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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 361 new and published books in the subject of Social Geography — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Experts

    The Knowledge and Power of Expertise

    By Nico Stehr, Reiner Grundmann

    Series: Key Ideas

    In this book, Stehr and Grundmann outline the theoretical significance and practical importance of the growing stratum of experts, counsellors and advisors in contemporary society, and claim that the growing spectrum of knowledge-based occupations has led to the pluralisation of expertise. As...

    Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Migration, Risk and Uncertainty

    By Allan M. Williams, Vladimír Baláž

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Migration is one of the driving forces of economic and social change in the modern world. It is both informed by risk and a generator of risk, whether for individuals, households, communities or societies. Although the relationship between migration and risk is widely acknowledged, it has long...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. A History of Global Consumption

    1500 - 1800

    By Ina Baghdiantz McCabe

    In A History of Global Consumption: 1500 – 1800, Ina Baghdiantz McCabe examines the history of consumption throughout the early modern period using a combination of chronological and thematic discussion, taking a comprehensive and wide-reaching view of a subject that has long been on the historical...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Dynamics of Cities

    Ecological Determinism, Dualism and Chaos

    By Dimitrios Dendrinos

    Dimitrios Dendrinos, an expert in the application of non-linear dynamics and chaos theory to the subject of urban and regional dynamics, focuses here on fundamental issues in population growth and decline. He approaches the topic of urban growth and decline within a global system perspective,...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Facadism

    By Jonathan Richards

    Facadism - the preservation of historic facades, the creation of facsimiles in front of new buildings and the decorative exercises of postmodernism - is accused of destroying architectural innovation, of divorcing the interior and exterior of buildings and of reducing townscapes to theatre sets....

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Doing Children’s Geographies

    Methodological Issues in Research with Young People

    Edited by Lorraine van Blerk, Mike Kesby

    Doing Children’s Geographies provides a useful resource for all those embarking on research with young people. Drawing on reflections from original cutting-edge research undertaken across three continents, the book focuses on the challenges researchers face when working with children, youth and...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Time-Space Compression

    Historical Geographies

    By Barney Warf

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    If geography is the study of how human beings are stretched over the earth’s surface, a vital part of that process is how we know and feel about space and time. Although space and time appear as "natural" and outside of society, they are in fact social constructions; every society develops...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Handbook of Contemporary European Social Theory

    Edited by Gerard Delanty

    This innovative publication maps out the broad and interdisciplinary field of contemporary European social theory. It covers sociological theory, the wider theoretical traditions in the social sciences including cultural and political theory, anthropological theory, social philosophy and social...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Locative Media

    Edited by Rowan Wilken, Gerard Goggin

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Not only is locative media one of the fastest growing areas in digital technology, but questions of location and location-awareness are increasingly central to our contemporary engagements with online and mobile media, and indeed media and culture generally. This volume is a comprehensive account...

    Published August 6th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Continuity and Change in Sub-Saharan African Demography

    Edited by Clifford O. Odimegwu, John Kekovole

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    This book offers an in-depth African perspective to the major issues in demographic discourse in sub-Saharan Africa. It provides comprehensive analysis of sub-Saharan African censuses, profiling demographic changes, trends, patterns and consequences in the region. Interdisciplinary, comprehensive,...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge