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New and Published Books

  1. Promoting Sustainable Living

    Sustainability as an Object of Desire

    By Justyna Karakiewicz, Audrey Yue, Angela Paladino

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

    Current images of sustainability are often designed to instil fear and force change, not because we believe in it, but because we fear the consequences of inaction. Moving away from negative portrayals of sustainability, this book identifies the factors that motivate people to aspire towards...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Engaging the Public with Climate Change

    Behaviour Change and Communication

    Edited by Lorraine Whitmarsh, Saffron O'Neill, Irene Lorenzoni

    Despite increasing public awareness of climate change, our behaviours relating to consumption and energy use remain largely unchanged. This book answers the urgent call for effective engagement methods to foster sustainable lifestyles, community action, and social change. Written by practitioners...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Coming of Age of the Green Community

    My neighbourhood, my planet

    By Erik Bichard

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    People organising to protect their environment is not a new phenomenon, but the groups that have been pushing for environmental change since the 1970s have not convinced sufficient numbers make sustainable decisions or to lead sustainable lives. Governments have serially failed to do the job at the...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Environmental Apocalypse in Science and Art

    Designing Nightmares

    By Sergio Fava

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    At a time when it is clear that climate change adaptation and mitigation are failing, this book examines how our assumptions about (valid and usable) knowledge are preventing effective climate action. Through a cross-disciplinary, empirically-based analysis of climate science and policy, the book...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Perspectives on Human-Animal Communication

    Internatural Communication

    Edited by Emily Plec

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    Despite its inherent interdisciplinarity, the Communication discipline has remained an almost entirely anthropocentric enterprise. This book represents early and prominent forays into the subject of human-animal communication from a Communication Studies perspective, an effort that brings a...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Sport Management and the Natural Environment

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Jonathan M. Casper, Michael E. Pfahl

    With climate change and other environmental issues becoming increasingly prominent, any successful sport organization now has to incorporate environmental concerns into their business strategy, while all sport managers must understand how to implement environmental initiatives into their everyday...

    Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Troubled Rhetoric and Communication of Climate Change

    The argumentative situation

    By Philip Eubanks

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

    Despite an overwhelming scientific consensus, climate change remains one of the most controversial issues of our time. Focusing on the rhetoric that surrounds the issue of climate change, this groundbreaking book analyses why the debate continues to rage and examines how we should argue when...

    Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 'Alternative' cultures and leisure

    Creating pathways for sustainable livelihoods

    Edited by Alan Law, Stephen Wearing

    Contemporary discourse on sustainability points to the need for substantial, if not radical, shifts in relations between productivity, environment, consumption and identities, in ways which bring or restore balance to the intersecting domains. The catchphrase of ‘sustainability’ has made its way...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Quality of the Urban Environment

    Essays on "New Resources" in an Urban Age

    Edited by Harvey S. Perloff

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The quality of the environment in which people live, work, and play influences to no small degree the quality of life itself. The environment can be satisfying and attractive and provide scope for individual development or it can be poisonous, irritating and stunting. The papers in this volume,...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Household Energy and the Poor in the Third World

    By Elizabeth Cecelski, Joy Dunkerley, William Ramsay

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This volume originated as a report given to the World Bank in 1978 on the household energy consumption of both the urban and rural poor in developing countries. Originally published in 1979, this title supplies alternatives for meeting the domestic energy needs of the poor in developing countries...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge