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  1. 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 20th 2009 by Routledge

  2. 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 24th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Rural-Urban Dynamics

    Livelihoods, mobility and markets in African and Asian frontiers

    Edited by Jytte Agergaard, Niels Fold, Katherine Gough

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    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 7th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Queering Tourism

    Paradoxical Performances of Gay Pride Parades

    By Lynda Johnston

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    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 21st 2009 by Routledge

  5. Sensing Cities

    Regenerating Public Life in Barcelona and Manchester

    By Monica Montserrat Degen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    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 11th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Global Geographies of Post-Socialist Transition

    Geographies, societies, policies

    By Tassilo Herrschel

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Since the formal raising of the Iron Curtain, there has been much interest in post-socialism and the process of post-socialist transition. This timely book provides a systematic review and analysis of the process of ‘transition’. Herrschel: explores recent theories, concepts and debates on...

    Published September 14th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Rural Poverty

    Marginalisation and Exclusion in Britain and the United States

    By Paul Milbourne

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Moving beyond the highly visual forms of poverty characteristic of the city, Rural Poverty explores the nature of poverty in rural spaces in Britain and America. Setting out key features, it highlights the important processes that hide key components of rural poverty. The book...

    Published November 11th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Ageing and Place

    Edited by Gavin J. Andrews, David R. Phillips

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    During recent years, an increasing amount of academic research has focused on older people with a particular emphasis on settings, places and spaces. This book provides a comprehensive review of research and the policy area of 'ageing and place'. An insightful book on an important topic, Andrews...

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Poverty and the Third Way

    Edited by Colin C Williams, Colin C. Williams, Jan Windebank

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    What is poverty and how can it be tackled? Taking the Third Way out of its narrow party political context, this book argues that it is necessary to harness work beyond employment in order to pave a Third Way beyond capitalism and socialism. The outcome is a thought-provoking new approach towards...

    Published November 21st 2002 by Routledge

  10. The Human Geography of East Central Europe

    By David Turnock

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    The Human Geography of East Central Europe examines the geography of the transition economies that were not formerly part of the Soviet Union: Albania, Bosnia & Hercegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, The Czech Republic, Hungary, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Yugoslavia and East Germany....

    Published October 10th 2002 by Routledge