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  1. Geographies, Mobilities, and Rhythms over the Life-Course

    Adventures in the Interval

    By Elaine Stratford

    Series: Routledge Advances in Geography

    By thinking in terms of the geographies of mobilities, we are better able to understand the central importance of movements, rhythms and shifting emplacements over the life-course. This innovative book represents research from a new and flourishing multidisciplinary field that...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Global Port Cities in North America

    Urbanization Processes and Global Production Networks

    By Boris Vormann

    Series: Routledge Advances in Geography

    As the material anchors of globalization, North America’s global port cities channel flows of commodities, capital, and tourists. This book explores how economic globalization processes have shaped these cities' political institutions, social structures, and urban identities since the mid-1970s....

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Migration, Settlement, and the Concepts of House and Home

    By Iris Levin

    Series: Routledge Advances in Geography

    How do migrants feel "at home" in their houses? What do the concepts of house and home mean for them? Literature on the migrant house and its role in the migrant experience of home-building is inadequate. In opposition to the rich body of literature on the meanings of home for migrants, the migrant...

    Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Gentrification of Nightlife and the Right to the City

    Regulating Spaces of Social Dancing in New York

    By Laam Hae

    Series: Routledge Advances in Geography

    In The Gentrification of Nightlife and the Right to the City, Hae explores how nightlife in New York City, long associated with various subcultures of social dancing, has been recently transformed as the city has undergone the gentrification of its space and the post-industrialization of its...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. China's New Retail Economy

    A Geographic Perspective

    By Shuguang Wang

    Series: Routledge Advances in Geography

    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...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Eurasian Corridors of Interconnection

    From the South China to the Caspian Sea

    Edited by Susan M. Walcott, Corey Johnson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Geography

    Connectivity, as well as conflict, characterizes Eurasia. This edited volume explores dynamic geopolitical and geo-economic links reconfiguring spaces from the eastern edge of Europe through the western edge of Asia, seeking explanation beyond description. The ancient Silk Road tied together space,...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  7. For Creative Geographies

    Geography, Visual Arts and the Making of Worlds

    By Harriet Hawkins

    Series: Routledge Advances in Geography

    This book provides the first sustained critical exploration, and celebration, of the relationship between Geography and the contemporary Visual Arts. With the growth of research in the Geohumanities and the Spatial Humanities, there is an imperative to extend and deepen considerations of the form...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Selling Ethnic Neighborhoods

    The Rise of Neighborhoods as Places of Leisure and Consumption

    Edited by Volkan Aytar, Jan Rath

    Series: Routledge Advances in Geography

    While ethnic neighborhoods are usually associated with poverty, crime and social problems, they have also emerged as places of leisure and consumption, providing opportunities for numerous entrepreneurs and employees. Local and national governments and other regulatory actors, as well as the media,...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Shrinking Cities

    International Perspectives and Policy Implications

    Edited by Karina Pallagst, Thorsten Wiechmann, Cristina Martinez-Fernandez

    Series: Routledge Advances in Geography

    The shrinking city phenomenon is a multidimensional process that affects cities, parts of cities or metropolitan areas around the world that have experienced dramatic decline in their economic and social bases. Shrinkage is not a new phenomenon in the study of cities. However, shrinking cities lack...

    Published August 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Rethinking Global Urbanism

    Comparative Insights from Secondary Cities

    Edited by Xiangming Chen, Ahmed Kanna

    Series: Routledge Advances in Geography

    Arguing that the focus in global urban studies on cities such as New York, London, Tokyo in the global North, Mexico City and Shanghai in the developing world, and other major nodes of the world economy, has skewed the concept of the global city toward economics, this volume gathers a diverse...

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge

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