E-books: Geography

  • Poverty book cover

    Poverty

    1st Edition

    By Bent Greve

    Poverty has dire consequences on the ability to fulfil one’s aspirations for life. Poverty has strong implications for social cohesion and societies’ abilities to function in harmonious ways. This book presents the readers with the core concepts, latest development and knowledge about policies that…

    eBook – 2019-10-11
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Urban and Regional Planning book cover

    Urban and Regional Planning

    6th Edition

    By Peter Hall, Mark Tewdwr-Jones

    This is the sixth edition of the classic text for students of geography and urban and regional planning. It gives an historical overview of the changes in cities and regions and in the development of the theory and practice of planning throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. The extensively…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Environmental Criminology: Evolution, Theory, and Practice book cover

    Environmental Criminology

    Evolution, Theory, and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Martin A. Andresen

    The field of environmental criminology is a staple theoretical framework in contemporary criminological theory. This fully revised and expanded edition of the world’s first comprehensive and sole-authored textbook on this influential school of criminological thought covers a wide range of topics,…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Automatic Detection Algorithms of Oil Spill in Radar Images book cover

    Automatic Detection Algorithms of Oil Spill in Radar Images

    1st Edition

    By Maged Marghany

    Synthetic Aperture Radar Automatic Detection Algorithms (SARADA) for Oil Spills conveys the pivotal tool required to fully comprehend the advanced algorithms in radar monitoring and detection of oil spills, particularly quantum computing and algorithms as a keystone to comprehending theories and…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    CRC Press

  • Globalizing Cities: A Brief Introduction book cover

    Globalizing Cities

    A Brief Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Mark Abrahamson

    Globalization has been built upon, and maintained by, major urban centers. As the interconnections among these cities grow, more cities become involved as important global nodes, and globalization has an extremely strong influence upon the forms and functions of cities everywhere. This new textbook…

    eBook – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • Gender and Development book cover

    Gender and Development

    3rd Edition

    By Janet Momsen

    This revised and updated third edition of Gender and Development provides a concise, accessible introduction to gender and development issues in the developing world and in the transition countries of Eastern and Central Europe. The nine chapters include discussions on: changes in theoretical…

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Computer Vision-Based Agriculture Engineering book cover

    Computer Vision-Based Agriculture Engineering

    1st Edition

    By Han Zhongzhi

    In recent years, computer vision is a fast-growing technique of agricultural engineering, especially in quality detection of agricultural products and food safety testing. It can provide objective, rapid, non-contact and non-destructive methods by extracting quantitative information from digital…

    eBook – 2019-09-16
    CRC Press

  • Water Politics: Governance, Justice and the Right to Water book cover

    Water Politics

    Governance, Justice and the Right to Water, 1st Edition

    Edited by Farhana Sultana, Alex Loftus

    Scholarship on the right to water has proliferated in interesting and unexpected ways in recent years. This book broadens existing discussions on the right to water in order to shed critical light on the pathways, pitfalls, prospects, and constraints that exist in achieving global goals, as well as…

    eBook – 2019-09-06
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Elements of Visual Design in the Landscape book cover

    Elements of Visual Design in the Landscape

    3rd Edition

    By Simon Bell

    What makes a visually appealing landscape? How can the design and use of a landscape be harmonized? In this significantly revised and updated third edition of Simon Bell's seminal text, he further explores the answers to these questions by interrogating a range of design principles, applications…

    eBook – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • The Sociology of Disaster: Fictional Explorations of Human Experiences book cover

    The Sociology of Disaster

    Fictional Explorations of Human Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Thomas E. Drabek

    In a book as illuminating as it is captivating, Thomas E. Drabek presents an in-depth analysis of the emotional impacts of disaster events and the many ripple effects that follow.  Through the technique of storytelling, a series of nine fictional stories where characters experience actual…

    eBook – 2019-09-02
    Routledge

  • Transformative Ground: A Field Guide to the Post-Industrial Landscape book cover

    Transformative Ground

    A Field Guide to the Post-Industrial Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Ross Mclean

    Aimed at students and instructors, alongside practitioners and researchers, in landscape architecture and its allied disciplinary fields, this book provides the reader with a clear framework of theoretical and practical considerations for interpreting and designing post-industrial landscapes. One…

    eBook – 2019-08-29
    Routledge

  • The Planner's Use of Information book cover

    The Planner's Use of Information

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Hemalata C. Dandekar

    For more than 35 years, planners have depended on The Planner's Use of Information to help them address their information needs. While the ability to manage complex information skillfully remains central to the practice of planning, the variety and quantity of information have ballooned in the last…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

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