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  1. The Power of Place (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    Bringing Together Geographical and Sociological Imaginations

    Edited by John A. Agnew, James S Duncan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

    Reflecting the revival of interest in a social theory that takes place and space seriously, this book focuses on geographical place in the practice of social science and history. There is significant interest among scholars from a range of disciplines in bringing together the geographical and...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Social Geography of Medicine and Health (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    By John Eyles, Kevin J. Woods

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

    This book, originally published in 1983, drawing material from Europe, the USA, the Soviet Union and the Developing World, provides a comprehensive review of the key issues in medical geography. It sets the central problems of medical geography in a broad social context as well as in a spatial one...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Future of Geography (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    Edited by Ron Johnston

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

    The chapters in this book address fundamental questions of the nature and purpose of geography, scrutinising its contents, philosophy and methodology. Aimed at undergraduates its purpose is to broaden the debate about what geography had become during the 1980s and what shape it might take in the...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Geography Since the Second World War (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    Edited by Ron Johnston, Paul Claval

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

    The discipline of geography has undergone much change and growth in recent years. With growth has come diversity. Before 1945 there were differences between countries in the emphases on subject matter and research approach, although these were all related closely to three main ‘models’ – French,...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Remaking Human Geography (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    Edited by Audrey Kobayashi, Suzanne Mackenzie

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

    This book highlights the increasingly important contribution of geographical theory to the understanding of social change, values, economic & political organization and ethical imperatives. As a cohesive collection of chapters from well-known geographers in Britain and North America, it...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Scope of Geography (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    By Rhoads Murphey

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

    This book introduces the beginning student to the major concepts, materials and tools of the discipline of geography. While it presents geographic theory, as whole and for each of its parts, the chief emphasis is on concrete analysis and example rather than on abstraction, an approach which has...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. David Harvey's Geography (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    By John L. Paterson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

    The emphasis of this book is to explore two major philosophical influences in contemporary human geography, namely logical positivism and Marxism, and to explore the relationships between philosophy, methodology and geographical research. Rather than being a biography of David Harvey, the book...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Changing Nature of Geography (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    By Roger Minshull

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

    This book is an introduction to the nature of geography. There are detailed sections on content, methods and purposes and an attempt is made to distinguish progress from those changes which are merely fashion and those which result in genuine progress. One of these, resulting partly from the...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Humanistic Geography and Literature (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    Essays on the Experience of Place

    Edited by Douglas C. D. Pocock

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

    This book introduces the beginning student to the major concepts, materials and tools of the discipline of geography. While it presents geographic theory, as whole and for each of its parts, the chief emphasis is on concrete analysis and example rather than on abstraction, an approach which has...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Regional Geography (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    Current Developments and Future Prsopects

    Edited by Ron Johnston, Joost Hauer, G. Hoekveld

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

    This book urges the case for reinstating regional geography as a contemporary and relevant methodology. Much interest was shown in the 1980s in reviving, yet restructuring, the field of regional geography. The essays in this book both review that work and propose a way forward. The essays divide...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

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