Geographies of Justice and Social Transformation

Geographies of Justice and Social Transformation is devoted to books that engage the importance of space for questions of social and political change. This focus necessarily covers a broad range of subject matter, including international political economy, urban studies, gender, race, sexuality, and poverty and inequality. While the series is interdisciplinary, its primary emphasis is on critical human geography.

Books published in the series are designed to inform both intellectuals of broad stripes and those engaged in political processes of different kinds, from policy makers to grassroots activists. The series editors are interested in producing books that live on in academic offices and classrooms around the world, but also take on life in political chambers, organizing halls, and the streets where both space and politics are produced.

Nik Heynen is a professor of geography at the University of Georgia. 

Mathew Coleman is an associate professor at the Department of Geography, Ohio State University

Sapana Doshi is an assistant professor at the School of Geography and Development and a Faculty Affiliate in the Department of Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Arizona.

Books in this series

Accumulating Insecurity
Violence and Dispossession in the Making of Everyday Life
Edited by Shelley Feldman, Charles Geisler, and Gayatri A. Menon

Begging as a Path to Progress
Indigenous Women and Children and the Struggle for Ecuador's Urban Spaces
Kate Swanson

Beyond the Kale
Urban Agriculture and Social Justice Activism in New York City
Kristin Reynolds and Nevin Cohen

Beyond Walls and Cages
Prisons, Borders, and Global Crisis
Edited by Jenna M. Loyd, Matt Mitchelson, and Andrew Burridge

Black, White, and Green
Farmers Markets, Race, and the Green Economy
Alison Hope Alkon

Bloomberg’s New York
Class and Governance in the Luxury City
Julian Brash

Calculating Property Relations
Chicago’s Wartime Industrial Mobilization, 1940–1950
Robert Lewis

The Carpetbaggers of Kabul and Other American-Afghan Entanglements
Intimate Development, Geopolitics, and the Currency of Gender and Grief
Jennifer L. Fluri and Rachel Lehr

Company Towns in the Americas
Landscape, Power, and Working-Class Communities
Edited by Oliver J. Dinius and Angela Vergara

Development Drowned and Reborn
The Blues and Bourbon Restorations in Post-Katrina New Orleans
Clyde Woods
Edited by Jordan T. Camp and Laura Pulido 

Development, Security, and Aid
Geopolitics and Geoeconomics at the U.S. Agency for International Development
Jamey Essex

The Empires’ Edge
Militarization, Resistance, and Transcending Hegemony in the Pacific
Sasha Davis

Faith Based
Religious Neoliberalism and the Politics of Welfare in the United States
Jason Hackworth

Fields and Streams
Stream Restoration, Neoliberalism, and the Future of Environmental Science
Rebecca Lave

Fitzgerald
Geography of a Revolution
William Bunge

Geographical Diversions
Tibetan Trade, Global Transactions
Tina Harris

In the Public’s Interest
Evictions, Citizenship, and Inequality in Contemporary Delhi
Gautam Bhan

The Long War
CENTCOM, Grand Strategy, and Global Security
John Morrissey

Making the San Fernando Valley
Rural Landscapes, Urban Development, and White Privilege
Laura R. Barraclough

Masculinities and Markets
Raced and Gendered Urban Politics in Milwaukee
Brenda Parker

Pain, Pride, and Politics
Social Movement Activism and the Sri Lankan Tamil Diaspora in Canada
Amarnath Amarasingam

The Politics of the Encounter
Urban Theory and Protest under Planetary Urbanization
Andy Merrifield

Precarious Worlds
Contested Geographies of Social Reproduction
Edited by Katie Meehan and Kendra Strauss

Properties of Violence
Law and Land Grant Struggle in Northern New Mexico
David Correia

Rethinking the South African Crisis
Nationalism, Populism, Hegemony
Gillian Hart

Roppongi Crossing
The Demise of a Tokyo Nightclub District and the Reshaping of a Global City
Roman Adrian Cybriwsky

Selling the Serengeti
The Cultural Politics of Safari Tourism
Benjamin Gardner

Shadows of a Sunbelt City
The Environment, Racism, and the Knowledge Economy in Austin
Eliot M. Tretter

Silent Violence
Food, Famine, and Peasantry in Northern Nigeria
Michael J. Watts
With a new introduction

Social Justice and the City
Revised Edition
David Harvey

Spaces of Danger
Culture and Power in the Everyday
Edited by Heather Merrill and Lisa M. Hoffman
Foreword by Paul Rabinow

Territories of Poverty
Rethinking North and South
Edited by Ananya Roy and Emma Shaw Crane

They Saved the Crops
Labor, Landscape, and the Struggle over Industrial Farming in Bracero-Era California
Don Mitchell

Tremé
Race and Place in a New Orleans Neighborhood
Michael E. Crutcher Jr.

We Want Land to Live
Making Political Space for Food Sovereignty
Amy Trauger






Series Editors

Nik Heynen
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Mathew Coleman
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Sapana Doshi
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Editorial Advisory Board

Deb Cowen
University of Toronto

Zeynep Gambetti
Boğaziçi University

Geoff Mann
Simon Fraser University

James McCarthy
Clark University

Beverly Mullings
Queen's University

Harvey Neo
National University of Singapore

Geraldine Pratt
University of British Columbia

Ananya Roy
University of California, Los Angeles

Michael Watts
University of California, Berkeley

Ruth Wilson Gilmore
CUNY Graduate Center

Jamie Winders
Syracuse University

Melissa W. Wright
Pennsylvania State University

Brenda S. A. Yeoh
National University of Singapore