Textbooks: Geography

  • Geographies of Development: An Introduction to Development Studies book cover

    Geographies of Development

    An Introduction to Development Studies, 4th Edition

    By Robert Potter, Tony Binns, Jennifer A. Elliott, Etienne Nel, David W. Smith

    Now in its fourth edition, Geographies of Development: An Introduction to Development Studies remains a core, balanced and comprehensive introductory textbook for students of Development Studies, Development Geography and related fields. This clear and concise text encourages critical engagement by…

    Paperback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge

  • The Globalizing Cities Reader book cover

    The Globalizing Cities Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Xuefei Ren, Roger Keil

    The newly revised Globalizing Cities Reader reflects how the geographies of theory have recently shifted away from the western vantage points from which much of the classic work in this field was developed. The expanded volume continues to make available many of the original and foundational works…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Urban Reader Series

  • Food and Agricultural Tourism: Theory and Best Practice book cover

    Food and Agricultural Tourism

    Theory and Best Practice

    By Susan L. Slocum, Kynda R. Curtis

    This book fills a gap in the growing academic discipline of food and agricultural tourism, offering the first multidisciplinary approach to food tourism and the role it plays in economic development, destination marketing, and gastronomic exploration. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) book cover

    Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D)

    By Richard Heeks

    Mobile phones are close to ubiquitous in developing countries; Internet and broadband access are becoming commonplace. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) thus represent the fastest, broadest and deepest technical change experienced in international development. They now affect every…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Digital and Smart Cities book cover

    Digital and Smart Cities

    By Katharine S. Willis, Alessandro Aurigi

    Digital and Smart Cities presents an overview of how technologies shape our cities. There is a growing awareness in the fields of design and architecture of the need to address the way that technology affects the urban condition. This book aims to give an informative and definitive overview of the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

  • Consumption and Everyday Life: 2nd edition book cover

    Consumption and Everyday Life

    2nd edition

    By Mark Paterson

    With an emphasis on everyday life, this respected text offers a lively and perceptive account of the key theories and ideas which dominate the field of consumption and consumer culture. Engaging case examples describe forms of consumption familiar to the student, provide some historical context,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Sustainable Transportation: Policy, Planning and Implementation book cover

    An Introduction to Sustainable Transportation

    Policy, Planning and Implementation, 2nd Edition

    By Preston L Schiller, Jeffrey R Kenworthy

    Cities around the globe struggle to create better and more equitable access to important destinations and services, all the while reducing the energy consumption and environmental impacts of mobility. An Introduction to Sustainable Transportation illustrates a new planning paradigm for sustainable…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16 
    Routledge

  • GIS and the Social Sciences: Theory and Applications book cover

    GIS and the Social Sciences

    Theory and Applications

    By Dimitris Ballas, Graham Clarke, Rachel S. Franklin, Andy Newing

    GIS and the Social Sciences offers a uniquely social science approach on the theory and application of GIS with a range of modern examples. It explores how human geography can engage with a variety of important policy issues through linking together GIS and spatial analysis, and demonstrates the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Feminist Spaces: Gender and Geography in a Global Context book cover

    Feminist Spaces

    Gender and Geography in a Global Context

    By Ann M. Oberhauser, Jennifer L. Fluri, Risa Whitson, Sharlene Mollett

    Feminist Spaces introduces students and academic researchers to major themes and empirical studies in feminist geography. It examines new areas of feminist research including: embodiment, sexuality, masculinity, intersectional analysis, and environment and development. In addition to considering…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • City book cover

    City

    2nd Edition

    By Phil Hubbard

    City provides an accessible yet critical introduction to one of the key ideas in human geography. While most of the world’s population now lives in cities, the definition and theoretical specification of the city nonetheless remains elusive. In this extensively updated second edition, Phil Hubbard…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Geography

  • Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture: A Comprehensive Guide to Gender Studies book cover

    Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture

    A Comprehensive Guide to Gender Studies, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Rosemarie Buikema, Liedeke Plate, Kathrin Thiele

    Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture is a comprehensive gender studies textbook with an international focus and relevance across a broad range of academic disciplines. Covering an array of topics, theories and approaches to gender studies, it introduces students to the study of gender through…

    Paperback – 2017-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Key Thinkers on the Environment book cover

    Key Thinkers on the Environment

    Edited by Joy A. Palmer Cooper, David E. Cooper

    Key Thinkers on the Environment is a unique guide to environmental thinking through the ages. Joy A. Palmer Cooper and David E. Cooper, themselves distinguished authors on environmental matters, have assembled a team of expert contributors to summarize and analyse the thinking of diverse and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

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