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  1. 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 4th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 4th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 4th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 4th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 4th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Humanistic Geography (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    Problems and Prospects

    Edited by David Ley, Marwyn S. Samuels

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

    Humanistic geography now has an established position in the intellectual development of contemporary geography. However there has so far been little attempt to draw together the humanistic approach in one broad statement. This book by the leading figures in the field provides a platform for the...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Power of Geography (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    How Territory Shapes Social Life

    Edited by Jennifer Wolch, Michael Dear

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

    This book illuminates the profound influence of geography on everyday life. Concentrating on the realm of social reproduction – gender, family, education, culture and tradition, race, ethnicity the contributors provide both an articulation of a theory of territory and reproduction and concrete...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Development Perspectives from the Antipodes

    Edited by Susanne Schech

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    Development discourses and academic development knowledge reflect to a large extent the interests of the ‘North’. The Antipodes – Australia and New Zealand - share an ambivalent location as countries of the ‘North' in wealth, development and dominant intellectual genealogies but ‘South' in latitude...

    Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Mobility, Space and Culture

    By Peter Merriman

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    Over the past ten to fifteen years there has emerged an increasing concern with mobility in the social sciences and humanities. In Mobility, Space and Culture, Peter Merriman provides an important and timely contribution to the mobilities turn in the social sciences, encouraging academics to...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge