Locating Right to the City in the Global South
Ecologies and Politics of Health
Citizenships, Contingency and the Countryside: Rights, Culture, Land and the Environment
Ageing Resource Communities: New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism
Poverty and the Third Way
Tony Roshan Samara, Shenjing He, Guo Chen
May 31, 2017
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...
Peter W. Daniels, K.C. Ho, Thomas A. Hutton
May 24, 2017
The East and Southeast Asia region constitutes the world’s most compelling theatre of accelerated globalization and industrial restructuring. Following a spectacular realization of the ‘industrialization paradigm’ and a period of services-led growth, the early twenty-first century economic...
Brian King, Kelley A. Crews
May 24, 2017
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...
Anthony G.O. Yeh, Fiona F. Yang
May 24, 2017
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...
May 04, 2017
Recording studios are the most insulated, intimate and privileged sites of music production and creativity. Yet in a world of intensified globalisation, they are also sites which are highly connected into wider networks of music production that are increasingly spanning the globe. This book is the...
Gwilym Lucas Eades
July 26, 2016
This book examines geographical names, place-names, and toponymy from philosophical and cultural evolutionary perspectives. Geographical name-tracking-networks (Geo-NTNs) are posited as tools for tracking names through time and across space, and for making sense of how names evolve both temporally...
July 11, 2016
Citizenships, Contingency and the Countryside defines citizenship in relation to the rural environment. The book expands and explores a widened conceptualization of citizenship and sets out a range of examples where citizenship, at different scales, has been expressed in and over the rural...
Tim Edensor, Deborah Leslie, Steve Millington, Norma Rantisi
November 26, 2015
Creativity has become part of the language of regeneration experts, urban planners and government policy makers attempting to revive the economic and cultural life of cities in the 21st century. Concepts such as the creative class, the creative industries and bohemian cultural clusters have come to...
Michael R. Glass, Reuben Rose-Redwood
September 08, 2015
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...
Mark Skinner, Neil Hanlon
September 07, 2015
Throughout the world’s hinterland regions, people are growing old in resource-dependent communities that were neither originally designed nor presently equipped to support an ageing population. This book provides cutting edge theoretical and empirical insights into the new phenomenon resource...
Colin C Williams, Colin C. Williams
June 09, 2015
What is poverty and how can it be tackled? Taking the Third Way out of its narrow party political context, this book argues that it is necessary to harness work beyond employment in order to pave a Third Way beyond capitalism and socialism. The outcome is a thought-provoking new approach towards...
Carl Grodach, Daniel Silver
May 22, 2015
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....