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Atlas of Improbable Places: A Journey to the World's Most Unusual Corners

Hardback, 01/09/2016, £20.00
£18.00
Atlas of Improbable Places shows the modern world from surprising new vantage points that will inspire urban explorers and armchair travellers alike to consider a new way of understanding the world we live in.

Growing Up in an Urbanizing World

7, 01/11/2001, £29.99
£26.99
This text, by an interdisciplinary team of international child-environment authorities, explores how crucial the relationship of the young and their surroundings is. Covering eight countries, it shows the enormous benefits of involving children in planning and implementing urban improvements.

Creating Better Cities with Children and Youth

7, 01/11/2001, £24.99
£22.49
A manual that shows how to conceptualize, structure and facilitate the participation of young people in the community development process. It is intended for urban planners, municipal officials, community development staff, non-governmental organizations, educators, youth-serving agencies, and youth advocates.

Emancipatory City?

7, 31/08/2004, £24.99
£22.49
The ambivalent status of urban space in terms of emancipation, democratisation, justice and citizenship is central to recent work in urban geography. Through exploration of the tensions and possibilities between freedoms and constraints offered by the city, the authors build on current perspectives to present an analysis of urban experience.

Isle of Thanet: From Prehistory to the Norman Conquest

Paperback, 01/06/2008, £17.99
£16.19
Deputy Director of the Trust for Thanet archaeology, Gerald Moody, has used all the most up-to-date and new archaeological evidence to produce the only book available about the history and archaeology of the Isle of Thanet.

Key Concepts in Migration

Paperback, 22/05/2014, £21.99
£19.79
A much needed book offering brief, authoritative yet highly readable discussions of a wide range of concepts related to this interdisciplinary field.

Dictionary of Human Geography 5ed

7, 23/04/2009, £26.99
£24.29
The Dictionary of Human Geography is the definitive guide to issues and ideas, methods and theories in human geography. Now in its fifth edition, this ground-breaking text has been comprehensively revised to reflect the changing nature and practice of human geography and its rapidly developing connections with other fields.

Urban Transformations: Centres, Peripheries and Systems

Hardback, 16/10/2014, £73.99
£45.50
This book explores the role of cities, their influence and the transformations they have undertaken in the recent past, the ways in which cities regenerate, how plans change, how they are governed and how they react to the economic realities of the day. Bringing together studies from around the world at different scales.

Sage Companion to the City

Paperback, 22/05/2008, £26.99
£24.29
Provides a systematic A-Z to understanding the city that explains the interrelations between society, culture and economy. This book features: Histories; Economies and Inequalities; Communities; and Order and Disorder.

Politics and Practice in Economic Geography

Paperback, 17/07/2007, £24.99
£22.49
Explains and interrogates these fundamental issues of research practice in the discipline. Concerned with examining the methodological challenges associated with that 'cultural turn', this title explains and discusses: qualitative and ethnographic methodologies; and the role and significance of quantitative and numerical methods.

Key Concepts in Urban Geography

Paperback, 18/12/2008, £25.99
£23.39
An accessible and cutting edge introduction to - and overview of - the key concepts defining contemporary urban geography in 20 lively and informative essays.

Oxford Dictionary of Human Geography

Paperback, 25/04/2013, £14.99
£13.49
This new dictionary provides over 2,000 clear and concise entries on human geography, covering basic terms and concepts as well as biographies, organisations, and major periods and schools. Authoritative and accessible, this is a must-have for every student of human geography, as well as for professionals and interested members of the public.

Urban And Regional Planning

Paperback, 12/11/2010, £26.99
£24.29
Suitable for students of urban and regional planning, this text gives an historical overview of the developments and changes in the theory and practice of planning, throughout the 20th century. It looks at the insights of the great figures who influenced the early planning movement, leading up to the creation of the post-war planning machine.

Making of the American Landscape 2ed

Paperback, 15/01/2009, £40.99
£36.89
Offers a survey of environmental and cultural forces that have shaped the visual character and geographical diversity of the settled American landscape. This book examines the large-scale historical influences that have moulded the varied human adaptation of the continent's physical topography to its needs over more than 500 years.

Geographic Thought: A Critical Introduction

Paperback, 19/12/2012, £22.99
£20.69
Geographic Thought: A Critical Introduction presents an engaging and accessible account of the major thinkers and key theoretical developments in the field of human geography.

Researching the City: A Guide for Students

Paperback, 13/11/2013, £20.99
£18.89
A much-needed guide for students doing dissertations on urban issues and cities. Covering both qualitative and quantitative methods, a team of leading researchers show how particular methods are used successfully in urban research projects.

Environment and Society: A Critical Introduction

Paperback, 24/01/2014, £26.99
£24.29
Students and instructors alike have hugely appreciated the innovative and engaging approach that the first edition of Environment and Society brought to the study of contemporary environmental challenges.

Canadian Urban Regions: Trajectories of Growth and Change

Paperback, 21/04/2011, £40.99
£36.89
A core text for upper-level courses in urban geography; urban planning; and urban studies at the university level.

Urban Regeneration 2ed

Paperback, 27/02/2015, £29.99
£26.99
In this new edition of the standard text on the theory and practice of urban regeneration, there are case studies and examples of best practice throughout, and a whole section devoted to international and comparative regeneration.

Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

Paperback, 09/01/2014, £12.99
£11.69
This new dictionary provides a quick and authoritative point of reference for chemical engineering, covering areas such as materials, energy balances, reactions, and separations. It also includes relevant terms from the areas of chemistry, physics, mathematics, and biology.

Farmers, Consumers, Innovators: The World of Joan Thirsk

Paperback, 09/09/2016, £16.99
£15.29
Joan Thirsk was the leading English agrarian historian of the late 20th century. Her research explored regional farming, rural industry, changing tastes and fashions, and innovations in the rural economy. This book demonstrates Thirsk's relevance for historians today, presenting new work that has been influenced by her.

Peaceful Path: Building Garden Cities and New Towns

Paperback, 02/03/2016, £16.99
£15.29
Planning historian Stephen Ward offers a timely new history of garden cities and new towns with the Hertfordshire exemplars as its focus. Yet this is not just a work of history: The Peaceful Path also examines the contemporary relevance of Ebenezer Howard's vision.

Dark Matters: A Manifesto for the Nocturnal City

Paperback, 25/11/2016, £9.99
£8.99
Where now for the secret, the contemplative, the quiet and subterranean in our cities? The question may no longer be what spaces we wish to engage with but when are they?

Vital Little Plans: The Short Works of Jane Jacobs

Hardback, 04/05/2017, £16.99
£15.29
From the INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED author of the modern classic The Death and Life of Great American Cities Vital Little Plans weaves a lifetime of ideas from the most prominent urbanist of the twentieth century into a book that is indispensable to life in the twenty-first.

Estates: An Intimate History

Paperback, 04/05/2017, £9.99
£8.99
New edition of Lynsey Hanley's ground-breaking Estates, with a new introduction from the author.

Pinpoint: How GPS is Changing Our World

Paperback, 01/06/2017, £9.99
£8.99

Planet of Slums

Paperback, 17/01/2017, £9.99
£8.99
New edition of the classic, bestselling (100,000+ copies) worldwide survey of slums by the world's leading urbanist

Introduction to Human Geography 5ed

Paperback, 13/05/2016, £45.99
£41.39

Human Experience of Space and Place

Paperback, 27/11/2016, £26.99
£24.29

Principles of Map Design

Paperback, 13/05/2014, £31.99
£28.79

Age of Migration: International Population Movements in the Modern World

Paperback, 18/12/2013, £30.99
£27.89
This leading text in the field provides a comprehensive assessment of the nature, extent and dimensions of international population movements and of their consequences. Thoroughly revised and updated, the 5th edition assesses the impact of the global economic crisis for migration and includes new material on climate change and migration.

Population of the UK 2ed

Paperback, 12/11/2012, £25.99
£23.39
In this unique, fully revised, full colour book, Danny Dorling - one of the biggest names in social sciences today - maps and explains the social inequalities of the UK.

