New and Published Books
11-20 of 49 results in Routledge Studies in Human Geography
Theory and Practice, Problems and Perspectives
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
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
Integration and Sovereignty in the Global South
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
An international comparison of urban regeneration strategies
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
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
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
Schiphol and the Schiphol Region During the 20th Century
This book analyses the long term spatial-economic metamorphosis of Schiphol and the Schiphol region as archetypal for a wider international phenomenon of urban development of metropolises across the world. It study the origins and course of urban development process by identifying and explaining...
Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge
Despite the fact that virtually all urban growth is occurring, and will continue to occur, in the cities of the Global South, the conceptual tools used to study cities are distilled disproportionately from research on the highly developed cities of the Global North. With urban inequality widely...
Published December 9th 2012 by Routledge
Economic and Urban Development
In the past three decades, China has experienced an unprecedented pace of economic and urban development. It’s economy is now transforming from one based on manufacturing industries towards the producer services, with the importance of these services in the national and regional economy being...
Published November 22nd 2012 by Routledge
Current societies face unprecedented risks and challenges connected to climate change. Addressing them will require fundamental transformations in the infrastructures that sustain everyday life, such as energy, water, waste and mobility. A transition to a ‘low carbon’ future implies a large scale...
Published November 20th 2012 by Routledge
To Be Published September 18th 2014
Cultural Production in and Beyond the Recording Studio
To Be Published October 14th 2014
International Perspectives on Age-Friendly Cities
To Be Published March 30th 2015
Ageing Resource Communities: New Frontiers of Rural Population Change, Community Development and Voluntarism
To Be Published May 29th 2015
To Be Published May 30th 2015
The Production and Consumption of Music in the Digital Age
To Be Published June 29th 2015