E-books: Geography

  • Environment Scotland: Prospects for Sustainability book cover

    Environment Scotland

    Prospects for Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eleanor McDowell, James McCormick

    Published in 1999, this volume provides the first thorough analysis of the elements of sustainable public policy in a devolved Scotland. Following the vote for a Scottish Parliament in the 1997 referendum, it explores the immediate and longer-term challenges likely to confront Scotland. The book…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Marginality in Space - Past, Present and Future: Theoretical and Methodological Aspects of Cultural, Social and Economic Parameters of Marginal and Critical Regions book cover

    Marginality in Space - Past, Present and Future

    Theoretical and Methodological Aspects of Cultural, Social and Economic Parameters of Marginal and Critical Regions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heikki Jussila, Roser Majoral, Chris C. Mutambirwa

    Published in 1999, this book discusses the role that marginality has had in the past, has today and will have in the future. The Commission on Dynamics of Marginal and Critical Regions held its annual conference in Harare, Zimbabwe in July 1997. This volume represents a carefully selected, revised…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Environmental Impact Assessment in the United Kingdom and Germany: Comparision of EIA Practice for Wastewater Treatment Plants book cover

    Environmental Impact Assessment in the United Kingdom and Germany

    Comparision of EIA Practice for Wastewater Treatment Plants, 1st Edition

    By Katharina Marr

    First published in 1997, this volume examines wastewater treatment plants in the UK and their counterparts in Germany in the wake of the International Study of the Effectiveness of Environmental Assessment (1996). Having originated in the United States National Environment Policy Act of 1969, the…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Perspectives on British Rural Planning Policy, 1994-97 book cover

    Perspectives on British Rural Planning Policy, 1994-97

    1st Edition

    By Andrew W. Gilg

    First published in 1999, this volume explores the issue of rural planning, which has become a complex activity in which policies in one area have important ramifications in other policy areas. It is thus very important for all those involved in rural planning affairs to remain not only up to date,…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Japan and the West: The Perception Gap book cover

    Japan and the West: The Perception Gap

    1st Edition

    By Keizo Nagatani

    Edited by David W. Edgington

    This book first published in 1998 containes the work of Six members of the Centre for Japanese Research (CJR), an area unit of the Institute for Asian Research at the University of British Columbia. They were motivated by the fact that after over a century of cultural, economic and political…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Trade and the Environment: A New Zealand Perspective book cover

    Trade and the Environment

    A New Zealand Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ravi Ratnayake

    Published in 1997, this book is about the link between trade and the environment which has become a very important national issue for all countries, in particular, those countries which have been undergoing lengthy periods of trade and investment liberalization programmes recently. This has also…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Growth and Development in Asia: Volume I: Making the Cities book cover

    Urban Growth and Development in Asia

    Volume I: Making the Cities, 1st Edition

    By Graham P. Chapman, Ashok K. Dutt

    First published in 1999, this volume begins with a panoramic survey by Nigel Harris of the drama of Asian Urbanization, based on the inaugural plenary lecture he gave to the 5th Asian Urbanization Conference held in London. In the following chapters many experts and practitioners from different…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Knowledge-Based Systems for Multiple Environments book cover

    Knowledge-Based Systems for Multiple Environments

    1st Edition

    By Ladislav J. Kohout, John Anderson, Wyllis Bandler

    First published in 1992, this volume identifies the problems facing the designer of multi-environmental knowledge-based systems, and explains the principles that must be followed in order to obtain successful results. Systems called upon to function in a variety of widely differing cultural and…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Bicycle Utopias: Imagining Fast and Slow Cycling Futures book cover

    Bicycle Utopias

    Imagining Fast and Slow Cycling Futures, 1st Edition

    By Cosmin Popan

    Bicycle Utopias investigates the future of urban mobilities and post-car societies, arguing that the bicycle can become the nexus around which most human movement will revolve. Drawing on literature on post-car futures (Urry 2007; Dennis and Urry 2009), transition theory (Geels et al. 2012) and…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • South-South Development book cover

    South-South Development

    1st Edition

    By Peter Kragelund

    South-South Development examines the historical background for the current situation: why it suddenly took off again approximately a decade ago; the various vectors of engagement and how they are interrelated; the actors involved; how the revitalisation of South-South development has affected…

    eBook – 2019-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Marine Extremes: Ocean Safety, Marine Health and the Blue Economy book cover

    Marine Extremes

    Ocean Safety, Marine Health and the Blue Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erika Techera, Gundula Winter

    Marine extremes, as they are conceived of in this volume, encompass environments, activities, events and impacts. Extreme environments found in and around our oceans, including the deep sea and seabed as well as the frozen polar regions, are being seriously affected by both extreme behaviours (…

    eBook – 2019-01-14
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Socially Engaged Art and the Neoliberal City book cover

    Socially Engaged Art and the Neoliberal City

    1st Edition

    By Cecilie Sachs Olsen

    What are the social functions of art in the age of neoliberal urbanism? This book discusses the potential of artistic practices to question the nature of city environments and the diverse productions of space, moving beyond the reduction of ‘the urban’ as a set of existing and static structures.…

    eBook – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

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