Geography Textbooks New and Key Titles

This online collection contains key textbooks from new and established authors in the areas of Human Geography and Physical Geography along with Development Studies, Urban Studies, Environmental Studies, and Tourism. Including a wide range of textbooks for undergraduate and postgraduate courses, you will find whatever you need to teach courses on a variety of subjects, and challenge your students along the way.

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

    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 – 2018-01-05 
    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