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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 4th 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 4th 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 4th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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