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Major Works: Human Geography

You are currently browsing 21–30 of 195 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.

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  1. Political Frontiers and Boundaries (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

    By J. R. V. Prescott

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography

    This classic work is a comprehensive treatment of the world’s political frontiers and boundaries, and includes sections on boundaries in the air as well as chapters treating the subject in a regional manner, covering the continents in terms of the evolution of boundaries....

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Geography of Elections (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

    By Peter J. Taylor, Ron Johnston

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography

    Within an international framework, this work provides a fully comprehensive approach to the geographical coverage of elections. Numerous applications of ideas and concepts from human geography are incorporated into a new political context, illustrating the manner in which electoral patterns reflect...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Geography of Border Landscapes (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

    Edited by Dennis Rumley, Julian V. Minghi

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography

    This volume is about border landscapes, with emphasis on the varying impact that political decision-making and ideological differences can have on the environment at border locations, for example. This volume by political-geography experts from across the globe provides important insights...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Geography of State Policies (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

    By J. R. V. Prescott

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography

    This book examines the reciprocal relationships between geography and the policies of states. The text begins with a theoretical analysis which sets the study in the context of geography and related fields, and an analysis of certain global strategies advocated by geographers and others. The...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 21st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Urban Design

    Edited by Tridib Banerjee

    Series: Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

    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 reflected edicts prescribed by the highest authorities, including priests,...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 3rd 2013 by Routledge