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41-50 of 52 results in Routledge Studies in Human Geography
Theory, Policy, Practice
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
Rethinking the Cultural Economy
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
Neoliberalism and Inequality in Cape Town
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
Livelihoods, mobility and markets in African and Asian frontiers
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
Paradoxical Performances of Gay Pride Parades
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
Regenerating Public Life in Barcelona and Manchester
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
Geographies, societies, policies
Since the formal raising of the Iron Curtain, there has been much interest in post-socialism and the process of post-socialist transition. This timely book provides a systematic review and analysis of the process of ‘transition’. Herrschel: explores recent theories, concepts and debates on...
Published September 14th 2006 by Routledge
Marginalisation and Exclusion in Britain and the United States
Moving beyond the highly visual forms of poverty characteristic of the city, Rural Poverty explores the nature of poverty in rural spaces in Britain and America. Setting out key features, it highlights the important processes that hide key components of rural poverty. The book...
Published November 11th 2004 by Routledge
During recent years, an increasing amount of academic research has focused on older people with a particular emphasis on settings, places and spaces. This book provides a comprehensive review of research and the policy area of 'ageing and place'. An insightful book on an important topic, Andrews...
Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge
What is poverty and how can it be tackled? Taking the Third Way out of its narrow party political context, this book argues that it is necessary to harness work beyond employment in order to pave a Third Way beyond capitalism and socialism. The outcome is a thought-provoking new approach towards...
Published November 21st 2002 by Routledge
To Be Published May 31st 2015
To Be Published June 9th 2015
The Production and Consumption of Music in the Digital Age
To Be Published June 30th 2015
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 January 1st 2016