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  1. Religion and Identity in the South Asian Diaspora

    Edited by Rajesh Rai, Chitra Sankaran

    Religious identity constitutes a key element in the formation, development and sustenance of South Asian diasporic communities. Through studies of South Asian communities situated in multiple locales, this book explores the role of religious identity in the social and political organization of the...

    Published October 19th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Spatial Planning and the New Localism

    Edited by Graham Haughton, Philip Allmendinger

    This book looks at the transition from New Labour’s ‘Spatial Planning’ approach to the Coalition Government’s preferred ‘Localism’ approach. Localism we are told will liberate local planners from the heavy hand of central government and allow planning to flourish at the local level. Alternatively,...

    Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Social Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    An International Perspective

    Edited by John Eyles

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Social geography has been one of the most important growth areas within the field of geography in recent decades. It has brought within geographical analysis a wide range of new topics, such as ethnic segregation, crime and environment and inner city problems. First published in 1986, this edited...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Selling Ethnic Neighborhoods

    The Rise of Neighborhoods as Places of Leisure and Consumption

    Edited by Volkan Aytar, Jan Rath

    Series: Routledge Advances in Geography

    While ethnic neighborhoods are usually associated with poverty, crime and social problems, they have also emerged as places of leisure and consumption, providing opportunities for numerous entrepreneurs and employees. Local and national governments and other regulatory actors, as well as the media,...

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Cultural Geographies

    An Introduction

    By John Horton, Peter Kraftl

    Cultural geography is a major, vibrant subdiscipline of human geography. Cultural geographers have done some of the most important, exciting and thought-provokingly zesty work in human geography over the last half-century. This book exists to provide an introduction to the remarkably diverse,...

    Published September 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Handbook of European Welfare Systems

    Edited by Klaus Schubert, Simon Hegelich, Ursula Bazant

    This book provides the first comprehensive information and detailed data on the welfare systems of all twenty-seven EU member states and offers the reader an invaluable introduction and basis for comparative welfare research. The introductory chapter summarizes the actual debate about...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Science of Crime Measurement

    Issues for Spatially-Referenced Crime Data

    By Martin A. Andresen

    Crime statistics are ubiquitous in modern society – but how accurate are they? This book investigates the science of crime measurement focussing on four main questions: how do we count crime? How do we calculate crime rates? Are there other measurements of crime? What are the issues surrounding...

    Published August 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Children and Young People’s Relationships

    Learning across Majority and Minority Worlds

    Edited by Samantha Punch, Kay Tisdall

    This book challenges the current state of childhood studies by exploring children and young people’s agency and relationships. It considers how recent theorisations of relationships and relational processes can move childhood studies forward, particularly in relation to re-thinking claims of...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Diverse Spaces of Childhood and Youth

    Gender and socio-cultural differences

    Edited by Ruth Evans, Louise Holt

    Diverse Spaces of Childhood and Youth focuses on the diverse spaces and discourses of children and youth globally. The chapters explore the influence of gender, age and other socio-cultural differences, such as race, ethnicity and migration trajectories, on the everyday lives of children and...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Geographies of Health, Disease and Well-being

    Recent Advances in Theory and Method

    Edited by Mei-Po Kwan

    This book is a collection of papers reflecting the latest advances in geographic research on health, disease, and well-being. It spans a wide range of topics, theoretical perspectives, and methodologies - including anti-racism, post-colonialism, spatial statistics, spatiotemporal modeling,...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge