Human Geography Products

  • Natural Disasters

    Acts of God or Acts of Man?, 1st Edition

    By Anders Wijkman, Lloyd Timberlake

    Originally published in 1984 Natural Disasters shows how misleading the term “natural disaster” can be. Forces of nature such as earthquakes, cyclones and extreme variations in weather can trigger disasters, but in many Third World countries it is environmental degradation, poverty and rapid…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Local Consumption and Global Environmental Impacts

    Accounting, Trade-offs and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Kuishuang Feng, Klaus Hubacek, Yang Yu

    This book describes how local consumption, particularly in urban areas, is increasingly met by global supply chains. These supply chains often extend over large geographical distances and have greater global environmental impacts, contributing to pollution, climate change, water scarcity, and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge-SCORAI Studies in Sustainable Consumption

  • The Economics of the Tropical Timber Trade

    1st Edition

    By Edward B Barbier, Joanne C. Burgess Barbier, Joshua Bishop, Bruce Aylward

    Originally published in 1994, The Economics of the Tropical Timber Trade provides a detailed analysis of the economic linkages between the trade and forest degradation. Based on a report prepared for the ITTO, it looks current and future market conditions at the time of publication, and assesses…

    Hardback – 2019-09-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Nature's Ideological Landscape

    A Literary and Geographic Perspective on its Development and Preservation on Denmark's Jutland Heath, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Olwig

    Originally published in 1984 Nature’s Ideological Language examines the common ideological roots of environmental reclamation and nature preservation. In the general context of European, British and American historical experience, the Jutland heaths of Denmark are taken as a concrete example for a…

    Hardback – 2019-09-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Biodiversity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Justin Garson, Anya Plutynski, Sahotra Sarkar

    Biological diversity - or ‘biodiversity’ - is the degree of variation of life within an ecosystem. It is a relatively new topic of study but has grown enormously in recent years. Because of its interdisciplinary nature the very concept of biodiversity is the subject of debate amongst philosophers,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-02 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Environmental Planning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simin Davoudi, Richard Cowell, Iain White, Hilda Blanco

    This Companion presents a distinctive approach to environmental planning by: situating the debate in its social, cultural, political and institutional context; being attentive to depth and breadth of discussions; providing up-to-date accounts of the contemporary practices in environmental planning…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Tourism and Gentrification in Contemporary Metropolises

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Gravari-Barbas, Sandra Guinand

    Tourism gentrification is a critical shaping force of socio-economic and contemporary urban landscapes. This book aims to be the first substantive text on this subject, explaining the multiple and complex relationships between tourism and gentrification and their outcomes and manifestations in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Dark Tourism

    Practice and interpretation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Glenn Hooper, John J. Lennon

    Dark Tourism, as well as other terms such as Thanatourism and Grief Tourism, has been much discussed in the past two decades. This volume provides a comprehensive exploration of the subject from the point of view of both practice - how Dark Tourism is performed, what practical and physical…

    Paperback – 2019-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Teaching Landscape

    The Studio Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karsten Jørgensen, Nilgül Karadeniz, Elke Mertens, Richard Stiles

    Teaching Landscape: The Studio Experience gathers a range of expert contributions from across the world to collect best-practice examples of teaching landscape architecture studios. This is the companion volume to The Routledge Handbook of Teaching Landscape in the two-part set initiated by the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Plant-Based Diets for Succulence and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen May Kevany

    This collection takes an interdisciplinary look at how the transformation towards plant-based diets is becoming more culturally acceptable, economically accessible, technically available and politically viable, and offers strategies for achieving sustainable food systems without having to forgo…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

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