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Critical Concepts in Geography


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Island Studies, 4-vol. set

Island Studies, 4-vol. set

1st Edition

Ilan Kelman, Godfrey Baldacchino
March 31, 2016

Big or small, islands and their inhabitant communities have long been the focus of intellectual enquiry, but in recent years a whole host of new academic institutes, journals, and conferences have devoted themselves to their study and research. And while early scholarly work mostly originated from...

Space

Space

1st Edition

Peter Merriman
December 23, 2015

While often eluding the attention of the everyman, ‘space’ has been a longstanding concern of geographers (and of great interest to scholars from many other parts of the academy). ‘Space’ has been variously treated as absolute, relative, and relational; as a container or backdrop; as a social,...

Urban Ecology, 4-vol. set

Urban Ecology, 4-vol. set

1st Edition

Ian Douglas
November 16, 2015

Urban Ecology is a rapidly developing area of research and study. Drawing on the work of many disciplines—including geography, planning, landscape architecture, sociology, economics, anthropology, engineering, and climatology—urban ecologists argue that an understanding of the relationships between...

Mapping

Mapping

1st Edition

Martin Dodge
September 10, 2015

The map is a central element of our visual culture. It has also been a vital representation technology in many scholarly disciplines for hundreds of years, as well as a practical tool for navigation and a means for the government of territory. But, as the editor of this new four-volume collection...

Local and Regional Development

Local and Regional Development

1st Edition

Andy Pike, Andres Rodriguez, John Tomaney
June 25, 2015

Geographers (and other social scientists) working in local and regional development ultimately seek to understand how—and to what extent—local and regional policy can positively affect economic growth and progress. This area of research and study throws up difficult and challenging questions, such...

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