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New and Published Books

  1. Market Towns

    Roles, challenges and prospects

    By Neil Powe, Trevor Hart, Tim Shaw

    Original and insightful, this volume, giving in-depth consideration to the key issues affecting the future of market towns, provides readers with a framework for evaluating policy initiatives and progress in market towns. Through a detailed analysis of the characteristics of over 200 towns and...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Global City Regions

    Their Emerging Forms

    Edited by Gary Hack, Roger Simmonds

    A unique comparative study based on funded research, of eleven city regions across three continents looking at changes over the last 30 years. Detailed changes in land use are presented here with series of maps prepared especially for the study. The socio-economic and physical forms of city...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Governing Agricultural Sustainability

    Global lessons from GM crops

    Edited by Phil Macnaghten, Susana Carro-Ripalda

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    Although GM crops are seen by their advocates as a key component of the future of world agriculture and as part of the solution for world poverty and hunger, their uptake has not been smooth nor universal: they have been marred by controversy and all too commonly their regulation has been...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Innovative Community Change Practices

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Sam Cordes

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    The national recession forced many communities to examine new and innovative ways to promote local economic development, resulting in long-term community changes. New techniques and approaches were used to identify available opportunities and programs which could take advantage of development...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Rational Landscapes and Humanistic Geography

    By Edward Relph

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1981, explores why it is that the modern built environment, while successfully providing material comfort and technical efficiency, none the less breeds despair and depression rather than inspires hope and commitment. The source of this paradox, where material benefits...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Introduction to Rural Planning

    Economies, Communities and Landscapes, 2nd Edition

    By Nick Gallent, Iqbal Hamiduddin, Meri Juntti, Sue Kidd, Dave Shaw

    Series: Natural and Built Environment Series

    Introduction to Rural Planning: Economies, Communities and Landscapes provides a critical analysis of the key challenges facing rural places and the ways that public policy and community action shape rural spaces. The second edition provides an examination of the composite nature of ‘rural...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Production and Consumption of Music in the Digital Age

    Edited by Brian J. Hracs, Michael Seman, Tarek Virani

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Songs remain the same, but how and where they are made, shared and experienced is changing. The roles and practices of record labels, independent musicians and music professionals are evolving and a new interconnected sonic ecosystem of cities, scenes, venues, festivals, record shops, and online...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Contract Farming and the Development of Smallholder Agricultural Businesses

    Improving markets and value chains in Tanzania

    Edited by Joseph A. Kuzilwa, Niels Fold, Arne Henningsen, Marianne Nylandsted Larsen

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Contract farming has received renewed attention recently as developing economies try to grapple with how to transform the agricultural sector and its associated value chains. This book reviews different contract arrangements and specific crops, applying both qualitative and quantitative...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. International Law and Boundary Disputes in Africa

    By Gbenga Oduntan

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    Africa has experienced a number of territorial disputes over land and maritime boundaries, due in part to its colonial and post-colonial history. This book explores the legal, political, and historical nature of disputes over territory in the African continent, and critiques the content and...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Local and Regional Development

    Edited by Andy Pike, Andres Rodriguez, John Tomaney

    Series: Critical Concepts in Geography

    Geographers (and other social scientists) working in local and regional development ultimately seek to understand how—and to what extent—local and regional policy can positively affect economic growth and progress. This area of research and study throws up difficult and challenging questions, such...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge