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  1. Tourism in China

    Destination, Cultures and Communities

    Edited by Chris Ryan, Gu Huimin

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    China is forecast to be the primary tourist destination and tourist-generating country by 2020. However, much of the writing on tourism in China has come from people within the English academic world who are not involved in the issues related to Chinese tourism development. This book provides...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Women, Religion, and Space in China

    Islamic Mosques & Daoist Temples, Catholic Convents & Chinese Virgins

    By Maria Jaschok, Jingjun Shui

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    What enables women to hold firm in their beliefs in the face of long years of hostile persecution by the Communist party/state? How do women withstand daily discrimination and prolonged hardship under a Communist regime which held rejection of religious beliefs and practices as a patriotic duty?...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Cities and Services

    The geography of collective consumption

    By Steven Pinch

    Caught between the twin pressures of rising public expectations and falling resources, public services have become the subject of intense academic scrutiny and public debate. Much of this controversy has been fuelled by a growing realisation that where people live has an important influence upon...

    Published July 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Cities, Capitalism and Civilization

    By R.J. Holton

    Cities, Capitalism and Civilization looks at the character and distinctiveness of Western Civilization. R.J. Holton sets out to challenge the belief that cities and urban social classes have formed the main component of the advance of civilization, and the principle dynamic of Western capitalism....

    Published July 28th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Local Industrial Clusters

    Existence, Emergence and Evolution

    By Thomas Brenner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    The key approach taken in this book is that all local economic clusters have something in common - specific case-studies are thus put into wider perspective in a masterly study that will be of keen interest to both economists and geographers....

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Applied Urban Analysis

    A critique and synthesis

    By Ian Cullen

    Much of the theoretical literature in planning and human geography at present is materialist in perspective. This offers a powerful critique but locates the dynamics of urban systems too specifically in just one basic social relationship. It fails to provide an intellectual base broad enough for...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Ideal City

    Its Architectural Evolution in Europe

    By Helen Rosenau

    The concept of the 'ideal city' is, perhaps, more important today - when planners and architects are so firmly confined by considerations of our immediate environment - than ever before. Yet it is a concept which has profoundly influenced the western world throughout history, both as a regulative...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Inner City Poverty in Paris and London

    By Charles Madge, Peter Willmott

    Both the great cities studied in this book are renowned for their imposing streets and buildings, their cultural and political vitality and their cosmopolitan lifestyles, but just outside their centres are neighbourhoods where ordinairy people have their homes, often living in poverty and sometimes...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. London Government and the Welfare Services

    By S.K. Ruck

    This book was first published in 1963....

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Sociology of Urban Living

    By Harold E. Nottridge

    The urban setting in which people live has an important influence upon the organization and planning of their social lives. H. E. Nottridge here presents a valuable introduction to the field of urban sociology, showing that it is a theoretical discipline which is worthy of consideration in its own...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

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