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Major Works: Forthcoming Geography

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 18 forthcoming major works in the subject of Geography — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future 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.

Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published June 5th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published June 5th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    To Be Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    To Be Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    To Be Published July 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Public Space

    Edited by Vikas Mehta

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    By closely examining its public spaces, we can decipher the social, cultural and political life of a city. Public space is the arena for individual and group expression; a forum for dialogue, debate, and contestation; a space for conviviality, leisure, performance, and display; a place...

    To Be Published July 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Healthy Cities

    Edited by Jason Corburn

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    While the fields of modern city planning and public health emerged together in the 19th century to address urban inequities and infectious diseases, they were largely disconnected for much of the 20th century. In the 21st century, planning and public health are reconnecting to address the new...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Environmental Assessment

    Edited by Thomas B. Fischer

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    This new four-volume collection from Routledge brings together the most important canonical and cutting-edge works in Environmental Assessment. International in scope, the materials gathered cover the background of Environmental Assessment and the different possible approaches. The...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge