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Forthcoming Human Geography Books

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  1. Environmental Advertising in China and the USA

    Structures of desire

    By Xinghua Li

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

    Since the late 1980s, green consumerism has been hailed in the West as an efficient solution to environmental problems. However, Chinese consumers have been slow to warm up to eco-friendly products. Consumers prefer SUVs to hybrid cars, health supplements and snake oil medicines to organic foods...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Introducing Urban Anthropology

    By Rivke Jaffe, Anouk De Koning

    This book provides an up-to-date introduction to the important and growing field of urban anthropology. This is an increasingly critical area of study, as more than half of the world's population now lives in cities and anthropological research is increasingly done in an urban context. Exploring...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Making China Urban

    Geographical Aspects of Development and Disparity

    By Hyun Bang Shin

    This book provides a comprehensive account of the global, regional and urban dimensions of China’s development, and the resulting socio-economic and political outcomes. Shin begins by documenting and analysing China’s changing position in the world economy before turning to the development...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Retail and the Artifice of Social Change

    By Steven Miles

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    In Retail and Social Change Steven Miles, presents a cross-disciplinary analysis of the evolution of retail and how in both its material and virtual guises it has come to reframe our relationship with the social world. Retail has become increasingly influential in homogenising the urban experience....

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 3D Printing in Custom Capitalism

    By Thomas Birtchnell, Robert Gorkin

    Series: Antinomies

    3D Printing in Custom Capitalism approaches the revolution of printing in 3D from a socially and culturally informed perspective, avoiding media hyperbole and technological determinism. It presents an accessible account of engineering innovation with sociologically informed thinking...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Corporate Social Responsibility and Natural Resource Conflict

    By Kylie McKenna

    Series: Routledge Research in Sustainability and Business

    This book proposes a new model of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), reconceptualised as 'Interdependent Engagement' – a model which transforms existing approaches to CSR to engage with key sources of resource conflict. At least forty per cent of internal conflicts globally are related to...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Sustainability in Contemporary Rural Japan

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Stephanie Assmann

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

    Rural communities in Japan have suffered from significant depopulation and economic downturn in post-war years. Low birth rates, aging populations, agricultural decline and youth migration to large cities have been compounded by the triple disaster of March 11, 2011, which destroyed farming and...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Hope and Grief in the Anthropocene

    Re-conceptualising Human-Nature Relations

    By Lesley Head

    Series: Routledge Resarch in the Anthropocene

    The Anthropocene is a potentially catastrophic age and demands new ways of thinking about relations between humans and the nonhuman world. This book explores how responses to environmental challenges are hampered by a grief for a pristine and certain past, rather than considering the scale of the...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Smart Urbansim

    Utopian Vision or False Dawn?

    Edited by Simon Marvin, Andres Luque, Colin McFarlane

    Smart Urbanism (SU) – the rebuilding of cities through the integration of digital technologies with buildings, neighbourhoods, networked infrastructures and people – is being represented as a unique emerging ‘solution’ to the majority of problems faced by cities today. SU discourses, enacted by...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge