Skip to Content

Book Series

Routledge Studies in Human Geography

New and Published Books

31-40 of 47 results in Routledge Studies in Human Geography
  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Critical Reflections on Regional Competitiveness

    Theory, Policy, Practice

    By Gillian Bristow

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Since the early 1990s, governments and development agencies have become increasingly preoccupied with the pursuit of regional competitiveness. However, there is considerable confusion around what exactly regional competitiveness means, how it might be achieved, whether and how it can be measured,...

    Published March 10th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Spaces of Vernacular Creativity

    Rethinking the Cultural Economy

    Edited by Tim Edensor, Deborah Leslie, Steve Millington, Norma Rantisi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Creativity has become part of the language of regeneration experts, urban planners and government policy makers attempting to revive the economic and cultural life of cities in the 21st century. Concepts such as the creative class, the creative industries and bohemian cultural clusters have come to...

    Published October 20th 2009 by Routledge

  6. World City Syndrome

    Neoliberalism and Inequality in Cape Town

    By David A. McDonald

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    The literature on ‘world cities’ has had an enormous influence on urban theory and planning alike. From Manila to London, academics and policy makers have attempted to understand, and to some extent strive for, world city status. This book is a study of Cape Town’s standing in this network of urban...

    Published September 24th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Rural-Urban Dynamics

    Livelihoods, mobility and markets in African and Asian frontiers

    Edited by Jytte Agergaard, Niels Fold, Katherine Gough

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    It has increasingly been recognised that rural and urban areas are inextricably interlinked. This book adopts a fresh approach to the issue of rural-urban dynamics through a study of the changing nature of livelihoods, mobility and markets in ten study sites across four countries of Africa and Asia...

    Published September 7th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Queering Tourism

    Paradoxical Performances of Gay Pride Parades

    By Lynda Johnston

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Gay Pride parades are annual arenas of queer public culture, where embodied notions of subjectivity are sold, enacted, transgressed and debated. From Sydney to Rome, Queering Tourism analyzes the paradoxes of gay pride parades as tourist events, exploring how the public display of queer bodies ...

    Published May 21st 2009 by Routledge

  9. International Migration and Knowledge

    By Allan Williams, Vladimir Baláž

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Two unconnected but important recent academic and policy debates have focussed on the idea of the knowledge-based economy and the economic consequences of increasing international migration. This book challenges pre-conceived views on the debates and argues the need to understand that all migrants...

    Published June 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  10. Sensing Cities

    Regenerating Public Life in Barcelona and Manchester

    By Monica Montserrat Degen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    As cities globally re-design their urban landscapes, they produce a different urban aesthetic and create new experiential milieus. Urban regeneration processes generate radical physical, social and cultural changes in neighbourhoods that demand new conceptual frameworks to address their impact upon...

    Published June 11th 2008 by Routledge