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  1. Intelligent Cities

    Innovation, Knowledge Systems and Digital Spaces

    By Nicos Komninos

    At the turn of the century some cities and regions in Europe, Japan and the USA, displayed an exceptional capacity to incubate and develop new knowledge and innovations. The favourable environment for research, technology and innovation created in these areas was not immediately obvious, yet it was...

    Published April 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  2. Reading Retail

    A Geographical Perspective on Retailing and Consumption Spaces

    By Neil Wrigley, Michelle Lowe

    Reading Retail captures contemporary debates on the geography of retailing and consumption spaces. It is constructed around a series of 'readings' from key works, and is designed to encourage readers to develop a sense of engagement with the rapidly evolving debates in this field. More than 60...

    Published February 28th 2002 by Routledge

  3. South Asia in a Globalising World

    A Reconstructed Regional Geography

    By Bob Bradnock, Glynn Williams

    Series: Developing Areas Research Group

    A comprehensive introduction to the important economic, social and political processes and development issues in this extremely popular region. South Asia provides one of the world's most challenging development contexts and The authors take a different approach to most traditional development...

    Published February 17th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Planning in the Face of Crisis

    Land Use, Housing, and Mass Immigration in Israel

    By Rachelle Alterman

    Critics of urban and regional planning argue that it is best suited to manage incremental change. Can a planner's skills and expertise be effective in handling a major crisis and large-scale change? The mass immigration from the former Soviet Union to Israel in the 1990s offers the opportunity to...

    Published February 13th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Local Economic Development and the Environment

    By David Gibbs

    This book focuses upon the potential to integrate economic and environmental policies at the local and regional scale. Local initiatives are investigated within their wider economic and environmental policy contexts in order to illustrate both the constraints and opportunities for local policy...

    Published January 30th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Environment and Law

    By David Wilkinson

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts

    This textbook provides a concise introduction for students with little or no legal background, to the role of law in environmental protection. It describes and explains law and legal systems, the concept of the environment, sources of environmental law and some of the techniques used in...

    Published January 16th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Urban Mobility for All: La Mobilité Urbaine pour Tous

    Edited by X. Godard, I. Fatonzoun

    This title covers topics such as: the urban travel mobility of social groups; transport, urbanism and accessibility; mass transport investment; regulation, integration and financing public transport; road safety; and strategic approach, institution and governance....

    Published December 31st 2001 by CRC Press

  8. Environmental Problems in East-Central Europe

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Frank Carter, David Turnock

    Series: Routledge Studies of Societies in Transition

    In this new edition, the progress made in the last decade to solve the environmental problems described in the first edition is assessed. The attempts to bring environmental legislation into line with West European norms is also described. Environmental Problems of East-Central Europe looks at air...

    Published December 12th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Urban Transformations

    Power, People and Urban Design

    By Ian Bentley

    Cities affect every person's life, yet across the traditional divides of class, age, gender and political affiliation, armies of people are united in their dislike of the transformations that cities have undergone in recent times. The physical form of the urban environment is not a designer add-on...

    Published December 5th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Celtic Geographies

    Old Cultures, New Times

    Edited by David C. Harvey, Rhys Jones, Neil McInroy, Christine Milligan

    Celtic Geographies questions traditional conceptualizations of Celticity that rely on an homogenous interpretation of what it means to be a Celt in contemporary society. The various contributors break away from these traditional interpretations to critically explore a Celticity that is diverse in...

    Published December 5th 2001 by Routledge