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  • Policies and Plans for Rural People: An International Perspectiveby Paul Cloke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    This edited collection, first published in 1988, was the first title to bring international perspectives into the field of rural planning. Using a comparative approach and a broad range of case studies, including Britain, Scandinavia, the U.S.S.R. and New Zealand, the authors review the major problems faced within rural areas, and policy responses... more...

  • Rural Land-Use Planning in Developed Nationsby Paul Cloke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    This edited collection, first published in 1989, provides a detailed analysis of rural land-use policies on a country-specific basis. Case studies include analyses of planning and legislation in Britain, The Netherlands, Japan, the U.S.A. and Australia. Alongside a comprehensive overview of the concept and application of rural land use from Paul Cloke,... more...

  • Key Settlements in Rural Areasby Paul Cloke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    The problems of providing essential services in a constrained economic climate, and of conserving the rural environment whilst protecting rural people, are of immediate importance. This book, first published in 1979, was the first major piece of published research on the topic of rural settlement planning. It examines in detail the history and theory... more...

  • An Introduction to Rural Settlement Planningby Paul Cloke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    This book, first published in 1983, provided the first thorough and informative introduction to the theory, practice and politics of rural settlement planning. It surveys the conceptual and ideological leanings of those who have developed, implemented and revised rural settlement practice, and gives detailed analysis of planning documentation to assess... more...

  • International Perspectives on Rural Homelessnessby Paul Cloke; Paul Milbourne

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95

    Drawing on recent academic studies in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, this book is the first international text on homelessness in rural areas. Consisting of fifteen specially commissioned chapters, International Perspectives on Rural Homelessness provides comparative material on the cultural, political and policy contexts of rural... more...

  • Spaces of Geographical Thoughtby Paul J Cloke; Ron Johnston

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 58.00

    Spaces of Geographical Thought examines key ideas ? like space and place - which inform the geographic imagination. The text: discusses the core conceptual vocabulary of human geography: agency: structure; state: society; culture: economy; space: place; black: white; man: woman; nature: culture; local: global; and time: space; explains the significance... more...

  • Faith-based organisations and exclusion in European citiesby Justin Beaumont; Paul Cloke

    Policy Press 2012; US$ 99.00

    This timely book explores the role played by faith-based organisations (FBOs), which are growing in importance in the provision of social services in the European context more...

  • Rural Resource Managementby Paul Cloke; Chris C. Park

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    This book, first published in 1985, provides an overview of resource management, together with a geographical treatment of physical, landscape and social resources. Drawing on British, European and North American material, the book has three main objectives: to offer an integrated review of the rural resource system, to isolate potential and actual... more...

  • Contested Countryside Culturesby Paul Cloke; Jo Little

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 79.95

    This book examines the 'other' side of the countryside, a place also inhabited (and visited) by women, children, teenagers, the elderly, gay men and lesbians, black and ethnic minorities, the unemployed and the poor. These groups have remained largely excluded by both rural policies and the representations of rural culture. The book charts the experiences... more...

  • Rural Homelessnessby Paul Cloke; Paul Milbourne; Rebekah Widdowfield

    Policy Press 2002; US$ 41.95

    Rural homelessness explores the shifting policy context of homelessness and social exclusion in relation to rural areas in the UK and other countries in the developed world. Drawing on the first comprehensive survey of rural homelessness in the UK, the book positions these findings within a wider international context. more...