Development Studies: Collections

Geography Textbooks New and Key Titles

This online collection contains key textbooks from new and established authors in the areas of Human Geography and Physical Geography along with Development Studies, Urban Studies, Environmental Studies, and Tourism. Including a wide range of textbooks for undergraduate and postgraduate courses, you will find whatever you need to teach courses on a variety of subjects, and challenge your students along the way.

Geographical Thought

  • Resilience

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Grove

    Is resilience simply a fad, or is it a new way of thinking about human–environment relations, and the governance of these relations, that has real staying power? Is resilience a dangerous, depoliticizing concept that neuters incipient political activity, or the key to more empowering, emancipatory,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Geography

  • Geography and Geographers

    Anglo-American human geography since 1945, 7th Edition

    By Ron Johnston, James Sidaway

    Geography and Geographers continues to be the most comprehensive and up-to-date overview of human geography available. It provides a survey of the major debates, key thinkers and schools of thought in the English-speaking world, setting them within the context of economic, social, cultural,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge

  • Resilience, Development and Global Change

    1st Edition

    By Katrina Brown

    Resilience is currently infusing policy debates and public discourses, widely promoted as a normative goal in fields as diverse as the economy, national security, personal development and well-being. Resilience thinking provides a framework for understanding dynamics of complex, inter-connected…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge

  • Science, Philosophy and Physical Geography

    2nd Edition

    By Robert Inkpen, Graham Wilson

    This accessible and engaging text explores the relationship between philosophy, science and physical geography. It addresses an imbalance that exists in opinion, teaching and to a lesser extent research, between a philosophically enriched human geography and a perceived philosophically empty…

    Paperback – 2013-06-11
    Routledge

  • Geographical Thought

    An Introduction to Ideas in Human Geography, 1st Edition

    By Anoop Nayak, Alex Jeffrey

    Geographical Thought provides a clear and accessible introduction to the key ideas and figures in human geography. The book provides an essential introduction to the theories that have shaped the study of societies and space. Opening with an exploration of the founding concepts of human…

    Paperback – 2011-06-02
    Routledge

  • Scale

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Herod

    Geographical scale is a central concept enabling us to make sense of the world we inhabit. Amongst other things, it allows us to declare one event or process a national one and another a global or regional one. However, geographical scales and how we think about them are profoundly…

    Paperback – 2010-08-11
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Geography