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  1. 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

  2. New Economic Spaces in Asian Cities

    From Industrial Restructuring to the Cultural Turn

    Edited by Peter W. Daniels, K.C. Ho, Thomas A. Hutton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    The East and Southeast Asia region constitutes the world’s most compelling theatre of accelerated globalization and industrial restructuring. Following a spectacular realization of the ‘industrialization paradigm’ and a period of services-led growth, the early twenty-first century economic...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Differentiated Countryside

    By Philip Lowe, Terry Marsden and, Jonathan Murdoch, Neil Ward

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    In the wake of BSE, the threat to ban fox hunting and Foot and Mouth disease, the English countryside appears to be in turmoil. Long-standing uses of rural space are in crisis and, unsurprisingly, political processes in rural areas are marked by conflicts between groups, such as farmers,...

    Published January 9th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Cross-Continental Agro-Food Chains

    Structures, Actors and Dynamics in the Global Food System

    Edited by Niels Fold, Bill Pritchard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Filling a gap in contemporary food and globalization scholarship, this timely book presents recent case-study research on the globalization of food systems, and the impacts for communities around the world. It covers debates on new structures and food products, as well as detailed accounts of fresh...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Geographies of Commodity Chains

    Edited by Alex Hughes, Suzanne Reimer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Individuals, consumer groups, nation states and supra-national bodies increasingly have interrogated the ethics of particular production and consumption relations such as GM foods. Flowing from and bound up with these political concerns is the growing interest in the mutual dependence of sites of (...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Climate Change and the Crisis of Capitalism

    A Chance to Reclaim, Self, Society and Nature

    Edited by Mark Pelling, David Manuel-Navarrete, Michael Redclift

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Are established economic, social and political practices capable of dealing with the combined crises of climate change and the global economic system? Will falling back on the wisdoms that contributed to the crisis help us to find ways forward or simply reconfigure risk in another guise? This...

    Published November 28th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Private Cities

    Global and Local Perspectives

    By Georg Glasze, Chris Webster, Klaus Frantz

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    For the antagonist, private communities are icons of post-consensus, fragmenting civic society, enclosing and excluding by contractual constitution and sometimes by walls and gates. For others they are simply an efficient new way of organizing urban life. Contributed to, and edited by, an...

    Published November 28th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Rethinking Maps

    New Frontiers in Cartographic Theory

    Edited by Martin Dodge, Rob Kitchin, Chris Perkins

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Maps are changing. They have become important and fashionable once more. Rethinking Maps brings together leading researchers to explore how maps are being rethought, made and used, and what these changes mean for working cartographers, applied mapping research, and cartographic scholarship. It...

    Published June 8th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Design Economies and the Changing World Economy

    Innovation, Production and Competitiveness

    By John R. Bryson, Grete Rusten

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Design is central to every service or good produced, sold and consumed. Manufacturing and service companies located in high cost locations increasingly find it difficult to compete with producers located in countries such as India and China. Companies in high-cost locations either have to shift...

    Published December 7th 2010 by Routledge

  10. The Globalization of Advertising

    Agencies, Cities and Spaces of Creativity

    By James R. Faulconbridge, Peter Taylor, Corinne Nativel, Jonathan Beaverstock

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    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 7th 2010 by Routledge