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  • Explorations in Place Attachment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey S Smith

    The book explores the unique contribution that geographers make to the concept of place attachment, and related ideas of place identity and sense of place. It presents six types of places to which people become attached and provides a global range of empirical case studies to illustrate the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • The Routledge Handbook of Community Development

    Perspectives from Around the Globe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Kenny, Brian McGrath, Rhonda Phillips

    The Routledge Handbook of Community Development explores community development theory and practice across the world. The book provides perspectives about community development as an interactive, relevant and sometimes contradictory way to address issues impacting the human condition. It promotes…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge

  • Children and the Geography of Violence

    Why Space and Place Matter, 1st Edition

    By Sheridan Bartlett

    Violence sabotages development, both children’s development and the development of the communities and neighbourhoods they rely on. There is abundant evidence of the deep and lasting harm that can be done. Violence breaks bodies and minds and exerts an insidious influence at every level. The…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge

  • Vegetal Politics

    Belonging, practices and places, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lesley Head, Jennifer Atchison, Catherine Phillips, Kathleen Buckingham

    Cultural geography has a long and proud tradition of research into human–plant relations. However, until recently, that tradition has been somewhat disconnected from conceptual advances in the social sciences, even those to which cultural geographers have made significant contributions. With a…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Urban Geopolitics

    Rethinking Planning in Contested Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Rokem, Camillo Boano

    In the last decade a new wave of urban research has emerged, putting comparative perspectives back on the urban studies agenda. However, this research is frequently based on similar case studies on a few selected cities in America and Europe and all too often focus on the abstract city level with…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Facilitating Change through Intergroup Dialogue

    Social Justice Advocacy in Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristie A. Ford

    In order both to prepare for an increasingly diverse society and to help students navigate diverse learning environments, many institutions of higher education have developed programs that support student learning and competencies around inter- and intra-group relations. Facilitating Change through…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge

  • Green Gentrification

    Urban sustainability and the struggle for environmental justice, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth A. Gould, Tammy L. Lewis

    Green Gentrification looks at the social consequences of urban "greening" from an environmental justice and sustainable development perspective. Through a comparative examination of five cases of urban greening in Brooklyn, New York, it demonstrates that such initiatives, while positive for the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • City Unsilenced

    Urban Resistance and Public Space in the Age of Shrinking Democracy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Hou, Sabine Knierbein

    What do the recent urban resistance tactics around the world have in common? What are the roles of public space in these movements? What are the implications of urban resistance for the remaking of public space in the "age of shrinking democracy"? To what extent do these resistances move from anti-…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20
    Routledge

  • Drinking Water: A Socio-economic Analysis of Historical and Societal Variation

    1st Edition

    By Mark Harvey

    In this fascinating and challenging work, the author analyses the way water for drinking is produced, distributed, owned, acquired, and consumed in contrasting ways in different settings. From the taken-for-granted, all-purpose water, flowing out of taps in advanced economies to extreme…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Creative Cities Policy

    Invisible Agents and Hidden Protagonists, 1st Edition

    Edited by Allan Watson, Calvin Taylor

    In recent years, there has been high level of interest amongst policy-makers in the ‘creative city’ concept, due to the anticipation of economic and social benefits from a growing cultural and creative economy. However, a lack of understanding of local social and economic contexts, as well as the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Cities, Diversity and Ethnicity

    Politics, Governance and Participation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    This volume brings together a variety of studies on the question of cities, ethnicity and diversity. Contributions cover various facets of life in contemporary cities, ranging from the role which street markets play in diverse neighbourhoods, to everyday multiculture in a specific street, the role…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Immigrant Pastoral

    Midwestern Landscapes and Mexican-American Neighborhoods, 1st Edition

    By Susan Dieterlen

    Immigrant Pastoral examines the growth of new Mexican heritage communities in the Midwest through the physical form of their cities and neighborhoods. The landscapes of these New Communities contrast with nearby small cities that are home to longstanding Mexican-American communities, where…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

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