E-books: Geography

  • Participatory Action Research: Theory and Methods for Engaged Inquiry book cover

    Participatory Action Research

    Theory and Methods for Engaged Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    By Jacques M. Chevalier, Daniel J. Buckles

    Fully revised and updated, this second edition of Participatory Action Research (PAR) provides new theoretical insights and many robust tools that will guide researchers, professionals and students from all disciplines through the process of conducting action research ‘with’ people rather than ‘for…

    eBook – 2019-02-12
    Routledge

  • Politics in Developing Countries book cover

    Politics in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Politics in Developing Countries provides a clear and reader-friendly introduction to the key factors and themes that shape political processes in developing countries. Achieving development outcomes such as reducing poverty and inequality is only possible through efficient governance, well-planned…

    eBook – 2019-02-01
    Routledge

  • Agricultural Landscapes: Seeing Rural Through Design book cover

    Agricultural Landscapes

    Seeing Rural Through Design, 1st Edition

    By Dewey Thorbeck

    Agricultural Landscapes: Seeing Rural Through Design follows on from the author’s previous books, Rural Design and Architecture and Agriculture, to encourage using design thinking to provide greater meaning and understanding of places where humans live and work with the rural landscape. Rural areas…

    eBook – 2019-02-01
    Routledge

  • Geopolitics and Development book cover

    Geopolitics and Development

    1st Edition

    By Marcus Power

    Geopolitics and Development examines the historical emergence of development as a form of governmentality, from the end of empire to the Cold War and the War on Terror. It illustrates the various ways in which the meanings and relations of development as a discourse, an apparatus and an aspiration,…

    eBook – 2019-01-25
    Routledge

  • AIDS and Rural Livelihoods: Dynamics and Diversity in sub-Saharan Africa book cover

    AIDS and Rural Livelihoods

    Dynamics and Diversity in sub-Saharan Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anke Niehof, Gabriel Rugalema

    AIDS epidemics continue to threaten the livelihoods of millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa. Three decades after the disease was first recognized, the annual death toll from AIDS exceeds that from wars, famine and floods combined. Yet despite millions of dollars of aid and research, there has…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge

  • South-South Development book cover

    South-South Development

    1st Edition

    By Peter Kragelund

    South-South Development examines the historical background for the current situation: why it suddenly took off again approximately a decade ago; the various vectors of engagement and how they are interrelated; the actors involved; how the revitalisation of South-South development has affected…

    eBook – 2019-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Astronomy Through the Ages: The Story Of The Human Attempt To Understand The Universe book cover

    Astronomy Through the Ages

    The Story Of The Human Attempt To Understand The Universe, 1st Edition

    By Sir Robert Wilson

    From an historical perspective, this text presents an entirely non- mathematical introduction to astronomy from the first endeavours of the ancients to the current developments in research enabled by cutting edge technological advances. Free of mathematics and complex graphs, the book nevertheless…

    eBook – 2018-12-19
    CRC Press

  • Postcolonialism, Decoloniality and Development book cover

    Postcolonialism, Decoloniality and Development

    2nd Edition

    By Cheryl McEwan

    Postcolonialism, Decoloniality and Development is a comprehensive revision of Postcolonialism and Development (2009) that explains, reviews and critically evaluates recent debates about postcolonial and decolonial approaches and their implications for development studies. By outlining contemporary…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Understanding Contemporary Brazil book cover

    Understanding Contemporary Brazil

    1st Edition

    By Jeff Garmany, Anthony W. Pereira

    Brazil has famously been called a country of contradictions. It is a place where narratives of "racial democracy" exist in the face of stark inequalities, and where the natural environment is celebrated as a point of national pride, but at the same time is exploited at alarming rates. To people on…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better book cover

    Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better

    1st Edition

    By Sandeeka Mannakkara, Suzanne Wilkinson, Regan Potangaroa

    "Building Back Better" (BBB) has been a popular slogan in disaster recovery efforts around the world, including the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, the 2009 Samoan Tsunami, the 2010 Haiti Earthquake and the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. BBB has recently been identified as one of four priorities of…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Changing Contexts in Spatial Planning: New Directions in Policies and Practices book cover

    Changing Contexts in Spatial Planning

    New Directions in Policies and Practices, 1st Edition

    By Janice Morphet

    This book considers the major forces that have emerged to reshape planning following 2010, including national infrastructure project delivery, the Localism Act (2011) and neighbourhood planning. This period also saw the introduction of the replacement of regional plans by new strategic sub-regional…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Environmental Health Engineering in the Tropics: Water, Sanitation and Disease Control book cover

    Environmental Health Engineering in the Tropics

    Water, Sanitation and Disease Control, 3rd Edition

    By Sandy Cairncross, Sir Richard Feachem

    This fully updated third edition of the classic text, widely cited as the most important and useful book for health engineering and disease prevention, describes infectious diseases in tropical and developing countries, and the effective measures that may be used against them.  The infections…

    eBook – 2018-11-12
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

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