Physical Geography Products

  • Shifting Cultivation and Environmental Change

    Indigenous People, Agriculture and Forest Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm F. Cairns

    Shifting cultivation is one of the oldest forms of subsistence agriculture and is still practised by millions of poor people in the tropics. Typically it involves clearing land (often forest) for the growing of crops for a few years, and then moving on to new sites, leaving the earlier ground…

    Paperback – 2014-12-24
    Routledge

  • The New Geographies of Energy

    Assessment and Analysis of Critical Landscapes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karl S. Zimmerer

    The New Geographies of Energy: Assessment and Analysis of Critical Landscapes is a pioneering collection of new geographic scholarship. It examines such vitally important research topics as energy dilemmas of the United States, large trends and patterns of energy consumption including China’s role,…

    Paperback – 2014-12-24
    Routledge

  • Acid Rain (Routledge Revivals)

    Rhetoric and Reality, 1st Edition

    By Chris C. Park

    This title, first published in 1987, provides an authoritative account of both the science and the politics of acid rain. Chris Park places the debates surrounding acid rain in context, and examines the full implications of scientific studies and the effects of acid rain on surface waters, soils…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Systems (Routledge Revivals)

    Contemporary Approaches to Modelling, 1st Edition

    Edited by C S Bertuglia, G. Leonardi, S. Occelli, G. A. Rabino, R. Tadei, Alan Wilson

    This edited collection, first published in 1987, provides a comparative analysis of different approaches to urban modelling, and lays the foundations for the possibility of integration and a more unified field. The first part contextualises the development of the field of urban systems modelling,…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Hurricane Andrew

    Ethnicity, Gender and the Sociology of Disasters, 1st Edition

    Edited by Walter Gillis Peacock, Hugh Gladwin

    This book explores how social, economic and political factors set the stage for Hurricane Andrew by influencing who was prepared, who was hit the hardest, and who was most likely to recover. Employing unique research data the authors analyze the consequences of conflict and competition on disaster…

    Paperback – 2014-12-02
    Routledge

  • Want, Waste or War?

    The Global Resource Nexus and the Struggle for Land, Energy, Food, Water and Minerals, 1st Edition

    By Philip Andrews-Speed, Raimund Bleischwitz, Tim Boersma, Corey Johnson, Geoffrey Kemp, Stacy D. VanDeveer

    In addition to environmental change, the structure and trends of global politics and the economy are also changing as more countries join the ranks of the world’s largest economies with their resource-intensive patterns. The nexus approach, conceptualized as attention to resource connections and…

    Paperback – 2014-11-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • The Middle East (Routledge Revivals)

    A Physical, Social and Regional Geography, 1st Edition

    By W. B. Fisher

    The Middle East is a region of critical importance in world affairs, both politically and economically. In this comprehensive study, first published in 1950, Professor Fisher examines all the principal elements – physical and human – that influence environment, development and ways of life in the…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sustainable Practices

    Social Theory and Climate Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Shove, Nicola Spurling

    Climate change is widely agreed to be one the greatest challenges facing society today. Mitigating and adapting to it is certain to require new ways of living. Thus far efforts to promote less resource-intensive habits and routines have centred on typically limited understandings of individual…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Water Scarcity, Livelihoods and Food Security

    Research and Innovation for Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Larry W. Harrington, Myles J. Fisher

    This volume reviews the evolution of ten years’ learning and discovery about water scarcity, livelihoods, and food security within the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food. It draws on the experiences of over 100 projects conducted in ten river basins in the developing world. …

    Paperback – 2014-08-12
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Water Quality Management

    Present Situations, Challenges and Future Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Asit K. Biswas, Cecilia Tortajada, Rafael Izquierdo

    The global attention in recent years has focused primarily on water quantity and allocation issues. Water quality has received significantly less attention than water quantity. Commendable progress has been made by the developed world to control point sources of pollution, but commensurate progress…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Key Concepts in Water Resource Management

    A Review and Critical Evaluation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Lautze

    The vocabulary and discourse of water resource management have expanded vastly in recent years to include an array of new concepts and terminology, such as water security, water productivity, virtual water and water governance. While the new conceptual lenses may generate insights that improve…

    Paperback – 2014-06-19
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Contesting Hidden Waters

    Conflict Resolution for Groundwater and Aquifers, 1st Edition

    By W. Todd Jarvis

    The world increasingly relies on groundwater resources for drinking water and the provision of food for a growing population. The utilization of aquifer systems also extends beyond freshwater supply to include other resources such as heat extraction and the storage and disposal of substances. …

    Paperback – 2014-06-03
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

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