The Atlas of World Hunger
Authors: Thomas J. Bassett and Alex Winter-Nelson
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Using the conceptual framework of geography and agricultural economics, the writers consider the areas of our world that are still subject to dire shortages of food, despite the current surplus in world production. A graphic(al) critique of the modern world and a close-focus illustration of hunger in our time.
Wetland Ecology: Principles and Conservation
Author: Paul A. Keddy
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Price: £75.00 and £35.00
ISBN 9780521519403 and 739672
This new edition of a prizewinning textbook employs detailed colour illustrations and ranges from first principles through to advanced concepts. A global context is provided via new chapters on wetland restoration and wetland services that draw on practical examples worldwide.
Author: Jane Roberts
Publisher: Routledge/Taylor & Francis
Price: £75.00 and £22.99
ISBN 9780415497848 and 7855
The second edition of Environmental Policy offers a multidisciplinary perspective on how policymakers can ensure greater sustainability in individual lifestyles, corporate strategies and national policies. New and updated case studies drawn from a range of inter-national examples highlight issues including climate change, international trade, tourism and human rights.
Food Security and Global Environmental Change
Editors: John Ingram, Polly Ericksen and Diana Liverman
Price: £85.00 and £24.99
ISBN 97818497112 and 1289
This book focuses on the interaction between our global food security and the impacts of environmental change - an unprecedented threat to the livelihoods of hundreds of millions of people worldwide. The contributors strive for a synthetic approach, covering disciplines from economics and politics to environmental physics.
Key Concepts in Economic Geography
Authors: Yuko Aoyama, James T. Murphy and Susan Hanson
Price: £65.00 and £20.99
ISBN 9781847878946 and 78953
Intended as a "new kind of textbook", this title is aimed at upper-level undergraduates and postgraduates. It is organised around 20 short essays and looks to provide a comprehensive background in the field of economic geography in a detailed and expansive way.
The Economic Geography of the UK
Editors: Neil M. Coe and Andrew Jones
Price: £75.00 and £24.99
ISBN 9781849200899 and 0905
This text is directed at geography undergraduates studying modules on economic and human geography. Topics discussed include the City and finance, uneven development across the country, and links with the EU and the global economy.
Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions
Authors: G. Tyler Miller and Scott E. Spoolman
Edition: Seventeenth international
Publisher: Cengage Learning
A comprehensive look at the interaction between humans and their environment, with a focus on sustainability of natural resources and human societies. Its concept-centred approach, with up-to-date data, case studies and "good news" examples, aims to turn complex issues into memorable key concepts.
Global Environmental Policy: Concepts, Principles, and Practice
Authors: Charles H. Eccleston and Frederic March
Publisher: CRC Press/Taylor & Francis
Via a range of case studies and examples, and considering both the power and limitations of theoretical approaches, the authors consider the scientific and socioeconomic framework that policymakers must consider in an environmentally conscious age. The text ranges from the origins of the environmental movement, through key 20th-century legislation and considerations of future trends.
Authors: John Grotzinger and Tom Jordan
Publisher: W.H. Freeman/Palgrave Macmillan
This introductory textbook for undergraduates looking for a foundation in the field is designed to show the perspective of a working geologist.
Water Sustainability: A Global Perspective
Author: J.A.A. Jones
Written by the chair of the International Geographical Union Commission for Water Sustainability, and using modern mapping techniques, this book examines the challenges global warming will bring to the fraught issue of water supply.
Author: Carla Montgomery
Environmental Geology endeavours to give a broad overview of the current understanding of the history of the Earth's development, and discusses a range of possible future trends. Its intention is to lay a broad foundation for further study.
Landscapes and Geomorphology: A Very Short Introduction
Authors: Andrew Goudie and Heather Viles
Publisher: Oxford University Press
The authors examine what landscape is, and the ideas and techniques used to study it via a discipline built on the methods of 19th-century scientists. Using global examples, they consider controls on landscape including tectonics and climate, humans and the living world.