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CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY IN PRACTICE

by Miles Ogborn, Alison Blunt & Pyrs Gruffudd

Cultural Geography in Practice provides an innovative and accessible approach to the sources, theories and methods of cultural geography. Written by an international team of prominent cultural geographers, all...


A Practical Guide to the Study of Glacial Sediments

by David Evans & Douglas Benn

Sediments are the most valuable form of physical evidence for past Earth surface processes. They have the potential to build up an archive of events and provide a window into the past. Through careful examination...


Making Sense of Cities: A geographical survey

by Blair Badcock

In 2000, for the first time, a majority of the world's population was living in cities. The trend towards increasing urbanization shows no sign of slowing and the third millennium looks set to be an unprecedentedly...


Latin America Transformed Second Edition: Globalization and Modernity

by Robert N Gwynne & Kay Cristobal

Praise for the first edition:

'Accomplishes its task to provide readers with a broad multi-disciplinary view on globalization's many impacts on Latin America ... the organization of the collection is logical...


Study Skills for Geography Students: A Practical Guide 2nd Edition

by Pauline E Kneale

There are moments in nearly everyone's degree when one has to do something - lead a seminar, go on a fieldtrip, cite references, think through arguments - but how to do it or what to expect is unclear. Studying...


Visual Pollution: Advertising, Signage and Environmental Quality

by Adriana Portella

While the issue of visual pollution, has been widely debated, there is as yet no clear conclusion as to how best to control commercial signage and whether different urban contexts and people from different backgrounds...


Travel and Imagination

by Garth Lean, Russell Staiff & Emma Waterton

Bringing together geographers, sociologists, cultural researchers, philosophers, anthropologists, visual researchers, archaeologists, heritage researchers, literary scholars and creative writers, this edited...


Australian Environmental Planning: Challenges and Future Prospects

by Jason Byrne, Neil Sipe & Jago Dodson

Australians from all walks of life have begun to realise the nation's cities cannot sustain profligate growth indefinitely. Dwindling water supplies, failing food bowls, increased energy costs, more severe bushfires,...


Environmental Transformations: A Geography of the Anthropocene

by Mark Whitehead

From the depths of the oceans to the highest reaches of the atmosphere, the human impact on the environment is significant and undeniable. These forms of global and local environmental change collectively appear...


Invisible Hands: Narratives of Human Rights in the Global Economy

by Corinne Goria

The men and women in Invisible Hands reveal the human rights abuses occurring behind the scenes of the global economy. These narrators — including phone manufacturers in China, copper miners in Zambia, garment...


ECOLOGICAL MODERNISATION, MOL: Perspectives and Critical Debates

by Arthur P.J. Mol & David A. Sonnenfeld

The idea of ecological modernisation originated in Western Europe in the 1980s, gaining attention around the world by the late 1990s. At the core of this social scientific and policy-oriented approach is the...


A Geographical Survey of Africa, Its Rivers, Lakes, Mountains, Productions, States, Populations

by James McQueen

The owner of West Indian plantations, McQueen collected extensive information from slaves which led him correctly to the conclusion that the Niger ended in the great delta of the Blight of Benin. First published...


Telegraph Messenger Boys: Labor Communication and Technology 1850-1950: Labor, Communication and Technology, 1850-1950

by Gregory J. Downey

In Telegraph Messenger Boys Gregory J. Downey provides an entirely new perspective on the telegraph system: a communications network that revolutionized human perceptions of time and space. The book goes beyond...


Water Sustainability  A Global Perspective: A Global Perspective

by J.A.A. Jones

Using the latest mapping techniques, J.A.A. Jones, Chair of the IGU Commission for Water Sustainability, examines water availability, the impact of climate change and the problems created for water management...


Dams in Africa Cb: An Inter-Disciplinary Study of Man-Made Lakes in Africa

by Neville Rubin & William M. Warren

First published in 1968. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Integrated Urban Models Volume 2: New Research and Applications of Optimization and Dynamics

by Stephen H. Putman

Following on from Integrated Models Volume 1: Policy Analysis of Transportation and Lane Use (Routledge Library Editions, 2006), this book bridges the gap between the scholars and the practitioners of transportation...


A New Diplomacy for Sustainable Development: The Challenge of Global Change

by Bo Kjellén

Accelerating, human-induced changes in global natural systems, with global warming as a prime example, are modifying international relations. Diplomacy has to recognize that new types of threats will require...


The European Culture Area: A Systematic Geography

by Alexander B. Murphy, Terry G. Jordan-Bychkov & Bella Bychkova Jordan

Now in a fully updated edition, this leading textbook has been thoroughly revised to reflect the sweeping changes the past decade has brought to Europe and to incorporate new research and teaching approaches...


Environmental Sociology

by John Hannigan

The third edition of John Hannigan's classic undergraduate text has been fully updated and revised to highlight contemporary trends and controversies within global environmental sociology. Environmental Sociology...


Global Migration the Basics

by Bernadette Hanlon & Thomas J. Vicino

Migration is a politically sensitive topic and an important aspect of contentious debates about social and cultural diversity, economic stability, terrorism, globalization, and nationalism. Global Migration:...