The Routledge Handbook of Mapping and Cartography

Author: Alexander J. Kent,Peter Vujakovic

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317568214

Category: Science

Page: 594

View: 8653

This new Handbook unites cartographic theory and praxis with the principles of cartographic design and their application. It offers a critical appraisal of the current state of the art, science, and technology of map-making in a convenient and well-illustrated guide that will appeal to an international and multi-disciplinary audience. No single-volume work in the field is comparable in terms of its accessibility, currency, and scope. The Routledge Handbook of Mapping and Cartography draws on the wealth of new scholarship and practice in this emerging field, from the latest conceptual developments in mapping and advances in map-making technology to reflections on the role of maps in society. It brings together 43 engaging chapters on a diverse range of topics, including the history of cartography, map use and user issues, cartographic design, remote sensing, volunteered geographic information (VGI), and map art. The title’s expert contributions are drawn from an international base of influential academics and leading practitioners, with a view to informing theoretical development and best practice. This new volume will provide the reader with an exceptionally wide-ranging introduction to mapping and cartography and aim to inspire further engagement within this dynamic and exciting field. The Routledge Handbook of Mapping and Cartography offers a unique reference point that will be of great interest and practical use to all map-makers and students of geographic information science, geography, cultural studies, and a range of related disciplines.

The Routledge Handbook of the Polar Regions

Author: Mark Nuttall,Torben R Christensen,Martin Siegert

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317549562

Category: Nature

Page: 530

View: 9372

The Routledge Handbook of the Polar Regions is an authoritative guide to the Arctic and the Antarctic through an exploration of key areas of research in the physical and natural sciences and the social sciences and humanities. It presents 38 new and original contributions from leading figures and voices in polar research, policy and practice, as well as work from emerging scholars. This handbook aims to approach and understand the Polar Regions as places that are at the forefront of global conversations about some of the most pressing contemporary issues and research questions of our age. The volume provides a discussion of the similarities and differences between the two regions to help deepen understanding and knowledge. Major themes and issues are integrated in the comprehensive introduction chapter by the editors, who are top researchers in their respective fields. The contributions show how polar researchers engage with contemporary debates and use interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to address new developments as well as map out exciting trajectories for future work in the Arctic and the Antarctic. The handbook provides an easy access to key items of scholarly literature and material otherwise inaccessible or scattered throughout a variety of specialist journals and books. A unique one-stop research resource for researchers and policymakers with an interest in the Arctic and Antarctic, it is also a comprehensive reference work for graduate and advanced undergraduate students.

The Routledge Handbook of Literature and Space

Author: Robert T. Tally Jr.

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317596935

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 376

View: 8747

The "spatial turn" in literary studies is transforming the way we think of the field. The Routledge Handbook of Literature and Space maps the key areas of spatiality within literary studies, offering a comprehensive overview but also pointing towards new and exciting directions of study. The interdisciplinary and global approach provides a thorough introduction and includes thirty-two essays on topics such as: Spatial theory and practice Critical methodologies Work sites Cities and the geography of urban experience Maps, territories, readings. The contributors to this volume demonstrate how a variety of romantic, realist, modernist, and postmodernist narratives represent the changing social spaces of their world, and of our own world system today.

The Routledge Handbook of Anthropology and the City

Author: Setha Low

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317296974

Category: Social Science

Page: 534

View: 4985

The Routledge Handbook of Anthropology and the City provides a comprehensive study of current and future urban issues on a global and local scale. Premised on an ‘engaged’ approach to urban anthropology, the volume adopts a thematic approach that covers a wide range of modern urban issues, with a particular focus on those of high public interest. Topics covered include security, displacement, social justice, privatisation, sustainability, and preservation. Offering valuable insight into how anthropologists investigate, make sense of, and then address a variety of urban issues, each chapter covers key theoretical and methodological concerns alongside rich ethnographic case study material. The volume is an essential reference for students and researchers in urban anthropology, as well as of interest for those in related disciplines, such as urban studies, sociology, and geography.

The Routledge Handbook of Identity and the Environment in the Classical and Medieval Worlds

Author: Rebecca Futo Kennedy,Molly Jones-Lewis

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317415701

Category: History

Page: 458

View: 5445

The Routledge Handbook of Identity and the Environment in the Classical and Medieval Worlds explores how environment was thought to shape ethnicity and identity, discussing developments in early natural philosophy and historical ethnographies. Defining ‘environment’ broadly to include not only physical but also cultural environments, natural and constructed, the volume considers the multifarious ways in which environment was understood to shape the culture and physical characteristics of peoples, as well as how the ancients manipulated their environments to achieve a desired identity. This diverse collection includes studies not only of the Greco-Roman world, but also ancient China and the European, Jewish and Arab inheritors and transmitters of classical thought. In recent years, work in this subject has been confined mostly to the discussion of texts that reflect an approach to the barbarian as ‘other’. The Routledge Handbook of Identity and the Environment in the Classical and Medieval Worlds takes the discussion of ethnicity on a fresh course, contextualising the concept of the barbarian within rational discourses such as cartography, medicine, and mathematical sciences, an approach that allows us to more clearly discern the varied and nuanced approaches to ethnic identity which abounded in antiquity. The innovative and thought-provoking material in this volume realises new directions in the study of identity in the Classical and Medieval worlds.

Die Kartenwissenschaft

Forschungen und Grundlagen zu einer Kartographie als Wissenschaft

Author: Max Eckert

Publisher: N.A


Category: Cartography

Page: N.A

View: 9311


The Routledge Handbook of Health Communication

Author: Teresa L. Thompson,Alicia Dorsey,Roxanne Parrott,Katherine Miller

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135647666

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 768

View: 2552

This handbook summarizes the research on communicative processes as they relate to health and health care, and provides directions for future research. For scholars & professionals in health communication, public health, psychology, & related areas.

Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies

Author: Nick Watson,Alan Roulstone,Carol Thomas

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136502165

Category: Social Science

Page: 468

View: 5126

The Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies takes a multidisciplinary approach to disability and provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of the main issues in the field around the world today. Adopting an international perspective and consisting entirely of newly commissioned chapters arranged thematically, it surveys the state of the discipline, examining emerging and cutting edge areas as well as core areas of contention. Divided in five sections, this comprehensive handbook covers: different models and approaches to disability how key impairment groups have engaged with disability studies and the writings within the discipline policy and legislation responses to disability studies and to disability activism disability studies and its interaction with other disciplines, such as history, philosophy and science and technology studies disability studies and different life experiences, examining how disability and disability studies intersects with ethnicity, sexuality, gender, childhood and ageing. Containing chapters from an international selection of leading scholars, this authoritative handbook is an invaluable reference for all academics, researchers and more advanced students in disability studies and associated disciplines such as sociology, health studies and social work.

The Routledge Handbook of Syntax

Author: Andrew Carnie,Dan Siddiqi,Yosuke Sato

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317751043

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 716

View: 9589

The study of syntax over the last half century has seen a remarkable expansion of the boundaries of human knowledge about the structure of natural language. The Routledge Handbook of Syntax presents a comprehensive survey of the major theoretical and empirical advances in the dynamically evolving field of syntax from a variety of perspectives, both within the dominant generative paradigm and between syntacticians working within generative grammar and those working in functionalist and related approaches. The handbook covers key issues within the field that include: • core areas of syntactic empirical investigation, • contemporary approaches to syntactic theory, • interfaces of syntax with other components of the human language system, • experimental and computational approaches to syntax. Bringing together renowned linguistic scientists and cutting-edge scholars from across the discipline and providing a balanced yet comprehensive overview of the field, the Routledge Handbook of Syntax is essential reading for researchers and postgraduate students working in syntactic theory.

Historischer Atlas der antiken Welt

Author: Anne-Maria Wittke,Eckart Olshausen,Richard Szydlak

Publisher: J.B. Metzler

ISBN: 9783476024015

Category: History

Page: 308

View: 5062

Vom 3. Jahrtausend v. Chr. bis ins 15. Jahrhundert n. Chr. - der Pauly-Atlas lädt Schüler, Studenten und alle Interessierten auf eine einzigartige Reise durch die Antike ein. 168 vierfarbige Karten im Atlasformat führen durch die historischen Entwicklungen und Strömungen im Vorderen Orient, der Mittelmeerwelt, des griechischen Ostroms, der islamischen Welt und der christlich geprägten germanischen Reiche. Ein ebenso ausführlicher, wissenschaftlicher und spannender Kommentar begleitet jeden Welt- und Zeitausschnitt: Zahlreiche Tabellen, historisch-geografische Skizzen, Stadtpläne und Stammbäume veranschaulichen den Text und lassen so Seite für Seite Geschichte, Politik, Wirtschaft, Gesellschaft und Kultur lebendig werden.

