Academic books

I am (co)author or (co)editor of 24 academic books and a 12 volume encyclopedia.  Two of the books below are open access – Atlas of Cybersace and Radical Theory/Critical Praxis – and a couple have their own websites with additional resources.

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Kitchin, R. and Perng, S-Y. (2016) Code and the City. Routledge, London.  PB: 9781138922112, HB: 9781138922105

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Kitchin, R. (2014) The Data Revolution: Big Data, Open Data, Data Infrastructures and Their Consequences. Sage, London. PB: 9781446287484; HB 9781446287477

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Lee, R., Castree, N., Kitchin, R., Lawson, V., Paasi, A., Philo, C., Radcliffe, S., Roberts, S. and Withers, C. (Eds) (2014) SAGE Handbook of Human Geography. Sage, London. 2 volumes. HB: 9780857022486

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oxford dictionary of human geography


Castree, N., Kitchin, R. and Rogers, A. (2013) Oxford Dictionary of Human Geography. Oxford University Press. 978-0199599868

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Code space

Kitchin, R. and Dodge, M. (2011) Code/Space: Software and Everyday Life. MIT Press.

Winner: Meridian Prize by American Association of Geographers for best book in discipline. CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2011 (American Library Association prize). 978-0262042482

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The Map Reader

Dodge, M., Kitchin, R. and Perkins, C. (Eds) (2011) The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester. 978-0470742839

Winner of the Cantemir Prize 2012, Berendel Foundation

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Hubbard, P. and Kitchin, R. (Eds) (2010) Key Thinkers on Space and Place. 2nd edition. Sage PB 978-1849201025.

Being translated into Chinese (Commercial Press)

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international encyclopedia

Kitchin, R. and Thrift, N. (Co)Editor-in-Chief, International Encyclopaedia of Human Geography (Elsevier, 2005-) 12 volumes, 914 entries, 844 contributors. 978-0080449111

CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2010. (American Library Association prize)

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Dodge, M., Kitchin, R. and Perkins, C. (Eds) (2009) Rethinking Maps: New Frontiers in Cartographic Theory. Routledge, London   PB 978-0415676670, HB 978-0415461528

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key texts


Hubbard, P., Kitchin, R. and Valentine, G. (Eds) (2008) Key Texts in Human Geography. Sage, London. PB: 9781412922616, HB: 9781412922609

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atlas of the island of ireland


Gleeson, J., Kitchin, R. Bartley, B., Driscoll, J. Foley, R., Fotheringham, S. and Lloyd, C. (2008) The Atlas of the Island of Ireland. AIRO/ICLRD, Naas. HB: 0-901519-91-X

mapping worlds


Kitchin, R. (Ed) (2007) (Ed) Mapping Worlds: International Perspectives on Social and Cultural Geographies. Taylor and Francis. HB: 0-415-43828-4; PB: 978-0-415-49490-8.

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understand contemporary Ireland


Bartley, B. and Kitchin, R. (Eds) (2007) Understanding Contemporary Ireland. Pluto Press, London PB: 0-7453-2594-7, HB 0-7453-2595-5

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academics guide


Kitchin, R. and Fuller, D. (2005) The Academic’s Guide to Publishing. Sage, London. PB: 1-4129-0083-2; HB 1-4129-0082-4

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Hubbard, P., Kitchin, R. and Valentine, G. (Eds) (2004) Key Thinkers on Space and Place. 1st edition. Sage, London. PB: 0-7619-4963-1, HB 0-7619-4962-3

Being translated into Japanese (Nakanishiya Publishers).,


radical theory


Fuller, D. and Kitchin, R. (Eds) (2004) Radical Theory, Critical Praxis: Making a Difference Beyond the Academy? Praxis E-Press.  0973456108

Open Access


thinking geographically


Hubbard, P., Kitchin, R., Bartley, B. and Fuller, D. (2002) Thinking Geographically:Space, Theory and Contemporary Human Geography. Continuum, London. PB: 0-8264-5625-1; HB: 0-8264-5624-3

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Kitchin, R. and Kneale, J. (Eds) (2002) Lost in Space: Geographies of Science Fiction. Continuum, London. PB: 0-485-00639-1, HB: 0-485-00448-8

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cognition of geographic spaec


Kitchin, R. and Blades, M. (2001) The Cognition of Geographic Space. IB Taurus, London. PB: 1-860-64705-7, HB: 1-860-64704-9

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atlas of cyberspace


Dodge, M. and Kitchin, R. (2001) Atlas of Cyberspace. Addison-Wesley. HB: 0-130-89720-5.

Free download of book under creative commons license


Disability space


Kitchin, R. (2000) Disability, Space and Society. Geographical Association, Changing Geography Series. 1-899085-87-4

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mapping cyberspace

Dodge, M. and Kitchin, R. (2000) Mapping Cyberspace. Routledge, London. PB: 0-415-19884-4, HB: 0-415-19883-6.

Translated into Chinese (Weber Publications, Taiwan).

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cog map


Kitchin, R. and Freundschuh, S. (Eds) (2000) Cognitive Mapping: Past, Present and Future. Routledge, London. HB: 0-415-20806-8

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conducting research

Kitchin, R. and Tate, N. (1999) Conducting Research in Human Geography: Theory, Methodology and Practice. Prentice Hall. PB: 0-582-29797-4.

Translated into Chinese (Commercial Press, Beijing)

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Kitchin, R. (1998) Cyberspace: The World in the Wires. John Wiley and Sons, Chichester. PB: 0-417-97862-0. HB: 0-471-97861-2

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