E-books: Geography

  • Regional Development and Planning for the 21st Century: New Priorities, New Philosophies book cover

    Regional Development and Planning for the 21st Century

    New Priorities, New Philosophies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Allen G. Noble, Frank J. Costa, Ashok K. Dutt, Robert B. Kent

    Published in 1998, Regional Development and Planning for the 21st Century examines a number of related themes including: the traditional approach of local and regional planning initiatives developed within the context of national goals; the current decline of bi-polar political and ideological…

    eBook – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Planning for a Better Urban Living Environment in Asia book cover

    Planning for a Better Urban Living Environment in Asia

    1st Edition

    By Anthony Gar-On Yeh, Mee Kam Ng

    First published in 2000, this volume explores how Asia has developed very rapidly in the last quarter of the century and will be a main focus of the world in the 21st century. With rapid growth and development, the urban areas in the region are undergoing dramatic changes. An appreciation of the…

    eBook – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Restructuring Global and Regional Agricultures: Transformations in Australasian Agri-Food Economies and Spaces book cover

    Restructuring Global and Regional Agricultures

    Transformations in Australasian Agri-Food Economies and Spaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Burch, Jasper Goss, Geoffrey Lawrence

    First published in 1999, this collection of papers represents the latest thinking on the effects of globalisation and agri-food restructuring from a regional and peripheral perspective. The book breaks new ground in our understanding of the relationship between the global, regional and local levels…

    eBook – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Political Corruption and Political Geography book cover

    Political Corruption and Political Geography

    1st Edition

    By Peter J. Perry

    First published 1997, this volume examines the way in which political corruption remains neglected as a matter of scholarly enquiry and research. There is still a powerful and traditional taboo which is quite out of the step with the topic’s real world significance and the increasing attention it…

    eBook – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Towards Environmental Sustainability?: A Comparative Study of Danish, Dutch and Swedish Transport Policies in a European Context book cover

    Towards Environmental Sustainability?

    A Comparative Study of Danish, Dutch and Swedish Transport Policies in a European Context, 1st Edition

    By Emin Tengström

    First published in 1999, this study consists of an empirical analysis of current Danish, Dutch and Swedish national transport policies along with some policy options for the near future, intended to reduce the present unsustainable character of the national transport systems. The study deals only…

    eBook – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Preparing Africa for the Twenty-First Century: Strategies for Peaceful Coexistence and Sustainable Development book cover

    Preparing Africa for the Twenty-First Century

    Strategies for Peaceful Coexistence and Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Mukum Mbaku

    First published in 1999, this volume is written by seasoned African scholars and is intended to make a significant contribution to the debate on peaceful coexistence and sustainable development in the continent. The book contains a very refreshing, rigorous, informative and multidisciplinary…

    eBook – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Adoption of Sustainable Agricultural Technologies: A Case Study in the State of Espírito Santo, Brazil book cover

    The Adoption of Sustainable Agricultural Technologies

    A Case Study in the State of Espírito Santo, Brazil, 1st Edition

    By Hildo Meirelles de Souza Filho

    First published in 1997, this volume reflects concern about the environmental impact of modern agricultural practices, agriculture's increasing reliance on non-renewable resources, and the long-term productivity of high external-input agricultural systems which has prompted a number of initiatives…

    eBook – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Astronomy Through the Ages: The Story Of The Human Attempt To Understand The Universe book cover

    Astronomy Through the Ages

    The Story Of The Human Attempt To Understand The Universe, 1st Edition

    By Sir Robert Wilson

    From an historical perspective, this text presents an entirely non- mathematical introduction to astronomy from the first endeavours of the ancients to the current developments in research enabled by cutting edge technological advances. Free of mathematics and complex graphs, the book nevertheless…

    eBook – 2018-12-19
    CRC Press

  • The Evolution of Economic Wellbeing: Progress-Driven Economic Policies in the Era of Globalization book cover

    The Evolution of Economic Wellbeing

    Progress-Driven Economic Policies in the Era of Globalization, 1st Edition

    By Zuhayr Mikdashi

    Throughout history, humans have sought to enhance their wellbeing across various domains. Though the spectrum of factors responsible for wellbeing has widened considerably and advances have been realized in scientific-technological fields, significant failures have been encountered in establishing…

    eBook – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • 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

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