Skip to Content

Major Works

Major Works: Human Geography

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 210 new and published major works in the subject of Human Geography — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For major works that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming major works.

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 – Page 2

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

    By B. W. Hodder, Roger Lee

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography

    This book introduces the reader to the many lines of thought in the literature on economic geography and ties these various aspects together within the concept of the economy. The book focusses on the dynamic and integrated nature of economies at different scales and levels of development....

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Urbanism, Colonialism, and the World-Economy (Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography)

    By Anthony D King

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography

    Recent years have witnessed a surge in public awareness concerning the impact of world economic forces on cities. In this challenging book, the author argues that though the consciousness is new the phenomena themselves are not. For the past two centuries at least, world economic, political and...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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