New Geography Titles for Review

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May 2016

  • Housing, Culture, Colonialism and Globalisation in Algiers

    Housing, Culture, Colonialism and Globalisation in Algiers

    By Kahina Amal Djiar

    Under the increasing pressures of globalisation, the Algerian government is planning to turn Algiers and its hinterland into one of the most important metropolitan areas of the Mediterranean region by 2025. Part of this challenge is to overcome the housing crisis, which has characterised the city…

    Hardback – 2016-05-28
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    Design and the Built Environment

  • Global Migration

    Patterns, processes, and politics

    By Elizabeth Mavroudi, Caroline Nagel

    Global Migration provides a clear, concise, and well-organized discussion of historical patterns and contemporary trends of migration, while guiding the readers through an often difficult and politicised topic. Aimed primarily at undergraduate and Master’s students, the text encourages the readers…

    Paperback – 2016-05-27
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  • Children, Nature, Cities

    By Ann Marie F. Murnaghan, Laura J. Shillington

    Why does the way we think about urban children and urban nature matter? This volume explores how dichotomies between nature/culture, rural/urban, and child/adult have structured our understandings about the place of children and nature in the city. By placing children and youth at the center of…

    Hardback – 2016-05-27
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  • Energy, Power and Protest on the Urban Grid

    Geographies of the Electric City

    Edited by Andrés Luque-Ayala, Jonathan Silver

    Providing a global overview of experiments around the transformation of cities' electricity networks and the social struggles associated with this change, this book explores the centrality of electricity infrastructures in the urban configuration of social control, segregation, integration,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25
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  • The Mobilities Paradigm

    Discourses and Ideologies

    Edited by Marcel Endres, Katharina Manderscheid, Christophe Mincke

    Over the last two decades, the conceptualisation and empirical analysis of mobilities of people, objects and symbols has become an important strand of social science. Yet, the increasing importance of mobilities in all parts of the social does not only happen as observable practices in the material…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25
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    Transport and Society

  • Brazilian Agrarian Social Movements

    Edited by Rebecca Tarlau, Anthony Pahnke

    Contradictions between impressive levels of economic growth and the persistence of poverty and inequality are perhaps nowhere more evident than in rural Brazil. While Brazil might appear to be an example of the potential harmony between large-scale, export-oriented agribusiness and small-scale…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20
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  • Contested Memoryscapes

    The Politics of Second World War Commemoration in Singapore

    By Hamzah Muzaini, Brenda S.A. Yeoh

    This book sets itself apart from much of the burgeoning literature on war commemoration within human geography and the social sciences more generally by analysing how the Second World War (1941–45) is remembered within Singapore, unique for its potential to shed light on the manifold politics…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20
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    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Geographies of Migration

    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.…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Geographies of Sex and Sexualities

    Edited by Gavin Brown, Kath Browne

    Comprehensive and authoritative, this state-of-the-art review both charts and develops the rich sub-discipline geographies of sexualities, exploring sex-gender, sexuality and sexual practices. Emerging from the desire to examine differences and exclusions as a key aspect of human geographies, these…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19
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  • Animal Housing and Human–Animal Relations

    Politics, Practices and Infrastructures

    Edited by Kristian Bjørkdahl, Tone Druglitrø

    This book provides an in-depth investigation into the practices of animal housing systems with international contributions from across the humanities and social sciences. By attending to a range of different sites such as the zoo, the laboratory, the farm and the animal shelter, to name a few, the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • Futures: Imagining Socioecological Transformation

    Edited by Bruce Braun

    Futures: Imagining Socioecological Transformation brings together leading scholars to explore how we might know, enact, and struggle for, the conjoined social and ecological transformations we need to achieve just and sustainable futures. The question of transformation, and how it might be achieved…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17
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  • The Experimental City

    Edited by James Evans, Andrew Karvonen, Rob Raven

    This book explores how the concept or urban experimentation is being used to reshape practices of knowledge production in urban debates about resilience, climate change governance, and socio-technical transitions. With contributions from leading scholars, and case studies from the Global North and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • Memory, Place and Identity

    Commemoration and remembrance of war and conflict

    Edited by Danielle Drozdzewski, Sarah De Nardi, Emma Waterton

    This book bridges theoretical gaps that exist between the meta-concepts of memory, place and identity by positioning its lens on the emplaced practices of commemoration and the remembrance of war and conflict. This book examines how diverse publics relate to their wartime histories through…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Russian Borderlands in Change

    North Caucasian Youth and the Politics of Bordering and Citizenship

    By Tiina Sotkasiira

    While moving across borders has been made easier for some in Russia in recent years, for others, physical as well as socio-cultural borders are proving to be more and more difficult to cross. Tackling the differences between the ways in which official discourses construct borders and the ways…

    Hardback – 2016-05-13
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    Border Regions Series

  • Planning for Public Transport Accessibility

    An International Sourcebook

    By Carey Curtis, Jan Scheurer

    Bringing together a comparative analysis of the accessibility by public transport of 23 cities spanning four continents, this book provides a "hands-on" introduction to the evolution, rationale and effectiveness of a new generation of accessibility planning tools that have emerged since the mid-…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12
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  • Releasing the Commons

    Rethinking the futures of the commons

    Edited by Ash Amin, Philip Howell

    This book moves beyond seeing the commons in the past tense, an entity passed over from the public into the private, to reimagine the commons as a process, a contest of force, a reconstitution, and a site of convening practices. It highlights new spaces of gathering opening up, such as the digital…

    Hardback – 2016-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Rethinking Life at the Margins

    The Assemblage of Contexts, Subjects, and Politics

    Edited by Michele Lancione

    Experimenting with new ways of looking at the contexts, subjects, processes and multiple political stances that make up life at the margins, this book provides a novel source for a critical rethinking of marginalisation. Drawing on post-colonialism and critical assemblage thinking, the rich…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03
    Routledge

  • Environment and Tourism

    3rd Edition

    By Andrew Holden

    The global demand for tourism continues to increase as economic growth creates opportunities for its consumption as a lifestyle option across cultures. The spatial reach of recreational tourism into remoter environments reflects a desire to reconnect to nature that is partially created by the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts

  • Broadening Our Knowledge on Cluster Evolution

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20
    Routledge

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