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Society and Exploitation Through Nature

by Martin Phillips & Tim Mighall

Society and Exploitation Through Nature offers an integrated approach to the environment, linking the philosophical, social and physical sciences to environmental problems and issues.

The text covers three main...


People and Environment: A Global Approach

by Gareth Jones

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Life in the Megalopolis: Mexico City and Sao Paulo

by Lucia Sa

The modern metropolis has been called 'the symbol of our times', and life in it epitomizes, for many, modernity itself. But what to make of inherited ideas of modernity when faced with life in Mexico City and...


Magmas, Rocks and Planetary Development: A Survey of Magma/Igneous Rock Systems

by Eric A. K. Middlemost

The variety of volcanic activity in the Solar System is widely recognised, yet the majestic sequences of magmatic processes that operate within an active planet are much less well known. Providing an exposition...


Latin American Development: Geographical Perspectives

by David A. Preston

Provides an up-to-date analysis of many aspects of Latin America through a series of short essays, written by experienced geographers.


Antarctic Environments and Resources: A Geographical Perspective

by J. D. Hansom & John Gordon

Antarctica is no longer a 'pole apart'. From a scientific perspective, the Antarctic ice sheet, ocean and climate systems are intimately linked with the global climate and are now seen to be of international...


Soil Science: Methods & Applications

by David L. Rowell

Offers a practical introduction to the various basic methods of assessing the properties of soil. Each method is explained in a concise and accessible manner, providing useful guidance on how each method might...


Global Hydrology: Processes, Resources and Environmental Management

by J. A. A. Jones

Global Hydrology illustrates in detail the growing importance of understanding hydrological processes and pathways as a means of effective and safe management of water resources. It describes current management...


Mountain Environments

by Romola Parish

This book breaks the ground in Geographical texts by transcending a strictly regional or topical focus.  It presents the opportunities and constraints that mountains and their resources offer to local and global...


Politics and Society in the Developing World

by Peter Calvert & Susan Calvert

In a world seemingly surfing a wave of unprecedented affluence, it is sobering to be reminded that only thirty out of nearly two hundred countries can really be classified as advanced industrialized countries....


Geographies of New Femininities

by Nina Laurie, Claire Dywer & Sarah L. Holloway

Geographies of New Femininities examines the emergence of contemporary constructions of femininity in a global context. It asks whether these femininities are new and suggests that current celebrations of diversity...


The Challenge of Rural Democratisation: Perspectives from Latin America

by Jonathan Fox

First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Tourism Analysis: A Handbook

by Stephen L J Smith

Provides practical advice on the use of quantitative techniques used in tourism. Thoroughly revised and updated, the new edition includes new guidelines for domestic and international statistics produced by...


Families of a New World: Gender, Politics, and State Development in a Global Context

by Lynne Haney & Lisa Pollard

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Fragments of Inequality: Social, Spatial and Evolutionary  Analyses of Income Distribution

by Sanjoy Chakravorty

First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Global Hong Kong

by Cindy Wong & Gary McDonogh

Global Hong Kong locates Hong Kong in the contemporary globalizing world. Hong Kong, as the authors argue, is an archetypal place, sitting at the intersection of East and West. It is also a major center for...


Environment and the City

by Joe Ravetz, Clive George & Joe Howe

For the first time at the beginning of the twenty-first century, urban dwellers outnumber rural residents and this trend is set to continue. Consequently one of the most pressing issues of our time is how to...


Progress in Industrial Geography (Routledge Revivals)

by Michael Pacione

This edited collection, first published in 1985, deals with a number of the major themes central to the study of industrial geography. Topics under discussion include new methodologies, the growing service industries,...


Urban Problems and Planning in the Developed World (Routledge Revivals)

by Michael Pacione

This edited collection, first published in 1981, presents a discussion of the urban problems faced in the developed world, and addresses the plans and policies devised by governments to solve them. Using a number...


Urban Problems (Routledge Revivals): An Applied Urban Analysis

by Michael Pacione

Urban problems and their resolution represent one of the major challenges for planners and decision makers in the modern world. This book, first published in 1990, makes a major contribution to the field, presenting...