E-books: Human Geography

  • Strategic Approaches to Regional Development: Smart Experimentation in Less-Favoured Regions book cover

    Strategic Approaches to Regional Development

    Smart Experimentation in Less-Favoured Regions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Iryna Kristensen, Alexandre Dubois, Jukka Teräs

    The existence and persistence of regional disparities between European regions require context-tailored policies to promote structural change. This book explores the congruence between place-based development and regional competitiveness in the EU context. Drawing on a range of social science…

    eBook – 2018-12-18
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Culture as Renewable Oil: How Territory, Bureaucratic Power and Culture Coalesce in the Venezuelan Petrostate book cover

    Culture as Renewable Oil

    How Territory, Bureaucratic Power and Culture Coalesce in the Venezuelan Petrostate, 1st Edition

    By Penélope Plaza Azuaje

    This book unpacks the links between oil energy, state power, urban space and culture, by looking at the Petro-Socialist Venezuelan oil state. It challenges the disciplinary compartmentalisation of the analysis of the material and cultural effects of oil to demonstrate that within the Petrostate,…

    eBook – 2018-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Food Security, Diversification and Resource Management: Refocusing the Role of Agriculture?: Proceedings of the Twenty-Third International Conference of Agricultural Economists book cover

    Food Security, Diversification and Resource Management: Refocusing the Role of Agriculture?

    Proceedings of the Twenty-Third International Conference of Agricultural Economists, 1st Edition

    By G.H. Peters, Joachim von Braun

    Published in 1999, the book is the proceedings volume of the 23rd International Conference of Agricultural Economists, held in Sacramento, California, in August 1997. It continues the series of triennial IAAE conferences.…

    eBook – 2018-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Handbook of Food as a Commons book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Food as a Commons

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jose Luis Vivero-Pol, Tomaso Ferrando, Olivier De Schutter, Ugo Mattei

    From the scientific and industrial revolution to the present day, food – an essential element of life – has been progressively transformed into a private, transnational, mono-dimensional commodity of mass consumption for a global market. But over the last decade there has been an increased…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Perspectives on Sacred Natural Sites: Culture, Governance and Conservation book cover

    Indigenous Perspectives on Sacred Natural Sites

    Culture, Governance and Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Liljeblad, Bas Verschuuren

    Much previous literature on sacred natural sites has been written from a non-indigenous perspective. In contrast, this book facilitates a greater self-expression of indigenous perspectives regarding treatment of the sacred and its protection and governance in the face of threats from various forms…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge

  • Changing Trains: Railway Reform and the Role of Competition: The Experience of Six Countries book cover

    Changing Trains

    Railway Reform and the Role of Competition: The Experience of Six Countries, 1st Edition

    By Didier van de Velde

    Published in 1999. The book presents and compares the new relationships between transport authorities and railway companies in a number of countries (Great Britain, Sweden, Japan, Germany, Switzerland and France). It also presents a number of case studies focusing on the role of contracts,…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Crossing Borders: Regional and Urban Perspectives on International Migration book cover

    Crossing Borders

    Regional and Urban Perspectives on International Migration, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cees Gorter, Peter Nijkamp, Jacques Poot

    Published in 1998. Migration patterns at the global level have become more complex, affecting more countries, more people and for a greater variety of reasons. Consequently, international migration is receiving increasing attention throughout the world. Migration is an inherently spatial phenomenon…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Contemporary Issues in Socio–Economic Reform in Zambia book cover

    Contemporary Issues in Socio–Economic Reform in Zambia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Herrick Chota Mpuku, Ivan Zyuulu

    First published in 1997, this edited volume emerged in response to Zambia’s recent reinstatement of multiparty democracy and its ensuing economic, social policy and public administrative reform. Following the establishment of the single party state under the United National Independence Party in…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Environment, Planning and Land Use book cover

    Environment, Planning and Land Use

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Kivell, Peter Roberts, Gordon P. Walker

    Published in 1998, this work focuses on the practical issues and policies relating to planning and managing both built and natural environments. It addresses the needs to pursue a greater degree of integration between the subject matter and the international frameworks of environmental planning.…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Megacity Seoul: Urbanization and the Development of Modern South Korea book cover

    Megacity Seoul

    Urbanization and the Development of Modern South Korea, 1st Edition

    By Yu-Min Joo

    In Asia, there are a growing number of gigantic megacities, accompanied by a series of speculative and extravagant megaprojects. Amid the fast-paced urban and development challenges, many Asian governments have been searching for replicable and inspirational cases in Asia. South Korea and…

    eBook – 2018-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • The History of The Great Northern Railway: 1845 - 1902 book cover

    The History of The Great Northern Railway

    1845 - 1902, 1st Edition

    By Charles H. Grinling

    Published in 1903, this book provides a complete account of the origin and development of the Great Northern Railway Company from its inception to the year 1802, a period of around 60 years.…

    eBook – 2018-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Irregular Citizenship, Immigration, and Deportation book cover

    Irregular Citizenship, Immigration, and Deportation

    1st Edition

    By Peter Nyers

    Deportation has again taken a prominent place within the immigration policies of nation-states. Irregular Citizenship, Immigration, and Deportation addresses the social responses to deportation, in particular the growing movements against deportation and detention, and for freedom of movement and…

    eBook – 2018-12-14
    Routledge
    Interventions

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