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  • Forecasting Techniques for Urban and Regional Planning

    1st Edition

    By Brian Field

    Edited by Bryan Macgregor

    Originally published in 1987, Forecasting Techniques for Urban and Regional Planning is an introduction to the various analytical techniques which have been developed and applied in urban and regional analysis in planning practice. The subjects covered are population, housing, employment, transport…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Urban Markets

    Developing Informal Retailing, 1st Edition

    By David Dewar, Vanessa Watson

    Originally published in 1990, Urban Markets looks at how the informal sector of the economy should be encouraged to assist in the alleviation of problems of poverty and unemployment. Despite this rhetoric, few concrete, implementable ways have been developed. This book is concerned with one such…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • The Impact of the Sharing Economy on Business and Society

    Digital Transformation and the Rise of Platform Businesses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abbas Strømmen-Bakhtiar, Evgueni Vinogradov

    The emergence of new platform business models, notably the sharing economy, is impacting the economy in various ways, altering the structure of many industries, and raising a number of economic and political issues. This book investigates the widespread influence of the sharing economy on…

    Hardback – 2020-02-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Economics of Innovation

  • Crime, Harm and Consumerism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steve Hall, Tereza Kuldova, Mark Horsley

    This book offers a collection of cutting-edge essays on the relationship between crime, harm and consumer culture. Although consumer culture has been addressed across the social sciences, it has yet to be fully explored in criminology. The editors bring together an impressive list of authors with…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge

  • The Rise of Consumer Capitalism in America, 1880 - 1930

    1st Edition

    By Cesare Silla

    This book offers a genealogical account of the rise of consumer capitalism, tracing its origins in America between 1880 and 1930 and explaining how it emerged to become the dominant form of social organization of our time. Asking how it was that we came to be consumers who live in societies that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-23 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Zero-Waste

    Reconsidering Waste Management for the Future, 1st Edition

    By Atiq Zaman, Tahmina Ahsan

    This book analyses ‘zero-waste’ as an emerging waste management strategy for the future, which considers waste prevention through innovative design and sustainable consumption practices. Drawing on a diverse range of case studies from Australia, Bangladesh, Japan, New Zealand, Sweden and the USA,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

  • Music as Atmosphere

    Collective Feelings and Affective Sounds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Friedlind Riedel, Juha Torvinen

    Music as Atmosphere – Collective Feelings and Affective Sounds is the first collection of essays on music, sound, and atmosphere. The volume assembles an impressively cross-disciplinary panoply of scholars from music studies, sound studies, philosophy, and media studies, all of whom investigate…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Ambiances, Atmospheres and Sensory Experiences of Spaces

  • Ethical Consumption: Practices and Identities

    A Realist Approach, 1st Edition

    By Yana Manyukhina

    This book engages with the topic of ethical consumption and applies a critical-realist approach to explore the process of becoming and being an ethical consumer. By integrating Margaret Archer’s theory of identity formation and Christian Coff’s work on food ethics, it develops a theoretical account…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Critical Realism

  • Regional Cultures, Economies, and Creativity

    Innovating Through Place in Australia and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ariella Van Luyn, Eduardo de la Fuente

    Drawing on Australian and comparative case studies, this volume reconceptualizes non-metropolitan creative economies through the ‘qualities of place’. This book examines the agricultural and gastronomic cultures surrounding ‘native’ foods, coastal sculpture festivals, universities and regional…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • What is Food?

    Researching a Topic with Many Meanings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ulla Gustafsson, Rebecca O'Connell, Alizon Draper, Andrea Tonner

    This volume brings together contributions that provide a snapshot of current food research. What is Food? acknowledges the many dimensions of food, including its social, cultural, symbolic and sensual qualities, while also being material in that it is fundamental to our survival. The collection…

    Hardback – 2019-12-09 
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • Love and Intimacy in Contemporary Society

    Love in an International Context, 1st Edition

    By Ann Brooks

    Love and Intimacy in Contemporary Society reflects on relationships in contemporary society and the role of love and intimacy in framing lives. The book draws on sociological perspectives, cultural sociology and gender theory perspectives. It looks at how love and intimacy is experienced…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge

  • Towards a Society of Degrowth

    1st Edition

    By Onofrio Romano

    This book explores the concept of degrowth, beginning from a basic assumption, that not of resource depletion, as common to the majority of literature in the field, but rather from a state of abundance, arguing that there is a vast amount of energy on the planet waiting to be utilised by all its…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

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