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  • Sovereignty, Space and Civil War in Sri Lanka

    Porous Nation, 1st Edition

    By Anoma Pieris

    Analyses of the Sri Lankan civil war (1983–2009) overwhelmingly represent it as an ethnonationalist contest, prolonging postcolonial arguments on the creation and dissolution of the incipient nation-state since independence in 1948. While colonial divide-and-rule policies, the rise of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series

  • The Routledge Handbook of Anthropology and the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Setha Low

    The Routledge Handbook of Anthropology and the City provides a comprehensive study of current and future urban issues on a global and local scale. Premised on an ‘engaged’ approach to urban anthropology, the volume adopts a thematic approach that covers a wide range of modern urban issues, with a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Anthropology Handbooks

  • Crafting Form-Based Codes

    Resilient Design, Policy, and Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Korkut Onaran

    This book is for the well-meaning idealists – city planners, urban designers, municipalities, and developers – who are frustrated working within the messy political environments of local democracies. It provides practical tools for crafting form-based rules that can facilitate effective…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • Thinking Time Geography

    Concepts, Methods and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Kajsa Ellegård

    Time-geography is a mode of thinking that helps in the understanding of change in society, the wider context and ecological consequences of human actions. This book presents its assumptions, concepts and methods, and example  applications. The intellectual path of the Swedish geographer…

    Hardback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Shaping Portland

    Anatomy of a Healthy City, 1st Edition

    By Paddy Tillett

    Portland is a young city founded on a river bank in a virgin forest less than 200 years ago. Shaping Portland: Anatomy of a Healthy City is about the values engendered by the place, and how those values have influenced the growing city. It examines how and why the public realm supports or obstructs…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Responding to Climate Change in Asian Cities

    Governance for a more resilient urban future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Diane Archer, Sarah Colenbrander, David Dodman

    The role of cities in addressing climate change is increasingly recognised in international arenas, including the Sustainable Development Goals, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, and the New Urban Agenda. Asia is home to many of the countries that are most vulnerable to climate change…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Infrastructures in Practice

    The Dynamics of Demand in Networked Societies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Shove, Frank Trentmann

    Infrastructures in Practice shows how infrastructures and daily life shape each other. Power grids, roads and broadband make modern lifestyles possible – at the same time, their design and day-to-day operation depends on what people do at home and at work. This volume investigates the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21
    Routledge

  • Environmental Health Risks

    Ethical Aspects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Friedo Zölzer, Gaston Meskens

    Environmental health involves the assessment and control of environmental factors that can potentially affect human health, such as radiation, toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents. It is less commonly understood that environmental health also requires addressing questions of an ethical nature…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Policy Choice in Local Responses to Climate Change

    A Comparison of Urban Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hubert Heinelt, Wolfram Lamping

    Since the 1990s ‘beliefs’, ‘ideas’ or ‘knowledge’ as well as processes of communicative interactions such as persuasion, argumentation and learning have received increasing attention in social science for the understanding of political changes. This book makes a significant contribution to this…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Social Economics and the Solidarity City

    1st Edition

    By Brendan Murtagh

    Social Economics and the Solidarity City explores the impact and potential of the social economy as a site of urban struggle, political mobilization and community organization. The search for alternatives to the neoliberal logic governing contemporary cities has often focused on broad and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Vernacular Regeneration

    Low-income Housing, Private Policing and Urban Transformation in inner-city Johannesburg, 1st Edition

    By Aidan Mosselson

    Urban regeneration is currently taking place in inner-city Johannesburg. This book presents an alternative, multi-layered account for reading the process of urban change and renewal. The provision of social and affordable housing and the spread of private security are explored through the lenses of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge

  • Time Geography in the Global Context

    An Anthology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kajsa Ellegård

    Time-geography is a mode of thinking that helps us understand change processes in society, the wider context and the ecological consequences of human actions. This book brings together international time-geographic research from a range of disciplines.   Swedish geographer Torsten Hägerstrand is a…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

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