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Spaces of Tolerance: Changing Geographies and Philosophies of Religion in Today’s Europe

Spaces of Tolerance: Changing Geographies and Philosophies of Religion in Today’s Europe

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Luiza Bialasiewicz, Valentina Gentile
October 30, 2019

This book offers interdisciplinary and cross-national perspectives on the challenges of negotiating the contours of religious tolerance in Europe. In today’s Europe, religions and religious individuals are increasingly framed as both an internal and external security threat. This is evident in...

Migration in Performance: Crossing the Colonial Present

Migration in Performance: Crossing the Colonial Present

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Caleb Johnston, Geraldine Pratt
October 01, 2019

This book follows the travels of Nanay, a testimonial theatre play developed from research with migrant domestic workers in Canada, as it was recreated and restaged in different places around the globe. This work examines how Canadian migration policy is embedded across and within histories of...

Geographies of Postsecularity: Re-envisioning Politics, Subjectivity and Ethics

Geographies of Postsecularity: Re-envisioning Politics, Subjectivity and Ethics

1st Edition

Paul Cloke, Christopher Baker, Callum Sutherland, Andrew Williams
January 23, 2019

This book explores the hopeful possibility that emerging geographies of postsecularity are able to contribute significantly to the understanding of how common life may be shared, and how caring for the common goods of social justice, well-being, equality, solidarity and respect for difference may...

Culture as Renewable Oil: How Territory, Bureaucratic Power and Culture Coalesce in the Venezuelan Petrostate

Culture as Renewable Oil: How Territory, Bureaucratic Power and Culture Coalesce in the Venezuelan Petrostate

1st Edition

Penélope Plaza Azuaje
December 20, 2018

This book unpacks the links between oil energy, state power, urban space and culture, by looking at the Petro-Socialist Venezuelan oil state. It challenges the disciplinary compartmentalisation of the analysis of the material and cultural effects of oil to demonstrate that within the Petrostate,...

Direction and Socio-spatial Theory: A Political Economy of Oriented Practice

Direction and Socio-spatial Theory: A Political Economy of Oriented Practice

1st Edition

Matthew G. Hannah
November 20, 2018

The embodied directedness of human practice has long been neglected in critical socio-spatial theory, in favor of analyses focused upon distance and proximity. This book illustrates the absence of a sense for direction in much theoretical discourse and lays important groundwork for redressing this...

Indigenous Places and Colonial Spaces: The Politics of Intertwined Relations

Indigenous Places and Colonial Spaces: The Politics of Intertwined Relations

1st Edition

Nicole Gombay, Marcela Palomino-Schalscha
September 26, 2018

In the aftermath of colonial occupation, Indigenous peoples have long fought to assert their sovereignty. This requires that settler colonial societies comprehend the inadequacy of their responses to Indigenous peoples’ contestations of existing power relations. Taking an international and...

Political Street Art: Communication, culture and resistance in Latin America

Political Street Art: Communication, culture and resistance in Latin America

1st Edition

Holly Eva Ryan
September 04, 2018

Recent global events, including the ‘Arab Spring’ uprisings, Occupy movements and anti-austerity protests across Europe have renewed scholarly and public interest in collective action, protest strategies and activist subcultures. We know that social movements do not just contest and politicise...

The Challenges of Democracy in the War on Terror: The Liberal State before the Advance of Terrorism

The Challenges of Democracy in the War on Terror: The Liberal State before the Advance of Terrorism

1st Edition

Maximiliano E. Korstanje
August 16, 2018

This book unravels the role of democracy after the 9/11 terrorist attacks and reflects important debates surrounding the security of Muslim communities in the years to come. It looks at the problems of torture, violence and the legal resources available to contemporary democracies to confront...

Psychological Governance and Public Policy: Governing the mind, brain and behaviour

Psychological Governance and Public Policy: Governing the mind, brain and behaviour

1st Edition

Jessica Pykett, Rhys Jones, Mark Whitehead
June 15, 2018

There have been significant developments in the state of psychological, neuroscientific and behavioural scientific knowledge relating to the human mind, brain, action and decision-making over the past two decades. These developments have influenced public policy making and popular culture in the UK...

Migration, Squatting and Radical Autonomy

Migration, Squatting and Radical Autonomy

1st Edition

Pierpaolo Mudu, Sutapa Chattopadhyay
February 15, 2018

This book offers a unique contribution, exploring how the intersections among migrants and radical squatters' movements have evolved over past decades. The complexity and importance of squatting practices are analyzed from a bottom-up perspective, to demonstrate how the spaces of squatting can be...

Externalizing Migration Management: Europe, North America and the spread of 'remote control' practices

Externalizing Migration Management: Europe, North America and the spread of 'remote control' practices

1st Edition

Ruben Zaiotti
February 12, 2018

The extension of border controls beyond a country’s territory to regulate the flows of migrants before they arrive has become a popular and highly controversial policy practice. Today, remote control policies are more visible, complex and widespread than ever before, raising various ethical,...

Urban Refugees: Challenges in Protection, Services and Policy

Urban Refugees: Challenges in Protection, Services and Policy

1st Edition

Koichi Koizumi, Gerhard Hoffstaedter
February 06, 2018

Urban refugees now account for over half the total number of refugees worldwide. Yet to date, far more research has been done on refugees living in camps and settlements set up expressly for them. This book provides crucial insights into the worldwide phenomenon of refugee flows into urban settings...

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