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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 25th 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 9th 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 12th 2013 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 10th 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 23rd 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 21st 2012 by Routledge
Human health exists at the interface of environment and society. Decades of work by researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers has shown that health is shaped by a myriad of factors, including the biophysical environment, climate, political economy, gender, social networks, culture, and...
Published October 31st 2012 by Routledge
Recent decades have witnessed the transition from the government of rural areas towards processes of governance in which the boundaries between the state and civil society are blurred. As a result, governance is commonly linked to ‘bottom-up’ or community-based approaches to planning and...
Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge
Beyond the Food Crisis?
Major questions surround who, how, and by what means should the interests of government, the private sector, or consumers hold authority and powers over decisions concerning the production and consumption of foods. This book examines the development of food policy and regulation following the BSE (...
Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge
Urban regions have come under increasing pressure to adapt to the imperatives of mobility, including greater freedom of travel, rising trade volumes and global economic networks. Whereas urbanization was once characterized by the concentration of services and facilities, urban areas now have to...
Published July 5th 2012 by Routledge
International Perspectives on Age-Friendly Cities
To Be Published September 7th 2015
Ageing Resource Communities: New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism
To Be Published September 14th 2015
Everyday Globalization: A Spatial Semiotics of Immigrant Neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Paris
To Be Published December 15th 2015
Locating Value: Theory, Application and Critique
To Be Published March 1st 2016
Island Geographies: Essays and Conversations
To Be Published June 1st 2016
Geographies of Entreprenuership
To Be Published June 30th 2016