Kates, R.W., 2011. Editors' Picks: Review of M.J. Gelfand et al., Differences Between Tight and Loose Cultures: A 33-Nation Study. Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development, Vol. 53, No. 5, pp. 3-4, doi:10.1080/00139157.2011.604012.
Kates, R. W., 2010. Editor’s pick: Review of William R. Travis, Going to Extremes: Propositions on the Social Response to Severe Climate Change, Environment, Vol. 52, No. 4, pp. 3-4.
Kates, R. W., 2008. Review of Global Catastrophes and Trends: The Next Fifty Years by Vaclav Smil, Environmental Magazine, Vol. 50, No. 6, pp. 4-5.
Kates, R. W., 2006. Review of Hungry Planet: What the World Eats by Peter Menzel and Faith A’Aluisio, Environment, Vol. 48 No. 8, pp. 40.
Kates, R. W., 1997. Review of Climate Change: 1995: Impacts, Adaptations, and Mitigation, R.T. Watson, M.C. Zinyowera, and R. H. Moss (eds.), Environment, Vol. 39 No. 9, pp. 29-33.
Kates, R. W., 1987. Review of The World Food Problem 1950-1980 by David Grigg, Economic Geography, Vol. 63, No. 2, pp. 183-184
Kates, R. W., 1986. Review of Normal Accidents: Living With High Risk Technologies by Charles Perrow, Professional Geographer, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 121-122.
Kates, R. W., 1983. Review of The African Child and His Environment by R. Ogbonna Chuche and Barnabas Otaala, Network for Environment and Development, Vol. 3, No. 1.
Kates, R. W., 1972. Review of Perspectives on Resource Management by T. O'Riordan, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, pp. 519-520.
Kates, R. W., 1967. Use and Misuse in Narragansett Bay, Geographical Review, Vol. LVII, No. 3, pp. 427-429.
Burton I., and R. W. Kates, 1964. Canadian Resources and American Requirement: A Review, Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science, Vol. XXX, No. 2, pp. 264-269.
Burton, I. and R. W. Kates, 1964. Slaying the Malthusian Dragon: A Review, Economic Geography, Vol. XL, No. 1, January, pp. 82-89.
Kates, R. W., 1962. Review of Man, Mind and Land: A Theory of Resource Use by Walter Firey, Journal of Regional Science, Vol. IV, No. 1, pp. 100-192.