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The Crisis of Global Youth Unemployment

The Crisis of Global Youth Unemployment

1st Edition

Tamar Mayer, Sujata Moorti, Jamie K. McCallum
October 02, 2018

Since the economic and financial crisis of 2008, the proportion of unemployed young people has exceeded any other group of unemployed adults. This phenomenon marks the emergence of a laborscape. This concept recognizes that, although youth unemployment is not consistent across the world, it is a...

Thinking Time Geography: Concepts, Methods and Applications

Thinking Time Geography: Concepts, Methods and Applications

1st Edition

Kajsa Ellegård
September 27, 2018

Time-geography is a mode of thinking that helps in the understanding of change in society, the wider context and ecological consequences of human actions. This book presents its assumptions, concepts and methods, and example  applications. The intellectual path of the Swedish geographer...

Carceral Mobilities: Interrogating Movement in Incarceration

Carceral Mobilities: Interrogating Movement in Incarceration

1st Edition

Jennifer Turner, Kimberley Peters
September 27, 2018

Mobilities research is now centre stage in the social sciences with wide-ranging work that considers the politics underscoring the movements of people and objects, critically examining a world that is ever on the move. At first glance, the words ‘carceral’ and ‘mobilities’ seem to sit uneasily...

Time Geography in the Global Context: An Anthology

Time Geography in the Global Context: An Anthology

1st Edition

Kajsa Ellegård
September 13, 2018

Time-geography is a mode of thinking that helps us understand change processes in society, the wider context and the ecological consequences of human actions. This book brings together international time-geographic research from a range of disciplines.   Swedish geographer Torsten Hägerstrand is a...

Living with the Sea: Knowledge, Awareness and Action

Living with the Sea: Knowledge, Awareness and Action

1st Edition

Mike Brown, Kimberley Peters
August 31, 2018

The seas and oceans are currently taking centre stage in academic study and public consciousness. From the plastics littering our seas, to the role of climate change on ocean currents from unequal access of marine resources to the treacherous experiences of seafarers who keep our global economy...

Creative Placemaking: Research, Theory and Practice

Creative Placemaking: Research, Theory and Practice

1st Edition

Cara Courage, Anita McKeown
August 30, 2018

This book makes a significant contribution to the history of placemaking, presenting grassroots to top-down practices and socially engaged, situated artistic practices and artsled spatial inquiry that go beyond instrumentalising the arts for development. The book brings together a range of scholars...

Climate Change and the Crisis of Capitalism: A Chance to Reclaim, Self, Society and Nature

Climate Change and the Crisis of Capitalism: A Chance to Reclaim, Self, Society and Nature

1st Edition

Mark Pelling, David Manuel-Navarrete, Michael Redclift
August 16, 2018

Are established economic, social and political practices capable of dealing with the combined crises of climate change and the global economic system? Will falling back on the wisdoms that contributed to the crisis help us to find ways forward or simply reconfigure risk in another guise? This...

Island Geographies: Essays and conversations

Island Geographies: Essays and conversations

1st Edition

Elaine Stratford
August 14, 2018

Islands and their environs – aerial, terrestrial, aquatic – may be understood as intensifiers, their particular and distinctive geographies enabling concentrated study of many kinds of challenges and opportunities. This edited collection brings together several emerging and established...

Communications/Media/Geographies

Communications/Media/Geographies

1st Edition

Paul C. Adams, Julie Cupples, Kevin Glynn, André Jansson, Shaun Moores
May 02, 2018

Although there are human geographers who have previously written on matters of media and communication, and those in media and communication studies who have previously written on geographical issues, this is the first book-length dialogue in which experienced theorists and researchers from these...

Public Urban Space, Gender and Segregation: Women-only urban parks in Iran

Public Urban Space, Gender and Segregation: Women-only urban parks in Iran

1st Edition

Reza Arjmand
May 02, 2018

Public spaces are the renditions of the power symmetry within the social setting it resides in, and is both controlling and confining of power. In an ideologically-laden context, urban design encompasses values and meanings and is utilized as a means to construct the identity and perpetuate visible...

The Production and Consumption of Music in the Digital Age

The Production and Consumption of Music in the Digital Age

1st Edition

Brian J. Hracs, Michael Seman, Tarek E. Virani
February 12, 2018

The economic geography of music is evolving as new digital technologies, organizational forms, market dynamics and consumer behavior continue to restructure the industry. This book is an international collection of case studies examining the spatial dynamics of today’s music industry....

Everyday Globalization: A Spatial Semiotics of Immigrant Neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Paris

Everyday Globalization: A Spatial Semiotics of Immigrant Neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Paris

1st Edition

Timothy Shortell
February 12, 2018

Everyday Globalization is a micro-sociological study of immigrant neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Paris. Global flows of people bring together cultural practices from distant places and urban dwellers in global cities interpret the signs of collective identity in ascribing particular places as "...

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