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  • Mobilities Design

    Urban Designs for Mobile Situations

    By Ole B. Jensen, Ditte Bendix Lanng

    Contemporary society is marked and defined by the ways in which mobile goods, bodies, vehicles, objects, and data are organized, moved and staged. Against the background of the ‘mobilities turn’ this book articulates a new and emerging research field, namely that of ‘mobilities design’. The book…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Film, Architecture and Spatial Imagination

    By Renée Tobe

    Films use architecture as visual shorthand to tell viewers everything they need to know about the characters in a short amount of time. Illustrated by a diverse range of films from different eras and cultures, this book investigates the reciprocity between film and architecture. Using a…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

    By Various

    First published between 1975 and 1991, this set reissues 13 volumes that originally appeared as part of the History Workshop Series. This series of books, which grew out of the journal of the same name, advocated ‘history from below’ and examined numerous, often social, issues from the perspectives…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Movements for Human Rights

    Locally and Globally

    Edited by David L. Brunsma, Keri Iyall Smith, Brian Gran

    How do people work together to advance human rights? Do people form groups to prevent human rights from being enforced? Why? In what ways do circumstances matter to the work of individuals collectively working to shape human rights practices? Human society is made of individuals within…

    Paperback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Distressed Cities and Resilience

    Social Possibilities and Contexts

    By Anja H. Bieri, Anne M. Khademian

    Bringing together a multi-disciplinary team of scholars, this progressive volume peels back major concepts such as ’urban distress’, ’resilience’, ’sustainability’, ’risk’, creative cities� through various formats of conversation, including dialogues, comments, debates, essays, and interviews. In…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Mischief, Morality and Mobs

    Essays in Honour of Geoffrey Pearson

    Edited by Dick Hobbs

    Geoffrey Pearson, who died in 2013, was one of the outstanding social scientists of the post second world war era. His work spanned social work, social theory, social history, criminology and sociology. In particular, his work has had a huge impact upon studies of youth, youth culture and drugs.…

    Hardback – 2016-08-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Advertising and Public Memory

    Social, Cultural and Historical Perspectives on Ghost Signs

    Edited by Stefan Schutt, Sam Roberts, Leanne White

    This is the first scholarly collection to examine the social and cultural aspects of the worldwide interest in the faded remains of advertising signage (popularly known as ‘ghost signs’). Contributors examine the complex relationships between the signs and those who commissioned them, painted them,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Spatializing Culture

    The Ethnography of Space and Place

    By Setha Low

    This book demonstrates the value of ethnographic theory and methods in understanding space and place, and considers how ethnographically-based spatial analyses can yield insight into prejudices, inequalities and social exclusion as well as offering people the means for understanding the places…

    Paperback – 2016-08-22 
    Routledge

  • New Mobilities and Social Changes in Russia’s Arctic Regions

    Edited by Marlene Laruelle

    Dr. Marlene Laruelle is Associate Director of the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (IERES) and Research Professor of International Affairs at the Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University. She previously was a Visiting Scholar at the Woodrow…

    Hardback – 2016-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Polar Regions

  • Public Goods versus Economic Interests

    Global Perspectives on the History of Squatting

    Edited by Freia Anders, Alexander Sedlmaier

    Squatting is currently a global phenomenon. A concomitant of economic development and social conflict, squatting attracts public attention because – implicitly or explicitly – it questions property relations from the perspective of the basic human need for shelter. So far neglected by historical…

    Hardback – 2016-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Intersectional Pedagogy

    Complicating Identity and Social Justice

    Edited by Kim Case

    Intersectional Pedagogy explores best practices for effective teaching and learning about intersections of identity as informed by intersectional theory. Formatted in three easy-to-follow sections, this collection explores the pedagogy of intersectionality to address lived experiences that…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02 
    Routledge

  • Reflections on Architecture, Society and Politics

    Social and Cultural Tectonics in the 21st Century

    Edited by Graham Cairns

    Reflections on Architecture, Society and Politics brings together a series of thirteen interviews by editor Graham Cairns in collaboration with some of the most prominent polemic thinkers and critical practitioners from the fields of architecture and the social sciences, including Noam Chomsky,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02 
    Routledge

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