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  1. Cultures and Disasters

    Understanding cultural framings in disaster risk reduction
    Edited by Fred Krüger, Greg Bankoff, Terry Cannon, Benedikt Orlowski, and E. Lisa F. Schipper

    Culture and Disasters adopts an interdisciplinary approach to explore this cultural dimension of disaster, with contributions from leading international experts within the field. Section I provides discussion of theoretical considerations and practical research to better understand the important of culture in hazards and disasters. Read more

  2. Urban Theory and the Urban Experience

    Encountering the city, 2nd Edition
    By Simon Parker

    Urban Theory and the Urban Experience brings together classic and contemporary approaches to urban research in order to reveal the intellectual origins of urban studies and the oftentimes unacknowledged debt that empirical and theoretical perspectives on the city owe one another. Read more

  3. Understanding Cultural Geography, Second Edition

    Author Jon Anderson talks about his book, Understanding Cultural Geography 2nd Edition

    Read our Q&A with author Jon Anderson on what makes his book so unique, what’s new in this second edition, and exciting new trends in the field. Read the full Q&A here.

  4. Call for Book Proposals: New Series – Routledge Research in New Postcolonialisms

    Series Editor: Dr Mark Jackson, Senior Lecturer in Postcolonial Geographies, School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol, UK.

    We are actively inviting new book proposals for this series. These can be (co)authored or (co)edited proposals. Please contact Routledge Editor Faye Leerink to discuss your idea: faye.leerink@tandf.co.uk

    Click here to read more about this new series.

  5. Environment and Citizenship

    By Benito Cao

    The increasing awareness of the human impact on the environment is having a profound effect on the concept and content of citizenship – one of the fundamental institutions that structures human relations. In what is the first introduction of its kind, this book provides an accessible, stimulating and multidimensional overview of the many ways in which concern for the environment... Read more

  6. Interview with Roger Mac Ginty, joint author of ‘The Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action.’

    Click here to read a fascinating interview with Roger Mac Ginty, the joint author of The Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action. He reveals the reasons why he decided to write this book, how this book is different than other books in the field and what he found surprising when researching the book. Roger Mac Ginty's new book The Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action is out in March and  Routledge Handbook of Peacebuilding is out in paperback in April.

    (There are more books on humanitarian issues in the Routledge Humanitarian Studies Series, edited by Alex de Waal and Thea Hilhorst)
     

  7. Awarded Outstanding Academic Title, 2014 by Choice Reviews - Successful Adaptation to Climate Change

    "This is a thoughtful and thought-provoking volume, with surprising insights. Of the many books on climate change, this one really hits on the essentials of "What are we going to do about it?" and "Why haven't we done anything yet?" … This work will make readers think and realize that although addressing climate change is complicated, achieving workable solutions is even more complicated. Well-written and engaging reading for both social and physical scientists working on or interested in climate change or associated issues. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals/practitioners; general audiences." - B. Ransom, formerly University of California, San Diego, in CHOICE, June 2014

    Click here to order your copy of Successful Adaptation to Climate Change 

    Other Routledge books awarded Outstanding Academic Title by CHOICE Reviews can be found here

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  8. An Introduction to Political Geography

    Space, Place and Politics, 2nd Edition
    By Martin Jones, Rhys Jones, Michael Woods, Mark Whitehead, Deborah Dixon, and Matthew Hannah

    An Introduction to Political Geography continues to provide a broad-based introduction to contemporary political geography for students following undergraduate degree courses in geography and related subjects. The text explores the full breadth of contemporary political geography, covering not only traditional concerns such as the state, geopolitics, electoral geography and nationalism... Read more...

  9. Have you seen the Routledge Library Edition Social and Cultural Geography collection yet?

    Re-issuing books originally published between 1969 and 1990 this set of 15 volumes gives a 20 year perspective on the development of the discipline of social geography. The books emphasize the increasingly important contribution of geographical theory to the understanding of social change, values, economic and political organization and ethical imperatives. The volumes are authored by well-known international geographers and discuss the philosophy and sociology of geography as well as key themes such as the geography of health, crime, space. They also examine the cross-over of geography with other disciplines, such as literature and history.

    Click here to view the books in this collection.

  10. New Challenges to Food Security

    From Climate Change to Fragile States
    Edited by Ian Christoplos, Adam Pain

    Food security is high on the political agenda. Fears about societal insecurity due to food price increases and hunger, grave scenarios regarding the effects of climate change and general uncertainty about the impacts of investments in biofuels and so-call “land grabbing” on food prices and availability have meant that food security is now recognized as being a multifaceted challenge. This book is unique in that it will bring together analyses of these different factors that impact on food security. Read more...

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