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  1. Cross-Continental Agro-Food Chains

    Structures, Actors and Dynamics in the Global Food System

    Edited by Niels Fold, Bill Pritchard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Filling a gap in contemporary food and globalization scholarship, this timely book presents recent case-study research on the globalization of food systems, and the impacts for communities around the world. It covers debates on new structures and food products, as well as detailed accounts of fresh...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Geographies of Commodity Chains

    Edited by Alex Hughes, Suzanne Reimer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Individuals, consumer groups, nation states and supra-national bodies increasingly have interrogated the ethics of particular production and consumption relations such as GM foods. Flowing from and bound up with these political concerns is the growing interest in the mutual dependence of sites of (...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Climate Change and the Crisis of Capitalism

    A Chance to Reclaim, Self, Society and Nature

    Edited by Mark Pelling, David Manuel-Navarrete, Michael Redclift

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Are established economic, social and political practices capable of dealing with the combined crises of climate change and the global economic system? Will falling back on the wisdoms that contributed to the crisis help us to find ways forward or simply reconfigure risk in another guise? This...

    Published November 28th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Private Cities

    Global and Local Perspectives

    By Georg Glasze, Chris Webster, Klaus Frantz

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    For the antagonist, private communities are icons of post-consensus, fragmenting civic society, enclosing and excluding by contractual constitution and sometimes by walls and gates. For others they are simply an efficient new way of organizing urban life. Contributed to, and edited by, an...

    Published November 28th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Rethinking Maps

    New Frontiers in Cartographic Theory

    Edited by Martin Dodge, Rob Kitchin, Chris Perkins

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Maps are changing. They have become important and fashionable once more. Rethinking Maps brings together leading researchers to explore how maps are being rethought, made and used, and what these changes mean for working cartographers, applied mapping research, and cartographic scholarship. It...

    Published June 8th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Design Economies and the Changing World Economy

    Innovation, Production and Competitiveness

    By John R. Bryson, Grete Rusten

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Design is central to every service or good produced, sold and consumed. Manufacturing and service companies located in high cost locations increasingly find it difficult to compete with producers located in countries such as India and China. Companies in high-cost locations either have to shift...

    Published December 7th 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Globalization of Advertising

    Agencies, Cities and Spaces of Creativity

    By James R. Faulconbridge, Peter Taylor, Corinne Nativel, Jonathan Beaverstock

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    The role of advertising in everyday life and as a major employer in post-industrial economies is intimately bound up with processes of contemporary globalization. At centre of the advertising industry are the global advertising agencies which have an important role in developing global brands both...

    Published December 7th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Participatory Action Research Approaches and Methods

    Connecting People, Participation and Place

    Edited by Sara Kindon, Rachel Pain, Mike Kesby

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Participatory Action Research (PAR) approaches and methods have seen an explosion of recent interest in the social and environmental sciences. PAR involves collaborative research, education and action which is oriented towards social change, representing a major epistemological challenge to...

    Published August 31st 2010 by Routledge

  9. Governance and Planning of Mega-City Regions

    An International Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Jiang Xu, Anthony G.O. Yeh

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Neoliberalism’s market revolution has had a tremendous effect on contemporary mega-city regions. The negative consequences of market-oriented politics for territorial growth have been recognized. While a lot of attention has been given to how planners and policy makers are fighting back political...

    Published August 4th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Global Perspectives on Rural Childhood and Youth

    Young Rural Lives

    Edited by Ruth Panelli, Samantha Punch, Elsbeth Robson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    This collection of international research and collaborative theoretical innovation examines the socio-cultural contexts and negotiations that young people face when growing up in rural settings across the world. This book is strikingly different to a standard edited book of loosely...

    Published June 18th 2010 by Routledge