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Recent Textbooks Articles

  1. Citizenship

    Chatting with Richard Yarwood about Citizenship

    "The idea of citizenship is never static, which makes it fascinating to study but hard to pin down in a single definition. The term 'citizenship' has been widely used to describe the relationship between an individual and their country."

  2. Introducing Human Geographies, Third Edition

    Introducing Human Geographies is the leading guide to human geography for undergraduate students, explaining new thinking on essential topics and discussing exciting developments in the field. Read more...

  3. Water Resources: An Integrated Approach

    Water Resources: An Integrated Approach provides students with a comprehensive overview of both natural and socio-economic processes associated with water. It presents a novel interdisciplinary approach to water in a changing world, from an environmental change perspective and inter-related social, political and economic dimensions. Read more...

    To take a look inside the book click here.

  4. Coming soon: Environmental Security

    Read editor Rita Floyd's book preview of Environmental Security: Approaches and Issues.

  5. Coming soon! New edition of The Geography of Transport Systems

    The third edition of The Geography of Transport Systems is due to publish this month. Significantly revised and updated, this bestseller provides greater discussion of security, energy, green logistics, with new and updated case studies, a revised content structure, and new figures.
     

  6. The Global Casino, 5th Edition

    JUST PUBLISHED: The Global Casino, 5th Edition

    Now fully revised and updated The Global Casino, 5th Edition, includes new case studies and online resources, and covers new topics in extended boxed case studies. They include payment for environmental services, ocean acidification, biofuels in Brazil, waste reduction through industrial symbiosis, and the long-term impact of natural disasters on vulnerable groups.

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  7. The Chinese City

    The Chinese City

    The Chinese City
    By Weiping Wu, Piper Gaubatz
    The Chinese City offers a critical understanding of China’s urbanization,exploring how the complexity of the Chinese city both conforms to and defies conventional urban theories and experience of cities elsewhere around the world. This comprehensive book contains a wealth of up-to-date statistical information, case studies, and suggested further reading to demonstrate the diversity of urban life in China.

     

  8. Now available! New edition of Africa South of the Sahara

    A review of the  third edition of Africa South of the Sahara, by Robert Stock, published in February 2013.

  9. Urban Sociology Reader

    Now available: new edition of the Urban Sociology Reader

    The keenly anticipated new edition of the Urban Sociology Reader is now available. With seminal selections from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century, this new edition includes forty-three significant writings from eminent names such as Simmel, Wirth, Park, Burgess, DuBois, Zukin, Sassen, and Harvey.

  10. Climate Change and Social Ecology

    Featured Book: Climate Change and Social Ecology

    Climate Change and Social Ecology takes a new approach to the climate crisis, portraying global warming as a challenge of rapid social evolution. This book argues that, in order to address this impending catastrophe and bring about more sustainable development, we must focus on improving social ecology – our values, mind-sets, and social organization. Steps to do this include institutional reforms to improve democracy, educational strategies to encourage public understanding of complex issues, and measures to prevent corporations and the wealthy from shaping societies in other directions instead.

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