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Welcome to our new online catalogue for research and reference for our Geography lists. The catalogue features our new titles coming out this year, as well as our backlist collection of relevant and popular works.

Major Works
There are three new collections publishing this year to look out for:

  • Urban Design, edited by Tridib Banerjee - SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICE (Valid until 3 months after publication)
  • Risk, edited by Ragnar Lofstedt and Frederic Bouder
  • Sustainable Development, edited by John Blewitt

Handbooks  - There are 7 new Handbooks publishing this year too across a range of disciplines. Some of the key highlights include:

A full listing can be found on the Geography Handbooks webpage.

Routledge Revivals  -
There are fifteen new Routledge Revivals collections for Geography to keep an eye out for this year. A few highlights include:

Don’t forget our Geography eCollections - From introductory textbooks to high level research, this eCollection covers all of the main topics studied within Geography and its cognate fields, including: Physical and Human Geography, Environmental Studies, Development Studies, Urban Studies and Planning.
Featured authors of note include Nigel Thrift, Peter Taylor, Michael Watts, John Agnew and Peter Hall.

This accessible resource will offer many opportunities for academics and students to add value to their research and studies in areas as diverse as Conservation, Tourism, NGOs and Population Geography. Sub-collections include:

• Environmental Studies and Management
• Human Geography
• Physical Geography.

For a full list of what is available or to sign up for a FREE trial visit the online sales web page.

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  1. Urban Design

    Edited by Tridib Banerjee

    Series: Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

    From the earliest attempts to structure and organize human settlements in the image of divine, cosmic, or an ideal social order, the notion of urban design has deep historical roots. Down the ages, the design of cities has reflected edicts prescribed by the highest authorities, including priests,...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Risk

    Edited by Ragnar Lofstedt, Frederic Bouder

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    Can we better predict or mitigate the consequences of natural disasters, such as earthquakes and hurricanes? Can we reduce the number of oil spills? And what should be done to clean up the mess when something does goes wrong? Why are people concerned about nuclear plants, but so reckless when they...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Sustainable Development

    Edited by John Blewitt

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    The United Nations has pithily defined sustainable development as progress that ‘meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs’. But sustainable development remains highly contested and is subject to a wide variety of interpretations,...

    Published August 20th 2013 by Routledge

  4. International Handbook of Research on Environmental Education

    Edited by Robert B. Stevenson, Michael Brody, Justin Dillon, Arjen E.J. Wals

    The environment and contested notions of sustainability are increasingly topics of public interest, political debate, and legislation across the world. Environmental education journals now publish research from a wide variety of methodological traditions that show linkages between the environment,...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Global Environmental Politics

    Edited by Paul G. Harris

    This handbook provides a comprehensive and authoritative survey of Global Environmental Politics. It brings together leading international academic experts and features 40 chapters that: Describe the history of global environmental politics as a discipline and explain the various theories and...

    Published September 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Companion to Urban Regeneration

    Edited by Michael E. Leary, John McCarthy

    In the past decade, urban regeneration policy makers and practitioners have faced a number of difficult challenges, such as sustainability, budgetary constraints, demands for community involvement and rapid urbanization in the Global South. Urban regeneration remains a high profile and important...

    Published October 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Routledge International Handbook of Migration Studies

    Edited by Steven J. Gold, Stephanie J. Nawyn

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The current era is marked by an unparalleled level of human migration, the consequence of both recent and long-term political, economic, cultural, social, demographic and technological developments. Despite increased efforts to limit its size and consequences, migration has wide-ranging impacts...

    Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Medical Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    Progress and Prospect

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Geographers have for a long time contributed much valuable detailed data on the geographical patterns of disease and health care delivery to the medical world. On its first publication in 1985, this edited collection addressed the need for a review of progress in the field of medical geography that...

    Published June 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Problems and Planning in Third World Cities (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    When this title was first published in 1981, growing concern for the future of cities and those who inhabited them, stimulated by trends in global urbanisation, had resulted in much emphasis being placed on a problem-solving approach to the study of the city. The chapters in this edited collection,...

    Published June 5th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Progress in Urban Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    By Michael Pacione

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A substantial proportion of the world’s population now live in towns and cities, so it is not surprising that urban geography has emerged as a major focus for research. This edited collection, first published in 1983, is concerned with the effects on the city of a wide range of economic, social and...

    Published June 5th 2013 by Routledge

  11. Progress in Rural Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This wide-ranging volume, first published in 1983, reflects the increasing scope of the field of rural geography in the second half of the twentieth century. Although traditional areas of study such as agriculture and the land-use patterns of the countryside remained important, scholars also began...

    Published June 6th 2013 by Routledge