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Forthcoming Social Geography Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Historical Geographies of Prisons

    Unlocking the Usable Carceral Past

    Edited by Karen M. Morin, Dominique Moran

    Series: Routledge Research in Historical Geography

    This is the first book to provide a comprehensive historical-geographical lens to the development and evolution of correctional institutions as a specific subset of carceral geographies. This book analyzes and critiques global practices of incarceration, regimes of punishment, and their...

    To Be Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Facadism

    By Jonathan Richards

    Facadism - the preservation of historic facades, the creation of facsimiles in front of new buildings and the decorative exercises of postmodernism - is accused of destroying architectural innovation, of divorcing the interior and exterior of buildings and of reducing townscapes to theatre sets....

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Haiti: From Revolutionary Slaves to Powerless Citizens

    Essays on the Politics and Economics of Underdevelopment, 1804-2013

    By Alex Dupuy

    Series: Europa Country Perspectives

    This title focuses on Haiti from an international perspective. Haiti has endured undue influence from successive French and US governments; its fragile 'democracy' has been founded on subordination to and dominance of foreign powers. This book examines Haiti's position within the global...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Communicating Climate Change in Russia

    State and Propaganda

    By Marianna Poberezhskaya

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

    The attitude of Russia towards climate change is extremely important for the success of climate change control policies worldwide, as Russia, with its cold climate and vast resources of carbon fuels, is one of the world’s biggest polluters. Moreover, Russia frequently comes across as not being very...

    To Be Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Rural Crime and Community Safety

    By Vania A Ceccato

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    Crime is often perceived as an urban issue rather than a problem that occurs in rural areas, but how far is this view tenable? This book explores the relationship between crime and community in rural areas and addresses the notion of safety as part of the community dynamics in such areas. Rural...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Animal Housing and Human-Animal Relations

    Politics, Practices and Infrastructures

    Edited by Kristian Bjørkdahl, Tone Druglitrø

    Series: Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

    This book provides an in-depth investigation into the practices of animal housing systems with international contributions from across the humanities and social sciences. The physical infrastructures of animal housing are part of a much broader sociocultural and political infrastructure, where the...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    To Be Published August 24th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Routledge International Handbook of the Sociology of Art and Culture

    Edited by Laurie Hanquinet, Mike Savage

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of Arts and Culture offers a comprehensive overview of sociology of art and culture, focusing especially – though not exclusively – on the visual arts, literature, music, and digital culture. Extending, and critiquing, Bourdieu’s influential analysis of...

    To Be Published August 25th 2015 by Routledge