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  • Geography, The Media and Popular Culture

    Edited by Jacquelin Burgess, John R Gold

    In this book, originally published in 1985, British and North American geographers present original and challenging viewpoints on the media. The essays deal with a diverse content, ranging from the presentation of news to the nature of television programming and from rock music lyrics to film…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Branding the Nation, the Place, the Product

    Edited by Ulrich Ermann, Klaus-Jürgen Hermanik

    Branding is a profoundly geographical type of commodification process. Many things become commodities that are compared and valuated on markets around the globe. Places such as cities or regions, countries and nations attempt to acquire visibility through branding. Geographical imaginations are…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D)

    By Richard Heeks

    Mobile phones are close to ubiquitous in developing countries; Internet and broadband access are becoming commonplace. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) thus represent the fastest, broadest and deepest technical change experienced in international development. They now affect every…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Explorations in Place Attachment

    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

  • Digital and Smart Cities

    By Katharine S. Willis, Alessandro Aurigi

    Digital and Smart Cities presents an overview of how technologies shape our cities. There is a growing awareness in the fields of design and architecture of the need to address the way that technology affects the urban condition. This book aims to give an informative and definitive overview of the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

  • Ireland's Heritages

    Critical Perspectives on Memory and Identity

    Edited by Mark McCarthy

    This book is the first sustained attempt to incorporate critical scholarship and thought at the cutting edge of contemporary geography, history and archaeology into the burgeoning field of Irish heritage studies. It seeks to illustrate the validity of multiple depictions of the Irish past, showing…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • The Modern Urban Landscape (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edward Relph

    First published in 1987, this book provides a wide-ranging account of how modern cities have come to look as they do — differing radically from their predecessors in their scale, style, details and meanings. It uses many illustrations and examples to explore the origins and development of specific…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30
    Routledge

  • The Causes and Progression of Desertification

    By Helmut Geist

    This book provides an examination into the causes and prospects of desertification through a systematic review of 132 sub national case studies. It uses a meta-analytical model to determine whether proximate causes and underlying driving forces fall into any patterns, to identify mediating factors…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy and Practice

  • Public Art Encounters

    Art, Space and Identity

    Edited by Martin Zebracki, Joni M. Palmer

    Public art is produced and ‘lived’ within multiple, interlaced and contested political, economic, social and cultural-symbolic spheres. This lively collection is a mix of academic and practice-based writings that scrutinise conventional claims on the inclusiveness of public art practice.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05
    Routledge

  • Women and Cartography in the Progressive Era

    By Christina E. Dando

    In the twenty-first century we speak of a geospatial revolution, but over one hundred years ago another mapping revolution was in motion. Women’s lives were in motion: they were playing a greater role in public on a variety of fronts. As women became more mobile (physically, socially, politically),…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24
    Routledge
    Studies in Historical Geography

  • Geographies of Disorientation

    By Marcella Schmidt di Friedberg

    Spatial disorientation is of key relevance to our globalized world, eliciting complex questions about our relationship with technology and the last remaining vestiges of our animal nature. Viewed more broadly, disorientation is a profoundly geographical theme that concerns our relationship…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24
    Routledge

  • Gender and Gentrification

    By Winifred Curran

    This book explores how gentrification often reinforces traditional gender roles and spatial constructions during the process of reshaping the labour, housing, commercial and policy landscapes of the city. It focuses in particular on the impact of gentrification on women and racialized men,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Elite Women and the Agricultural Landscape, 1700–1830

    By Briony McDonagh

    Social and economic histories of the long eighteenth century have largely ignored women as a class of landowners and improvers. 1700 to 1830 was a period in which the landscape of large swathes of the English Midlands was reshaped – both materially and imaginatively – by parliamentary enclosure and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Studies in Historical Geography

  • At the Edges of Citizenship

    Security and the Constitution of Non-citizen Subjects

    By Kate Hepworth

    Proposing a new, dynamic conception of citizenship, this book argues against understandings of citizenship as a collection of rights that can be either possessed or endowed, and demonstrates it is an emergent condition that has temporal and spatial dimensions. Furthermore, citizenship is shown to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge

  • Building a World Heritage City

    Sanaa, Yemen

    By Michele Lamprakos

    The conservation of old Sanaa is a major cultural heritage initiative that began in the 1980's under the auspices of UNESCO; it continues today, led by local agencies and actors. In contrast to other parts of the world where conservation was introduced at a later date to remediate the effects of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Careful Eating: Bodies, Food and Care

    Edited by Emma-Jayne Abbots, Anna Lavis, Luci Attala

    Critically reflecting on the interplays between food and care, this multidisciplinary volume asks ’why do individuals, institutions and agencies care about what other people eat?’ It explores how acts of caring about food and eating shape and intervene in individual bodies as well as being enacted…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge
    Critical Food Studies

  • Natural History

    Heritage, Place and Politics

    By Ross J. Wilson

    The concept of ’natural heritage’ has become increasingly significant with the threat of dwindling resources, environmental degradation and climatic change. As humanity’s impact on the condition of life on earth has become more prominent, a discernible shift in the relationship between western…

    Hardback – 2017-08-02
    Routledge

  • Place and the Scene of Literary Practice

    By Angharad Saunders

    The act of writing is intimately bound up with the flow and eddy of a writer’s being-within-the-world; the everyday practices, encounters and networks of social life. Exploring the geographies of literary practice in the period 1840-1910, this book takes as its focus the work, or craft, of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-02
    Routledge
    Studies in Historical Geography

  • Vegetal Politics

    Belonging, practices and places

    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

  • Cultural Histories, Memories and Extreme Weather

    A Historical Geography Perspective

    Edited by Georgina H. Endfield, Lucy Veale

    Extreme weather events, such as droughts, strong winds and storms, flash floods and extreme heat and cold, are among the most destructive yet fascinating aspects of climate variability. Historical records and memories charting the impacts and responses to such events are a crucial component of any…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • Europe's Green Ring

    By Leo Granberg, Imre Kovách

    Around the fringe of Europe lies a green ring of countries which have followed different pathways into modernity from the industrial core of the continent and have, until recently, been characterized by a strong agrarian presence in their politics, economy and culture. This book brings together…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Rural Policy and Planning

  • Water Stress: Some Symptoms and Causes

    A Case Study of Ta'iz, Yemen

    By Chris D. Handley

    Why is the bread basket of Arabia importing more water via grain than is pumped locally by all sectors and why does nobody notice? How can the same water be sold to different users at prices varying by five orders of magnitude? How can the biggest names in development throw millions of dollars…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge
    King's SOAS Studies in Development Geography

  • Neighborhood Decline

    Edited by Ronald van Kempen, Gideon Bolt, Maarten van Ham

    The global financial and economic crisis that hit the world since 2008 has affected the lives of many people all over the world and resulted in declining incomes, rising unemployment, foreclosures, forced residential moves, and cut-backs in government expenditure. The extent to which the crisis has…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge

  • Basic Offshore Safety

    Safety induction and emergency training for new entrants to the offshore oil and gas industry

    By Abdul Khalique

    Comprehensive insight into the offshore oil and gas industry for those intending to choose it as a career Full syllabus coverage for OPITO BOSIET, FOET, MIST and IMIST courses Produced in full colour with over 180 images Basic Offshore Safety covers everything that newcomers to the offshore…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge

  • The Development Process

    A Spatial Perspective

    By Akin Mabogunje

    Written from the perspective of developing countries, this book discusses the development process from a spatial perspective, focussing particularly on the evoltuion of the intra-national space-economy. With emphasis on African nations, this book offers a distinctive interpretation of the current…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Media and Development

    By Richard Vokes

    At the start of the 21st century, the relationship between media and development has never felt more important. Following a series of ‘media revolutions’ throughout the developing world – beginning with the advent of cheap transistor radio sets in the late-1960s, followed by the rapid expansion of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Anthropology for Development

    From Theory to Practice

    By Robyn Eversole

    Anthropology for Development: From Theory to Practice connects cross-cultural social theory with the concerns of development policy and practice. It introduces the reader to a set of key ideas from the field of anthropology of  development, and shows how these insights can be…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25
    Routledge

  • Proximity, Distance and Diversity

    Issues on Economic Interaction and Local Development

    By Päivi Oinas

    Edited by Arnoud Lagendijk

    Bringing together a wide range of empirical studies from around the world (Sweden, Norway, Austria, Germany, France, UK, Israel, Russia, China, Taiwan, Argentina, Canada), framed in related contemporary theoretical frameworks, this book examines the question of the significance of proximate vs.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge
    Economic Geography Series

  • Geographies of Rural Cultures and Societies

    By Moya Kneafsey

    Edited by Lewis Holloway

    The last decade or so has witnessed a flourishing of research in rural geography; in particular, approaches which have developed socio-cultural perspectives on rural issues. This book brings together well-established and newer researchers to examine the position of rural social and cultural…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Rural Policy and Planning

  • Bodies Across Borders

    The Global Circulation of Body Parts, Medical Tourists and Professionals

    By Bronwyn Parry, Beth Greenhough, Isabel Dyck

    Historically organised at a local or national scale, the fields of medicine and healthcare are being radically transformed by new communication, transport and biotechnologies creating, in the process, a genuinely globalised sphere of biomedical production and consumption. This emerging market is…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge

  • Practising Empowerment in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    Wine, Ethics and Development

    By Agatha Herman

    Despite the promise and optimism surrounding the post-apartheid transition, South African society continues to be highly racialised in its discourses, identities and practices, even within the very strategies that aim to change power relations and heal racialised divisions. Renowned for its brutal…

    Hardback – 2017-07-26
    Routledge
    Critical Food Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook to Regional Development in Central and Eastern Europe

    Edited by Gábor Lux, Gyula Horváth

    Twenty-five years into transformation, Central and Eastern European regions have undergone substantial socio-economic restructuring, integrating into European and global networks and producing new patterns of regional differentiation and development. Yet post-socialist modernisation has not been…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge

  • Environment and Resettlement Politics in China

    The Three Gorges Project

    By Gørild Heggelund

    The Three Gorges dam, currently being constructed on the Yantgze River in China, is controversial both inside and outside China, particularly because of the large number of people to be resettled (officially 1.2 million) and the environmental impacts. Using material previously unavailable in any…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge
    King's SOAS Studies in Development Geography

  • Endogenous Development

    Naïve Romanticism or Practical Route to Sustainable African Development

    Edited by Chiku Malunga, Susan H. Holcombe

    Western ideas, worldviews, actors, tools, models, and frameworks have long dominated development theory and practice in Africa. The resulting development interventions are too rarely locally rooted, locally driven, or resonant with local context. At the same time, theories and practices from…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Development in Practice Books

  • Second Rank Cities in Europe

    Structural Dynamics and Growth Potential

    Edited by Roberto Camagni, Roberta Capello

    Second-rank cities are back on the academic scene, capturing the interest of scholars with their unexpected recent performance with respect to first-rank cities. Looking at the data on average urban GDP growth in 139 European cities since 1996, the relatively strong position of large cities (over…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Fundamentals of Geomorphology

    4th Edition

    By Richard John Huggett

    The new fourth edition of Fundamentals of Geomorphology continues to provide a comprehensive introduction to the subject by discussing the latest developments in the field, as well as covering the basics of Earth surface forms and processes. The revised edition has an improved logically cohesive…

    Paperback – 2016-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Fundamentals of Physical Geography

  • Geographies of Sexualities

    Theory, Practices and Politics

    By Jason Lim

    Edited by Kath Browne

    Recent years have seen a dramatic upsurge of interest in the connections between sexualities, space and place. Drawing established and 'founding' figures of the field together with emerging authors, this innovative volume offers a broad, interdisciplinary and international overview of the…

    Paperback – 2009-09-18
    Routledge

  • Ecology, Uncertainty and Policy

    Managing Ecosystems for Sustainability

    By John Handmer, Thomas W. Norton, Stephen Dovers

    A broad and comprehensive exploration of the role of the ecological sciences in sustainability for undergraduates.The urgent quest for more sustainable patterns of development has placed new and difficult demands on both scientists and policy makers as they seek to establish more informed and…

    Paperback – 2001-08-02
    Routledge

  • The Terrestrial Biosphere

    Environmental Change, Ecosystem Science, Attitudes and Values

    By S.T. Trudgill

    Terrestrial Biosphere tries to pose the questions which underlie the  many-sided debate of how to respond to and influence change: How should we view nature? What do we do for the best - how should we act - what are we trying to achieve and what should we be guided by?In doing so the book…

    Paperback – 2000-11-07
    Routledge
    Understanding Global Environmental Change

  • A European Geography

    By Tim Unwin

    A European Geography provides a geographical interpretation and exposition of the whole of Europe. Beginning with a historical and envronmental introduction, the text covers the cultural identity, political structure, economic organisation and social context of Europe, examining the complex issues…

    Paperback – 1998-01-22
    Routledge

  • Transport and Development in the Third World

    By David Simon

    It is widely acknowledged that transport is a necessary condition for development to occur. Transport issues have become highly contentious and politicised. This volume presents a balanced review of transport provision and the development process in the Third World. Providing a comprehensive survey…

    Paperback – 1996-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to Development

  • Inside the Third World Village

    By Petra Weyland

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1993-10-14
    Routledge

  • Economic Activity and Land Use The Changing Information Base for Localand Regional Studies

    By Michael J. Healey

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1991-09-23
    Routledge

  • Terrain Evaluation

    2nd Edition

    By Colin W. Mitchell

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1991-09-02
    Routledge

  • Women and Development in the Third World

    By Janet Momsen

    For all societies, the common denominator of gender is female subordination. For women of the Third World the effects of this position are worsened by economic crisis, the legacy of colonialism, as well as patriarchal attitudes and economic crises.Feminist critique has introduced the gender factor…

    Paperback – 1991-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to Development

  • Geography and Political Power

    The Geography of Nations and States

    By Peter M. Slowe

    Focusing on the relationship between geography and power, this book, originally published in 1990, isolates five sources of political power – might, right, nationhood, legality and legitimacy – and demonstrtes the centrality of geography to the argument of each case. The author stresses the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Pluralism and Political Geography

    People, Territory and State

    Edited by Nurit Kliot, Stanley Waterman

    In this comprehensive study, problems of racial and religious division are examines in places as diverse as Northern Ireland and the West Bank. Territorial and spatial expression, intergovernmental relationships in federal states, alliance blocs within the United Nations and American foreign policy…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • The Politics of Location

    An Introduction

    By Andrew Kirby

    This book, originally published in 1982, begins with an examination of space, and its role in the process of public provision and collective consumption. Variations in provision are linked to the Weberian notion of social status and political struggles over consumption and externality issues.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Nation, State and Territory

    A Political Geography

    By Roy E H Mellor

    This detailed analysis, originally published in 1989 studies the relationship between nation, state and territory. It explores the evolution of nations and the development of the state idea. Consideration is given to the frontier, s the interface between states, the influence of defence…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Landscape Construction

    Volume 1: Walls, Fences and Railings

    By C.A. Fortlage, E.T. Phillips

    Landscape Construction Volume 1 deals with elements of landscape construction which are required to provide enclosure, privacy, demarcation of land, shelter and security. The elements discussed include free-standing brick and stone walls, fences, gates and railings. Fittings and finishes are also…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • Crisis Spaces

    Structures, Struggles and Solidarity in Southern Europe

    By Costis Hadjimichalis

    The financial malaise that has affected the Eurozone countries of southern Europe – Spain, Portugal, Italy and, in its most extreme case, Greece – has been analysed using mainly macroeconomic and financial explanations. This book shifts the emphasis from macroeconomics to the relationship between…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Un-making Environmental Activism

    Beyond Modern/Colonial Binaries in the GMO Controversy

    By Doerthe Rosenow

    Much environmental activism is caught in a logic that plays science against emotion, objective evidence against partisan aims, and human interest against a nature that has intrinsic value. Radical activists, by contrast, play down the role of science in determining environmental politics, but read…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Youth Activism and Solidarity

    The non-stop picket against Apartheid

    By Gavin Brown, Helen Yaffe

    From April 1986 until just after Nelson Mandela’s release from prison in February 1990, supporters of the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group maintained a continuous protest, day and night, outside the South African Embassy in central London. This book examines how and why a group of children,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Greenland and the International Politics of a Changing Arctic

    Postcolonial Paradiplomacy between High and Low Politics

    Edited by Kristian Søby Kristensen, Jon Rahbek-Clemmensen

    Greenland and the International Politics of a Changing Arctic examines the international politics of semi-independent Greenland in a changing and increasingly globalised Arctic. Without sovereign statehood, but with increased geopolitical importance, independent foreign policy ambitions, and a…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Polar Regions

  • Values and Planning

    Edited by Huw Thomas

    This book brings together a group of distinguished international authors to analyze and comment upon the various roles of evaluation and valued ideas, in planning and education of planners. Topics covered include the nature of aesthetic judgement and of practical judgement, the implications for…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Towards Sustainable Cities

    East Asian, North American and European Perspectives on Managing Urban Regions

    By Peter J. Marcotullio

    Edited by André Sorensen

    While there has been much recent research into achieving sustainability in urban areas, most of this is specific to a particular region. This volume broadens these discussions by extending the analysis from North American and European cities to include East Asian cities. Many cities in Asia have…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge
    Urban Planning and Environment

  • Community Indicators Measuring Systems

    Edited by Rhonda Phillips

    Community indicators measuring systems represent a mechanism to improve monitoring and evaluation in planning, incorporating citizen involvement and participation. They reflect the interplay between social, environmental and economic factors affecting a region's or community's well-being, and, as…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge
    Urban and Regional Planning and Development Series

  • Landscape Construction

    Volume 3: Earth and Water Retaining Structures

    By C.A. Fortlage, E.T. Phillips

    Landscape Construction Volume 1 deals with elements of landscape construction which are required to provide enclosure, privacy, demarcation of land, shelter and security. The elements discussed include free-standing brick and stone walls, fences, gates and railings. Fittings and finishes are also…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge

  • The Security of Sea Lanes of Communication in the Indian Ocean Region

    Edited by Dennis Rumley, Sanjay Chaturvedi, Mat Taib Yasin

    First published in 2007, this book focuses on the security of sea lanes of communication. It was a joint publication between the Maritime Institute of Malaysia (MIMA) and the Indian Ocean Research Group (IORG) and is an important book for three particular reasons. First, it takes a step forward in…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Internal Migration in the Developed World

    Are we becoming less mobile?

    Edited by Tony Champion, Thomas Cooke, Ian Shuttleworth

    The frequency with which people move home has important implications for national economic performance and the well-being of individuals and families. Much contemporary social and migration theory posits that the world is becoming more mobile, leading to the recent ‘mobilities turn’ within the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24
    Routledge
    International Population Studies

  • Bosnia and the Destruction of Cultural Heritage

    By Helen Walasek, contributions by Richard Carlton, Amra Hadžimuhamedović, Valery Perry, Tina Wik

    The massive intentional destruction of cultural heritage during the 1992-1995 Bosnian War targeting a historically diverse identity provoked global condemnation and became a seminal marker in the discourse on cultural heritage. It prompted an urgent reassessment of how cultural property could be…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Rationalities of Planning

    Development Versus Environment in Planning for Housing

    By Jonathan Murdoch, Simone Abram

    What are the key rationalities that underpin planning policy discourses and how do they 'frame' seemingly irreconcilable conflicts around development and environmental protection? Providing a thorough assessment of these important questions, this stimulating book reviews planning policy in the UK…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge

  • A Region in Transition

    North East England at the Millennium

    By John Tomaney, Neil Ward

    The UK has now joined a Europe-wide trend towards more devolved forms of government (e.g. Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland Assemblies). In the context of this general trend towards regionalizm as a focus for public policy and as a source of cultural and political identity, an interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge
    Urban and Regional Planning and Development Series

  • Rethinking Creative Cities Policy

    Invisible Agents and Hidden Protagonists

    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

  • Introduction to Geopolitics

    3rd Edition

    By Colin Flint

    This new updated edition of Introduction to Geopolitics presents the overarching themes of geopolitical structures and agents in an engaging and accessible manner, which requires no previous knowledge of theory or current affairs. Using new pertinent case studies and guided exercises the title…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Geological Structures and Maps, Eighth Edition

    By George M Bennison, Paul A Olver, Keith A Moseley

    An Introduction to Geological Structures and Maps is a concise and accessible textbook providing simple structural terminology and map problems which introduce geological structures. It is a perfect introduction to mapping for students of geology, engineering geology and civil engineering.Each…

    Paperback – 2011-03-25
    Routledge

  • Glaciers and Glaciation, 2nd edition

    By Douglas Benn, David J A Evans

    Glaciers and Glaciation is the classic textbook for all students of glaciation. Stimulating and accessible, it has established a reputation as a comprehensive and essential resource.In this new edition, the text, references and illustrations have been thoroughly updated to give today's reader an…

    Paperback – 2010-06-25
    Routledge

  • The New Wealth of Cities

    City Dynamics and the Fifth Wave

    By John Montgomery

    Over the past two decades, city economies have restructured in response to the decline of older industries. This has involved new forms of planning and urban economic development, a return to traditional concerns of city building and a focus on urban design. During this period, there has also been…

    Paperback – 2008-04-17
    Routledge

  • Engaging Geopolitics

    By Kathleen Braden, F.M. Shelley

    Engaging Geopolitics provides a comprehensive introduction to the influence of geography, demography and economics on politics and international relations in the world in which we live today. The authors' expressed aim is to make geopolitics more accessible to undergraduate students, with the hope…

    Paperback – 1999-07-29
    Routledge

  • Mountains: Physical, Human-Environmental, and Sociocultural Dynamics

    Edited by Mark A. Fonstad

    Mountains have captured the interests and passions of people for thousands of years. Today, millions of people live within mountain regions, and mountain regions are often areas of accelerated environmental change. This edited volume highlights new understanding of mountain environments and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • The Geography of Western Europe

    A Socio-Economic Study

    By Paul L Knox

    This book provides a comprehensive survey of the social geography of Western Europe. It begins by outlining the character of the region nad proceeds with an exploration of demographic and cultural features, including migration and ethnic groups. The political organisation of nations and regions are…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • The Geography of United States Poverty

    Patterns of Deprivation, 1980-1990

    By Wendy Shaw

    Until this book was originally published in 1996 there had been little detailed research concerning the geographic location of the poor in America. The book examines the spatial distribution of the poor within the US and discusses the general characteristics of the poverty population. It explores…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Rural Development

    A Geographical Perspective

    By Keith Hoggart, Henry Buller

    This book, originally published in 1987, provides an integrative, analytical aproach to rural areas in advanced economies. Causation and the consequences of societal change have been emphasised, in a framework which draws out processes which oeprate at different geographical scales (and with…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • The Geography of Recreation and Leisure

    By Isobel Cosgrove, Richard Jackson

    Originally published in 1972, this book discusses changing attitudes to work and leisure and patterns of leisure activity, asking if recreation, as an economic activity, a distinctive spatial expression. It examines characteristics of spa towns and coastal resorts in the nineteenth century as well…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Rural Settlement in an Urban World

    By Michael Bunce

    Originally published in 1982, this book emphasizes the continued significance and distinctiveness of rural settlement, while at the same time recognizing the great changes of recent decades. The early chapters review the field of rural study and trace the evolution of man-land relationships in the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Borderscaping: Imaginations and Practices of Border Making

    By Chiara Brambilla, Jussi Laine, Gianluca Bocchi

    Using the borderscapes concept, this book offers an approach to border studies that expresses the multilevel complexity of borders, from the geopolitical to social practice and cultural production at and across the border. Accordingly, it encourages a productive understanding of the processual,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Understanding GMDSS

    By David Calcutt

    This is the first book to cover the Global Marine Distress and Safety System (GDMSS) in a comprehensive and readable way. GDMSS is now being developed to provide a new global communications and locating network to alert search and rescue services, and all students of navigation or maritime…

    Hardback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge

  • Population, Migration and Settlement in Australia and the Asia-Pacific

    In Memory of Graeme Hugo

    Edited by Natascha Klocker, Olivia Dun

    The chapters in this book reflect on the work of seminal Australian geographer, the late Professor Graeme Hugo. Graeme Hugo was widely respected because of his impressive contributions to scholarship and policy in the fields of migration, population and development, which spanned several decades.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-25
    Routledge

  • Terrestrial Navigation

    A Primer for Deck Officers and Officer of the Watch Exams

    By Philip M. Smith

    Terrestrial Navigation: A Primer for Deck Officers and Officer of the Watch Exams prepares the reader for the Officer of the Watch and Master/Mate certificates required by all officers on commercial seagoing vessels. Revision and self-test guide to all navigation-related elements contained within…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Population Geographies

    Lives Across Space

    By Holly R. Barcus, Keith Halfacree

    An Introduction to Population Geographies provides a foundation to the incredibly diverse, topical and interesting field of twenty-first-century population geography. It establishes the substantive concerns of the subdiscipline, acknowledges the sheer diversity of its approaches, key concepts and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-31
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Census Resources, Methods and Applications

    Unlocking the UK 2011 Census

    Edited by John Stillwell

    The collection of reliable and comprehensive data on the magnitude, composition and distribution of a country’s population is essential in order for governments to provide services, administer effectively and guide a country’s development. The primary source of basic demographic statistics is…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    International Population Studies

  • Borders, Fences and Walls

    State of Insecurity?

    By Elisabeth Vallet

    Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the question remains ’Do good fences still make good neighbours’? Since the Great Wall of China, the Antonine Wall, built in Scotland to support Hadrian's Wall, the Roman ’Limes’ or the Danevirk fence, the ’wall’ has been a constant in the protection…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge
    Border Regions Series

  • Carceral Geography

    Spaces and Practices of Incarceration

    By Dominique Moran

    The ’punitive turn’ has brought about new ways of thinking about geography and the state, and has highlighted spaces of incarceration as a new terrain for exploration by geographers. Carceral geography offers a geographical perspective on incarceration, and this volume accordingly tracks the ideas,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge

  • Children, Young People and Critical Geopolitics

    By Matthew C. Benwell, Peter Hopkins

    Young people, and in particular children, have typically been marginalised in geopolitical research, positioned as too young to understand or relate to the adult-dominated world of international relations. Integrating current debates in critical geopolitics and political geography with research in…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge
    Critical Geopolitics

  • The Political Life of Urban Streetscapes

    Naming, Politics, and Place

    Edited by Reuben Rose-Redwood, Derek Alderman, Maoz Azaryahu

    Streetscapes are part of the taken-for-granted spaces of everyday urban life, yet they are also contested arenas in which struggles over identity, memory, and place shape the social production of urban space. This book examines the role that street naming has played in the political life of urban…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06
    Routledge

  • Young People in Rural Areas of Europe

    By Birgit Jentsch

    Edited by Mark Shucksmith

    Despite an EU-wide commitment to rural development, research has rarely focused on the lives of young people in rural areas, their experiences in education and employment, their perceptions of policies relevant to them, and their possibilities of participation. Based on a two-year European research…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Rural Policy and Planning

  • Marine Emergencies

    For Masters and Mates

    By David House

    An influential guide to maritime emergencies and the current strategies that can be employed to cope with the immediate after effects and ramifications of disaster at sea. Many mariners will at some point in their maritime careers become involved in one sort of emergency or another, while in port…

    Paperback – 2014-07-08
    Routledge

  • Survival, 51.6

    Edited by VARIOUS AUTHORS

    First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2009-12-17
    Routledge

  • Tsur 51.4

    Edited by VARIOUS AUTHORS

    First published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2009-08-01
    Routledge

  • Tsur 51.3

    Edited by VARIOUS AUTHORS

    First published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2009-06-01
    Routledge

  • RPRS 13:4

    Edited by VARIOUS AUTHORS

    First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2009-05-08
    Routledge

  • Tsur 51.1

    Edited by VARIOUS AUTHORS

    First published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2009-02-01
    Routledge

  • TSUR 50.6

    Edited by VARIOUS AUTHORS

    First published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2008-12-03
    Routledge

  • Contested Markets, Contested Cities

    Gentrification and Urban Justice in Retail Spaces

    Edited by Sara González

    Markets are at the origin of urban life as places for social, cultural and economic encounter evolving over centuries. Today, they have a particular value as mostly independent, non-corporate and often informal work spaces serving millions of the most vulnerable communities across the world. At the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • South Africa's Emergent Middle Class

    Edited by Grace Khunou

    This book is drawn from diverse studies that grapple with Black Middle Class experiences in contemporary and historical South Africa. The chapters present research from diverse disciplines, and tackle issues related to being black and middle class, using both quantitative and qualitative approaches…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Urban Mobilities in the Global South

    Edited by Tanu Priya Uteng, Karen Lucas

    The book considers urban mobilities and immobilities in the Global South through an exploration of the theoretical and methodological entry points that can be used to further the agenda of transport planning. Transport system improvements can (and do) have complex and unequal impacts on different…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • The Geography of Sea Transport

    By Alastair Couper

    This book, originally published in 1972, discusses the impact of technological change in sea transport on trade links, shipping routes and economic activities. A brief historical perspective illustrates the vital role of the sea transport in the ancient and medieval worlds and the influence of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • China's New Retail Economy

    A Geographic Perspective

    By Shuguang Wang

    Retail is the essential link between production and consumption. The dynamics of a nation’s economy cannot be fully understood without a good understanding of its retail sector. This book is written to achieve three broad objectives. First, it provides a comprehensive assessment of the changes in…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Geography

  • Urban Geography

    5th Edition

    By Tim Hall, Heather Barrett

    This extensively revised and updated fifth edition not only examines the new geographical patterns forming within and between cities, but also investigates the way geographers have sought to make sense of this urban transformation. It is structured into three sections: ‘contexts’, ‘themes’ and ‘…

    Paperback – 2017-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Human Geography Series

  • Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1978 and 1997, draw together research by leading academics in the area of urbanization, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine urbanization in developing countries, urban planning, urban societies and race,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • The Globalizing Cities Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Xuefei Ren, Roger Keil

    The newly revised Globalizing Cities Reader reflects how the geographies of theory have recently shifted away from the western vantage points from which much of the classic work in this field was developed. The expanded volume continues to make available many of the original and foundational works…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Urban Reader Series

  • Geographies of Transport and Mobility

    Prospects and Challenges in an Age of Climate Change

    By Stewart Barr, Jan Prillwitz, Tim Ryley, Gareth Shaw

    Geographies of Transport and Mobility aims to provide a comprehensive and evidenced account of the intellectual and pragmatic challenges for personal mobility in the twenty-first century. In doing so, it argues that geographers have a key role to play in shaping academic and policy debates on…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • City

    2nd Edition

    By Phil Hubbard

    City provides an accessible yet critical introduction to one of the key ideas in human geography. While most of the world’s population now lives in cities, the definition and theoretical specification of the city nonetheless remains elusive. In this extensively updated second edition, Phil Hubbard…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Geography

  • Ports and Networks

    Strategies, Operations and Perspectives

    Edited by Harry Geerlings, Bart Kuipers, Rob Zuidwijk

    Written by leading experts in the field, this book offers an introduction to recent developments in port and hinterland strategies, operations and related specializations. The book begins with a broad overview of port definitions, concepts and the role of ports in global supply chains, and an…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge

  • The Millennial City

    Trends, Implications, and Prospects for Urban Planning and Policy

    Edited by Markus Moos, Deirdre Pfeiffer, Tara Vinodrai

    Millennials have captured our imaginaries in recent years. The conventional wisdom is that this generation of young adults lives in downtown neighbourhoods near cafes, public transit and other amenities. Yet, this depiction is rarely unpacked nor problematized. Despite some commonalities, the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Beyond the Networked City

    Infrastructure reconfigurations and urban change in the North and South

    Edited by Olivier Coutard, Jonathan Rutherford

    Cities around the world are undergoing profound changes. In this global era, we live in a world of rising knowledge economies, digital technologies, and awareness of environmental issues. The so-called "modern infrastructural ideal" of spatially and socially ubiquitous centrally-governed…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Istanbul, Open City

    Exhibiting Anxieties of Urban Modernity

    By Ipek Türeli

    Urban theory traditionally links modernity to the city, to the historical emergence of certain forms of subjectivity and the rise of important developments in culture, arts and architecture. This is often in response to technological, economic and societal transformations in the nineteenth-…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31
    Routledge

  • Urban Geopolitics

    Rethinking Planning in Contested Cities

    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

  • Urban Goods Movement

    A Guide to Policy and Planning

    By Roy Thomas

    Freight transport is essential to modern urban civilization. No urban area could exist without a reliable freight transport system. Although the private sector is responsible for much of this system, the public sector has a vital role to play in the provision of infrastructure and the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge

  • The Productive Efficiency of Container Terminals

    An Application to Korea and the UK

    By Dong-Wook Song, Kevin Cullinane

    This work applies the theory and techniques of economic efficiency measurement to the realistic context of the ports industry. The objective is to assess the practical impact of port privatization policies upon the economic performance of the sector. Specifically, this volume presents Korea’s port…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge
    Plymouth Studies in Contemporary Shipping and Logistics

  • Gentrification as a Global Strategy

    Neil Smith and Beyond

    Edited by Abel Albet, Núria Benach

    This book pays homage to Neil Smith’s ideas, offering a critical approach and rich collection of insights that draw on Smith’s work for inspiration and debate. With interdisciplinary and international contributions from leading experts, the book demonstrates the impact of Smith’s ideas on…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • The Mobilities of Ships

    Edited by Anyaa Anim-Addo, William Hasty, Kimberley Peters

    We live in a world that is ever on the move, as is increasingly recognised within research on mobilities. Yet studies of mobility have failed to ‘go to sea’ with the same enthusiasm as mobilities ashore. When we consider mobility, we most often examine those movements that evidently form part of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Global Climate Change

    Turning Knowledge Into Action

    By David E. Kitchen

    The science of climate change is a complex subject that balances the physical record and scientific fact with politics, policy, and ethics - and is of particular importance to the geosciences. This thoughtfully crafted new text and accompanying media encourage non-science majors to practice…

    Paperback – 2013-02-25
    Routledge

  • Living with Earth

    An Introduction to Environmental Geology

    By Travis Hudson

    For many students with no science background, environmental geology may be one of the only science courses they ever take. Living With Earth: An Introduction to Environmental Geology is ideal for those students, fostering a better understanding of how they interact with Earth and how their actions…

    Paperback – 2010-02-11
    Routledge

  • Different Places, Different Voices

    Gender and Development in Africa, Asia and Latin America

    Edited by Vivian Kinnaird, Janet Momsen

    Different Places, Different Voices challenges Western feminist and post-colonial approaches in its analysis of the changing lives of women of Asia, Africa, Latin America and Oceania. Recognising the significance of place, this is a book informed by the voices of female geographers from the…

    Paperback – 1993-01-07
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • The Greening of the Cities

    By David Nicholson-Lord

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1987-11-26
    Routledge

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