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NEW IN PAPERBACK Handbook on Participatory Action Research and Community Development Edited by Randy Stoecker, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Adrienne Falcón, Metropolitan State University, US ‘The authors in this illuminating volume represent a diverse array of places, positions, and participatory initiatives. Their thoughtful analyses of their specific contexts and approaches to knowledge production and community change offer rich theoretical insights and examples that will be useful to students, faculty, and practitioners interested in collaborative research and action.’ – Julie L. Plaut, Brown University, US 2022 480 pp Hardback 978 1 83910 096 3 £200.00 / $290.00 Oct 2023 Paperback 978 1 0353 2744 7 £49.00 / $70.00 eBook • Elgaronline NEW IN PAPERBACK Rethinking Communication Geographies Geomedia, Digital Logistics and the Human Condition André Jansson, Karlstad University, Sweden ‘This book offers an innovative and exciting framework for understanding how the digitally mediated world is increasingly experienced: logistically. Its sustained attention to the entanglement of spatiality and communicative media, as well as to the differentiated possibilities for everyday human agency that then emerge, is particularly insightful and welcome.’ – Gillian Rose, University of Oxford, UK 2022 208 pp Hardback 978 1 78990 626 4 £80.00 / $115.00 Nov 2023 Paperback 978 1 0353 2916 8 c £27.95 / c $40.00 eBook • Elgaronline Rethinking Human Geography series Handbook on Pro-Environmental Behaviour Change Edited by Birgitta Gatersleben, University of Surrey and Niamh Murtagh, University College London (UCL), UK This timely Handbook provides a state-ofthe-art overview of research on changing behaviour to become less environmentally harmful. Exploring how well-designed, contextually appropriate behaviour change interventions can work, it charts a path that challenges traditional assumptions to maximise environmental impact. Oct 2023 c 482 pp Hardback 978 1 80088 212 6 £210.00 / $300.00 eBook • Elgaronline Rethinking Nature Relations Beyond Binaries E. C. H. Keskitalo, Umeå University, Sweden ‘So many environmental problems stem from seeing humans as distinct from nature. This perceptive book critically interrogates the nature-human divide, encouraging us to move beyond binary thinking as a route to environmental wellbeing. All who wrestle with humanity’s place on Earth and the intellectual foundations of environmentalism will benefit from this careful and clear-eyed book.’ – Paul Wapner, American University, US Oct 2023 120 pp Hardback 978 1 0353 0632 9 £65.00 / $95.00 eBook • Elgaronline Rethinking Research and Theory series TEXTBOOK Advanced Introduction to Urban Segregation Edited by Sako Musterd, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands ‘Sako Musterd, one of the most eminent experts on urban segregation, presents an extensive and updated approach to this topic in his remarkable book. Through the innovative lens of an urban history perspective, he deals with the complexity and the multidimensional aspects of this crucial urban process, whilst also addressing important societal and policy considerations.’ – Marco Oberti, Sciences Po Paris, and Centre for Research on Social Inequalities, France Dec 2023 c 194 pp Hardback 978 1 80392 407 6 c £80.00 / c $115.00 Dec 2023 Paperback 978 1 80392 409 0 c £16.99 / c $25.00 Examination Copies Available on Publication Elgar Advanced Introductions series 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 c 340 pp Hardback 978 1 0353 1444 7 £105.00 / $155.00 eBook • Elgaronline 6 For our electronic content, visit: elgaronline.com SOCIOLOGY & SOCIAL POLICY NEW TITLES, OCTOBER – DECEMBER 2023