Edward Elgar Publishing - Geography, Cities & Tourism

9 Save up to 20% at e-elgar.com I For our electronic content, visit: elgaronline.com GOGRAPHY, URBAN & REGIONAL NEW TITLES, OCT – DEC 2023 Understanding Personal Mobilities Aharon Kellerman, University of Haifa, Israel ‘We are living in hybrid worlds – increasingly. Physical and digital mobilities intermingle, melt together and bring about new forms of sociality and community. Aharon Kellerman has been developing his approach of personal mobilities as a sophisticated framework to understand and analyze the structural transformations of everyday and professional life. Here in this book, he brings together years of research and writing and presents the stunning complexity and plurality of mobilities, space and social life to scholars, students and mobility enthusiasts.’ – Sven Kesselring, University of N rtingen-Geislingen, Germany Oct 2023 170 pp Hardback 978 1 0353 1394 5 £75.00 / $110.00 Understanding series eBook • Elgaronline The Urban Now Living in an Age of Urban Globalism John Rennie Short, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, US ‘The Urban Now is a brilliant synthesis of John Rennie Short’s recent work that covers the gambit of topics like globalization, climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the informal economy while weaving in wonderful chapters to connect our daily experiences of the city in all its magic and its dangers. Despite the various crises and problems discussed in the book, it is remarkably positive and, writing with characteristic clarity and buoyancy, Short demonstrates yet again his wonderful ability to make what can be complicated, accessible and a joy to read.’ – Bernadette Hanlon, Ohio State University, US Oct 2023 336 pp Hardback 978 1 0353 1444 7 £105.00 / $155.00 eBook • Elgaronline TEXTBOOK Advanced Introduction to Regional and Urban Economics Roberta Capello, Politecnico di Milano, Italy ‘Advanced Introduction to Regional and Urban Economics represents a fascinating journey through the relationship between economic activity and place, looking at regional and urban economics with new eyes. An essential read for all those interested in a fresh and insightful view of the profound impact of space on economic dynamics.’ – Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, London School of Economics, UK Dec 2023 c 112 pp Hardback 978 1 0353 1897 1 c £85.00 / c $120.00 Dec 2023 Paperback 978 1 0353 1899 5 c £16.45 / c $25.00 TEXT Elgar Advanced Introductions series eTextbook Course leaders – examination copies will be available on publication The Impact of COVID on Cities and Regions Policy Responses of Local Leaders Edited by Peter Karl Kresl, Bucknell University, US and Mattia Bertin, Università Iuav di Venezia, Italy ‘A unique contribution to understanding and analysis of the direct and indirect, private and public effects of pandemics (COVID in this case) on cities and regions and the formulation of policies to adopt and respond to such.’ – Pierre Paul Proulx, Université de Montreal, Canada Oct 2023 236 pp Hardback 978 1 0353 0894 1 £95.00 / $140.00 Cities series eBook • Elgaronline Land, Water, Air and Freedom The Making of World Movements for Environmental Justice Joan Martínez-Alier, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain, Recipient of the Balzan Prize in 2020 and the Holberg Prize in 2023 ‘Land, Water, Air and Freedom is a tour de force, deftly weaving together insights from decades of research on ecological distribution conflicts and the global environmental justice movement. Spanning an impressive range of regions and issues, Professor Martínez-Alier’s inspiring research sheds light on the complex power relations and socio-ecological processes surrounding environmental justice struggles. This vital book challenges dominant economic paradigms, identifies alternative pathways toward wellbeing, sustainability, and justice, and offers important tools for activism.’ – Alice Mah, University of Glasgow, UK Dec 2023 c 798 pp Hardback 978 1 0353 1276 4 c £160.00 / c $230.00 eBook • Elgaronline Practicing Responsibility in Business Schools Implications for Teaching, Research, and Innovation Edited by Bjørn T. Asheim, Thomas Laudal and Reidar J. Mykletun, University of Stavanger, Norway ‘Business schools are very often teaching the sort of capitalism that is now creating climate change, inequality and populism. If we can’t shut them down, then the least that could be done is to take their important responsibilities to our collective future seriously. This book is an important contribution to forcing them to do that.’ – Martin Parker, University of Bristol Business School, UK Nov 2023 c 372 pp Hardback 978 1 0353 1316 7 £125.00 / $175.00 eBook • Elgaronline