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  1. Fieldwork in the Global South

    Ethical Challenges and Dilemmas

    Edited by Jenny Lunn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Choosing to do fieldwork overseas, particularly in the Global South, is a challenge in itself. The researcher faces logistical complications, health and safety issues, cultural differences, language barriers, and much more. But permeating the entire fieldwork experience are a range of...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Global Perspectives on Gender and Space

    Engaging Feminism and Development

    Edited by Ann M. Oberhauser, Ibipo Johnston-Anumonwo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Feminism has re-shaped the way we think about equality, power relations and social change. Recent feminist scholarship has provided new theoretical frameworks, methodologies and empirical analyses of how gender and feminism are situated within the development process. Global Perspectives on Gender...

    Published February 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Performativity, Politics, and the Production of Social Space

    Edited by Michael R. Glass, Reuben Rose-Redwood

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Theories of performativity have garnered considerable attention within the social sciences and humanities over the past two decades. At the same time, there has also been a growing recognition that the social production of space is fundamental to assertions of political authority and the practices...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Exploring Post-Development

    Theory and Practice, Problems and Perspectives

    By Aram Ziai

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Tackling issues surrounding post-development which is arguably one of the most significant debates in the field of north-south relations at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Contributors explore the possibilities and limitations of post-development theory and practice drawing on empirical...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Landscape and the Ideology of Nature in Exurbia

    Green Sprawl

    Edited by Kirsten Valentine Cadieux, Laura Taylor

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    This book explores the role of the ideology of nature in producing urban and exurban sprawl. It examines the ironies of residential development on the metropolitan fringe, where the search for “nature” brings residents deeper into the world from which they are imagining their escape—of Federal...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Imagined Regional Communities

    Integration and Sovereignty in the Global South

    By James D. Sidaway

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Imagined Regional Communities provides an original approach to thinking about the processes of regional integration. Focusing mostly on communities in Africa, Asia and Latin America, it develops detailed case studies based on archives, interviews and critical readings of existing texts. These...

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Access, Property, and American Urban Space

    By M. Gordon Brown

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    This volume examines how the pervasive changes in the relation between private and public property have impacted the spatial form of American cities. In addition to linking spatial patterns and economic costs, the book shows how to quantify these patterns and link them to congestion...

    Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Whose Urban Renaissance?

    An international comparison of urban regeneration strategies

    Edited by Libby Porter, Kate Shaw

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    The desire of governments for a 'renaissance' of their cities is a defining feature of contemporary urban policy. From Melbourne and Toronto to Johannesburg and Istanbul, government policies are successfully attracting investment and middle-class populations to their inner areas. Regeneration - or...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Learning Transnational Learning

    Edited by Åge Mariussen, Seija Virkkala

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Systems of innovation that are conducted within national borders can preserve inefficient solutions and prevent development. This has led to a feeling that transnational learning strategies are more and more desirable. In practice, the field of transnational learning has been dominated by various...

    Published April 28th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Globalization, Modernity and the City

    By John Rennie Short

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    We live in a world of big cities. Urbanization, globalization and modernization have received considerable attention but rarely are the connections and relations between them the subjects of similar attention. Cities are an integral part of the network of globalization and important sites of...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge