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  1. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 24th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 28th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 17th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 9th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Producer Services in China

    Economic and Urban Development

    Edited by Anthony G.O. Yeh, Fiona F. Yang

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    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 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Cities and Low Carbon Transitions

    Edited by Harriet Bulkeley, Vanesa Castán Broto, Mike Hodson, Simon Marvin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    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 20th 2012 by Routledge