New and Published Books
1-10 of 44 results in Routledge Studies in Human Geography
Systems of innovation that are conducted within national borders can preserve inefficient solutions and prevent development. This has led to a feeling that transnational learning strategies are more and more desirable. In practice, the field of transnational learning has been dominated by various...
Published May 1st 2013 by Routledge
We live in a world of big cities. Urbanization, globalization and modernization have received considerable attention but rarely are the connections and relations between them the subjects of similar attention. Cities are an integral part of the network of globalization and important sites of...
Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge
Schiphol and the Schiphol Region During the 20th Century
This book analyses the long term spatial-economic metamorphosis of Schiphol and the Schiphol region as archetypal for a wider international phenomenon of urban development of metropolises across the world. It study the origins and course of urban development process by identifying and explaining...
Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge
Despite the fact that virtually all urban growth is occurring, and will continue to occur, in the cities of the Global South, the conceptual tools used to study cities are distilled disproportionately from research on the highly developed cities of the Global North. With urban inequality widely...
Published December 9th 2012 by Routledge
Economic and Urban Development
In the past three decades, China has experienced an unprecedented pace of economic and urban development. It’s economy is now transforming from one based on manufacturing industries towards the producer services, with the importance of these services in the national and regional economy being...
Published November 22nd 2012 by Routledge
Current societies face unprecedented risks and challenges connected to climate change. Addressing them will require fundamental transformations in the infrastructures that sustain everyday life, such as energy, water, waste and mobility. A transition to a ‘low carbon’ future implies a large scale...
Published November 20th 2012 by Routledge
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 13th 2012 by Routledge
Human health exists at the interface of environment and society. Decades of work by researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers has shown that health is shaped by a myriad of factors, including the biophysical environment, climate, political economy, gender, social networks, culture, and...
Published October 30th 2012 by Routledge
The Politics of Urban Cultural Policy brings together a range of international experts to critically analyze the ways that governmental actors and non-governmental entities attempt to influence the production and implementation of urban policies directed at the arts, culture, and creative activity....
Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge
Recent decades have witnessed the transition from the government of rural areas towards processes of governance in which the boundaries between the state and civil society are blurred. As a result, governance is commonly linked to ‘bottom-up’ or community-based approaches to planning and...
Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge
Migration, Risk, and Uncertainty
To Be Published May 30th 2013
Performativity, Politics, and the Production of Social Space
To Be Published June 14th 2013
Imagined Regional Communities: Integration and Sovereignty in the Global South
To Be Published September 26th 2013
Whose Urban Renaissance?: An international comparison of urban regeneration strategies
To Be Published September 26th 2013
Access, Property, and American Urban Space
To Be Published October 14th 2013
Gender, Development and Transnational Feminism
To Be Published December 29th 2013
Fieldwork in the Global South: Ethical Challenges and Dilemmas
To Be Published February 28th 2014
Cultural Production in and Beyond the Recording Studio
To Be Published May 14th 2014