E-books: Geography

  • Designing Cities with Children and Young People: Beyond Playgrounds and Skate Parks book cover

    Designing Cities with Children and Young People

    Beyond Playgrounds and Skate Parks

    Edited by Kate Bishop, Linda Corkery

    Designing Cities with Children and Young People focuses on promoting better outcomes in the built environment for children and young people in cities across the world. This book presents the experience of practitioners and researchers who actively advocate for and participate with children and…

    eBook – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • European Social Problems book cover

    European Social Problems

    Edited by Stuart Isaacs

    European Social Problems is the first book to examine social issues in Europe from the perspective of the social sciences. It considers many of these social problems following the UK’s ‘leave’ vote. Key topics examined here include: immigration; multiculturalism and religion; health;…

    eBook – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Mobility book cover

    Mobility

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Adey

    Mobility aims to take the pulse of this enormously expanded and energetic field. It explores the breadth of the disciplinary areas mobility studies now encompass, examining the diverse conceptual and methodological approaches wielded within the field, and explores the utility of mobility to…

    eBook – 2017-05-23
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Geography

  • Reconnecting People and Water: Public Engagement and Sustainable Urban Water Management book cover

    Reconnecting People and Water

    Public Engagement and Sustainable Urban Water Management

    By Liz Sharp

    Water management in industrialised western countries has long been seen as a technical process associated with pipes, drains and bureaucracies. This technical model of water management is now being questioned. This book examines the nature of contemporary water management and the…

    eBook – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Sport and Architecture book cover

    Sport and Architecture

    By Benjamin S. Flowers

    Sport and architecture are two elements of contemporary life that have a broad and profound impact on the world around us. The role architecture plays in shaping buildings and societies has occupied historians for centuries. Likewise, the cultural, economic, and political importance of sport is the…

    eBook – 2017-05-08
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Sport

  • Understanding Climate Change through Gender Relations book cover

    Understanding Climate Change through Gender Relations

    Edited by Susan Buckingham, Virginie Le Masson

    This book explains how gender, as a power relationship, influences climate change related strategies, and explores the additional pressures that climate change brings to uneven gender relations. It considers the ways in which men and women experience the impacts of these in different economic…

    eBook – 2017-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Place, Diversity and Solidarity book cover

    Place, Diversity and Solidarity

    Edited by Stijn Oosterlynck, Nick Schuermans, Maarten Loopmans

    In many countries, particularly in the Global North, established forms of solidarity within communities are said to be challenged by the increasing ethnic and cultural diversity of the population. Against the backdrop of renewed geopolitical tensions – which inflate and exploit…

    eBook – 2017-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Governing the Coastal Commons: Communities, Resilience and Transformation book cover

    Governing the Coastal Commons

    Communities, Resilience and Transformation

    Edited by Derek Armitage, Anthony Charles, Fikret Berkes

    Coastal communities depend on the marine environment for their livelihoods, but the common property nature of marine resources poses major challenges for the governance of such resources. Through detailed cases and consideration of broader global trends, this volume examines how coastal communities…

    eBook – 2017-04-28
    Routledge

  • Children, Young People and Care book cover

    Children, Young People and Care

    Edited by John Horton, Michelle Pyer

    The very notions of childhood and youth are intimately connected to contemporary norms, practices and spaces of care, caring and care-giving. The provision of care is widely figured as both the primary responsibility of parents, carers and practitioners who work with children and young people, and…

    eBook – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Community Filmmaking: Diversity, Practices and Places book cover

    Community Filmmaking

    Diversity, Practices and Places

    Edited by Sarita Malik, Caroline Chapain, Roberta Comunian

    This book examines the role of community filmmaking in society and its connection with issues of cultural diversity, innovation, policy and practice in various places. Deploying a range of examples from Europe, North America, Australia and Hong Kong, the chapters show that film emerging from…

    eBook – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media and Cultural Industries

  • Just Conservation: Biodiversity, Wellbeing and Sustainability book cover

    Just Conservation

    Biodiversity, Wellbeing and Sustainability

    By Adrian Martin

    Loss of biodiversity is one of the great environmental challenges facing humanity but unfortunately efforts to reduce the rate of loss have so far failed. At the same time, these efforts have too often resulted in unjust social outcomes in which people living in or near to areas designated for…

    eBook – 2017-04-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • Food Security, Agricultural Policies and Economic Growth: Long-term Dynamics in the Past, Present and Future book cover

    Food Security, Agricultural Policies and Economic Growth

    Long-term Dynamics in the Past, Present and Future

    By Niek Koning

    Using a political-economic approach supplemented with insights from human ecology, this volume analyzes the long-term dynamics of food security and economic growth. The book begins by discussing the nature of preindustrial food crises and the changes that have occurred…

    eBook – 2017-04-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

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