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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 21st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Ecologies and Politics of Health

    Edited by Brian King, Kelley A. Crews

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Human health exists at the interface of environment and society. Decades of work by researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers has shown that health is shaped by a myriad of factors, including the biophysical environment, climate, political economy, gender, social networks, culture, and...

    Published October 31st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Rural Governance

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Lynda Cheshire, Vaughan Higgins, Geoffrey Lawrence

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Recent decades have witnessed the transition from the government of rural areas towards processes of governance in which the boundaries between the state and civil society are blurred. As a result, governance is commonly linked to ‘bottom-up’ or community-based approaches to planning and...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The New Regulation and Governance of Food

    Beyond the Food Crisis?

    By Terry Marsden, Robert Lee, Andrew Flynn, Samarthia Thankappan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Major questions surround who, how, and by what means should the interests of government, the private sector, or consumers hold authority and powers over decisions concerning the production and consumption of foods. This book examines the development of food policy and regulation following the BSE (...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Cities, Regions and Flows

    Edited by Peter V. Hall, Markus Hesse

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Urban regions have come under increasing pressure to adapt to the imperatives of mobility, including greater freedom of travel, rising trade volumes and global economic networks. Whereas urbanization was once characterized by the concentration of services and facilities, urban areas now have to...

    Published July 5th 2012 by Routledge