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  1. Managing Environments for Leisure and Recreation

    By Richard Broadhurst

    Series: Routledge Environmental Management

    Can we balance the needs of the host, the environment and the visitor?Most people live for their leisure, recreation and travel opportunities. Managing Environments for Leisure and Recreation seeks to bring together the different strands of thought that inform the management of settings, for...

    Published July 19th 2001 by Routledge

  2. Cultural Planning

    An Urban Renaissance?

    By Graeme Evans

    Using an historic and contemporary analysis, Cultural Planning examines how and why the cultures have been planned and the extent to which cultural amenities have been considered in town planning. From its ancient roots in the cities of classical Athenian, Roman and Byzantium empires, to the...

    Published July 12th 2001 by Routledge

  3. The Geography of Young People

    Morally Contested Spaces

    By Stuart C Aitken

    Series: Critical Geographies

    This book traces some of the changing scientific and societal notions of what it is to be a young person, and argues that there is a need to rethink how we view childhood spaces, child development and the politics of growing up. The book challenges popular myths that evoke general notions of...

    Published July 5th 2001 by Routledge

  4. East Central Europe and the Former Soviet Union

    Environment and Society

    Since 1898, the former communist countries of Eastern Europe have gained international prominence. The continuing socio-economic transition and the instability evident in areas like the Caucasus and Former Yugoslavia have drawn the western world into uneasy interactions with the region. At the same...

    Published June 29th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Council Housing and Culture

    The History of a Social Experiment

    By Alison Ravetz

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    Born of idealism, and once an icon of the Labour movement and pillar of the Welfare State, council housing is now nearing its end. But do its many failings outweigh its positive contributions to public health and wellbeing?Alison Ravetz here provides the first comprehensive and apolitical history...

    Published June 28th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Lithuania

    Stepping Westward

    By Thomas Lane

    Series: Postcommunist States and Nations

    Lithuania restored her independence, after half a century of Soviet occupation, in the immediate aftermath of the failed Moscow coup in August 1991. As the multi-national Soviet state disintegrated, Lithuania evolved, without war or violence, from a communist state and a command economy to a...

    Published June 14th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Living with Environmental Change

    Social Vulnerability, Adaptation and Resilience in Vietnam

    Edited by W. Neil Adger, P. Mick Kelly, Nguyen Huu Ninh

    Vietnam and the neighbouring countries of Southeast Asia face diverse challenges created by the rapid evolution of their social, economic and environmental systems and resources. Taking a multidisciplinary perspective, this book provides a comprehensive assessment of the Vietnamese situation,...

    Published June 14th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Splintering Urbanism

    Networked Infrastructures, Technological Mobilities and the Urban Condition

    By Steve Graham, Simon Marvin

    Splintering Urbanism makes an international and interdisciplinary analysis of the complex interactions between infrastructure networks and urban spaces. It delivers a new and powerful way of understanding contemporary urban change, bringing together discussions about:*globalization and the city*...

    Published June 14th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Innovative Cities

    Edited by James Simmie

    Innovative Cities presents a unique international comparison of innovation in Amsterdam, London, Milan, Paris and Stuttgart. Based on research funded by the ESRC program on 'Cities: Competitiveness and Cohesion', it compares and contrasts the reasons why these sites are among the top ten innovative...

    Published June 14th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Human Geography of the UK

    An Introduction

    By David Graham, Irene Hardill, Eleonore Kofman

    This new key textbook for introductory courses in human geography provides first and second-year undergraduates with a comprehensive thematic approach to the changing human geography of the UK at the end of the twentieth and beginning of the twenty-first century. Covering local, regional, national,...

    Published May 31st 2001 by Routledge