Geography: Collections

Geography Textbooks New and Key Titles 2016

This collection includes a wide range of textbooks covering the areas of Human Geography and Physical Geography along with Development Studies, Urban Studies, Environmental Studies and Tourism.

Welcome to the 2016 Geography Textbook online collection.

This collection includes a wide range of textbooks covering the areas of Human Geography and Physical Geography along with Development Studies, Urban Studies, Environmental Studies and Tourism.

Instructors teaching a relevant class are invited to request complimentary exam copies of any textbook by clicking on the Complimentary Exam Copy button and entering your course details.

Our full range of titles is available to browse at www.routledge.com/geography

  • The Geography of Transport Systems

    4th Edition

    By Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Claude Comtois, Brian Slack

    This expanded and revised fourth edition of The Geography of Transport Systems provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the field with a broad overview of its concepts, methods and areas of application. Aimed mainly at an undergraduate audience, it provides an overview of the spatial…

    Paperback – 2016-11-04
    Routledge

  • Urban Theory

    New critical perspectives

    Edited by Mark Jayne, Kevin Ward

    Urban Theory: New Critical Perspectives provides an introduction to innovative critical contributions to the field of urban studies. Chapters offer easily accessible and digestible reviews, and as a reference text Urban Theory is a comprehensive and integrated primer which covers topics necessary…

    Paperback – 2016-10-05
    Routledge

  • Creativity

    By Harriet Hawkins

    Creativity, whether lauded as the oil of the 21st century, touted as a driver of international policy, or mobilised by activities, has been very much part of the zeitgeist of the last few decades. Offering the first accessible, but conceptually sophisticated account of the critical geographies of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Geography

  • Children, Youth and Development

    2nd Edition

    By Nicola Ansell

    The new updated edition of Children, Youth and Development explores the varied ways in which global processes in the form of development policies, economic and cultural globalisation, and international agreements interact with more locally specific practices to shape the lives of young people…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Local and Regional Development

    2nd Edition

    By Andy Pike, Andrés Rodriguez-Pose, John Tomaney

    Actors and institutions in localities and regions across the world are seeking prosperity and well-being amidst tumultuous and disruptive shifts and transitions generated by: an increasingly globalised, knowledge-intensive capitalism; global financial instability, volatility and crisis; concerns…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge

  • GIS for Environmental Applications

    A practical approach

    By Xuan Zhu

    GIS for Environmental Applications provides a practical introduction to the principles, methods, techniques and tools in GIS for spatial data management, analysis, modelling and visualisation, and their applications in environmental problem solving and decision making. It covers the fundamental…

    Paperback – 2016-06-07
    Routledge

  • Global Migration

    Patterns, processes, and politics

    By Elizabeth Mavroudi, Caroline Nagel

    Global Migration provides a clear, concise, and well-organized discussion of historical patterns and contemporary trends of migration, while guiding the readers through an often difficult and politicised topic. Aimed primarily at undergraduate and Master’s students, the text encourages the readers…

    Paperback – 2016-05-27
    Routledge

  • Environment and Tourism

    3rd Edition

    By Andrew Holden

    The global demand for tourism continues to increase as economic growth creates opportunities for its consumption as a lifestyle option across cultures. The spatial reach of recreational tourism into remoter environments reflects a desire to reconnect to nature that is partially created by the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts

  • Wilderness

    By Phillip Vannini, April Vannini

    Wilderness provides a multidisciplinary introduction into the diverse ways in which we make sense of wilderness: how we conceptualise it, experience it, interact with, and imagine it. Drawing upon key theorists, philosophers, and researchers who have contributed important knowledge to the topic,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-12
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Geography

  • Conflict and Development

    2nd Edition

    By Roger Mac Ginty, Andrew Williams

    In the five years since the first edition of Conflict and Development was published the awareness of the relationship between conflicts and development has grown exponentially. Developmental factors can act as a trigger for violence, as well as for ending violence and for triggering post-conflict…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Cities and Development

    2nd Edition

    By Sean Fox, Tom Goodfellow

    For the first time in human history more people now live and towns and cities than in rural areas. In the wealthier countries of the world, the transition from predominantly rural to urban habitation is more or less complete. But in many parts of Africa, Asia and Latin America, urban populations…

    Paperback – 2016-02-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Geography and Geographers

    Anglo-American human geography since 1945, 7th Edition

    By Ron Johnston, James Sidaway

    Geography and Geographers continues to be the most comprehensive and up-to-date overview of human geography available. It provides a survey of the major debates, key thinkers and schools of thought in the English-speaking world, setting them within the context of economic, social, cultural,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge

  • Tourism and Sustainability

    Development, globalisation and new tourism in the Third World, 4th Edition

    By Martin Mowforth, Ian Munt

    By January 2015 the world’s richest 80 people had as much wealth as the poorest 50 per cent of the world’s population. It is a global unevenness through which the barriers to in-migration of Third World migrants to wealthy First World nations go ever higher, while the barriers to travel in the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge

  • Urban Revitalization

    Remaking cities in a changing world

    By Carl Grodach, Renia Ehrenfeucht

    Following decades of neglect and decline, many US cities have undergone a dramatic renaissance. From New York to Nashville and Pittsburgh to Portland governments have implemented innovative redevelopment strategies to adapt to a globally integrated, post-industrial economy and cope with declining…

    Paperback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge

  • Resilience, Development and Global Change

    By Katrina Brown

    Resilience is currently infusing policy debates and public discourses, widely promoted as a normative goal in fields as diverse as the economy, national security, personal development and well-being. Resilience thinking provides a framework for understanding dynamics of complex, inter-connected…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge

  • Tourism and Development in the Developing World

    2nd Edition

    By David J. Telfer, Richard Sharpley

    Tourism is widely considered to be an important factor in socio-economic development, particularly in less developed countries. However, despite almost universal recognition of tourism’s development potential, the extent to which economic and social progress is linked to the growth of a country’s…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Cities and the Cultural Economy

    By Thomas A. Hutton

    The cultural economy forms a leading trajectory of urban development, and has emerged as a key facet of globalizing cities. Cultural industries include new media, digital arts, music and film, and the design industries and professions, as well as allied consumption and spectacle in the city. The…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

  • Environment and Politics

    4th Edition

    By Timothy Doyle, Doug McEachern, Sherilyn MacGregor

    Environment and Politics 4th Edition is a concise introduction to this ever-expanding interdisciplinary field, explaining and illustrating how concepts, conflicts, movements, political systems and the practices of policy-making can be analysed in a systematic way. This book provides a comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts

  • World City Network

    A global urban analysis, 2nd Edition

    By Peter J. Taylor, Ben Derudder

    With the advent of multinational corporations, the traditional urban service function has 'gone global'. In order to provide services to globalizing corporate clients, the offices of major financial and business service firms across the world have generated networks of work. It is the myriad of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-17
    Routledge