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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 184 new and published books in the subject of Development Geography — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Scientific Tourism

    Researchers as Travellers

    Edited by Susan Slocum, Carol Kline, Andrew Holden

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    As researchers in emerging economies, scientists are often the first foreign visitors to stay in remote rural areas and, on occasion, form joint venture ecotourism and community tourism projects or poverty alleviation schemes between local agencies or NGOs, the local community, and their home...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Food and Gastronomy

    Edited by Philip Sloan, Willy Legrand, Clare Hindley

    The issues surrounding the provision, preparation and development of food products is fundamental to every human being on the planet. Given the scarcity of agricultural land, environmental pollution, climate change and the exponential growth of the world’s population where starvation and obesity...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Disaster Risk Reduction for Economic Growth and Livelihood

    Investing in Resilience and Development

    Edited by Ian Davis, Kae Yanagisawa, Kristalina Georgieva

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    The prevalence of natural disasters in recent years has highlighted the importance of preparing adequately for disasters and dealing efficiently with their consequences. This book addresses how countries can enhance their resilience against natural disasters and move towards economic growth and...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Guardians of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest: Environmental Organizations and Development

    By Luiz C. Barbosa

    The Amazon region is the focus of intense conflict between conservationists concerned with deforestation and advocates of agro-industrial development. This book focuses on the contributions of environmental organizations to the preservation of Brazilian Amazonia. It reveals how...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Human Experience of Space and Place

    Edited by Anne Buttimer, David Seamon

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Humanistic geography is one of the major emerging themes which has recently dominated geographic writing. Anne Buttimer has been one of the leading figures in the rise of humanistic geography, and the research students she collected round her at Clark University in the 1970s constituted something...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Water and Cities in Latin America

    Challenges for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Ismael Aguilar-Barajas, Jürgen Mahlknecht, Jonathan Kaledin, Marianne Kjellén, Abel Mejía-Betancourt

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    Approximately 80 per cent of the population of Latin America is concentrated in urban centres. Pressure on water resources and water management in cities therefore provide major challenges. Despite the importance of the issues, there has been little systematic coverage of the topic in book form....

    Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Land Problem in the Developed Economy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Andrew H. Dawson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Land is an important finite commodity in the modern world. In the past wars have been fought over it and land shortage has been the cause of many famines. In modern times debates rage over just how land should be controlled by government and over whether land should be publicly or privately owned....

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Planning in Eastern Europe (Routledge Revivals)

    By Andrew H. Dawson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Planning is particularly important in Eastern Europe since most spatial change and economic planning are the products of centralised decision-making, which in turn is the product of a systematic socio-political ideology. Planning is therefore an important key to understanding society, economy and...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization

    Employment, politics, and prospects for change

    Edited by Danielle Resnick, James Thurlow

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Development

    The much heralded growth and transformation of many economies in sub-Saharan Africa over the last decade continues to receive prominent attention in academic scholarship and among policy practitioners. An apparent feature about this transformation, however, is that Africa’s youth appear to have...

    Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Green Grabbing: A New Appropriation of Nature

    Edited by James Fairhead, Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    Across the world, ecosystems are for sale. ‘Green grabbing’ – the appropriation of land and resources for environmental ends – is an emerging process of deep and growing significance. A vigorous debate on ‘land grabbing’ already highlights instances where ‘green’ credentials are called...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge