New and Published Books
31-40 of 49 results in Routledge Studies in Human Geography
Global and Local Perspectives
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
New Frontiers in Cartographic Theory
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
Innovation, Production and Competitiveness
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
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
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
Ageing Resource Communities: New Frontiers of Rural Population Change, Community Development and Voluntarism
To Be Published May 29th 2015
To Be Published May 30th 2015
The Production and Consumption of Music in the Digital Age
To Be Published June 29th 2015