E-books: Geography

  • Media and Development book cover

    Media and Development

    By Richard Vokes

    At the start of the 21st century, the relationship between media and development has never felt more important. Following a series of ‘media revolutions’ throughout the developing world – beginning with the advent of cheap transistor radio sets in the late-1960s, followed by the rapid expansion of…

    eBook – 2017-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • GEOValue: The Socioeconomic Value of Geospatial Information book cover

    GEOValue

    The Socioeconomic Value of Geospatial Information

    Edited by Jamie B. Kruse, Joep Crompvoets, Francoise Pearlman

    Quantifying the social and economic value that geospatial information contributes to modern society is a complex task. To construct reliable and consistent valuation measures requires an understanding of the sequence of processes that starts with data acquisition, and leads to decision-makers’…

    eBook – 2017-11-15
    CRC Press

  • Biodiversity, Conservation and Environmental Management in the Great Lakes Basin book cover

    Biodiversity, Conservation and Environmental Management in the Great Lakes Basin

    Edited by Eric Freedman, Mark Neuzil

    The Great Lakes Basin in North America holds more than 20 percent of the world's fresh water. Threats to habitats and biodiversity have economic, political, national security, and cultural implications and ramifications that cross the US-Canadian border. This multidisciplinary book presents…

    eBook – 2017-11-13
    Routledge

  • Global Change in Marine Systems: Societal and Governing Responses book cover

    Global Change in Marine Systems

    Societal and Governing Responses

    Edited by Patrice Guillotreau, Alida Bundy, R. Ian Perry

    Marine social and ecological systems around the world face multiple natural and anthropogenic stressors associated with global change. The resulting changes can create hardship for local societies that depend on them for food, livelihoods and wellbeing. Knowing how to respond to global change in a…

    eBook – 2017-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment, Culture, and Society

  • The Origins of Worker Mobilisation: Australia 1788-1850 book cover

    The Origins of Worker Mobilisation

    Australia 1788-1850

    By Michael Quinlan

    This is a book on how and why workers come together. Almost coincident with its inception, worker organisation is a central and enduring element of capitalism. In the 19th and 20th centuries’ mobilisation by workers played a substantial role in reshaping critical elements of these societies in…

    eBook – 2017-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

  • Space and Spatial Cognition: A Multidisciplinary Perspective book cover

    Space and Spatial Cognition

    A Multidisciplinary Perspective

    By Michel Denis

    All living creatures inscribe their activity in space. Human beings acquire knowledge of this space by traversing it, listening to verbal descriptions, and looking at maps, atlases, and digital media. We memorize routes, compare distances mentally, and retrieve our starting place after a long…

    eBook – 2017-11-13
    Routledge

  • Musical Mobilities: Son Jarocho and the Circulation of Tradition Across Mexico and the United States book cover

    Musical Mobilities

    Son Jarocho and the Circulation of Tradition Across Mexico and the United States

    By Alejandro Miranda Nieto

    How do musical practices move? Though technology increasingly plays a great part in establishing different degrees of spatial proximity, music making still seems to be tied to specific geographical locations, cultures or communities. The identity of musical traditions, in particular, is often…

    eBook – 2017-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • An Introduction to Sustainable Transportation: Policy, Planning and Implementation book cover

    An Introduction to Sustainable Transportation

    Policy, Planning and Implementation, 2nd Edition

    By Preston L Schiller, Jeffrey Kenworthy

    Cities around the globe struggle to create better and more equitable access to important destinations and services, all the while reducing the energy consumption and environmental impacts of mobility. An Introduction to Sustainable Transportation illustrates a new planning paradigm for sustainable…

    eBook – 2017-11-09
    Routledge

  • Real Estate Analysis in the Information Age: Techniques for Big Data and Statistical Modeling book cover

    Real Estate Analysis in the Information Age

    Techniques for Big Data and Statistical Modeling

    By Kimberly Winson-Geideman, Andy Krause, Clifford A. Lipscomb, Nick Evangelopoulos

    The creation, accumulation, and use of copious amounts of data are driving rapid change across a wide variety of industries and academic disciplines. This ‘Big Data’ phenomenon is the result of recent developments in computational technology and improved data gathering techniques that have led to…

    eBook – 2017-11-09
    Routledge

  • Explorations in Place Attachment book cover

    Explorations in Place Attachment

    Edited by Jeffrey S Smith

    The book explores the unique contribution that geographers make to the concept of place attachment, and related ideas of place identity and sense of place. It presents six types of places to which people become attached and provides a global range of empirical case studies to illustrate the…

    eBook – 2017-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Crisis Spaces: Structures, Struggles and Solidarity in Southern Europe book cover

    Crisis Spaces

    Structures, Struggles and Solidarity in Southern Europe

    By Costis Hadjimichalis

    The financial malaise that has affected the Eurozone countries of southern Europe – Spain, Portugal, Italy and, in its most extreme case, Greece – has been analysed using mainly macroeconomic and financial explanations. This book shifts the emphasis from macroeconomics to the relationship between…

    eBook – 2017-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) book cover

    Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D)

    By Richard Heeks

    Mobile phones are close to ubiquitous in developing countries; Internet and broadband access are becoming commonplace. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) thus represent the fastest, broadest and deepest technical change experienced in international development. They now affect every…

    eBook – 2017-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

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