Geography: Featured Books

6Featured Books

  • GIS for Environmental Applications: A practical approach book cover

    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

  • The Suburb Reader book cover

    The Suburb Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Becky Nicolaides, Andrew Wiese

    Since the 1920s, the United States has seen a dramatic reversal in living patterns, with a majority of Americans now residing in suburbs. This mass emigration from cities is one of the most fundamental social and geographical transformations in recent US history. Suburbanization has not only…

    Paperback – 2016-05-30
    Routledge

  • Global Migration: Patterns, processes, and politics book cover

    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 book cover

    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

  • Hope and Grief in the Anthropocene: Re-conceptualising human–nature relations book cover

    Hope and Grief in the Anthropocene

    Re-conceptualising human–nature relations

    By Lesley Head

    The Anthropocene is a volatile and potentially catastrophic age demanding new ways of thinking about relations between humans and the nonhuman world. This book explores how responses to environmental challenges are hampered by a grief for a pristine and certain past, rather than considering the…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Anthropocene

  • Urban Cosmopolitics: Agencements, assemblies, atmospheres book cover

    Urban Cosmopolitics

    Agencements, assemblies, atmospheres

    Edited by Anders Blok, Ignacio Farias

    Invoking the notion of ‘cosmopolitics’ from Bruno Latour and Isabelle Stengers, this volume shows how and why cities constitute privileged sites for studying the search for and composition of common worlds of cohabitation. A cosmopolitical approach to the city focuses on the multiple assemblages of…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Questioning Cities