Global shift 7ed

Paperback, 17/12/2014, £44.99
£40.49
With over 120,000 copies sold worldwide, Peter Dicken's Global Shift has been the definitive work on economic globalization for almost 30 years now. A tried, trusted and unrivalled resource for undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers across the social sciences, this is a seminal text from an internationally renowned author.

Truro and Falmouth

Paperback, 12/04/2007, £7.99
£7.19

Key Thinkers on Space and Place 2ed

Paperback, 12/11/2010, £32.99
£29.69
Critically acclaimed and widely used across the social sciences, this new edition adds 14 new thinkers to an already impressive list.

Geographical Tradition: Episodes in the History of a Contested Enterprise

Paperback, 05/11/1992, £29.99
£26.99
Describes the activities of the explorers and map-makers of Renaissance and early modern Europe; the role of geography during the Scientific Revolution, the Enlightenment and the Darwinian Revolution; and the interactions between geography and empire building in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Key Concepts In Development Geograp

Paperback, 17/05/2012, £21.99
£19.79
An accessible and thought-provoking survey of this vast field. Emphasising the underlying concepts students need to understand and authored by world-renowned experts.

Fieldwork For Human Geography

Paperback, 31/03/2012, £24.99
£22.49
Timely textbook to lead students through their essential fieldwork module. University level, up to date, and packed with applied content, it teaches students how to get the best out of fieldwork, link with their methods courses and use it in their research projects.

Urban Social Geography: An Introduction

Paperback, 26/11/2009, £38.99
£35.09

Urban Geography: A global perspective 3ed

Paperback, 16/03/2009, £43.99
£33.99
Divided into six parts, this book outlines the field of urban geography and explains the importance of a global perspective. It explores the growth of cities from the earliest times and examines the urban geography of the major world regions. It considers the dynamics of urban structure and land use change in Western cities.

Global Childhoods: Globalization, Development and Young People

Paperback, 13/03/2009, £28.00
£25.20

This astute text on the changing nature of childhood focuses on three main issues: nation building and developing children, child participation and activism in the context of development, and globalization and children's lives in the context of what has been called 'the end of development'.

Geographies of Children, Youth and Families

Paperback, 15/12/2010, £27.99
£25.19
Presents an overview of the conceptual and theoretical debates, drawing upon the research from across the globe. This title is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate students of geography, the social sciences and education.

Key conceprs in Political geography

Paperback, 18/04/2009, £21.99
£19.79
A thorough, one-stop reference book on the sub-discipline's most important concepts.

Lived Diversities: Space, Place and Identities in the Multi-ethnic City

Hardback, 23/09/2014, £70.00
£63.00
Focusing on multi-ethnic interaction in an inner city area, this book addresses difficult issues that are often simplistically and negatively portrayed, challenging the stereotypical denigration of inner city life, and Muslim communities in particular.

For Space

Paperback, 08/02/2005, £26.99
£24.29
Presenting an impassioned argument for revitalising our imagination of space, Doreen Massey takes on some well-established assumptions from philosophy, and some familiar ways of characterising the twenty-first century world, and shows how they restrain our understanding of both the challenge and the potential of space.

Sustainability and Well-Being: The Middle Path to Environment, Society and the Economy

Hardback, 21/05/2013, £39.00
£35.10
A powerful social science analysis and a compassionate philosophical perspective to face the twin challenges of environmental sustainability and human well-being.

Climate Change Debate: An Epistemic and Ethical Enquiry

Hardback, 15/10/2013, £45.00
£40.50
Of the two kinds of philosophical questions - epistemic and ethical - raised by the public debate about climate change, professional philosophers have dealt almost exclusively with the ethical. This book is the first to address both and examine the relationship between them.

Human Adaptability: An Introduction to Ecological Anthropology

Paperback, 07/02/2008, £27.99
£25.19
"Designed to help students understand the multiple levels at which human populations respond to their surroundings, this essential text offers the most complete discussion of environmental, physiologic"

Historical Atlas of Kent

Paperback, 05/11/2004, £30.00
£27.00
An historical atlas of Kent

 

 

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