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Locating Right to the City in the Global South

Locating Right to the City in the Global South

1st Edition

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...

New Economic Spaces in Asian Cities: From Industrial Restructuring to the Cultural Turn

New Economic Spaces in Asian Cities: From Industrial Restructuring to the Cultural Turn

1st Edition

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...

Ecologies and Politics of Health

Ecologies and Politics of Health

1st Edition

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...

Producer Services in China: Economic and Urban Development

Producer Services in China: Economic and Urban Development

1st Edition

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...

Cultural Production in and Beyond the Recording Studio

Cultural Production in and Beyond the Recording Studio

1st Edition

Allan Watson
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...

The Geography of Names: Indigenous to post-foundational

The Geography of Names: Indigenous to post-foundational

1st Edition

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...

Citizenships, Contingency and the Countryside: Rights, Culture, Land and the Environment

Citizenships, Contingency and the Countryside: Rights, Culture, Land and the Environment

1st Edition

Gavin Parker
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...

Spaces of Vernacular Creativity: Rethinking the Cultural Economy

Spaces of Vernacular Creativity: Rethinking the Cultural Economy

1st Edition

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...

Performativity, Politics, and the Production of Social Space

Performativity, Politics, and the Production of Social Space

1st Edition

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...

Ageing Resource Communities: New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism

Ageing Resource Communities: New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism

1st Edition

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...

Poverty and the Third Way

Poverty and the Third Way

1st Edition

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...

The Politics of Urban Cultural Policy: Global Perspectives

The Politics of Urban Cultural Policy: Global Perspectives

1st Edition

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....

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