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Routledge Library Reference Autumn/Winter Collection

The Routledge Library Reference Autumn/Winter Collection is perfect for students and academic researchers. The collection covers a range of sub-disciplines which comprise of the following:

Asian Studies, Built Environment, Business, Chemistry, Economics, Education, Engineering, Environment & Sustainability, Geography, Health & Social Care, History, Law, Life Science & Medicine, Linguistics, Literature, Media & Cultural Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Military & Strategic Studies, Philosophy, Physics, Politics, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Software Networking & Security and Sports & Leisure.

Geography

  • Gender and the Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Buckingham

    Campaigns to redress gender inequities and injustices have resulted in significant achievements towards equality, especially for well-educated, career-orientated, white women in the West. However, such campaigns have primarily been conducted in the male-dominated arenas of public politics, paid…

    Hardback – 2015-06-12
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    Critical Concepts in the Environment

  • Disaster Risk

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Wisner, J. C. Gaillard, Ilan Kelman

    Especially in an era of rapid global environmental change, questions and issues about and around natural hazards and disasters are dizzying in their complexity—and urgency. Answering the need for an authoritative reference work to make sense of this fast-moving area, and its vast and…

    Hardback – 2015-03-31
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Environment

  • Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography

    1st Edition

    By Various

    From votes to strikes to street violence, politics is intrinsically geographical. Many of the books in this set, originally published between 1964 and 1990, illustrate that the social contexts provided by localities are crucial in defining distinctive political identities and subsequent…

    Hardback – 2014-10-24
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    Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography

  • Energy, Poverty, and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin K. Sovacool

    Incredibly, close to one-quarter of humanity lives without electricity or other modern forms of energy, while as many as one-third of the world’s population relies (at least in part) on traditional biofuels, such as cow dung or firewood, at great cost to its health, security, and economic welfare.…

    Hardback – 2014-06-27
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    Critical Concepts in Development Studies

  • Media and the Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anders Hansen

    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…

    Hardback – 2013-10-23
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    Critical Concepts in the Environment

  • Risk

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ragnar Lofstedt, Frederic Bouder

    Can we better predict or mitigate the consequences of natural disasters, such as earthquakes and hurricanes? Can we reduce the number of oil spills? And what should be done to clean up the mess when something does goes wrong? Why are people concerned about nuclear plants, but so reckless when they…

    Hardback – 2013-06-25
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

  • Global Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Taylor, Jonathan V Beaverstock, Ben Derudder, James Faulconbridge, John Harrison, Michael Hoyler, Kathy Pain, Frank Witlox

    A striking consequence of contemporary globalization has been an increase in the importance and prestige of cities. Whereas only a generation or so ago cities were commonly viewed as ‘problems’, the sites of society’s ills, today they are more readily seen as ‘solutions’, places where twenty-first…

    Hardback – 2012-12-11
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    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • Urban Modelling

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Wilson

    The study of cities is one of the grand challenges of twenty-first-century science, and mathematical modelling—in this case, urban modelling—provides a crucial contribution to scholarly and practical projects fully to comprehend their workings, evolution, and associated planning problems. There…

    Hardback – 2012-09-08
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    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • Urban Regeneration and Renewal

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Tallon

    The pursuit of regeneration and renewal has played an important role in the history and development of the world’s cities, and the theoretical and applied issues around these critical concepts are of increasing importance to governments and local populations, as well as to urban professionals and…

    Hardback – 2010-03-25
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    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • Leisure Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen J. Page, Joanne Connell

    Edited by two leading scholars in the field, Leisure Studies is a new title in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences. It is a four-volume collection of canonical and cutting-edge research in Leisure Studies. The origin of Leisure Studies is comparatively recent…

    Hardback – 2006-11-23
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    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

  • Political Geography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Cox

    Political geography concerns small-scale intrastate, regional and individual activities, as well as large far-reaching processes of global or international relationships. The field has developed from late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century concerns with geopolitics - the relationships between…

    Hardback – 2005-11-03
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

  • Encyclopedia of the Arctic

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Nuttall

    With detailed essays on the Arctic's environment, wildlife, climate, history, exploration, resources, economics, politics, indigenous cultures and languages, conservation initiatives and more, this Encyclopedia is the only major work and comprehensive reference on this vast, complex, changing, and…

    Hardback – 2004-11-03
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