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New and Published Books

  1. Ecological Sustainability for Non-timber Forest Products

    Dynamics and Case Studies of Harvesting

    By Charlie M. Shackleton, Ashok K. Pandey, Tamara Ticktin

    Series: People and Plants International Conservation

    There is growing knowledge about and appreciation of the importance of Non-timber Forest Products (NTFPs) to rural livelihoods in developing countries, and to a lesser extent, developed countries. However, there is also an assumption on the part of policy-makers that any harvesting of wild animal...

    Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Climate Change Adaptation and Social Resilience in the Sundarbans

    By Anna O'Donnell, Quentin Wodon

    Household vulnerability to weather shocks and changing climatic conditions has become a major concern in developing countries. Yet the empirical evidence remains limited on the impact that changing environmental conditions have on households. This book explores climate change adaptation using a...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Climate Change Mitigation Actions in Five Developing Countries

    Edited by Harald Winkler

    Five case studies on mitigation actions (MAs) in developing countries illustrate the rich diversity of climate action. Researchers from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and South Africa reflect on what is possible in their countries. Case studies reflect the sheer diversity of NAMAs: from a ‘Pronami’...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Managing Organizations for Sustainable Development in Emerging Countries

    Edited by Angappa Gunasekaran, Charbel José Chiappetta Jabbour, Ana Beatriz Lopes de Sousa Jabbour

    Managing Organizations for Sustainable Development in Emerging Countries focuses on the main challenges and opportunities of managing firms and emerging economies in the light of sustainable development. One of the key questions of sustainable development is how organizations from developing...

    Published March 18th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Environment and Citizenship

    By Benito Cao

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts

    The increasing awareness of the human impact on the environment is having a profound effect on the concept and content of citizenship – one of the fundamental institutions that structures human relations. In what is the first introduction of its kind, this book provides an accessible, stimulating...

    Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Transboundary Water Politics in the Developing World

    By Naho Mirumachi

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    This book examines the political economy that governs the management of international transboundary river basins in the developing world. These shared rivers are the setting for irrigation, hydropower and flood management projects as well as water transfer schemes. Often, these projects attempt to...

    Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Poverty and the Environment

    Analytical frameworks and approaches

    By Fiona Nunan

    Does poverty lead to environmental degradation? Do degraded environments and natural resources lead to poverty? Or, are there other forces at play? Is the relationship between poverty and the environment really as straightforward as the vicious circle portrayal of ‘poverty leading to environmental...

    Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Science, Society and the Environment

    Applying Anthropology and Physics to Sustainability

    By Michael R. Dove, Daniel M. Kammen

    In an era when pressing environmental problems make collaboration across the divide between sciences and arts and humanities essential, this book presents the results of a collaborative analysis by an anthropologist and a physicist of four key junctures between science, society, and environment....

    Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Environmental Challenges and Governance

    Diverse perspectives from Asia

    Edited by Sacchidananda Mukherjee, Debashis Chakraborty

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    The economies located in East, South and Southeast Asia have witnessed an interesting growth-sustainability trade-off over the last decades. While growth considerations have paved ways for deepened ties with growing trade-investment waves and increasing population pressure necessitated exploitation...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge Handbook of Environmental Economics in Asia

    Edited by Shunsuke Managi

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Problems of climate change, biodiversity and air pollution are clearly growing globally, but more particularly in Asia because of its economic importance and richness in nature. The increasing interest in environmental and resource economics applied in regions of Asia will make this book an...

    Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge