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  • Cinematic Tourist Mobilities and the Plight of Development

    On Atmospheres, Affects, and Environments, 1st Edition

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    It is said that movies have encroached upon social realities creating tourism enclaves based on distortions of history and heritage, or simulations that disregard both. What localities and nation-states value are discarded, suppressed, or modified beyond recognition in neoliberal markets; thus…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Time, Space and Capital in India

    Longing and Belonging in an Urban-Industrial Hinterland, 1st Edition

    By Atreyee Majumder

    At this western corner of the confluence of the Bay of Bengal and the busy river Hooghly, West Bengal in eastern India lies a geography that has hosted many outsiders – traders, merchants, colonial masters, missionaries and wanderers. This book is fundamentally concerned with the relations among…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Urban Asia

  • Black Politics in Transition

    Immigration, Suburbanization, and Gentrification, 1st Edition

    Edited by Candis Watts Smith, Christina M. Greer

    Black Politics in Transition considers the impact of three transformative forces—immigration, suburbanization, and gentrification—on Black politics today. Demographic changes resulting from immigration and ethnic blending are dramatically affecting the character and identity of Black populations…

    Paperback – 2018-10-24
    Routledge
    Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in Politics and Policy

  • 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

  • Urban Planning’s Philosophical Entanglements

    The Rugged, Dialectical Path from Knowledge to Action, 1st Edition

    By Richard S Bolan

    Urban Planning’s Philosophical Entanglements explores the long-held idea that urban planning is the link in moving from knowledge to action. Observing that the knowledge domain of the planning profession is constantly expanding, the approach is a deep philosophical analysis of what is the quality…

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

  • 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

  • Sociology of Crisis

    Visualising Urban Austerity, 1st Edition

    By Myrto Tsilimpounidi

    The global financial crisis has demonstrated the impact and implications of late capitalism and its bedfellow, globalisation. In the European context, crisis is seen as a threat to the stability of the region, rather than a local or national concern. Post-2008, crisis is social and political,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Place and Identity

    The Performance of Home, 1st Edition

    By Joanna Richardson

    The UK is experiencing a housing crisis unlike any other. Homelessness is on the increase and more people are at the mercy of landlords due to unaffordable housing. Place and Identity: Home as Performance highlights that the meaning of home is not just found within the bricks and mortar; it is…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Housing and Philosophy

  • Religion, Violence and Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Liam O'Dowd, Martina McKnight

    In exploring the connections between religion, violence and cities, the book probes the extent to which religion moderates or exacerbates violence in an increasingly urbanised world. Originating in a five year research project , Conflict in Cities and the Contested State, concerned with Belfast,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • Twin Cities

    Urban Communities, Borders and Relationships over Time, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Garrard, Ekaterina Mikhailova

    This dynamic international collection provides a comprehensive overview of twin cities on administrative and international borders across the world. Drawing on contemporary and historical examples, it documents constant and changing features of twinned communities over time. The chapters explore a…

    Hardback – 2018-09-07
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Sport and Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Benjamin S. Flowers

    Sport and architecture are two elements of contemporary life that have a broad and profound impact on the world around us. The role architecture plays in shaping buildings and societies has occupied historians for centuries. Likewise, the cultural, economic, and political importance of sport is the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Sport

  • Hierarchy, Information and Power

    Cities as Corporate Command and Control Centers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hongmian Gong

    This book is a collection of selected papers presented in the 2012 annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers in New York honoring James O. Wheeler (1938-2010). The eight papers are informed and inspired by James O. Wheeler's many contributions to urban geography, particularly…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

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