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Routledge Revivals: The Challenge of the North-West Frontier (1937)

A Contribution to World Peace

by C.F. Andrews

<p>First published in 1937, this book grew out of the author’s belief that there needed to be a ‘drastic revision’ of British policy on the North-West Frontier of India (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan) in order to achieve a lasting peace. ...

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Routledge Revivals: The Indian Earthquake (1935)

A Plea for Understanding

by C.F. Andrews

<p>First published in 1935, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the 1934 Nepal-Bihar earthquake, giving a background to the earthquake zone, describing the event itself and surveying the ensuing devastation. The author also looks at ...

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Routledge Revivals: Urban Land and Property Markets in Italy (1996)

by Gastone Ave

<p>Originally published in 1996, <em>Urban Land and Property</em> <em>Markets</em> describes the intricacies of the Italian urban planning system, and the interconnections between the property sector, the national economy, and recent historical ...

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Rural

by Woods, Michael

<P>The division of 'rural' and 'urban' is one of the oldest ideas in Geography and is deeply engrained in our culture. Throughout history, the rural has been attributed with many meanings: as a source of food and energy; as a pristine ...

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Rural Development

A Geographical Perspective

by Keith Hoggart & Henry Buller

<p>This book, originally published in 1987, provides an integrative, analytical aproach to rural areas in advanced economies. Causation and the consequences of societal change have been emphasised, in a framework which draws out processes which ...

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Rural Development in the Third World

by Chris Dixon

<p>The rural landscape of the Third World is generally seen as one worked by the impoverished. Chris Dixon shows that this is an increasingly inaccurate picture. Wealth does exist, with the landed often maintaining lifestyles comparable to their

ISBN: 9781317413103

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Rural Modernity, Everyday Life and Visual Culture

by Rosemary Shirley

<p>Through the lens of the everyday, this book explores ’the countryside’ as an inhabited and practised realm with lived rhythms and routines. It relocates the topography of everyday life from its habitually urban focus, out into the English ...

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Rural Politics in Contemporary China

by Emily T. Yeh, Kevin J. O'Brien & Jingzhong Ye

<p>This collection provides an overview of China’s rural politics, bringing scholarship on agrarian politics from various social science disciplines together in one place. The twelve contributions, spanning history, anthropology, sociology, ...

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Rural Settlement and Land Use

by Marcus Felson

<p>To a remarkable extent, students of location problems have fastened attention upon industrial and urban matters rather than upon agricultural and rural affairs. The preponderance of the former studies undoubtedly reflects the relative ...

ISBN: 9781351492393

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Safe as houses

Private greed, political negligence and housing policy after Grenfell

by Stuart Hodkinson

<p>As the tragedy of the Grenfell tower fire has slowly revealed a shadowy background of outsourcing, private finance initiatives and a council turning a blind eye to health and safety concerns, many questions need answers. Stuart Hodkinson has ...

ISBN: 9781526130013

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Salvage

Cultural Resilience among the Jorai of Northeast Cambodia

by Krisna Uk

<p>In <em>Salvage</em>, Krisna Uk draws on extensive research in a Cambodian village she calls Leu to provide a unique ethnography of the Jorai, an ethnic minority group that lives in Vietnam and in the most heavily bombed region of northeast ...

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Sanctuary cities and urban struggles

Rescaling migration, citizenship, and rights

by Jonathan Darling & Harald Bauder

<p>Sanctuary Cities and Urban Struggles makes the first sustained intervention into exploring how cities are challenging the primacy of the nation-state as the key guarantor of rights and entitlements. It brings together cutting-edge scholars of

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São Paulo in the Twenty-First Century

Spaces, Heterogeneities, Inequalities

by Eduardo Cesar Leão Marques

<p>This book analyzes in detail the main social, economic and special transformation of the city of São Paulo. In the last 30 years, São Paulo has become a more heterogeneous and less unequal city. Contrary to some expectations, the recent ...

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Scale

by Herod, Andrew

<P>Geographical scale is a central concept enabling us to make sense of the world we inhabit.&nbsp;Amongst other things, it allows us to declare one event or process a national one and another a global or regional one.&nbsp;However, geographical

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Seascapes: Shaped by the Sea

by Mike Brown & Barbara Humberstone

<p>Despite the fact that the sea covers 70 per cent of the Earth’s surface, and is integral to the workings of the world, it has been largely neglected or perceived as marginal in modern consciousness. This edited collection disrupts notions of ...

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Second Rank Cities in Europe

Structural Dynamics and Growth Potential

by Roberta Capello & Roberto Camagni

<p>Second-rank cities are back on the academic scene, capturing the interest of scholars with their unexpected recent performance with respect to first-rank cities. Looking at the data on average urban GDP growth in 139 European cities since ...

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Security/Mobility

Politics of Movement

by Matthias Leese & Stef Wittendorp

<p>Mobility and security are key themes for students of international politics in a globalised world. This book brings together research on the political regulation of movement - its material enablers and constraints. It explores aspects of ...

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Seeking Spatial Justice

by Edward W. Soja

<p>In 1996, the Los Angeles Bus Riders Union, a grassroots advocacy organization, won a historic legal victory against the city’s Metropolitan Transit Authority. The resulting consent decree forced the MTA for a period of ten years to ...

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Selling the Serengeti

The Cultural Politics of Safari Tourism

by Benjamin Gardner

<p>Situating safari tourism within the discourses and practices of development, Selling the Serengeti examines the relationship between the Maasai people of northern Tanzania and the extraordinary influence of foreign-owned ecotourism and ...

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Senses of Place: Senses of Time

by G.J. Ashworth

<p>Bringing together case studies from Ireland, the Netherlands, Canada, Germany and Mexico, this book examines the link between senses of place and senses of time. It suggests that not only do place identities change through time, but imagined ...

ISBN: 9781351901123

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