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  • Socioeconomic Evaluation of Megaprojects

    Dealing with uncertainties, 1st Edition

    Edited by Markku Lehtonen, Pierre-Benoît Joly, Luis Aparicio

    The governance and evaluation of ‘megaprojects’ – that is, large-scale, complex, high-stakes infrastructure projects usually commissioned by governments and delivered through partnerships between public and private organisations – is receiving increased attention. However, megaproject evaluation…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Feeding Cities

    Improving local food access, security, and resilience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Bosso

    There is enormous current interest in urban food systems, with a wide array of policies and initiatives intended to increase food security, decrease ecological impacts and improve public health. This volume is a cross-disciplinary and applied approach to urban food system sustainability,…

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Rebel Streets and the Informal Economy

    Street Trade and the Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Brown

    Street trade is a critical and highly visible component of the informal economy, linked to global systems of exchange. Yet policy responses are dismissive and evictions commonplace. Despite being progressively marginalised from public space, street traders in the global south are engaged in spatial…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Community-Owned Transport

    1st Edition

    By Leigh Glover

    City and state governments around the world are struggling to achieve environmentally sustainable transport. Economic, technological, city and transport planning and human behaviour solutions are often hampered by ineffective implementation. So attention is now turning to institutional,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

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