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Major Works: Geography

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 175 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. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

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.

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. The Changing Nature of Geography (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    By Roger Minshull

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

    This book is an introduction to the nature of geography. There are detailed sections on content, methods and purposes and an attempt is made to distinguish progress from those changes which are merely fashion and those which result in genuine progress. One of these, resulting partly from the...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Global Cities

    Edited by Peter Taylor, Jonathan V Beaverstock, Ben Derudder, James Faulconbridge, John Harrison, Michael Hoyler, Kathy Pain, Frank Witlox

    Series: Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

    A striking consequence of contemporary globalization has been an increase in the importance and prestige of cities. Whereas only a generation or so ago cities were commonly viewed as ‘problems’, the sites of society’s ills, today they are more readily seen as ‘solutions’, places where twenty-first...

    Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Population Studies

    Edited by Edith Gray, Zhongwei Zhao

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    Demography is the scientific study of human populations. Classical demography has at its core three processes: fertility, migration, and mortality. To be human is to be part of the demographic process, so contemporary studies of population focus not only on the implications of population size and...

    Published November 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Cities and Sustainability

    Edited by Joan Fitzgerald, Michael J. Motta Jr.

    Series: Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

    ‘Sustainability’ is widely recognized as a key objective of urban development in the twenty-first century. But how is it realized in practice? What are its historical origins and its theoretical underpinnings? How does it connect to, or inform, related movements which seek to create more liveable...

    Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge