Geographical Thought Products

  • Utopias and the Environment

    Edited by Geoffrey Berry

    Utopias and the Environment explores the way in which the kind of ‘dreaming’, or re-visioning, known as the ‘utopian imaginary’ takes environmental concerns into account. This kind of creative intervention is increasingly important in an era of ecological crisis, as we witness the failure of…

    Hardback – 2015-09-27 
    Routledge

  • For Creative Geographies

    Geography, Visual Arts and the Making of Worlds

    By Harriet Hawkins

    This book provides the first sustained critical exploration, and celebration, of the relationship between Geography and the contemporary Visual Arts. With the growth of research in the Geohumanities and the Spatial Humanities, there is an imperative to extend and deepen considerations of the form…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Geography

  • Rational Landscapes and Humanistic Geography

    By Edward Relph

    This book, first published in 1981, explores why it is that the modern built environment, while successfully providing material comfort and technical efficiency, none the less breeds despair and depression rather than inspires hope and commitment. The source of this paradox, where material benefits…

    Hardback – 2015-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Themes in Geographic Thought (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Milton E. Harvey, Brian P. Holly

    Themes in Geographic Thought, first published in 1981, explores in breadth and depth the interrelationships among the history of Geography, geographic thought, and methodology, specifically focusing on the interactions between geographical research and various contemporary philosophical schools:…

    Paperback – 2015-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Communications/Media/Geographies

    By Paul Adams, Julie Cupples, Kevin Glynn, André Jansson, Shaun Moores

    This volume conducts an interdisciplinary exploration of communication, media and geographies, holistically addressing the ways that communication defines geography figuratively and experientially, and the ways geography becomes integral to communication as media and communications infrastructure&…

    Hardback – 2015-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Mobilities and Foucault

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-05-12
    Routledge

  • The Human Experience of Space and Place

    By Anne Buttimer, David Seamon

    Humanistic geography is one of the major emerging themes which has recently dominated geographic writing. Anne Buttimer has been one of the leading figures in the rise of humanistic geography, and the research students she collected round her at Clark University in the 1970s constituted something…

    Hardback – 2015-05-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Regional Worlds: Advancing the Geography of Regions

    Edited by Martin Jones, Anssi Paasi

    A key concern in the debate and empirical research on the geography of regions is the evolution of the conceptualizations and practical uses of the idea of ‘region’. This idea prioritises both the intellectual and the practical development of regional studies. This book drives the discussion…

    Hardback – 2015-04-14
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Social Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    An International Perspective

    Edited by John Eyles

    Social geography has been one of the most important growth areas within the field of geography in recent decades. It has brought within geographical analysis a wide range of new topics, such as ethnic segregation, crime and environment and inner city problems. First published in 1986, this edited…

    Paperback – 2015-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Modernity, Metatheory, and the Temporal-Spatial Divide

    From Mythos to Techne

    By Michael Kimaid

    This book is about how modernity affects our perceptions of time and space. Its main argument is that geographical space is used to control temporal progress by channeling it to benefit particular political, economic and social interests, or by halting it altogether. By incorporating the ancient…

    Hardback – 2015-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • Explorations in Urban and Regional Dynamics

    A case study in complexity science

    By Joel Dearden, Alan Wilson

    The task of modelling the evolution of cities – the dynamics – is one of the major challenges of the social sciences. This book presents mathematical and computer models of urban and regional dynamics and shows how advances in computer visualisation provide new insights. Models of non-linear…

    Hardback – 2015-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • A Geography of the Lifeworld (Routledge Revivals)

    Movement, Rest and Encounter

    By David Seamon

    Within the modern Western lifestyle increasing conflict is becoming apparent between that patchwork of isolated points such as the home or the office, which are linked by a mechanical system of transportation and communication devices, and a growing sense of homelessness and isolation. This work,…

    Hardback – 2015-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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