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Recent Research & Reference Articles

  1. Interview with Roger Mac Ginty, joint author of ‘The Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action.’

    Click here to read a fascinating interview with Roger Mac Ginty, the joint author of The Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action. He reveals the reasons why he decided to write this book, how this book is different than other books in the field and what he found surprising when researching the book. Roger Mac Ginty's new book The Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action is out in March and  Routledge Handbook of Peacebuilding is out in paperback in April.

    (There are more books on humanitarian issues in the Routledge Humanitarian Studies Series, edited by Alex de Waal and Thea Hilhorst)
     

  2. Awarded Outstanding Academic Title, 2014 by Choice Reviews - Successful Adaptation to Climate Change

    "This is a thoughtful and thought-provoking volume, with surprising insights. Of the many books on climate change, this one really hits on the essentials of "What are we going to do about it?" and "Why haven't we done anything yet?" … This work will make readers think and realize that although addressing climate change is complicated, achieving workable solutions is even more complicated. Well-written and engaging reading for both social and physical scientists working on or interested in climate change or associated issues. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals/practitioners; general audiences." - B. Ransom, formerly University of California, San Diego, in CHOICE, June 2014

    Click here to order your copy of Successful Adaptation to Climate Change 

    Other Routledge books awarded Outstanding Academic Title by CHOICE Reviews can be found here

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  3. The Making of Low Carbon Economies

    Heather Lovell, author of The Making of Low Carbon Economies, discusses her book and provides a few extracts on how sustained effort at climate change mitigation has resulted in a variety of new standards.

  4. Have you seen the Routledge Library Edition Social and Cultural Geography collection yet?

    Re-issuing books originally published between 1969 and 1990 this set of 15 volumes gives a 20 year perspective on the development of the discipline of social geography. The books emphasize the increasingly important contribution of geographical theory to the understanding of social change, values, economic and political organization and ethical imperatives. The volumes are authored by well-known international geographers and discuss the philosophy and sociology of geography as well as key themes such as the geography of health, crime, space. They also examine the cross-over of geography with other disciplines, such as literature and history.

    Click here to view the books in this collection.

  5. Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography Collection

    From votes to strikes to street violence, politics is intrinsically geographical. Many of the books in this set, originally published between 1964 and 1990, illustrate that the social contexts provided by localities are crucial in defining distinctive political identities and subsequent political activities. Below are a list of books currently in the collection.

    Place and Politics,  Money and Votes,   Politics, Geography and Social Stratification,   The Geography of English Politics,   Nationalism, Self-Determination and Political Geography,   Developments in Electoral Geography,   Geopolitics ,   The Geography of Warfare,   Essays in Political Geography

    Click here to recommend the whole collection to your library today

    For more infromation about Routledge Library Editions click here 

  6. New in Paperback - The Routledge Handbook of Urban Ecology

    "This valuable collection of essays will provide a benchmark in urban ecology for many years to come. This book is a superb resource for researchers and students who wish to home in on a topic, learn what there is to know, and perhaps carry on further investigations ... " Summing up: Essential. All readership levels." —CHOICE, S. Hammer, Boston University, USA . Want to view inside the book, then click here?

    Why not recommend to your Librarian today!

  7. Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace

    "A collection that makes urban political ecology accessible to a wide readership without losing the sophistication needed to handle the complexity and contradictions of the field. Its compelling narratives stretch from unruly trees and people in diverse cities around the world, to original ways of thinking about nature and the city."Alan Mabin, Research fellow, Capital Cities project, University of Pretoria, South Africa

    Why not recommend to your library today!

  8. The Routledge Companion to Urban Regeneration

    Urban Regeneration Book Launch at LSBU

    The new book is The Routledge Companion to Urban Regeneration co-edited by Dr Michael E Leary (LSBU) and Dr John McCarthy (Herriot Watt University) of which one reviewer said, “With international scholarship and case studies from every continent, this Companion is destined to be an essential reference for anyone interested in urban regeneration.”

  9. New Titles -  Routledge Studies in Human Geography Series

    The Routledge Studies in Human Geography series provides a forum for innovative, vibrant, and critical debate within Human Geography. Titles reflect the wealth of research which is taking place in this diverse and ever-expanding field.  We are pleased to announce 4 new books are publishing before March this year. They are:

    To view all the books in the series click here

    Why not recommend to your Librarian today

  10. The Routledge Companion to Urban Regeneration

    Urban Regeneration–A Cutting Edge Review and Synthesis of Recent Developments

    A new book written by notable experts in the field: The Routledge Companion to Urban Regeneration provides a comprehensive analysis of the globalized phenomenon of urban regeneration, highlighting the seemingly intractable problems, challenges, dilemmas and best policy and practice across the globe.

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