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Major Works: Geography

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 221 new and published major works in the subject of Geography — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

  1. A Structural Atlas of the English Dialects

    By Peter Anderson

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    First published in 1987, this atlas identifies structural patterns which exist in the sound systems of the dialects of England. It regards variation, not as something to be ignored or avoided, but as a central and essential feature of dialect, which must be accounted for in a systematic way. The...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Studies in the Phonology of Colloquial English

    By K. R. Lodge

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    This book, first published in 1984, presents a series of analysis of colloquial spoken language, to illustrate some of the variety of phonological features of British English. These studies provide significant insights into linguistic varieties and their inter-relationship as a phonological system...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Speaking Canadian English

    An Informal Account of the English Language in Canada

    By Mark M. Orkin

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    What do English-speaking Canadians sound like and why? Can you tell the difference between a Canadian and an American? A Canadian and an Englishman? If so, how? Linguistically speaking is Canada a colony of Britain or a satellite of the United States? Is there a Canadian language? Speaking...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Cockney Past and Present

    A Short History of the Dialect of London

    By William Matthews

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    Although Cockney can be considered to be one of the most important non-standard forms of English, there had been little to no scholarly attention on the dialect prior to William Matthews’s 1938 volume Cockney Past and Present. Matthews traced the course of the speech of London from the sixteenth...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Local and Regional Development

    Edited by Andy Pike, Andres Rodriguez, John Tomaney

    Series: Critical Concepts in Geography

    Geographers (and other social scientists) working in local and regional development ultimately seek to understand how—and to what extent—local and regional policy can positively affect economic growth and progress. This area of research and study throws up difficult and challenging questions, such...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Mobilities

    Edited by Ole B. Jensen

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    The world is on the move. This is a widespread understanding by many inhabitants of contemporary society across the Globe. But what does it actually mean? During over one decade the ‘mobilities turn’ within the social sciences have provided a new set of insights into the repercussions of mobilities...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Planning Theory

    Edited by Ali Madanipour

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    This four-volume collection covers planning theory in conjunction with social, political, economic, and cultural theory. The set is organized both chronologically and thematically, beginning with the key trends in the nineteenth century but primarily concentrating on the subsequent periods, which...

    Published June 5th 2015 by Routledge

  8. International Librarianship

    Edited by Ravindra N. Sharma

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    The International Federation of Library Associations was founded as early as 1927, but in recent years serious academic and practical work on and around international librarianship has flourished as never before. Now, this new title from Routledge’s Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Disaster Risk

    Edited by Ben Wisner, J. C. Gaillard, Ilan Kelman

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    Especially in an era of rapid global environmental change, questions and issues about and around natural hazards and disasters are dizzying in their complexity—and urgency. Answering the need for an authoritative reference work to make sense of this fast-moving area, and its vast and...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Capitalist Space Economy (Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography)

    Geographical Analysis after Ricardo, Marx and Sraffa

    By Eric Sheppard, Trevor Barnes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography

    Representing an innovative approach to the analysis of the economic geography of capitalism, this stimulating book develops an analytical political economic framework. Part 1 provides an introductory overvi9ew fo some of the fundamental debates about price, profits and value in economics which...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. A Structural Atlas of the English Dialects
    By Peter Anderson
    To Be Published July 9th 2015
  2. Healthy Cities
    Edited by Jason Corburn
    To Be Published July 20th 2015
  3. Public Space
    Edited by Vikas Mehta
    To Be Published July 22nd 2015
  4. Environmental Assessment
    Edited by Thomas B. Fischer
    To Be Published August 21st 2015
  5. Mapping
    Edited by Martin Dodge
    To Be Published September 15th 2015

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