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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 145 new and published books in the subject of Political Geography — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Post-Kyoto Climate Governance

    Confronting the Politics of Scale, Ideology and Knowledge

    By Asim Zia

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    In the midst of human-induced global climate change, powerful industrialized nations and rapidly industrializing nations are still heavily dependent on fossil fuels. Even if we arrive at a Hubbert’s peak for oil extraction in the 21st century, the availability of technologically recoverable coal...

    Published January 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Rethinking Municipal Privatization

    By Oliver D. Cooke

    Series: New Political Economy

    This book examines one of the most high-profile municipal privatizations—the privatization of New York City’s Central Park. The fiscal crisis of the 1970s established the political and cultural opening for privatizations, which were justified on the basis of increasing efficiency. However, as Cooke...

    Published December 14th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Cultural Politics of Europe

    European Capitals of Culture and European Union since the 1980s

    Edited by Kiran Klaus Patel

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    Culture is one of the most complex and contested fields of European integration. This book analyzes EU cultural politics since their emergence in the 1980s with a particular focus on the European Capital of Culture program, the flagship of EU cultural policy. It discusses both the central as well...

    Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Trans-Colonial Urban Space in Palestine

    Politics and Development

    By Maha Samman

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    Taking a multidisciplinary approach to examine the dynamics of ethno-national contestation and colonialism in Israel/Palestine, this book investigates the approaches for dealing with the colonial and post-colonial urban space, resituating them within the various theoretical frameworks in colonial...

    Published November 26th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Trade Unions in the Green Economy

    Working for the Environment

    Edited by Nora Räthzel, David Uzzell

    Combating climate change will increasingly impact on production industries and the workers they employ as production changes and consumption is targeted. Yet research has largely ignored labour and its responses. This book brings together sociologists, psychologists, political scientists,...

    Published October 29th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of Land and Food Scarcity

    Edited by Paolo De Castro, Felice Adinolfi, Fabian Capitanio, Salvatore Di Falco, Angelo Di Mambro

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    In recent years the issue of food security has become centre stage in the global agenda. Since the 2007/8 food price crisis, a number of works have been published on the topic, addressed from various perspectives: economic, social and cultural, environmental, agronomic and...

    Published October 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Global Health Care Chain

    From the Pacific to the World

    By John Connell

    Series: Routledge Research in Population and Migration

    For more than a quarter of a century there has been significant international migration of skilled health workers, but in the last decades, with critical changes in both sending and receiving countries, few parts of the world are now unaffected by the consequences of the migration of health workers...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The EU-Russia Borderland

    New Contexts for Regional Cooperation

    Edited by Heikki Eskelinen, Ilkka Liikanen, James W. Scott

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    After the collapse of the Soviet Union, there were high hopes of Russia’s "modernisation" and rapid political and economic integration with the EU. But now, given its own policies of national development, Russia appears to have ‘limits to integration’. Today, much European political discourse again...

    Published September 18th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Rural Development Theory and Practice

    By Ruth McAreavey

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    Rural development is inherently viewed as a positive thing; it is seen as something that brings together groups of individuals with automatic positive implications and outcomes. Policy rhetoric frequently uses popular terms such as involvement, participation and power sharing to describe rural...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  10. On the Edges of Development

    Cultural Interventions

    Edited by Kum-Kum Bhavnani, John Foran, Priya Kurian, Debashish Munshi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    Big business, financial institutions, and capitalist powers have wreaked much havoc on the Third World in the name of development. This book re-imagines development through a careful and imaginative exploration of some of the many ways that culture – in the broadest sense of lived experience and...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. White Voters in 21st Century America
    By George Hawley
    To Be Published September 8th 2014
  2. The Politics of Carbon Markets
    Edited by Benjamin Stephan, Richard Lane
    To Be Published September 10th 2014
  3. The Underbelly of the Indian Boom
    Edited by Stuart Corbridge, Alpa Shah
    To Be Published September 12th 2014
  4. Geographies of Globalization, 2nd Edition
    By Warwick E. Murray, John Overton
    To Be Published September 17th 2014
  5. The Cultural Politics of Europe: European Capitals of Culture and European Union since the 1980s
    Edited by Kiran Klaus Patel
    To Be Published September 19th 2014

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