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Major Works: Human Geography

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 194 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.

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. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Developments in Electoral Geography (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

    Edited by Ron Johnston, Fred M. Shelley, Peter J. Taylor

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography

    The essays in this collection show how electoral geography has shifted from empiricist activity towards a closer involvement with the wider issues addressed by social scientists. They illustrate the potential contributions that electoral geographers can make towards the understanding of global,...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Geopolitics (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

    By Pat O'Sullivan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography

    This book, originally published in 1986, shows the importance of geography in international power politics and shows how geopolitical thought influences policy-making and action. It considers the various elements within international power politics such as ideologies, territorial competition and...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Geography of Warfare (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

    By Pat O'Sullivan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography

    Originally published in 1983, this broad-ranging book provides penetrating insights on the role of geography in both historic and modern-day warfare. Tactically at a local level, strategically at the campaign level and geopolitically at the global level geographical knowledge is crucial. This book...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Essays in Political Geography (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

    Edited by Charles A. Fisher

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography

    This volume, originally published in 1968, is in two parts. The first covers various geographical aspects of the internal structure and the external relationships of states and introduces some of the concepts which are examined in specific regional context in the case studies in Part 2....

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge