Skip to Content

Articles, News & Updates

Research & Reference News & Updates – Page 1

Articles, News, Promotions and Updates from Routledge and the Taylor & Francis Group.

Recent Articles

  1. Interview with Bruce Stephenson

    Bruce Stephenson has worked as a professor, public planner and a consultant. He is a leading expert on John Nolen, the visionary founding father of American city planning. Stephenson’s definitive biography, John Nolen, Landscape Architect and City Planner, illuminates the art Nolen practiced and the legacy he left. He also wrote the Introduction to a re-issued edition of Nolen’s most far-reaching book, New Ideals in the Planning of Villages, Towns, and Cities. At Rollins College, Stephenson and his students offer plans to solve the problems suburban sprawl has created in Orlando, Florida. Presently he is building on his study of Lewis Mumford’s vision for Portland, Oregon. He plans to document how Portland became a Mecca of urban sustainability, and a model for Orlando.    

  2. Q&A with Victor Deupi, author of ‘Architectural Temperance’

    Victor Deupi, author of Architectural Temperance, discusses his book and what lead him to explore why a powerful nation like Spain would temper its own building traditions with the more cosmopolitan trends associated with Rome; oftentimes at the expense of its own national and regional traditions.

  3. Now Available: A Sociolinguistics of Diaspora

    This volume brings together scholars in sociolinguistics and the sociology of new media and mobile technologies who are working on different social and communicative aspects of the Latino diaspora.

    Read more about this book and recommend it to your librarian

  4. Recommended by CHOICE - Collage and Architecture by Jennifer A.E. Shields

    "Architect Shields (UNC Charlotte) explores the idea of collage as an artistic strategy and an inspiration for architectural exploration. This volume is a thoughtful, well-researched, carefully constructed, and thoroughly illustrated effort to find meaningful relationships between the ideas of collage as employed in quite different forms of artistic endeavor… Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-level undergraduates and above." - D. Sachs, Kansas State University, CHOICE September 2014

    To read more about Collage and Architecture click here
     

  5. Essential Reading by CHOICE - The Rise of Critical Animal Studies

    "Indispensable for anyone concerned with how badly humans treat each other, other animals, and the environment. Summing Up: Essential" - P. Beirne, University of Southern Maine for CHOICE

    To read more about The Rise of Critical Animal Studies click here
    To view inside the book click here

    Why not recommend to your Librarian today!

  6. NEW! - Sustainable Consumption and the Good Life by Karen Lykke Syse and Martin Lee Mueller

    "Unlimited growth has not only damaged the biosphere, but also disrupted solidarity and cohesion within and between human groups. Sustainability Consumption and the Good Life presents and questions various adaptations to the environmental crises. The book is timely as it challenges and reframes issues of consumption and well-being to meet the demands of an overheating planet." –Peder Anker, New York University, USA

    To read more about Sustainable Consumption and the Good Life click here

    View all the books in the Routledge Environmental Humanities series here

  7. NEW! - Modernization, Urbanization and Development in Latin America, 1900s - 2000s

    In this book Arturo Almandoz places the major episodes of Latin America’s twentieth and early twenty-first century urban history within the changing relationship between industrialization and urbanization, modernization and development.

    To read more about Modernization, Urbanization and Development in Latin America, 1900s - 2000s click here.

    To view all the books in the Planning, History and Environment Series click here.

  8. Have you seen the Routledge Library Edition Social and Cultural Geography collection yet?

    Re-issuing books originally published between 1969 and 1990 this set of 15 volumes gives a 20 year perspective on the development of the discipline of social geography. The books emphasize the increasingly important contribution of geographical theory to the understanding of social change, values, economic and political organization and ethical imperatives. The volumes are authored by well-known international geographers and discuss the philosophy and sociology of geography as well as key themes such as the geography of health, crime, space. They also examine the cross-over of geography with other disciplines, such as literature and history.

    Click here to view the books in this collection.

  9. Highly Recommended by CHOICE - Precision Agriculture for Sustainability and Environmental Protection

    This well-designed, four-part book, illustrated with black-and-white photos, contains helpful technical information on precision agriculture (PA). With contributors from North and South America, Australia, Europe, and Africa, the book offers a valuable international perspective.Summing Up: Highly recommended. - M K Swan, emeritus, Washington State University, CHOICE Reviews September 2014

    For more information about Precision Agriculture for Sustainability and Environmental Protection click here

    To view inside the book click here
     

  10. Highly Recommended by CHOICE - Energy and Electricity in Industrial Nations by Allan Mazur

    "An excellent book for everyone interested in energy-related issues. Summing Up: Highly recommended. " - J Tavakoli, Lafayette College, CHOICE Review September 2014

    For more information about the book click here.

    To view inside the book click here

Page 1 of 85 pages