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  1. Retirement Migration

    Paradoxes of Ageing

    By Caroline Oliver

    Series: Routledge Research in Population and Migration

    The book is the first ethnographic study of international retirement migration and offers a sometimes surprising picture of the potentials, seductions and limitations of the lifestyles. People envision retirement as freedom from responsibilities through shedding the restrictive shackles of their...

    Published February 20th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Global Ideologies and Urban Landscapes

    Edited by Manfred Steger, Anne McNevin

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    How do political ideologies and urban landscapes intersect in the context of globalization? This volume illuminates the production of ideologies as both discursive and spatial phenomena in distinct contributions that ground their analysis in cities of the Global North and South. From Sydney to...

    Published February 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of Biofuels, Land and Agrarian Change

    Edited by Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Philip McMichael, Ian Scoones

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    This book addresses key questions on biofuels within agrarian political economy, political sociology and political ecology. Contributions are based on fresh empirical materials from different parts of the world. The book starts with four key questions in agrarian political economy: Who owns what?...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Acid Earth

    The Global Threat of Acid Pollution, 2nd Edition

    By John McCormick

    Series: International Environmental Governance Set

    Acid rain was one of the major environmental issues of the 1980s. But while industrialized countries have taken measures to reduce the emissions that lead to acidification, the problems have not gone away. Trees are still dying, lakes are still being made uninhabitable; buildings are still...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Child Slaves

    By Peter Lee-Wright

    Series: Aid and Development Set

    In Portugal, 12-year-olds manufacture clothes destined for British chain-stores. In Brazil, children work more than nine hours a day glueing shoes for sale in the West. This book, based on research done with the co-operation of the Anti-Slavery Society for a recent major BBC television documentary,...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Birth Without Doctors

    Conversations with traditional midwives

    By Jacqueline Vincent-Priya

    Series: Health and Population Set

    Most women giving birth in rural communities throughout the Third World cannot enjoy the ''benefits'' of modern medical assistance. They are usually too expensive and too far away. This book is the result of journeys and conversations between the author, traditional midwives and mothers which took...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Marine Environmental Governance

    From International Law to Local Practice

    By Erika Techera

    Marine Environmental Governance: From International Law to Local Practice considers the relationship between international environmental law and community-based management of marine areas. Focusing on small island states, in which indigenous populations have to a large extent continued to maintain...

    Published February 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Evaluation of the Built Environment for Sustainability

    Edited by Vicenzo Bentivegna, P.S. Brandon, Patrizia Lombardi

    Sustainability in the built environment is a major issue facing policy-makers, planners, developers and designers in the UK, Europe and worldwide. The measuring of buildings and cities for sustainability becomes increasingly important as pressure for green, sustainable development translates into...

    Published January 24th 2013 by Taylor & Francis

  9. Unfare Solutions

    Local Earmarked Charges to Fund Public Transport

    Edited by Marcus Enoch, Peter Nijkamp, Stephen Potter, Barry Ubbels

    Series: Transport, Development and Sustainability Series

    Transport policy is an increasingly difficult area for all national governments and regional/local authorities. Tackling car use and realising a sustainable transport system appears to be very difficult. Developing public transport is seen as an increasingly important element in improving the...

    Published January 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Rethinking Municipal Privatization

    By Oliver D. Cooke

    Series: New Political Economy

    This book examines one of the most high-profile municipal privatizations—the privatization of New York City’s Central Park. The fiscal crisis of the 1970s established the political and cultural opening for privatizations, which were justified on the basis of increasing efficiency. However, as Cooke...

    Published December 14th 2012 by Routledge

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