulate individuals’ cross-border movements. Based on…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Time Resources, Society and Ecology

    On the Capacity for Human Interaction in Space and Time, 1st Edition

    By Tommy Carlstein

    Originally published in 1982, Time Resources, Society and Ecology examines and seeks to examine the time dimension in terms of the ecology, technology, social organization and spatial structure of the human habitat. Approaches to time resources – sociological time-budget studies, anthropological…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Interpretations of Calamity

    From the Viewpoint of Human Ecology, 1st Edition

    Edited by K. Hewitt

    Originally published in 1983, Interpretations of Calamity provides a provocative critique of the ‘dominant view’ of research into natural hazards. Throughout the world, there are now many people professionally engaged in the mitigation and control of risks & hazards, and the impact of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Gender and Development

    3rd Edition

    By Janet Momsen

    This revised and updated third edition of Gender and Development provides a concise, accessible introduction to gender and development issues in the developing world and in the transition countries of Eastern and Central Europe. The nine chapters include discussions on: changes in theoretical…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Defining National Heritage

    The National Trust from Open Spaces to Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    By Leslie G. Cintron

    As the largest non-governmental preservation association in the world, the National Trust for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (the National Trust) is arguably one of the most influential organizations of its kind. As such, it provides particularly useful case studies for examining the process…

    Hardback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Globalizing Cities

    A Brief Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Mark Abrahamson

    Globalization has been built upon, and maintained by, major urban centers. As the interconnections among these cities grow, more cities become involved as important global nodes, and globalization has an extremely strong influence upon the forms and functions of cities everywhere. This new textbook…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Changing Urban Trends

    Cultures of Decency and Well-being from the Premodern to the Postmodern, 1st Edition

    By Siegrun F. Freyss

    Our contemporary public sector is deeply steeped in its history. Examining the historic patterns of urban settlements, for example, can teach us much about the development of our public sector interests: zoning (separate the slaughterhouse from the residences), the creation of public police and…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge

  • The Aral Sea Basin

    Water for Sustainable Development in Central Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefanos Xenarios, Dietrich Schmidt-Vogt, Manzoor Qadir, Barbara Janusz-Pawletta, Iskandar Abdullaev

    This book offers the first multidisciplinary overview of water resources issues and management in the Aral Sea Basin, covering both the Amu Daray and Syr Darya River Basins. The two main rivers of Amu Darya and Syr Darya and their tributaries comprise the Aral Sea Basin area and are the lifeline…

    Hardback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Series on Major River Basins of the World

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