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The Geography of Defence

The Geography of Defence

1st Edition

Edited By Michael Bateman, Raymond Riley
November 20, 2017

Defence against military attack has had a considerable geographical impact. Urban morphology frequently owes more to the defence function than to any other, whilst local, regional and national economies are often intricately dependent on defence expenditure. It is also clear that the social ...

The Geography of Health Services in Britain.

The Geography of Health Services in Britain.

1st Edition

By Robin Haynes
November 20, 2017

This book is about geographical variation in the organisation, provision and use of health services in Britain. Its main theme is that neither the quantity nor the quality of health care provided by the National Health Service (NHS) is uniform from place to place. Chapters discuss and evaluate: ...

The Geography of Recreation and Leisure

The Geography of Recreation and Leisure

1st Edition

By Isobel Cosgrove, Richard Jackson
November 20, 2017

Originally published in 1972, this book discusses changing attitudes to work and leisure and patterns of leisure activity, asking if recreation, as an economic activity, a distinctive spatial expression. It examines characteristics of spa towns and coastal resorts in the nineteenth century as well ...

The Geography of Sea Transport

The Geography of Sea Transport

1st Edition

By Alastair Couper
November 20, 2017

This book, originally published in 1972, discusses the impact of technological change in sea transport on trade links, shipping routes and economic activities. A brief historical perspective illustrates the vital role of the sea transport in the ancient and medieval worlds and the influence of ...

The Geography of United States Poverty Patterns of Deprivation, 1980-1990

The Geography of United States Poverty: Patterns of Deprivation, 1980-1990

1st Edition

By Wendy Shaw
November 20, 2017

Until this book was originally published in 1996 there had been little detailed research concerning the geographic location of the poor in America. The book examines the spatial distribution of the poor within the US and discusses the general characteristics of the poverty population. It explores ...

The Geography of Western Europe A Socio-Economic Study

The Geography of Western Europe: A Socio-Economic Study

1st Edition

By Paul L Knox
November 20, 2017

This book provides a comprehensive survey of the social geography of Western Europe. It begins by outlining the character of the region nad proceeds with an exploration of demographic and cultural features, including migration and ethnic groups. The political organisation of nations and regions are...

The Politics of Location An Introduction

The Politics of Location: An Introduction

1st Edition

By Andrew Kirby
November 20, 2017

This book, originally published in 1982, begins with an examination of space, and its role in the process of public provision and collective consumption. Variations in provision are linked to the Weberian notion of social status and political struggles over consumption and externality issues. ...

Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

1st Edition

By Various
November 11, 2015

Originally published between 1972 and 1996 the 19 diverse volumes in this set cover key areas of human geography such as: transport, development, health, defence, the media, recreation & leisure, politics, poverty and wealth. Written by international authors including Jacquelin Burgess, John ...

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