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.

Tourism, Environment and Development

  • Environment and Tourism

    3rd Edition

    By Andrew Holden

    The global demand for tourism continues to increase as economic growth creates opportunities for its consumption as a lifestyle option across cultures. The spatial reach of recreational tourism into remoter environments reflects a desire to reconnect to nature that is partially created by the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts

  • Tourism and Sustainability

    Development, globalisation and new tourism in the Third World, 4th Edition

    By Martin Mowforth, Ian Munt

    By January 2015 the world’s richest 80 people had as much wealth as the poorest 50 per cent of the world’s population. It is a global unevenness through which the barriers to in-migration of Third World migrants to wealthy First World nations go ever higher, while the barriers to travel in the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge

  • Tourism and Development in the Developing World

    2nd Edition

    By David J. Telfer, Richard Sharpley

    Tourism is widely considered to be an important factor in socio-economic development, particularly in less developed countries. However, despite almost universal recognition of tourism’s development potential, the extent to which economic and social progress is linked to the growth of a country’s…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Ecotourism

    4th Edition

    By David A. Fennell

    Ecotourism continues to be embraced as the antithesis of mass tourism because of its promise of achieving sustainability through conservation mindedness, community development, education and learning, and the promotion of nature based activities that were sensitive to both ecological and social…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge

  • Tourism, Poverty and Development

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Holden

    Poverty alleviation is high on the global policy agenda, its importance being emphasised by its place as the first of the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals. As a potentially significant source of economic growth in developing countries, tourism may also play a major role in poverty…

    Paperback – 2013-04-02
    Routledge

  • Understanding and Managing Tourism Impacts

    An Integrated Approach, 1st Edition

    By C. Michael Hall, Alan A. Lew

    As one of the world’s largest industries, tourism carries with it significant social, environmental, economic and political impacts. Although tourism can provide significant economic benefits for some destinations, the image of tourism as a benign and environmentally friendly industry has often…

    Paperback – 2009-07-09
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility