International Encyclopedia of Human Geography

International Encyclopedia of Human Geography

By: Rob Kitchin (editor_in_chief), Nigel Thrift (editor_in_chief)Hardback

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The International Encyclopedia of Human Geography provides an authoritative and comprehensive source of information on the discipline of human geography and its constituent, and related, subject areas. The encyclopedia includes over 1,000 detailed entries on philosophy and theory, key concepts, methods and practices, biographies of notable geographers, and geographical thought and praxis in different parts of the world. This groundbreaking project covers every field of human geography and the discipline's relationships to other disciplines, and is global in scope, involving an international set of contributors. Given its broad, inclusive scope and unique online accessibility, it is anticipated that the International Encyclopedia of Human Geography will become the major reference work for the discipline over the coming decades. The Encyclopedia will be available in both limited edition print and online via ScienceDirect - featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. For more information, pricing options and availability visit

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Cartography - Jeremy Crampton, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA Development - Katie Willis; Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, UK Economic Geography - Henry Yeung, National University of Singapore, Singapore General - James Sidaway, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK Health/Medical - Robin Kearns, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand Historical Geography - Brian Graham, University of Ulster, N. Ireland, UK Methods - Mei-Po Kwan, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA & Sara McLafferty, University of Illinois Urbana, IL, USA Overview - Nigel Thrift and Rob Kitchin People - Phil Hubbard, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK Philosophy - Chris Philo, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK Political Geography - Anssi Passi, University of Oulu, Linnanmaa, Oulu, Finland Regional Development - Costis Hadjimichalis, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece Rural, Nature/Environment - Paul Cloke, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK Social & Cultural Geography - Kay Anderson, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia & Rob Kitchin, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, County Kildare, Ireland Urban Geography - Loretta Lees, King's College London, London, UK

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/07/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780080449111
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 8250
  • ID: 9780080449111
  • weight: 21980
  • ISBN10: 0080449115

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