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  1. Gender and International Migration in Europe

    Employment, Welfare and Politics

    By Eleonore Kofman, Annie Phizacklea, Parvati Raghuram, Rosemary Sales

    Gender and International Migration in Europe is a unique work which introduces a gender dimension into theories of contemporary migrations. As the European Union seeks to extend equal opportunities, increasingly restrictionist immigration policies and the persistence of racism, deny autonomy and...

    Published December 7th 2000 by Routledge

  2. Healthy Urban Planning

    By Hugh Barton, Catherine Tsourou

    Healthy Urban Planning aims to refocus urban planners on the implications of their work for human health and well-being. If many of the problems faced in cities are to be resolved, improving health will be the fundamental goal of urban planners. Poor housing, poverty, stress, pollution, and lack of...

    Published November 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  3. Coastal Systems

    By Simon Haslett

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science

    Coastal Systems offers a concise introduction to the processes, landforms, ecosystems, and management of coasts. Each chapter is illustrated and includes topical case studies from around the world such as:* Tsunami's in Papua New Guinea* cliff collapse in Southern England* the Great Barrier Reef*...

    Published November 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  4. People and Place

    The Extraordinary Geographies of Everyday Life

    By Lewis Holloway, Phil Hubbard

    An innovative introduction to Human Geography, exploring different ways of studying the relationships between people and place, and putting people at the centre of human geography. The book covers behavioural, humanistic and cultural traditions, showing how these can lead to a nuanced understanding...

    Published November 15th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Everyday Lives in the Global City

    The Delinking of Locale and Milieu

    By Jörg Dürrschmidt

    Rejecting simplifying notions of globalisation as a macro-economic force, this book provides a grounded picture of the various ways in which people's biographies are tied up with the global cultural economy. The main argument of the book is that the globalisation of lives is experienced by people...

    Published October 26th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Planning in Postmodern Times

    By Philip Allmendinger

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    Postmodern social theory has provided significant insights into our understanding of society and its components. Key thinkers including Foucault, Baudrillard and Lyotard have challenged existing ideas about power and rationality in society. This book analyses planning from a postmodern perspective...

    Published October 26th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Retail Impact Assessment

    A Guide to Best Practice

    By John England

    This book reviews the methodology and emphasises a recommended best practice approach to the application of retail impact assessment. It is a valuable guide for planners and surveyors, new and experienced professionals, and students studying retail planning....

    Published October 19th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Environmental Crises

    Geographical Case Studies in Post-Socialist Eurasia

    By Tatyana Saiko

    Provides students with an in-depth historic and contemporary understanding of the causes, magnitude and implications of the different types of environmental crises in the countries of the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe....

    Published October 6th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Diseases of Globalization

    Socioeconomic Transition and Health

    By Christine McMurray, Roy Smith

    The emergence of a global economy has led to the erosion of local autonomy and national sovereignty with an associated emphasis on the spread of liberal, free-market economics. A clear divide is appearing between those benefiting from and those disadvantaged by this process. Among the most...

    Published October 1st 2000 by Routledge

  10. Bodies

    Exploring Fluid Boundaries

    By Robyn Longhurst

    Series: Critical Geographies

    This is one of the first books to introduce students to the key concepts and debates surrounding the relationship between bodily boundaries, abject materiality and spaces. The text includes original interview and focus group data informed by feminist theory on the body and uses case studies to...

    Published September 28th 2000 by Routledge