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  • Urban France book cover

    Urban France

    1st Edition

    By Ian Scargill

    Originally published in 1983, Urban France examines the rapid growth in French cities between 1950-1980, and the serious consequences that have followed this rapid growth. This volume examines the nature of this urban explosion and the efforts of planners and others to find solutions to the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • The Isolated City State: An Economic Geography of Urban Spatial Structure book cover

    The Isolated City State

    An Economic Geography of Urban Spatial Structure, 1st Edition

    By Yorgos Papageorgiou

    Originally published in 1990, The Isolated City State asks the questions, why have the world’s major cities experienced explosive growth? Why does the socio-economic status in North America roughly increase with distance from the city centre, while the socio-economic status in South America roughly…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Routledge Revivals: The Making of Urban Scotland (1978) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Making of Urban Scotland (1978)

    1st Edition

    By Ian H. Adams

    Originally published in 1978, The Making of Urban Scotland traces the evolution of towns from their prehistoric origins to the present day. Most of the material is based on research in Scotland’s archives, housed in the Scottish Record Office. Special emphasis is placed on the causes of economic…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: French Cities in the Nineteenth Century (1981) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: French Cities in the Nineteenth Century (1981)

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Merriman

    Originally published in 1981, French Cities in the Nineteenth Century analyses large-scale processes of social change and how this affected the growth of towns and cities of nineteenth century France. The book looks at how this change affected the politics life of France during this period, and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: Behavioral Problems in Geography (1969): A Symposium book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Behavioral Problems in Geography (1969)

    A Symposium, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Cox, Reginald Golledge

    Originally published in 1969, Behavioral Problems in Geography unpacks and identifies elements of behavioral models and theories. The book seeks to examine their specific effects on spatial activity and to operationalize some of the concepts previously used in a subjective and descriptive manner.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Retail Location Planning in an Era of Multi-Channel Growth book cover

    Retail Location Planning in an Era of Multi-Channel Growth

    1st Edition

    By Mark Birkin, Graham Clarke, Martin Clarke

    The way in which products and services are delivered to consumers, through branches and retail outlets, or more generally through a network of distribution channels, remains fundamentally important for maintaining a competitive advantage for a very wide range of businesses. This is true within…

    Paperback – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • Thermal Comfort in Hot Dry Climates: Traditional Dwellings in Iran book cover

    Thermal Comfort in Hot Dry Climates

    Traditional Dwellings in Iran, 1st Edition

    By Ahmadreza Foruzanmehr

    With increases in global temperatures, the risk of overheating is expected to rise around the world. This results in a much higher dependency upon energy-intensive cooling systems and air-conditioners to provide thermal comfort, but how sustainable is this in a world where problems with the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Hierarchy, Information and Power: Cities as Corporate Command and Control Centers book cover

    Hierarchy, Information and Power

    Cities as Corporate Command and Control Centers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hongmian Gong

    This book is a collection of selected papers presented in the 2012 annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers in New York honoring James O. Wheeler (1938-2010). The eight papers are informed and inspired by James O. Wheeler's many contributions to urban geography, particularly…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Migration, Settlement, and the Concepts of House and Home book cover

    Migration, Settlement, and the Concepts of House and Home

    1st Edition

    By Iris Levin

    How do migrants feel "at home" in their houses? Literature on the migrant house and its role in the migrant experience of home-building is inadequate. This book offers a theoretical framework based on the notion of home-building and the concepts of home and house embedded within it. It presents…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Geography

  • Institutions and Geographical Patterns book cover

    Institutions and Geographical Patterns

    1st Edition

    By Robin Flowerdew

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Pluralism and Political Geography: People, Territory and State book cover

    Pluralism and Political Geography

    People, Territory and State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nurit Kliot, Stanley Waterman

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Mobilities and Foucault book cover

    Mobilities and Foucault

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katharina Manderscheid, Tim Schwanen, David Tyfield

    Although Foucault’s work has been employed and embraced enthusiastically by some ‘mobilities’ scholars, discussion across these two traditions to date has mostly been partial and unsystematic. Yet Foucault’s work can make critical contributions, for example, to thinking about governing mobilities…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge

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