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Major Works

Major Works: Human Geography

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 177 new and published major works in the subject of Human 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.

New and Published Books

  1. Marketing in Developing Countries (RLE Marketing)

    Edited by G. S. Kindra

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Marketing

    The articles in this collection discuss the role of marketing in development, and include case studies from various developing countries. They consider state enterprises, marketing education, birth control and comparative marketing models....

    Published August 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Urban Design

    Edited by Tridib Banerjee

    Series: Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

    SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICE! (Valid until 3 months after publication) From the earliest attempts to structure and organize human settlements in the image of divine, cosmic, or an ideal social order, the notion of urban design has deep historical roots. Down the ages, the design of cities has...

    Published December 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Library Editions: Social & Cultural Geography

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions Social and Cultural Geography

    Re-issuing books originally published between 1969 and 1990 this set of 15 volumes gives a 20 year perspective on the development of the discipline of social geography. The books emphasize the increasingly important contribution of geographical theory to the understanding of social change, values,...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Makers of Modern Geography (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    By Robert E. Dickinson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions Social and Cultural Geography

    This book examines the works of the outstanding makers of modern geography and demonstrates the consistency of idea and purpose in their work. Geography as an explicitly defined field of knowledge is more than two thousand years old, but as a university subject, geography is only 150 years old, and...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Geography of Crime (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    Edited by David J. Evans, David T. Herbert

    Series: Routledge Library Editions Social and Cultural Geography

    This book presents original research into contemporary geographical aspects of the study of crime. The contributors, drawn from different disciplines within the social sciences and from various countries, give a review of the subject which provides a valuable insight into the geography of crime....

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Geography of the National Health (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    An Essay in Welfare Geography

    By John Eyles

    Series: Routledge Library Editions Social and Cultural Geography

    This book considers the social and geographical context in which the National Health Service (NHS) operated during the 1970s and 1980s. It argues that disease and health care systems are the product to a large degree of the wider social and cultural context. It explores the relationship between...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Geography Since the Second World War (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    Edited by Ron Johnston, Paul Claval

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

    The discipline of geography has undergone much change and growth in recent years. With growth has come diversity. Before 1945 there were differences between countries in the emphases on subject matter and research approach, although these were all related closely to three main ‘models’ – French,...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge