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  • Natural Heritage from East to West: Case studies from 6 EU by Niki Evelpidou, Tomás Figueiredo, Francesco Mauro, Vahap

    By Niki Evelpidou, Tomás Figueiredo, Francesco Mauro, Vahap Tecim, Andreas Vassilopoulos

    Cumulative worldwide changes, happening day-by-day, have an effect on very important elements of our existence. attribute cultural and average history, together with websites of necessary price, is lower than consistent risk. There are turning out to be pressures, of either ordinary and human starting place, resembling wars, con icts, typical or technological failures and the results of worldwide weather swap. those galvanize the continual degradation of many websites incorporated on the planet historical past checklist. as a result, fast strategic measures has to be taken. ordinary historical past is our legacy from the earlier, that we inherited from our ancestors and cross directly to destiny generations. it is crucial to gain its worth and guard it by way of all attainable capability, implementing leading edge and sustainable motion plans that advertise international foreign co-operation. This ebook goals to deal with speci c average historical past websites in Europe, from West to East. The six nations of analysis curiosity are Portugal, Malta, Greece, Italy, Romania and Turkey. for every case, the corresponding present prestige is gifted. this is often observed through instructed motion plans for cover and conservation, tra- ing projects that increase the general public information of average historical past concerns and efforts to estimate the natural/environmental worth of the websites. The ebook is the final results of an interregional initiative aiming to advertise convergence, impress public curiosity and suggest motion for radical adjustments in our perspective in the direction of history conservation.

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  • Regions, Spatial Strategies and Sustainable Development by David Counsell

    By David Counsell

    Concentrating on contemporary local coverage and critical making plans debates around the English areas, this publication analyzes the problems, disputes and tensions that experience arisen in nearby making plans within the new millennium. With quite a number neighborhood case experiences to flooring the argument in neighborhood in addition to neighborhood making plans, the authors the following construct on quite a number theoretical insights together with country idea and governance, political ecology, governmentality and collaborative making plans. Drawing relatively on a discourse strategy, the empirical sections learn various significant controversies from the earlier 5 years of nearby making plans, together with: the socio-political resistance to new housing on Greenfield websites substitute techniques to selling sustainable city improvement and rules for city renaissance   policies on redirecting or constraining monetary growth in high-pressure progress components the social and political bases of latest making plans applied sciences for safeguarding the surroundings, together with sustainability value determinations.

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  • Landscape Balance and Landscape Assessment by Rudolf Krönert, Uta Steinhardt, Martin Volk

    By Rudolf Krönert, Uta Steinhardt, Martin Volk

    This quantity supplies a primary illustration of panorama ecology, a tender, yet attention-grabbing and extremely very important transdisciplinary technological know-how which goals to resolve complicated enviromental difficulties. either the theoretical foundation and sensible software of panorama ecology are thought of. The booklet addresses all these attracted to ecological matters from panorama planners, managers, biologists and geographers to high schools, universitites, neighborhood specialists and the general public ordinarily. one of the subject matters are the roots of panorama ecology, difficulties of scale and size, panorama stability with a different specialize in the impression of land use alterations on water and fabric fluxes, and the way to boost land use editions helping sustainable improvement. for you to succeed in those pursuits instruments equivalent to distant sensing and knowledge structures are presented.

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  • Heritage, Pilgrimage and the Camino to Finisterre: Walking by Cristina Sánchez-Carretero

    By Cristina Sánchez-Carretero

    This ebook provides learn about the results of the Camino to Finisterre at the day-by-day lives of the populations who dwell alongside the path, and the heritagization procedures that exploitation of the Camino for tourism reasons contains. instead of concentrating on the path to Santiago de Compostela and the pilgrimage itself, it as an alternative examines a unusual a part of the path, the Camino to Finisterre, using a number of views that give some thought to the techniques of heritagization, the consequences of the pilgrimage on neighborhood groups, and the motivations of the pilgrims. The publication relies on a three-year study undertaking and is the results of a multidisciplinary collaboration among anthropologists, sociologists, historians and archaeologists.

    Instead of finishing in Santiago, because the remainder of the Caminos do, this direction maintains to the cape of Finisterre at the Galician Atlantic coast. This a part of the Camino de Santiago isn't really formally well-known by means of the Catholic Church and doesn't count number as a part of attaining Compostela, the popularity granted via the Catholic Church to these pilgrims who've walked no less than a hundred km. as a result, in addition to its courting with the sunlight cult, many pilgrims name this direction “the Camino of the atheists.” in reality, the Catholic Church is a robust strength for the heritagization of the remainder of the Caminos, and continues a transparent ignoratio approach in regards to the Finisterre course: formally, the church neither opposes nor acknowledges this route.

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  • Advances in Urban Ecology: Integrating Humans and Ecological by marina Alberti

    By marina Alberti

    This groundbreaking paintings is an test at supplying a conceptual framework to synthesize city and ecological dynamics right into a universal framework. the best problem for city ecologists within the following few a long time is to appreciate the function people play in city ecosystems. the improvement of an built-in city ecological technique is important to boost ecological study and to assist planners and executives remedy advanced city environmental matters. This publication is a huge leap forward.

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  • Handbook of Community Well-Being Research by Rhonda Phillips, Cecilia Wong

    By Rhonda Phillips, Cecilia Wong

    This instruction manual brings jointly foundational and modern learn exploring dimensions of enhancing caliber of existence in groups of position. Social signs and different evaluation ideas may be explored, together with from the framework of neighborhood views that is fascinated by bettering caliber of existence for group participants. As a part of this trans-disciplinary paintings, participation, engagement, and empowerment can be key ideas awarded. in addition to means development and repair provision, those components impression neighborhood health and should be thought of besides subjective and goal overview ways. Researchers from around the world proportion their paintings in this very important subject of group healthiness, bringing jointly a various array of disciplinary views. these operating within the components of public coverage, neighborhood improvement, group and social psychology, city and local making plans, and sustainable improvement will locate this quantity rather invaluable for the array of ways presented.

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  • Women in Public Administration: Theory and Practice by Maria J. D'Agostino, Helisse Levine

    By Maria J. D'Agostino, Helisse Levine

    Discover the gender size and extend the discussion on your lecture room via this choice of case reviews, empirical experiences, and theoretical essays on women's matters in public management. this is often the 1st publication of its variety written in regards to the woman recreation in public management from the viewpoint of woman public directors and teachers. girls in Public management illuminates women's previous and rising demanding situations, in a predominantly male established public zone. Your scholars will achieve a transparent realizing of ways ladies directors were plagued by male ruled hard work markets, ethics and legislations, administration, monetary associations, and public provider. This e-book extends past the present works within the box by means of furthering the dialogue and bridging the gender hole in public management idea. it's a should have addition to creation to Public management, Ethics, girls in Politics, Gender stories or variety sessions.

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