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  • The Geography of Western Europe

    A Socio-Economic Study

    By Paul L Knox

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Rural Development

    A Geographical Perspective

    By Keith Hoggart, Henry Buller

    This book, originally published in 1987, provides an integrative, analytical aproach to rural areas in advanced economies. Causation and the consequences of societal change have been emphasised, in a framework which draws out processes which oeprate at different geographical scales (and with…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Gaelic Scotland

    The Transformation of a Culture Region

    By Charles W J Withers

    This book, originally published in 1988, examines the Highlands and Islands of Scotland over several centuries and charts their cultural transformation from a separate region into one where the processes of anglicisation have largely succeeded. It analyses the many aspects of change including the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Rural Settlement in an Urban World

    By Michael Bunce

    Originally published in 1982, this book emphasizes the continued significance and distinctiveness of rural settlement, while at the same time recognizing the great changes of recent decades. The early chapters review the field of rural study and trace the evolution of man-land relationships in the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Second Rank Cities in Europe

    Structural Dynamics and Growth Potential

    Edited by Roberto Camagni, Roberta Capello

    Second-rank cities are back on the academic scene, capturing the interest of scholars with their unexpected recent performance with respect to first-rank cities. Looking at the data on average urban GDP growth in 139 European cities since 1996, the relatively strong position of large cities (over…

    Hardback – 2015-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Knowledge Economy in the Megalopolis

    Interactions of innovations in transport, information, production and organizations

    By T. R. Lakshmanan, William P. Anderson, Yena Song

    In recent decades urban regions around the world have engaged in a new process of development based on the creation of new knowledge. Amidst the globalization of economic activities and the arrival of transformative technologies, knowledge has become the key driver of competitiveness and is…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Food Wars

    The Global Battle for Mouths, Minds and Markets, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Lang, Michael Heasman

    In the ten years since publication of the first edition of Food Wars much has happened in the world of food policy. This new edition brings these developments fully up to date within the original analytical framework of competing paradigms or worldviews shaping the direction and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Regional Disparities in the Enlarged European Union

    Geography, innovation and structural change

    By Valentina Meliciani

    The last twenty years have seen an increase in European integration and the emergence of the technological revolution. Although tighter integration coupled with technological innovation should facilitate cross-regional convergence, some European regions have managed to jump ahead while others have…

    Hardback – 2015-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Women Migrant Workers

    Ethical, Political and Legal Problems

    Edited by Zahra Meghani

    This volume makes the case for the fair treatment of female migrant workers from the global South who are employed in wealthy liberal democracies as care workers, domestic workers, home health workers, and farm workers. An international panel of contributors provide analyses of the ethical,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Evolutionary Economic Geography

    Theoretical and Empirical Progress

    Edited by Dieter Kogler

    Economic geographers increasingly consider the significance of history in shaping the contemporary socio-economic landscape, and increasingly believe that experiences and competencies, acquired over time by individuals and entities in particular localities, to a large degree determine present…

    Hardback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Drinking Water: A Socio-economic Analysis of Historical and Societal Variation

    By Mark Harvey

    In this fascinating and challenging work, the author analyses the way water for drinking is produced, distributed, owned, acquired, and consumed in contrasting ways in different settings. From the taken-for-granted, all-purpose water, flowing out of taps in advanced economies to extreme…

    Hardback – 2015-10-12 
    Routledge

  • Maritime Networks

    Spatial Structures and Time Dynamics

    Edited by Cesar Ducruet

    Maritime transport is one of the most ancient supports to human interactions across history and it still supports more than 90% of world trade volumes today. The changing connectivity of maritime networks is of crucial importance to port, transport, and economic development and planning. The way…

    Hardback – 2015-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Transport Analysis

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