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.

Environmental Studies - Resources

  • Energy and Society

    A Critical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Gavin Bridge, Stewart Barr, Stefan Bouzarovski, Michael Bradshaw, Ed Brown, Harriet Bulkeley, Gordon Walker

    Energy and Society is the first major text to provide an extensive critical treatment of energy issues informed by recent research on energy in the social sciences. Written in an engaging and accessible style it draws new thinking on uneven development, consumption, vulnerability and transition…

    Paperback – 2018-06-06
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Forest Management

    From Concept to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by John L. Innes, Anna V. Tikina

    Sustainable Forest Management provides the necessary material to educate students about forestry and the contemporary role of forests in ecosystems and society. This comprehensive textbook on the concept and practice of sustainable forest management sets the standard for practice…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Coasts for People

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Coastal and Marine Resource Management, 1st Edition

    By Fikret Berkes

    Issues of sustainability and increased competition over coastal resources are changing practices of resource management. Societal concerns about environmental degradation and loss of coastal resources have steadily increased, while other issues like food security, biodiversity, and climate change,…

    Paperback – 2015-01-22
    Routledge

  • Rural Wealth Creation

    1st Edition

    Edited by John L. Pender, Bruce A. Weber, Thomas G. Johnson, J. Matthew Fannin

    This book investigates the role of wealth in achieving sustainable rural economic development. The authors define wealth as all assets net of liabilities that can contribute to well-being, and they provide examples of many forms of capital – physical, financial, human, natural, social, and others.…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

  • Water Security

    Principles, Perspectives and Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce Lankford, Karen Bakker, Mark Zeitoun, Declan Conway

    The purpose of this book is to present an overview of the latest research, policy, practitioner, academic and international thinking on water security—an issue that, like water governance a few years ago, has developed much policy awareness and momentum with a wide range of stakeholders. As a…

    Paperback – 2013-10-14
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Environment and Food

    1st Edition

    By Colin Sage

    This timely book provides a thorough introduction to the inter-relationship of food and the environment. Its primary purpose is to bring to our attention the multiplicity of linkages and interconnections between what we eat and how this impacts on the earth’s resources. Having a better idea of the…

    Paperback – 2011-07-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts