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Major Works: Geography

You are currently browsing 21–30 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.

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  1. Global Cities (Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography)

    By Anthony D King

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography

    Since the late 1970s the role of key world cities such as Los Angeles, New York and London as centres of global control and co-ordination has come under increasing scrutiny. This book provides an overview and critique of work on the global context of metropolitan growth, world city formation and...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Industrial Structure of American Cities (Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography)

    By Gunnar Alexandersson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography

    This book analyzes the distribution of the urban population in an industrialized country. The USA was chosen as the object of the study because it had, at the time of writing, in 1956, the largest population for which homogeneous and comparable statistics were available. The first step in the...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Urban Landscape

    Edited by Anita Berrizbeitia

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    This is a set that brings together scholarly work on historical, conceptual, and technical aspects of the urban landscape. The role of landscape, as recreational, public, social, ecological, infrastructural and experiential component of the urban environment has been increasingly recognized during...

    Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  4. City Resilience

    Edited by Michael Burayidi

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    Resilience is the ability of a city to bounce back from an unforeseen catastrophe. Resilient cities are able to snap back to their previous state after a disaster and even develop the capacity to withstand future shocks. Knowing what to do prior to, during and after a disaster is critical to the...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Place and Politics (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

    The Geographical Mediation of State and Society

    By John A. Agnew

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography

    The first part of the book is concerned with developing the place perspective. Three dimensions of place are put forward: locale and sense of place describe the objective and subjective dimensions of local social arrangements within which political behaviour is realized; location refers to the...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Money and Votes (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

    Constituency Campaign spending and Election Results

    By R. J. Johnston

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography

    Is the election result in a constituency affected by the amount of campaign spending there? This book, originally published in 1987 was the first major study of this important question. Based on extensive original research, it addresses two main issues: the impact of constituency campaign spending...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Politics, Geography and Social Stratification (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

    Edited by Keith Hoggart, Eleonore Kofman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography

    The major themes explored in this book, originally published in 1986, are the political resonances of social stratification and change; the growing distance between the working class and the providers of social services; and the role of locality in social reproduction. The relationship between...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Geography of English Politics (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

    The 1983 General Election

    By R. J. Johnston

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography

    This book illustrates the degree of variability in voting behaviour within social groups and suggests reasons for that variability. It reviews and critiques conventional analyses and presents statistical analyses of the geography of voting in England. The book reveals that substantial geographical...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography

    From votes to strikes to street violence, politics is intrinsically geographical. Many of the books in this set, originally published between 1964 and 1990, illustrate that the social contexts provided by localities are crucial in defining distinctive political identities and subsequent...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Nationalism, Self-Determination and Political Geography (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

    Edited by R. J. Johnston, David Knight, Eleonore Kofman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography

    This book explores the place of nationalism in the modern world. It looks at the relationships between nationalism, politics and states, explores the rise of minority national movements and the problems they cause, and discusses the problems of national integration in particular countries. It...

    Published October 24th 2014 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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