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  1. Global Perspectives on Gender and Space

    Engaging Feminism and Development

    Edited by Ann M. Oberhauser, Ibipo Johnston-Anumonwo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Feminism has re-shaped the way we think about equality, power relations and social change. Recent feminist scholarship has provided new theoretical frameworks, methodologies and empirical analyses of how gender and feminism are situated within the development process. Global Perspectives on Gender...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Performativity, Politics, and the Production of Social Space

    Edited by Michael R. Glass, Reuben Rose-Redwood

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Theories of performativity have garnered considerable attention within the social sciences and humanities over the past two decades. At the same time, there has also been a growing recognition that the social production of space is fundamental to assertions of political authority and the practices...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Exploring Post-Development

    Theory and Practice, Problems and Perspectives

    By Aram Ziai

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Landscape and the Ideology of Nature in Exurbia

    Green Sprawl

    Edited by Kirsten Valentine Cadieux, Laura Taylor

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    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 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Imagined Regional Communities

    Integration and Sovereignty in the Global South

    By James D. Sidaway

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    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

  6. Whose Urban Renaissance?

    An international comparison of urban regeneration strategies

    Edited by Libby Porter, Kate Shaw

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    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

  7. Learning Transnational Learning

    Edited by Åge Mariussen, Seija Virkkala

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    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 29th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Globalization, Modernity and the City

    By John Rennie Short

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    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

  9. Spatial-Economic Metamorphosis of a Nebula City

    Schiphol and the Schiphol Region During the 20th Century

    By Abderrahman El Makhloufi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    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 18th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Locating Right to the City in the Global South

    Edited by Tony Roshan Samara, Shenjing He, Guo Chen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    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