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  • Food Consumption in the City

    Practices and patterns in urban Asia and the Pacific, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marlyne Sahakian, Czarina Saloma, Suren Erkman

    Food consumption patterns and practices are rapidly changing in Asia and the Pacific, and nowhere are these changes more striking than in urban areas. This book brings together scholars from  anthropology, sociology, environmental studies, tourism, architecture and development studies to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Sustainable Communities and Green Lifestyles

    Consumption and Environmentalism, 1st Edition

    By Tendai Chitewere

    Sustainable communities raise questions about the compatibility of capitalism and environmentalism and how we can green our way of life in a capitalist economy that values short-term production and consumption over long-term conservation and simple living. If capitalism and its drive towards…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Equity in Heritage Conservation

    The Case of Ahmedabad, India, 1st Edition

    By Jigna Desai

    Recognised by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals as a measure to make cities inclusive, safe and resilient, conservation of natural and cultural heritage has become an increasingly important issue across the globe. The equity principle of sustainable development necessitates that citizens hold…

    Hardback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • Food & Fitness Community Partnerships

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurie Lachance, Laurie Carpenter, Mary Emery, Mia Luluquisen

    This book describes many of the unique contributions of the Food & Fitness program including a number of early successes, drawing lessons from efforts to form and maintain partnerships, and from the strategies employed to create structural change in communities. This important study introduces…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Broadening Our Knowledge on Cluster Evolution

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dirk Fornahl, Robert Hassink, Max-Peter Menzel

    Although clusters are regarded as important elements in economic development, the strong focus in the literature on the way clusters function is contrasted with a disregard for their evolutionary development: how clusters actually become clusters, how and why they decline, and how they shift into…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Geographies of Migration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Wright

    Migration is an enormously broad topic of academic enquiry engaging researchers from many different social science disciplines. A wide variety of contributors from across the globe capture some of the methodological and conceptual range of migration research in the discipline of Geography today.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Contestatory Cosmopolitanism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Bailey

    Contemporary global politics poses urgent challenges – from humanitarian, migratory and environmental problems to economic, religious and military conflicts – that strain not only existing political systems and resources, but also the frameworks and concepts of political thinking. The standard…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo-obscene

    Interruptions and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Henrik Ernstson, Erik Swyngedouw

    Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo-obscene: Interruptions and Possibilities centres on how to organize anew the articulation between emancipatory theory and political activism. Across its theoretical and empirical chapters, written by leading scholars from anthropology, geography, urban…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Questioning Cities

  • Planning, Housing and Infrastructure for Smart Villages

    1st Edition

    By Hemanta Doloi, Ray Green, Sally Donovan

    Some 7.3 billion people currently live on the planet. Of these, 3.4 billion live in rural areas. In just a few regions—Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa—less than 50 per cent of poverty is now located in rural areas. But for the rest of the world's regions between 55 per cent and 80…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • Imagining Sustainability

    Creative urban environmental governance in Chicago and Melbourne, 1st Edition

    By Julie Cidell

    Cities, rather than nations, have become the key sites for enacting environmental policies. This is due to the combination of growing urban populations and increased action on the part of local governments (generally attributed to national governments’ failure to act on climate change). Imagining…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roberto Rocco, Jan van Ballegooijen

    The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanization investigates the mutual relationship between the struggle for political inclusion and processes of informal urbanization in different socio-political and cultural settings. It seeks a middle ground between two opposing perspectives on the political…

    Hardback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • Policy Analysis as Problem Solving

    A Flexible and Evidence-Based Framework, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Meltzer, Alex Schwartz

    Drawing extensively from real-life cases, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving helps students develop the analytic skills necessary to advise government officials and nonprofit executives on a wide range of policy issues. Unlike other texts, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving employs a pragmatic,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

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