Human Geography backlist catalogue

Welcome to the Human Geography backlist catalogue

  1. At Risk

    Natural Hazards, People's Vulnerability and Disasters, 2nd Edition

    By Piers Blaikie, Terry Cannon, Ian Davis, Ben Wisner

    The term 'natural disaster' is often used to refer to natural events such as earthquakes, hurricanes or floods. However, the phrase 'natural disaster' suggests an uncritical acceptance of a deeply engrained ideological and cultural myth. At Risk questions this myth and argues that extreme natural...

    Published November 12th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Fundamentals of the Physical Environment

    Fourth Edition

    By Peter Smithson, Ken Addison, Ken Atkinson

    Fundamentals of the Physical Environment has established itself as a well-respected core introductory book for students of physical geography and the environmental sciences. Taking a systems approach, it demonstrates how the various factors operating at Earth’s surface can and do interact...

    Published May 15th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Geographies of Globalization

    By Warwick E. Murray

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Human Geography Series

    This informative text offers a geographical perspective on globalization. It provides a lively exploration of its spatial impacts and the distinctive contribution of human geography to studies and debates in this field. Fully up-to-date and engaging, this work:...

    Published December 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  4. Sustainable Urban Development Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Stephen M. Wheeler, Timothy Beatley

    Series: Routledge Urban Reader Series

    Building on the success of its first edition, the second edition of the Sustainable Urban Development Reader expands its selection of classic material on sustainable community development. As in the previous edition, it begins by tracing the roots of the sustainable development concept in the...

    Published August 27th 2008 by Routledge

  5. The Urban Design Reader

    Edited by Michael Larice, Elizabeth Macdonald

    Series: Routledge Urban Reader Series

    Drawing together the very best of classic and contemporary writings, this informative book illuminates the theory and practice of urban design. Forty-one generous selections include contributions from Le Corbusier and Jacobs through to Hayden and Gillham.This book provides an essential...

    Published October 11th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Town and Country Planning in the UK

    14th Edition

    By Barry Cullingworth, Vincent Nadin

    This extensively revised fourteenth edition incorporates the major changes to planning introduced by the 2004 Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act and the government’s mission to change the culture of planning. It provides a critical discussion of the system of planning – the institutions...

    Published May 24th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Urban Geography

    A Global Perspective

    By Michael Pacione

    Today, for the first time in the history of Humankind urban dwellers outnumber rural residents. Urban places, towns and cities, are of fundamental importance – for the distribution of population within countries; in the organization of economic production, distribution and exchange; in the...

    Published March 19th 2009 by Routledge