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  1. Site Matters

    Edited by Carol Burns, Andrea Kahn

    One of the trends in twentieth century architecture and planning has been to denigrate and ignore the site, or larger context (both physical and social), surrounding a building or set of buildings. Focussing on Le Corbusier's designs, Site Matters presents that first considered theory and...

    Published December 25th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Rural-Urban Interaction in the Developing World

    By Kenny Lynch

    Series: Routledge Perspectives on Development

    Sustaining the rural and urban populations of the developing world has been identified as a key global challenge for the twenty-first century. Rural-Urban Interaction in the Developing World is an introduction to the relationships between rural and urban places in the developing world and shows...

    Published December 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  3. Science, Philosophy and Physical Geography

    By Robert Inkpen, Robert Inkpen, Graham Wilson

    This accessible and engaging text explores the relationship between philosophy, science and physical geography. It addresses an imbalance that exists in opinion, teaching and to a lesser extent research, between a philosophically enriched human geography and a perceived philosophically ignorant...

    Published December 9th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Reason in the City of Difference

    By Gary Bridge

    Series: Questioning Cities

    In the modernist city rationality ruled and subsumed difference in a logic of identity. In the postmodern city, reason is abandoned for an endless play of difference. Reason in the City of Difference poses an alternative to these extremes by drawing on classical American philosophical pragmatism (...

    Published December 9th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Streets and Patterns

    By Stephen Marshall

    There is an emerging consensus that urban street layouts should be planned with greater attention to ‘placemaking’ and urban design quality, while maintaining the conventional transport functions of accessibility and connectivity. However, it is not always clear how this might be achieved: we still...

    Published December 9th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Environmental Management and Development

    By Chris Barrow

    Series: Routledge Perspectives on Development

    The environment and its management has been, and continues to be a very topical issue. Existing environment and development texts place emphasis is on listing problems, making warnings and voicing advocacy, but by focusing on environmental management, this informative book offers a very different...

    Published December 9th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Late Quaternary Environmental Change

    Physical and Human Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Martin Bell, M.J.C. Walker

    Late Quaternary Environmental Change addresses the interaction between human agency and other environmental factors in the landscapes, particularly of the temperate zone.Taking an ecological approach, the authors cover the last 20,000 years during which the climate has shifted from arctic severity...

    Published December 8th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Knock on Wood

    Nature as Commodity in Douglas-Fir Country

    By W. Scott Prudham

    Scott Prudham investigates a region that has in recent years seen more environmental conflict than perhaps anywhere else in the country--the old-growth forests of the Pacific Northwest. Prudham employs a political economic approach to explain the social and economic conflicts arising from the...

    Published December 4th 2004 by Routledge

  9. How To Do Your Dissertation in Geography and Related Disciplines

    2nd Edition

    By Tony Parsons, Peter G Knight

    Following the successful first edition, this revised and updated book continues to provide students with a detailed guide to the planning and procedures they must consider when preparing dissertations in geography, environmental science and geology. Written by well-respected authors in the field,...

    Published December 2nd 2004 by Routledge

  10. The New Accountability

    Environmental Responsibility Across Borders

    By Michael Mason

    The growth of pollution that crosses national borders represents a significant threat to human health and ecological sustainability. Various international agreements exist between countries to reduce risks to their populations, however there is often a mismatch between national territories of state...

    Published December 1st 2004 by Routledge