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  • The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and the Nile Basin

    Implications for Transboundary Water Cooperation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zeray Yihdego, Alistair Rieu-Clarke, Ana Elisa Cascão

    The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will not only be Africa’s largest dam, but it is also essential for future cooperation and development in the Nile River Basin and East African region. This book, after setting out basin-level legal and policy successes and failures of managing and sharing…

    Paperback – 2019-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Living with Floods in a Mobile Southeast Asia

    A Political Ecology of Vulnerability, Migration and Environmental Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Middleton, Rebecca Elmhirst, Supang Chantavanich

    This book contributes to a better understanding of the relationship between migration, vulnerability, resilience and social justice associated with flooding across diverse environmental, social and policy contexts in Southeast Asia. It challenges simple analyses of flooding as a singular driver of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • China's International Transboundary Rivers

    Politics, Security and Diplomacy of Shared Water Resources, 1st Edition

    By Lei Xie, Jia Shaofeng

    China has forty major transboundary watercourses with neighbouring countries, and has frequently been accused of harming its downstream neighbours through its domestic water management policies, such as the construction of dams for hydropower. This book provides an understanding of water security…

    Paperback – 2019-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Globalization, Planning and Local Economic Development

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Beer, Terry L. Clower

    This textbook is concerned with economic development at the local, community or regional scale. Its aim is to provide students with a comprehensive introduction to contemporary thinking about locally based economic development, how growth can be planned and how that development can be realized. &…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge

  • Metropolitan Economic Development

    The Political Economy of Urbanisation in Mexico, 1st Edition

    By Alejandra Trejo Nieto

    Metropolitan areas are home to a significant proportion of the world’s population and its economic output. Taking Mexico as a case study and weaving in comparisons from Latin America and developed countries, this book explores current trends and policy issues around urbanization, metropolisation,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Common Sense in Environmental Management

    Thinking Through English Land and Water, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Woolley

    Common Sense in Environmental Management examines common sense not in theory, but in practice. Jonathan Woolley argues that common sense as a concept is rooted in English experiences of landscape and land management and examines it ethnographically - unveiling common sense as key to understanding…

    Hardback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge

  • American Chinese Restaurants

    Society, Culture and Consumption, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Banh, Haiming Liu

    With case studies from the USA, Canada, Chile, and other countries in Latin America, American Chinese Restaurants examines the lived experiences of what it is like to work in a Chinese restaurant. The book provides ethnographic insights on small family businesses, struggling immigrant parents, and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge

  • Neighbourhood Planning

    Place, Space and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Janet Banfield

    This book carries out an in-depth investigation of a neighbourhood planning process that engages critically with the issues surrounding articulation of local concerns in a strategic manner and the prospects of implementing ‘bottom up’ community initiatives successfully. It highlights the dynamics…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Sustainable Cities Reimagined

    Multidimensional Assessment and Smart Solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stanislav Shmelev

    To assess urban sustainability performance, this book explores several clusters of cities, including megacities, cities of the Global South, European and North American cities, cities of the Middle East and North Africa, cities of Central and South-East Asia, a city state of Singapore and a large…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Indigeneity and Occupational Change

    The Tribes of Punjab, 1st Edition

    By Birinder Pal Singh

    This book is about the presence of the absent— the tribes of Punjab, India, many of them still nomadic, constituting the poorest of the poor in the state. Drawing on exhaustive fieldwork and ethnographic accounts of more than 750 respondents, it explores the occupational change across generations…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge India

  • Farming Systems and Food Security in Africa

    Priorities for Science and Policy Under Global Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Dixon, Dennis P. Garrity, Jean-Marc Boffa, Timothy O. Williams, Tilahun Amede, Christopher Auricht, Rosemary Lott, George Mburathi

    An improved knowledge of Africa’s complex farming systems, set in their socio-economic and environmental context, is an essential ingredient to developing effective strategies for improving food and nutrition security. This book systematically and comprehensively describes the characteristics,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-24 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Arctic Shipping

    Climate Change, Commercial Traffic and Port Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frédéric Lasserre, Olivier Faury

    This book considers both the present state of Arctic shipping and possible future trends with reference to the various sectors of maritime transportation: cruise tourism, container traffic, and bulk shipping. Ports are analysed as tools that support the strategies of coastal states to foster the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Transport Analysis

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