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  1. 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 27th 2011 by Routledge

  2. 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 7th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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 6th 2010 by Routledge

  4. 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 6th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Participatory Action Research Approaches and Methods

    Connecting People, Participation and Place

    Edited by Sara Kindon, Rachel Pain, Mike Kesby

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    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

  6. Governance and Planning of Mega-City Regions

    An International Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Jiang Xu, Anthony G.O. Yeh

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    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

  7. Global Perspectives on Rural Childhood and Youth

    Young Rural Lives

    Edited by Ruth Panelli, Samantha Punch, Elsbeth Robson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    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

  8. Critical Reflections on Regional Competitiveness

    Theory, Policy, Practice

    By Gillian Bristow

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    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

  9. Spaces of Vernacular Creativity

    Rethinking the Cultural Economy

    Edited by Tim Edensor, Deborah Leslie, Steve Millington, Norma Rantisi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    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

  10. World City Syndrome

    Neoliberalism and Inequality in Cape Town

    By David A. McDonald

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    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