E-books: Geography

  • Culture, Space and Climate Change: Vulnerability and Resilience in European Coastal Areas book cover

    Culture, Space and Climate Change

    Vulnerability and Resilience in European Coastal Areas, 1st Edition

    By Thorsten Heimann

    Ways of handling climate change vary worldwide. Differences can be observed in the perception of potential threats and opportunities as well as in the appraisal of adequate coping strategies. Collective efforts often fail not because of technical restrictions, but as a result of social and cultural…

    eBook – 2018-11-19
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Taste, Waste and the New Materiality of Food book cover

    Taste, Waste and the New Materiality of Food

    1st Edition

    By Bethaney Turner

    Anthropocentric thinking produces fractured ecological perspectives that can perpetuate destructive, wasteful behaviours. Learning to recognise the entangled nature of our everyday relationships with food can encourage ethical ecological thinking and lay the foundations for more sustainable…

    eBook – 2018-11-16
    Critical Food Studies

  • Facilitated Advocacy for Sustainable Development: An Approach and Its Paradoxes book cover

    Facilitated Advocacy for Sustainable Development

    An Approach and Its Paradoxes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Haylor, William Savage

    Facilitated advocacy is an approach to development initiatives that enables people situated across diverse cultural, economic, educational, professional, societal and linguistic spheres to engage more equitably. By doing so, potential changes in policy and practice can improve people’s livelihoods…

    eBook – 2018-11-15

  • Ecology, Capitalism and the New Agricultural Economy: The Second Great Transformation book cover

    Ecology, Capitalism and the New Agricultural Economy

    The Second Great Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gilles Allaire, Benoit Daviron

    With increasing pressure on resources, the looming spectre of climate change and growing anxiety among eaters, ecology and food are at the heart of the political debates surrounding agriculture and diet. This unique contribution unravels agri-environmental issues at different spatial levels, from…

    eBook – 2018-11-14
    Critical Food Studies

  • Refugee Governance, State and Politics in the Middle East book cover

    Refugee Governance, State and Politics in the Middle East

    1st Edition

    By Zeynep Şahin Mencütek

    The movement of displaced people, migrants and refugees has become increasingly important around the world, leading to a need for increased scrutiny of global responses and policies towards migration. This book focuses on the Middle East, where many nations are part of this global phenomenon as…

    eBook – 2018-11-13
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Critical Geopolitics of the Polar Regions: An Inter-American Perspective book cover

    Critical Geopolitics of the Polar Regions

    An Inter-American Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Dorothea Wehrmann

    Focusing on both Polar Regions, this book provides a comprehensive understanding of political processes related to the rapidly changing Arctic and Antarctic, where the environmental impacts of human activities are extremely visible. Environmental changes in the Arctic and the Antarctic are…

    eBook – 2018-11-13
    InterAmerican Research: Contact, Communication, Conflict

  • 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
    Earthscan Water Text

  • An Introduction to Economic Geography: Globalisation, Uneven Development and Place book cover

    An Introduction to Economic Geography

    Globalisation, Uneven Development and Place, 3rd Edition

    By Danny MacKinnon, Andrew Cumbers

    In the context of great economic turmoil and uncertainty, the emergent conflict between continued globalisation and growing economic nationalism means that a geographical economic perspective has never been so important. An Introduction to Economic Geography guides students through the key debates…

    eBook – 2018-11-12

  • Planning, Law and Economics: The Rules We Make for Using Land book cover

    Planning, Law and Economics

    The Rules We Make for Using Land, 2nd Edition

    By Barrie Needham, Edwin Buitelaar, Thomas Hartmann

    Planning, Law and Economics sets out a new framework for applying a legal approach to spatial planning, showing how to improve the practice and help achieve its aims. The book covers planning laws, citizens' rights and property rights, asking ‘What rules do we want to make and, where necessary,…

    eBook – 2018-11-12

  • Regional Cooperation for Peace and Development: Japan and South Korea in Southeast Asia book cover

    Regional Cooperation for Peace and Development

    Japan and South Korea in Southeast Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brendan Howe

    Faced with significant security challenges, in recent years Japan and South Korea have both sought to raise their international profile through peacebuilding, development, humanitarian assistance, and human security. This book assesses the past, present, and future potential of these niche…

    eBook – 2018-11-09
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • Policy Networks Under Pressure: Pollution Control, Policy Reform and the Power of Farmers book cover

    Policy Networks Under Pressure

    Pollution Control, Policy Reform and the Power of Farmers, 1st Edition

    By Carsten Daugbjerg

    First published in 1998, this book examines how established policy networks and the broader context within which they are embedded influence the choice of policy when change has been put on the agenda. It criticises the existing network literature for being predominantly descriptive, for having…

    eBook – 2018-11-09
    Routledge Revivals

  • Return Migration and Nation Building in Africa: Reframing the Somali Diaspora book cover

    Return Migration and Nation Building in Africa

    Reframing the Somali Diaspora, 1st Edition

    By Adele Galipo

    Return migration has received growing levels of attention in both academic and policy circles in recent years, as the African diaspora's role in contributing to the development of their country of origin has become apparent. However, little is known about the lived experiences of those who come…

    eBook – 2018-11-08
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

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