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  1. The Hydrology of the UK

    A Study of Change

    Edited by Mike Acreman

    Series: Routledge Environmental Management

    The Hydrology of the UK assesses the changing hydrology of the UK, focusing on key issues that affect the fundamental hydrological processes and have important implications for water resource management, flood risk and environmental quality. The bookis divided into 3 sections: Section 1 examines...

    Published December 15th 1999 by Routledge

  2. Transport Investment and Economic Development

    By David Banister, Joseph Berechman

    A major concern of all decision makers has been to ensure that there are clear benefits from transport investment proposals. The travel time savings are clear, but the wider economic developments have presented enormous difficulty in terms of both theoretical arguments and empirical evidence. This...

    Published December 15th 1999 by Routledge

  3. Development

    Edited by Stuart Corbridge

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    In this fascinating six volume set, Stuart Corbridge brings together more than one hundred articles dealing with the discipline of development in all its diversity. Key topics include the transformation of peasant economies, argibusiness, rural-urban relations, markets, industrialization, workers,...

    Published December 8th 1999 by Routledge

  4. High Performance Computing and the Art of Parallel Programming

    An Introduction for Geographers, Social Scientists and Engineers

    By Stan Openshaw, Ian Turton

    This book provides a non-technical introduction to High Performance Computing applications together with advice about how beginners can start to write parallel programs. The authors show what HPC can offer geographers and social scientists and how it can be used in GIS. They provide examples of...

    Published November 24th 1999 by Routledge

  5. Migration, Globalisation and Human Security

    Edited by David T. Graham, Nana K. Poku

    Series: Routledge Research in Population and Migration

    Migration, Globalisation and Human Security looks at a range of security and human security issues related to the displacement of civilian populations and shows how the tenuous existence of migrants can lead to a myriad of human security threats. Providing major theoretical analyses of recent...

    Published November 24th 1999 by Routledge

  6. White Identities

    An Historical & International Introduction

    By Alastair Bonnett

    White Identities provides a comprehensive overview of this debate, drawing together the various strands of recent research into an accessible but challenging introduction. The author argues that 'White Studies', as it is presently conceived, is an American project, reflecting American...

    Published November 3rd 1999 by Routledge

  7. A United Kingdom?

    Economic, Social and Political Geographies

    By John Mohan

    The human geography of the UK is currently being reshaped by a number of forces - such as globalisation, transition in the organisations of production, the changing character of state intervention, and changing relationships with Europe. A consideration of the impacts of these forces on economic,...

    Published October 22nd 1999 by Routledge

  8. Consuming Cities

    The Urban Environment in the Global Economy after Rio

    By Ingemar Elander, Brendan Gleeson, Rolf Lidskog, Nicholas Low

    This book is about cities as engines of consumption of the world's environment, and the spread of policies to reduce their impact. It looks at these issues by examining the impact of the Rio Declaration and assesses the extent to which it has made a difference. Consuming Cities examines this...

    Published October 13th 1999 by Routledge

  9. Gender Ironies of Nationalism

    Sexing the Nation

    Edited by Tamar Mayer

    This book provides a unique social science reading on the construction of nation, gender and sexuality and on the interactions among them. It includes international case studies from Indonesia, Ireland, former Yugoslavia, Liberia, Sri Lanka, Australia, the USA, Turkey, China, India and the...

    Published October 6th 1999 by Routledge

  10. Beyond Malthus

    The Nineteen Dimensions of the Population Challenge

    By Lester R. Brown, Gary Gardner, Brian Halweil

    Series: The Worldwatch Environmental Alert Series

    On the bicentennial of Malthus' legendary essay on the tendency of population to grow more rapidly than the food supply, this book examines the impacts of population growth on 19 global resources and services, including food, fresh water, fisheries, jobs, education, income and health. Despite...

    Published September 30th 1999 by Routledge