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.

Introductory Development Studies

  • Geographies of Development

    An Introduction to Development Studies, 4th Edition

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

    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 integrating theory…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Geographies of Developing Areas

    The Global South in a Changing World, 2nd Edition

    By Glyn Williams, Paula Meth, Katie Willis

    Geographies of Developing Areas is a thought provoking and accessible introductory text, presenting a fresh view of the Global South that challenges students' pre-conceptions and promotes lively debate. Rather than presenting the Global South as a set of problems, from rapid urbanization to poverty…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge

  • The Companion to Development Studies, Third Edition

    Edited by Vandana Desai, Rob Potter

    The Companion to Development Studies contains over a hundred chapters written by leading international experts within the field to provide a concise and authoritative overview of the key theoretical and practical issues dominating contemporary development studies. Covering a wide range of…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge

  • Theories and Practices of Development

    2nd Edition

    By Katie Willis

    Global economic crisis and the implications of global environmental change have led academics and policy-makers to consider how ‘development’ in all parts of the world should be achieved. However, ‘development’ has always been a contested idea. While often presented as a positive process to improve…

    Paperback – 2011-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Geographies of Development

    An Introduction to Development Studies, 3rd Edition

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

    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 integrating…

    Paperback – 2008-05-15
    Routledge