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Geography and Urban Studies Online Catalogue

This catalogue showcases the wealth of geography and urban studies titles that Routledge Reference publish under our various publishing programmes. 


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Welcome to the Geography and Urban Studies Online Catalogue from Routledge Reference. The catalogue features our new titles publishing under geography and urban studies, as well as our backlist collection of relevant and popular works. 

Our Major Works publishing programme includes a range of geography and urban studies related series. By browsing through this catalogue you can uncover titles from our series in:

Critical Concepts in the Built Environment
Critical Concepts in Construction
Critical Concepts in Development Studies
Critical Concepts in the Environment
Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

Within these series, there are a number of notable new titles publishing over the upcoming year, which we think are well worth a look in 2013:

  • Sustainable Buildings
  • Media and the Environment
  • Sustainable Development
  • Urban Theory
  • Urban Design.

2013 sees two new Revials collections to keep an eye out for, visit our pages on each of the following to learn more:

The catalogue also includes the details of our eBook collections; eFocus on Urban Studies and eCollection on Geography. The eFocus collection contains more than a hundred titles, from imprints such as Routledge and Earthscan, with plenty more to be added in 2013. Our Geography eCollection, containing 600+ eBooks, is ideal for faculties wishing to offer their students the full range of Routledge content, in areas including Environmental Studies and Human Geography.

  1. Water

    Edited by Peter P. Mollinga, Frances Cleaver

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    Water is the main constituent of the human body; it permeates all realms of human life, and its cyclical behaviour shapes both society and ecology. And now more than ever water is the subject of intense academic and policy interest, due not least to increasingly urgent concerns about scarcity,...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Environmental Education

    Edited by Alan Reid, Justin Dillon

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    Addressing the need for an authoritative reference work to make sense of this rapidly growing subject and its multidisciplinary corpus of scholarly literature, ‘Environmental Education’ is a new title from the acclaimed Routledge series, Critical Concepts in the Environment. Edited by two of the...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Sustainable Buildings

    Edited by Rohinton Emmanuel

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    The ‘fit for purpose’ of the built environment has been a focus of attention since classical times, both in the West and in the East. However, an explicit focus on ‘sustainable buildings’ is relatively new. The last two decades in particular have seen an explosion of published material on the...

    Published July 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Urban Design

    Edited by Tridib Banerjee

    Series: Critical Concepts

    From the earliest attempts to structure and organize human settlements in the image of divine, cosmic, or an ideal social order, the notion of urban design has deep historical roots. Down the ages, the design of cities has reflected edicts prescribed by the highest authorities, including priests,...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Media and the Environment

    Edited by Anders Hansen

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    Most of what we understand about ‘the environment’, we know through the media, broadly defined, and related communication processes. Indeed, such processes have played a vital role in defining ‘the environment’ as a crucial concept, and in bringing environmental issues and problems to public and...

    Published October 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Sustainable Development

    Edited by John Blewitt

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    The United Nations has pithily defined sustainable development as progress that ‘meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs’. But sustainable development remains highly contested and is subject to a wide variety of interpretations,...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge