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New and Published Books

  1. Global Port Cities in North America

    Urbanization Processes and Global Production Networks

    By Boris Vormann

    Series: Routledge Advances in Geography

    As the material anchors of globalization, North America’s global port cities channel flows of commodities, capital, and tourists. This book explores how economic globalization processes have shaped these cities' political institutions, social structures, and urban identities since the mid-1970s....

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Pedestrian and the City

    By Carmen Hass-Klau

    The Pedestrian and the City provides an overview and insight into the development, politics and policies on walking and pedestrians: it includes the evolution of pedestrian-friendly housing estates in the 19th century up to the present day. Key issues addressed include the struggle of...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Progress in Rural Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This wide-ranging volume, first published in 1983, reflects the increasing scope of the field of rural geography in the second half of the twentieth century. Although traditional areas of study such as agriculture and the land-use patterns of the countryside remained important, scholars also began...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Progress in Industrial Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This edited collection, first published in 1985, deals with a number of the major themes central to the study of industrial geography. Topics under discussion include new methodologies, the growing service industries, foreign investment and the industrial geography of the developing world. With a...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Roads and Anthropology

    Ethnography, Infrastructures, (Im)mobility

    Edited by Dimitris Dalakoglou, Penny Harvey

    Roads and the powerful sense of mobility that they promise carry us back and forth between the sweeping narratives of globalisation, and the specific, tangible materialities of particular times and places. Indeed, despite the fact that roads might, by comparison with the sparkling agility of...

    Published October 21st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Incomplete Streets

    Processes, practices, and possibilities

    Edited by Stephen Zavestoski, Julian Agyeman

    Series: Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

    The ‘Complete Streets' concept and movement in urban planning and policy has been hailed by many as a revolution that aims to challenge the auto-normative paradigm by reversing the broader effects of an urban form shaped by the logic of keeping automobiles moving. By enabling safe access for all...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Urban Political Economy and Ecology of Automobility

    Driving Cities, Driving Inequality, Driving Politics

    Edited by Alan Walks

    Series: Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

    Just how resilient are our urban societies to social, energy, environmental and/or financial shocks, and how does this vary among cities and nations? Can our cities be made more sustainable, and can environmental, economic and social collapse be staved off through changes in urban form and travel...

    Published July 8th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Mobility, Space and Culture

    By Peter Merriman

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    Over the past ten to fifteen years there has emerged an increasing concern with mobility in the social sciences and humanities. In Mobility, Space and Culture, Peter Merriman provides an important and timely contribution to the mobilities turn in the social sciences, encouraging academics to...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Elite Mobilities

    Edited by Thomas Birtchnell, Javier Caletrío

    Series: Changing Mobilities

    Small in number but great in influence, mobile elites have shaped the contours of global capitalism. Today these elites continue to flourish globally but in a changing landscape. The current economic crisis—and rising concerns about the moral legitimacy of extreme wealth—coincides with stern...

    Published August 29th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Geography of Transport Systems

    3rd Edition

    By Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Claude Comtois, Brian Slack

    Mobility is fundamental to economic and social activities such as commuting, manufacturing, or supplying energy. Each movement has an origin, a potential set of intermediate locations, a destination, and a nature which is linked with geographical attributes. Transport systems composed of...

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge