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  1. China on the Move

    Migration, the State, and the Household

    By C. Cindy Fan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    China on the Move offers a new and more thorough explanation of migration, which integrates knowledge from geography, population studies, sociology and politics; to help us understand the processes of social, political, and economic change associated with powerful migration streams so essential to...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Family Farms: Survival and Prospect

    A World-Wide Analysis

    By Harold Brookfield, Helen Parsons

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Marx, Lenin and Kautsky all regarded family farming as doomed to be split into capitalist farms and proletarian labour. Most modern economists regard family farming as an archaic form of production organization, destined to give way to agribusiness. Family Farms refutes these notions and analyses...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Spatial Turn

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Barney Warf, Santa Arias

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Across the disciplines, the study of space has undergone a profound and sustained transformation. Space, place, mapping, and geographical imaginations have become commonplace topics in a variety of analytical fields in part because globalization has accentuated the significance of location. While...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Fieldwork in the Global South

    Ethical Challenges and Dilemmas

    Edited by Jenny Lunn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Choosing to do fieldwork overseas, particularly in the Global South, is a challenge in itself. The researcher faces logistical complications, health and safety issues, cultural differences, language barriers, and much more. But permeating the entire fieldwork experience are a range of...

    Published March 6th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Global Perspectives on Gender and Space

    Engaging Feminism and Development

    Edited by Ann M. Oberhauser, Ibipo Johnston-Anumonwo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Feminism has re-shaped the way we think about equality, power relations and social change. Recent feminist scholarship has provided new theoretical frameworks, methodologies and empirical analyses of how gender and feminism are situated within the development process. Global Perspectives on Gender...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Performativity, Politics, and the Production of Social Space

    Edited by Michael R. Glass, Reuben Rose-Redwood

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Theories of performativity have garnered considerable attention within the social sciences and humanities over the past two decades. At the same time, there has also been a growing recognition that the social production of space is fundamental to assertions of political authority and the practices...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Exploring Post-Development

    Theory and Practice, Problems and Perspectives

    By Aram Ziai

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Tackling issues surrounding post-development which is arguably one of the most significant debates in the field of north-south relations at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Contributors explore the possibilities and limitations of post-development theory and practice drawing on empirical...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Landscape and the Ideology of Nature in Exurbia

    Green Sprawl

    Edited by Kirsten Valentine Cadieux, Laura Taylor

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    This book explores the role of the ideology of nature in producing urban and exurban sprawl. It examines the ironies of residential development on the metropolitan fringe, where the search for “nature” brings residents deeper into the world from which they are imagining their escape—of Federal...

    Published November 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Imagined Regional Communities

    Integration and Sovereignty in the Global South

    By James D. Sidaway

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Imagined Regional Communities provides an original approach to thinking about the processes of regional integration. Focusing mostly on communities in Africa, Asia and Latin America, it develops detailed case studies based on archives, interviews and critical readings of existing texts. These...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Whose Urban Renaissance?

    An international comparison of urban regeneration strategies

    Edited by Libby Porter, Kate Shaw

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    The desire of governments for a 'renaissance' of their cities is a defining feature of contemporary urban policy. From Melbourne and Toronto to Johannesburg and Istanbul, government policies are successfully attracting investment and middle-class populations to their inner areas. Regeneration - or...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge