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Forthcoming Social Geography Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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 August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 September 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Vegetal Politics

    Belonging, practices and places

    Edited by Lesley Head, Jennifer Atchison, Catherine Phillips, Kathleen Buckingham

    Cultural geography has a long and proud tradition of research into human–plant relations. However, until recently, that tradition has been somewhat disconnected from conceptual advances in the social sciences, even those to which cultural geographers have made significant contributions. With a...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Rules, Norms and NGO Advocacy Strategies

    Hydropower Development on the Mekong River

    By Yumiko Yasuda

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    There is much controversy over the development of new dams for hydropower, where concerns for environmental protection and the livelihoods of local people may conflict with the goals of economic development. This book analyses the opportunities and barriers that NGOs and civil society actors face...

    To Be Published September 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Locating Emerging Media

    Edited by Germaine R. Halegoua, Ben Aslinger

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Locating Emerging Media focuses on the tensions between the local and global in the design, distribution, and use of emerging media forms, building on scholarship on the cultural geography of new media networks and products and the relationships between the "global" and the "local." Authors...

    To Be Published October 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Twentieth Century Population Thinking

    A Critical Reader of Primary Sources

    Edited by The Population Knowledge Network

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This reader on the history of demography and historical perspectives on "population" in the twentieth century features a unique collection of primary sources from around the globe, written by scholars, politicians, journalists, and activists. Many of the sources are available in English for the...

    To Be Published October 7th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Drinking Water: A Socio-economic Analysis of Historical and Societal Variation

    By Mark Harvey

    In this fascinating and challenging work, the author analyses the way water for drinking is produced, distributed, owned, acquired, and consumed in contrasting ways in different settings. From the taken-for-granted, all-purpose water, flowing out of taps in advanced economies to extreme...

    To Be Published October 13th 2015 by Routledge