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  1. Geographies of Disability

    By Brendan Gleeson

    This book explains how space, place and mobility have shaped the experiences of disabled people both in the past and in contemporary societies. The key features of this insightful study include:* a critical appraisal of theories of disability and a new disability model* case studies to...

    Published December 2nd 1998 by Routledge

  2. Environmental Assessment in Practice

    By Owen Harrop, Ashley Nixon

    Series: Routledge Environmental Management

    This text explains what constitutes good practice in applying environmental assessment as an environmental management tool. A wide range of case studies and other student text features are employed to demonstrate how the different methods, techniques and disciplines of environmental assessment can...

    Published December 2nd 1998 by Routledge

  3. Miniature Empires

    A Historical Dictionary of the Newly Independent States

    By James Minahan

    The 20th century's most protracted conflict, the Cold War, also provided the longest and most stable peace in the history of the modern world--a fragile peace that came at the price of national freedom for many people. With the demise of the Cold War, new nearly-unknown countries, long ignored or...

    Published November 30th 1998 by Routledge

  4. European Integration and Housing Policy

    Edited by Mark Kleinman, Walter Matznetter, Mark Stephens

    This book presents a series of debates arising from the housing needs of different EU countries. The authors address key issues by examining in turn: * the consequences of European integration for different housing markets * the impact of the Maastricht Treaty and other policy documents * the...

    Published November 4th 1998 by Routledge

  5. Encyclopedia of China

    History and Culture

    Edited by Dorothy Perkins

    Presents a representative cross-section of entries on all aspects of the history and culture of China. Alphabetically organized, the entries include * major cities and provinces* historical eras and figures* government and politics* economics* religion* language and the writing system*...

    Published October 31st 1998 by Routledge

  6. Governance and Environment in Western Europe

    Politics, Policy and Administration

    By Kenneth Hanf, Alf-Inge Jansen

    Governance and Environment in Western Europe: Politics, Policy and Administration, provides an up-to-date overview of developments in this area focusing on a selection of ten countries in Western Europe and the European Union. The countries examined are: Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, The...

    Published October 25th 1998 by Routledge

  7. City Worlds

    By John Allen, Doreen Massey, Steve Pile

    Series: Understanding Cities

    For the first time in history, half of the worlds population is living in mega-cities. Never before have we confronted such a geography of the worlds people.Analysing cities through spatial understanding, City Worlds explores how different worlds within the city are brought into close proximity....

    Published October 21st 1998 by Routledge

  8. Refugees, Environment and Development

    By Richard Black

    Series: Longman Development Studies

    Refugees, Environment and Development is concerned with the complex interrelationships between forced migration, natural resource management and 'sustainable development'. The book challenges the growing rhetoric that refugees 'cause' environmental degradation, and that environmental decline is...

    Published October 6th 1998 by Routledge

  9. Housing, Individuals and the State

    The Morality of Government Intervention

    By Peter King

    Can the state solve housing problems or does it create them? This book explores the question by combining a detailed critique of contemporary housing policy with a philisophical analysis of the role of the state and individuals. Examining the state's role as controller and funder of housing, the...

    Published September 30th 1998 by Routledge

  10. Tourism Geography

    By Stephen Wynn Williams

    This text provides a concise introduction to new and established geographies of tourism. Using worldwide examples it examines the differing economic, environmental and sociological impacts that tourism has on destinations. It looks to the future by considering how planning for tourism can assist in...

    Published September 30th 1998 by Routledge