Ursprünge des modernen Wirtschaftswachstums

England, China und die Welt in der Frühen Neuzeit

Author: Peer Vries

Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

ISBN: 3525310471

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 541

View: 3317

Wie konnte ein kleiner Teil der Welt reich werden, während der größte Teil arm blieb?

Der Franziszeische Kataster im Kronland Bukowina/Czernowitzer Kreis (1817-1865)

Statistik und Katastralmappen

Author: Helmut Rumpler,Walter Liebhart,Kurt Scharr,Constantin Ungureanu

Publisher: Böhlau Verlag Wien

ISBN: 3205796985

Category: History

Page: 210

View: 1721

Der Franziszeische Kataster war der erfolgreiche Versuch, in der Habsburgermonarchie erstmals einen einheitlichen Rechtsraum im Hinblick auf Bodenbewertung und Steuerwesen herzustellen. Dabei zielte dieses System auf den gesamten Länderkomplex der Monarchie und gilt als zentraler Modernisierungsschritt, allerdings ohne und bewusst gegen das ideelle, im 19. Jahrhundert so erfolgreiche Konzept des Nationalismus. Die Bukowina als dritter Band einer Reihe ist das erste in dieser Form umfangreich dokumentierte Kronland, das sich vollständig außerhalb des heutigen Österreichs befindet. Unter Zugrundelegung des Franziszeischen Katasters wird diese Region in einer Quellenedition auf breiter sozio-ökonomischer Basis für die weitere Forschung erstmals systematisch aufbereitet.

Edinburgh History of the Book in Scotland, Volume 2

Enlightenment and Expansion 1707-1800

Author: Stephen W Brown

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 0748650954

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 688

View: 4577

The first thorough study of the book trade during the age of Fergusson and Burns.

Bilder der Überwachung

Author: Dietmar Kammerer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783518125502

Category: Closed-circuit television

Page: 382

View: 9490


Wir sind nie modern gewesen

Versuch einer symmetrischen Anthropologie

Author: Bruno Latour

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3050070153

Category: Social Science

Page: 208

View: 3424


Vermessung der Oikumene

Author: Klaus Geus,Michael Rathmann

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 311029107X

Category: History

Page: 415

View: 2150

This collection presents major portions of a Berlin conference on ancient geography. The volume is devoted to questions about the shape and size of the Greco-Roman Oecumene, including its boundaries and internal structure. Building upon on analysis of different literary genres, the articles contained in this volume help to unite dispersed and fragmentary knowledge about the subject, as well as to reconstruct and analyze the different contexts in which this knowledge was generated and preserved.

Spuren der Begegnung

Europäische Reiseberichte über Afrika 1760–1860

Author: Anke Fischer-Kattner

Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

ISBN: 3647360813

Category: History

Page: 573

View: 6072


Handbook of Research in the Social Foundations of Education

Author: Steven Tozer,Bernardo P. Gallegos,Annette Henry,Mary Bushnell Greiner,Paula Groves Price

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113528380X

Category: Education

Page: 736

View: 7485

Parts one and two of this volume present the theoretical lenses used to study the social contexts of education. These include long-established foundations disciplines such as sociology of education and philosophy of education as well as newer theoretical perspectives such as critical race theory, feminist educational theory, and cultural studies in education. Parts three, four, and five demonstrate how these theoretical lenses are used to examine such phenomena as globalization, media, popular culture, technology, youth culture, and schooling. This groundbreaking volume helps readers understand the history, evolution, and significance of this wide-ranging, often misunderstood, and increasingly important field of study. This book is appropriate as a reference volume not only for scholars in the social foundations of education but also for scholars interested in the cultural contexts of teaching and learning (formal and informal). It is also appropriate as a textbook for graduate-level courses in Social Foundations of Education, School and Society, Educational Policy Studies, Cultural Studies in Education, and Curriculum and Instruction.