The Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity Series offers a forum for original and innovative research within cultural geography and connected fields. Titles within the series are empirically and theoretically informed and explore a range of dynamic and captivating topics. This series provides a forum for cutting edge research and new theoretical perspectives that reflect the wealth of research currently being undertaken. This series is aimed at upper-level undergraduates, research students and academics, appealing to geographers as well as the broader social sciences, arts and humanities.
Geopoetics in Practice
The Nocturnal City
Creative Representations of Place
Geographies of Making, Craft and Creativity
Spaces of Spirituality
Geographies of Digital Culture
Explorations in Place Attachment
Eric Magrane, Linda Russo, Sarah de Leeuw, Craig Santos Perez
December 19, 2019
This breakthrough book examines dynamic intersections of poetics and geography. Gathering the essays of an international cohort whose work converges at the crossroads of poetics and the material world, Geopoetics in Practice offers insights into poetry, place, ecology, and writing the world through...
November 25, 2019
Night is a foundational element of human and animal life on earth, but its interaction with the social world has undergone significant transformations during the era of globalization. As the economic activity of the ‘daytime’ city has advanced into the night, other uses of the night as a time for...
February 04, 2019
This interdisciplinary book explores the role of art in placemaking in urban environments, analysing how artists and communities use arts to improve their quality of life. It explores the concept of social practice placemaking, where artists and community members are seen as equal experts in the...
Nancy Duxbury, W.F. Garrett-Petts, Alys Longley
August 17, 2018
Making space for imagination can shift research and community planning from a reflective stance to a "future forming" orientation and practice. Cultural mapping is an emerging discourse of collaborative, community-based inquiry and advocacy. This book looks at artistic approaches to cultural...
July 26, 2018
Cultural geography and the social sciences have seen a rise in the use of creative methods with which to understand and represent everyday life and place. Conversely, many artists are producing work that centres on ideas of place and space and utilising empirical research methods that have a...
Laura Price, Harriet Hawkins
April 06, 2018
This book brings together cutting-edge research from leading international scholars to explore the geographies of making and craft. It traces the geographies of making practices from the body, to the workshop and studio, to the wider socio-cultural, economic, political, institutional and historical...
March 20, 2018
What does it mean to work in the ‘hip’ postmodern economy? This book develops the concept of ‘affected labour’ within Melbourne, Australia. Through the lens of café and bar culture, the book provides an ethnographic investigation into the ways that affect arises, circulates, sticks and dissipates...
Nadia Bartolini, Sara MacKian, Steve Pile
February 20, 2018
Spirituality is, too often, subsumed under the heading of religion and treated as much the same kind of thing. Yet spirituality extends far beyond the spaces of religion. The spiritual makes geography strange, challenging the relationship between the known and the unknown, between the real and the...
Danielle Drozdzewski, Sarah De Nardi, Emma Waterton
February 12, 2018
This book bridges theoretical gaps that exist between the meta-concepts of memory, place and identity by positioning its lens on the emplaced practices of commemoration and the remembrance of war and conflict. This book examines how diverse publics relate to their wartime histories through...
February 12, 2018
Human life is intimately woven into place. Through nations and homelands, monuments and sacred sites it becomes the anchorage point for ethnic, cultural and national identities. Yet it is also place that becomes the battlefield, war zone, mass grave, desecrated site and destroyed landscape in the...
Tilo Felgenhauer, Karsten Gäbler
January 11, 2018
“Digital culture” reflects the ways in which the ubiquity and increasing use of digital devices and infrastructures is changing the arenas of human experience, creating new cultural realities. Whereas much of the existing literature on digital culture addresses the topic through a sociological,...
Jeffrey S Smith
November 09, 2017
The book explores the unique contribution that geographers make to the concept of place attachment, and related ideas of place identity and sense of place. It presents six types of places to which people become attached and provides a global range of empirical case studies to illustrate the...