New and Published Books
21-30 of 44 results in Routledge Studies in Human Geography
Agencies, Cities and Spaces of Creativity
The role of advertising in everyday life and as a major employer in post-industrial economies is intimately bound up with processes of contemporary globalization. At centre of the advertising industry are the global advertising agencies which have an important role in developing global brands both...
Published December 6th 2010 by Routledge
Connecting People, Participation and Place
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 30th 2010 by Routledge
An International Comparative Perspective
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 3rd 2010 by Routledge
Young Rural Lives
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 17th 2010 by Routledge
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 9th 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 19th 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 23rd 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 6th 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 20th 2009 by Routledge
An international comparison of urban regeneration strategies
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 December 14th 2008 by Routledge
Migration, Risk, and Uncertainty
To Be Published May 30th 2013
Performativity, Politics, and the Production of Social Space
To Be Published June 14th 2013
Imagined Regional Communities: Integration and Sovereignty in the Global South
To Be Published September 26th 2013
Whose Urban Renaissance?: An international comparison of urban regeneration strategies
To Be Published September 26th 2013
Access, Property, and American Urban Space
To Be Published October 14th 2013
Gender, Development and Transnational Feminism
To Be Published December 29th 2013
Fieldwork in the Global South: Ethical Challenges and Dilemmas
To Be Published February 28th 2014
Cultural Production in and Beyond the Recording Studio
To Be Published May 14th 2014