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  1. Time-Space Compression

    Historical Geographies

    By Barney Warf

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    If geography is the study of how human beings are stretched over the earth’s surface, a vital part of that process is how we know and feel about space and time. Although space and time appear as "natural" and outside of society, they are in fact social constructions; every society develops...

    Published January 1st 2008 by Routledge

  2. Global Geographies of Post-Socialist Transition

    Geographies, societies, policies

    By Tassilo Herrschel

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Since the formal raising of the Iron Curtain, there has been much interest in post-socialism and the process of post-socialist transition. This timely book provides a systematic review and analysis of the process of ‘transition’. Herrschel: explores recent theories, concepts and debates on...

    Published September 14th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Rural Poverty

    Marginalisation and Exclusion in Britain and the United States

    By Paul Milbourne

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Moving beyond the highly visual forms of poverty characteristic of the city, Rural Poverty explores the nature of poverty in rural spaces in Britain and America. Setting out key features, it highlights the important processes that hide key components of rural poverty. The book...

    Published November 11th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Ageing and Place

    Edited by Gavin J. Andrews, David R. Phillips

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    During recent years, an increasing amount of academic research has focused on older people with a particular emphasis on settings, places and spaces. This book provides a comprehensive review of research and the policy area of 'ageing and place'. An insightful book on an important topic, Andrews...

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Poverty and the Third Way

    Edited by Colin C Williams, Colin C. Williams, Jan Windebank

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    What is poverty and how can it be tackled? Taking the Third Way out of its narrow party political context, this book argues that it is necessary to harness work beyond employment in order to pave a Third Way beyond capitalism and socialism. The outcome is a thought-provoking new approach towards...

    Published November 21st 2002 by Routledge

  6. The Human Geography of East Central Europe

    By David Turnock

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    The Human Geography of East Central Europe examines the geography of the transition economies that were not formerly part of the Soviet Union: Albania, Bosnia & Hercegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, The Czech Republic, Hungary, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Yugoslavia and East Germany....

    Published October 10th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Citizenships, Contingency and the Countryside

    Rights, Culture, Land and the Environment

    By Gavin Parker

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Citizenships, Contingency and the Countryside defines citizenship in relation to the rural environment. The book expands and explores a widened conceptualization of citizenship and sets out a range of examples where citizenship, at different scales, has been expressed in and over the rural...

    Published October 25th 2001 by Routledge