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Forthcoming Social Geography Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Global Food Security Governance

    Civil society engagement in the reformed Committee on World Food Security

    By Jessica Duncan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    In 2007/8 world food prices spiked and global economic crisis set in, leaving hundreds of millions of people unable to access adequate food. The international reaction was swift. In a bid for leadership, the 123 member countries of the United Nations’ Committee on World Food Security (CFS) adopted...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Place, Identity, and National Imagination in Post-war Taiwan

    By Bi-yu Chang

    Series: Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

    In the struggles for political and cultural hegemony that Taiwan has witnessed since the 1980s, the focal point in contesting narratives and the key battlefield in the political debates are primarily spatial and place-based. The major fault line appears to be a split between an imposed identity...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Urban Subversion and the Creative City

    By Oli Mould

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

    This book provides a comprehensive critique of the current Creative City paradigm, with a capital ‘C’, and argues for a creative city with a small ‘c’ via a theoretical exploration of urban subversion. The book argues that the Creative City (with a capital 'C') is a systemic requirement of...

    To Be Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Urban Animals

    Crowding in zoocities

    By Tora Holmberg

    Series: Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

    The city includes opportunities as well as constraints for humans and other animals alike. Urban animals are often subjected to complaints; they transgress geographical, legal as and cultural ordering systems, while roaming the city in what is often perceived as uncontrolled ways. But they are also...

    To Be Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Animals and the Environment

    Advocacy, activism, and the quest for common ground

    Edited by Lisa Kemmerer

    Contemporary earth and animal activists often seem to think and operate independently. The key reason for this lack of collaboration may be that environmentalists focus on species and ecosystems, while animal advocates look to the individual, and neither seems to have much respect for the other....

    To Be Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Technopoles of the World

    The Making of 21st Century Industrial Complexes

    By Manuel Castells

    Technopoles - planned centres for the promotion for high- technology industry - have become a key feature of national economic development worldwide. Created out of a technological revolution, the formation of the global economy and the emergence of a new form of economic production and management,...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Globalization's Contradictions

    Geographies of Discipline, Destruction and Transformation

    Edited by Dennis Conway, Nik Heynen

    Since the 1980s, globalization and neoliberalism have brought about a comprehensive restructuring of everyone’s lives. People are being ‘disciplined’ by neoliberal economic agendas, ‘transformed’ by communication and information technology changes, global commodity chains and networks, and in the...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Cities, Nationalism and Democratization

    By Scott A. Bollens

    Cities, Nationalism, and Democratization provides a theoretically informed, practice-oriented account of intercultural conflict and co-existence in cities. Bollens uses a wide-ranging set of over 100 interviews with local political and community leaders to investigate how popular urban policies can...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Everyday Lives in the Global City

    The Delinking of Locale and Milieu

    By Jörg Dürrschmidt

    Rejecting simplifying notions of globalisation as a macro-economic force, this book provides a grounded picture of the various ways in which people's biographies are tied up with the global cultural economy. The main argument of the book is that the globalisation of lives is experienced by people...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Price of War

    Urbanization in Vietnam, 1954-1985

    By Nigel Thrift, Dean Forbes

    Much rare material is incorporated in this unique account of urbanization in a developing country that was ravaged by war for twenty years. With due emphasis on the experience of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), the authors present an account of what happened to the towns and cities of Vietnam...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge