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Institutions and Geographical Patterns

Institutions and Geographical Patterns

1st Edition

By Robin Flowerdew
November 21, 2017

An increasing amount of work in many aspects of human geography is concerned with the effects caused by different types of institutions. Included in this book, originally published in 1982, is material from Britain, Ameican and Europe and it is shown that differences in institutional powers in ...

Pluralism and Political Geography People, Territory and State

Pluralism and Political Geography: People, Territory and State

1st Edition

Edited By Nurit Kliot, Stanley Waterman
November 21, 2017

In this comprehensive study, problems of racial and religious division are examines in places as diverse as Northern Ireland and the West Bank. Territorial and spatial expression, intergovernmental relationships in federal states, alliance blocs within the United Nations and American foreign policy...

Behavioral Problems in Geography Revisited

Behavioral Problems in Geography Revisited

1st Edition

Edited By Kevin R Cox, Reginald Golledge
November 20, 2017

This collection of papers, originally published in 1981, reviews and evaluates past and possible future advances in a field of central importance to human geography: behavioral geography. The book includes critical studies which show how the approach has contributed substantially to work within ...

Gaelic Scotland The Transformation of a Culture Region

Gaelic Scotland: The Transformation of a Culture Region

1st Edition

By Charles W J Withers
November 20, 2017

This book, originally published in 1988, examines the Highlands and Islands of Scotland over several centuries and charts their cultural transformation from a separate region into one where the processes of anglicisation have largely succeeded. It analyses the many aspects of change including the ...

Geography and Political Power The Geography of Nations and States

Geography and Political Power: The Geography of Nations and States

1st Edition

By Peter M. Slowe
November 20, 2017

Focusing on the relationship between geography and power, this book, originally published in 1990, isolates five sources of political power – might, right, nationhood, legality and legitimacy – and demonstrtes the centrality of geography to the argument of each case. The author stresses the ...

Geography, The Media and Popular Culture

Geography, The Media and Popular Culture

1st Edition

Edited By Jacquelin Burgess, John R Gold
November 20, 2017

In this book, originally published in 1985, British and North American geographers present original and challenging viewpoints on the media. The essays deal with a diverse content, ranging from the presentation of news to the nature of television programming and from rock music lyrics to film ...

Medical Geography Techniques and Field Studies

Medical Geography: Techniques and Field Studies

1st Edition

By N D McGlashan
November 20, 2017

The first book of its kind when originally published in 1972, this book discusses techniques, types of maps and atlases, case histories illustrations of both disease incidence and distribution of medical services, and some examples of theoretical models linked with practical work. It shows the ...

Nation, State and Territory A Political Geography

Nation, State and Territory: A Political Geography

1st Edition

By Roy E H Mellor
November 20, 2017

This detailed analysis, originally published in 1989 studies the relationship between nation, state and territory. It explores the evolution of nations and the development of the state idea. Consideration is given to the frontier, s the interface between states, the influence of defence ...

Rural Development A Geographical Perspective

Rural Development: A Geographical Perspective

1st Edition

By Keith Hoggart, Henry Buller
November 20, 2017

This book, originally published in 1987, provides an integrative, analytical aproach to rural areas in advanced economies. Causation and the consequences of societal change have been emphasised, in a framework which draws out processes which oeprate at different geographical scales (and with ...

Rural Settlement in an Urban World

Rural Settlement in an Urban World

1st Edition

By Michael Bunce
November 20, 2017

Originally published in 1982, this book emphasizes the continued significance and distinctiveness of rural settlement, while at the same time recognizing the great changes of recent decades. The early chapters review the field of rural study and trace the evolution of man-land relationships in the ...

The Development Process A Spatial Perspective

The Development Process: A Spatial Perspective

1st Edition

By Akin Mabogunje
November 20, 2017

Written from the perspective of developing countries, this book discusses the development process from a spatial perspective, focussing particularly on the evoltuion of the intra-national space-economy. With emphasis on African nations, this book offers a distinctive interpretation of the current ...

The Geographer at Work

The Geographer at Work

1st Edition

By Peter Gould
November 20, 2017

This book charts the developments in the discipline of geography from the 1950s to the 1980s, examining how geography now connects with urban, regional and national planning, and impacts on areas such as medicine, transport, agricultural development and electoral reform. The book also discusses how...

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