New and Published Books
31-40 of 47 results in Routledge Studies in Human Geography
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
Two unconnected but important recent academic and policy debates have focussed on the idea of the knowledge-based economy and the economic consequences of increasing international migration. This book challenges pre-conceived views on the debates and argues the need to understand that all migrants...
Published June 22nd 2008 by Routledge
Regenerating Public Life in Barcelona and Manchester
As cities globally re-design their urban landscapes, they produce a different urban aesthetic and create new experiential milieus. Urban regeneration processes generate radical physical, social and cultural changes in neighbourhoods that demand new conceptual frameworks to address their impact upon...
Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge
International Migration and Knowledge
To Be Published August 14th 2014
Time-Space Compression: Historical Geographies
To Be Published August 14th 2014
Knowledge and the City: Concepts, Applications and Trends of Knowledge-Based Urban Development
To Be Published August 17th 2014
Migration, Risk and Uncertainty
To Be Published September 9th 2014
To Be Published September 18th 2014
Cultural Production in and Beyond the Recording Studio
To Be Published October 14th 2014
International Perspectives on Age-Friendly Cities
To Be Published March 30th 2015
To Be Published May 30th 2015