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  1. The Making and Selling of Post-Mao Beijing

    By Anne-Marie Broudehoux

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    Describes the changing life of the city and its inhabitants during the final decades of the twentieth century and examines the complex forces at play in the search for modernity. The author presents us with four case studies of how the city is marketing and selling itself (including its...

    Published May 20th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Environmental Hazards

    Assessing Risk and Reducing Disaster, 4th Edition

    By Prof Keith Smith, Keith Smith

    The fourth edition of Environmental Hazards continues to blend physical and social sciences to provide a thoroughly balanced, contemporary introduction to hazards analysis and mitigation strategies. It covers all the major rapid-onset events, whether natural, human or technological in origin which...

    Published May 20th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Disciplining Bodies in the Gymnasium

    Memory, Monument, Modernity

    By Sherry Mckay, Patricia Vertinsky

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Architecture and design have been used to exert control over bodies, across lines of class, gender and race. They regulate access to certain spaces and facilities, impose physical or psychological barriers, and make particular activities possible for specific groups.Built in 1951, the War Memorial...

    Published May 6th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Cities and Natural Process

    A Basis for Sustainability, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Hough

    Cities and Natural Process is a discussion of the fundamental conflict in the perception of nature and an expression of the essential need for an environmental view when approaching urban design. Whilst retaining the existing structure, each of the chapters has been revised to take into account...

    Published April 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  5. Globalization and Social Change

    People and Places in a Divided World

    By Diane Perrons

    Globalization and Social Change takes a refreshing new perspective on globalization and widening social and spatial inequalities. Diane Perrons draws on ideas about the new economy, risk society, welfare regimes and political economy to explain the growing social and spatial divisions...

    Published April 1st 2004 by Routledge

  6. The End of World Population Growth in the 21st Century

    New Challenges for Human Capital Formation and Sustainable Development

    By Warren C. Sanderson

    Edited by Wolfgang Lutz, Sergei Scherbov

    Series: Population and Sustainable Development

    The 20th century was the century of explosive population growth, resulting in unprecedented impacts; in contrast, the 21st century is likely to see the end of world population growth and become the century of population aging. We are currently at the crossroads of these demographic regimes. This...

    Published April 1st 2004 by Routledge

  7. Malaysia, Modernity and the Multimedia Super Corridor

    A Critical Geography of Intelligent Landscapes

    By Tim Bunnell

    Series: Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

    Based on fieldwork in Malaysia, this book provides a critical examination of the country's main urban region. The study first provides a theoretical reworking of geographies of modernity and details the emergence of a globally-oriented, 'high-tech' stage of national development. The Multimedia...

    Published March 25th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Elements of Visual Design in the Landscape

    2nd Edition

    By Simon Bell

    Public concern about the landscape, in particular its appearance, is increasing all the time. For those charged with managing, developing or conserving a wide range of landscapes it is a major task to take visual aspects into account. Elements of Visual Design in the Landsacpe presents a vocabulary...

    Published March 25th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Exploring Environmental Issues

    An Integrated Approach

    By David D. Kemp

    Global warming, ozone depletion, drought, acid rain - their causes are viewed as extraordinarily complex; their effects are assumed catastrophic. Exploring Environmental Issues provides a key to understanding our potential crisis. The concise, introductory text presents a review of current...

    Published March 25th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Regional Innovation Systems

    The Role of Governances in a Globalized World, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Hans-Joachim Braczyk, Philip Cooke, Martin Heidenreich

    Since the first edition of this book in 1995, there has been a worldwide innovation-led economic boom and a subsequent slump, meaning enormous change has also occurred at the level of regional economies. The new edition registers this change and provides an interesting test of the robustness of the...

    Published March 11th 2004 by Routledge