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  1. 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 October 1st 1998 by Routledge

  2. 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 October 1st 1998 by Routledge

  3. Informal Employment in Advanced Economies

    Implications for Work and Welfare

    By Colin C. Williams, Jan Windebank

    Re-Placing Informal Employment challenges many of the popular myths surrounding informal economic activities, and offers a radical reassesment of their extent, growth, location and nature. The book uses case studies from the UK, France, Italy, the Netherlands, the US and Canada to challenge: * the...

    Published October 1st 1998 by Routledge

  4. The Northridge Earthquake

    Vulnerability and Disaster

    By Robert Bolin, Lois Stanford

    This book provides a global view of the social effects of disaster in developed and developing countries. It focuses on the 1994 Northridge Earthquake in the US and other recent disasters to examine vulnerability and post-disaster recovery strategies. The authors also explore the ways state policy...

    Published September 24th 1998 by Routledge

  5. Images of the Street

    Planning, Identity and Control in Public Space

    Edited by Nicholas Fyfe

    Images of the Street captures the vitality, excitements and tensions of the street. Using examples from the U.K, India, Australia and North America the contributors draw on research in cultural geography, sociolgy, cultural studies and planning to explore the making and meaning of urban space.Among...

    Published September 3rd 1998 by Routledge

  6. Atmospheric Processes and Systems

    By Russell D. Thompson

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science

    Atmospheric Processes and Systems presents a concise introduction to the atmosphere and the fundamentals of weather. Examining different aspects of the mass, energy and circulation systems in the atmosphere, this text provides detailed accounts of specific phenomena, including* the composition and...

    Published August 20th 1998 by Routledge

  7. The City in the Developing World

    By Robert B. Potter, Sally Lloyd-Evans

    The City in the Developing World is a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to urbanisation in developing countries. The goal of this text is to place an understanding of the developing world city in its wider global context. First, this is done by developing the concept of social surplus...

    Published July 15th 1998 by Routledge

  8. Rethinking Geopolitics

    Edited by Simon Dalby, Gearoid O.u Tuathail

    Rethinking Geopolitics argues that the concept of geopolitics needs to be conceptualised anew as the twenty-first century approaches. Challenging conventional geopolitical assumptions, contributors explore: * theories of post-modern geopolitics * historical formulations of states and cold wars *...

    Published July 9th 1998 by Routledge

  9. Places Through the Body

    Edited by Heidi Nast, Steve Pile

    This exciting collection opens up many new conversations on BodyPlace and introduces new theories of embodied places and the placing of bodies. Extensive introductory and concluding sections guide students through the key debates and themes. Places Through the Body draws on a wide range of...

    Published July 9th 1998 by Routledge

  10. In Search of Heritage as Pilgrim or Tourist?

    Edited by J. M. Fladmark

    A collection of papers presented at the Robert Gordon University Heritage Convention 1998, on the subject of heritage. Topics covered include: Jamaica's musical heritage; the Aberdeen Maritime Museum; the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela; and the spirit and identity of Cracow....

    Published July 6th 1998 by Routledge