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.

Development Studies - Environment and Sustainability

  • Conservation and Development

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Newsham, Shonil Bhagwat

    Conservation and development share an intertwined history dating back to at least the 1700s. But what are the prospects for reconciling the two, and how far have we come with this project? This book explores these questions through a detailed consideration of the past, present and future of the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • 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

  • Understanding Poverty and the Environment

    Analytical frameworks and approaches, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Nunan

    Does poverty lead to environmental degradation? Do degraded environments and natural resources lead to poverty? Or, are there other forces at play? Is the relationship between poverty and the environment really as straightforward as the vicious circle portrayal of ‘poverty leading to environmental…

    Paperback – 2015-03-17
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Development

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Tanner, Leo Horn-Phathanothai

    The evidence for human-induced climate change is now overwhelming, the brunt of its impacts is already being felt by poor people, and the case for urgent action is compelling. This book addresses the two greatest challenges of our time – averting catastrophic climate change and eradicating poverty…

    Paperback – 2013-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Low Carbon Development

    Key Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frauke Urban, Johan Nordensvard

    Low Carbon Development: Key Issues is the first comprehensive textbook to address the interface between international development and climate change in a carbon constrained world. It discusses the key conceptual, empirical and policy-related issues of low carbon development and takes an…

    Paperback – 2013-03-06
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • An Introduction to Sustainable Development

    4th Edition

    By Jennifer Elliott

    This fourth edition has been comprehensively rewritten and updated to provide a concise, well illustrated and accessible introduction to the characteristics, challenges and opportunities of sustainable development with particular reference to developing countries. The contested nature of…

    Paperback – 2012-08-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Food and Development

    1st Edition

    By E.M. Young

    The relationship between food and development has always been controversial. Over the last thirty years, development in the north and south has failed to deliver people a decent diet. While some people have too little food and die as a consequence, some people have too much food and die from…

    Paperback – 2012-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Water Resources and Development

    1st Edition

    By Clive Agnew, Philip Woodhouse

    Since the start of the twenty-first century there has been an unprecedented focus upon water as a key factor in the future of both society and environment. Water management lies at the heart of strategies of development as does the added the hazard of climate change. Water Resources and…

    Paperback – 2010-11-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Green Development

    Environment and Sustainability in a Developing World, 3rd Edition

    By Bill Adams

    The concept of sustainability lies at the core of the challenge of environment and development and the way governments, business and environmental groups respond to it. Green Development provides a clear and coherent analysis of sustainable development in both theory and practice. This third…

    Paperback – 2008-07-30
    Routledge