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Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

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This series provides comprehensive, original and accessible texts on the core topics in environment and sustainability. The texts take an interdisciplinary and international approach to the key issues in this field.

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Environmental Sociology and Social Transformation Key Issues

Environmental Sociology and Social Transformation: Key Issues

1st Edition


By Magnus Boström, Rolf Lidskog
June 07, 2024

Environmental Sociology and Social Transformation demonstrates how sociological theory and research are critical for understanding the social drivers of global environmental destruction and the conditions for transformative change. Written by two professors of sociology who are deeply involved in ...

Sustainable Business Key Issues

Sustainable Business: Key Issues

3rd Edition

By Helen Kopnina, Rory Padfield, Josephine Mylan
June 14, 2023

Sustainable Business: Key Issues is the first comprehensive introductory-level textbook to address the interface between environmental challenges and business solutions to provide an overview of the basic concepts of sustainability, sustainable business, and business ethics. Fully updated for the...

Ecosystem Services Key Issues

Ecosystem Services: Key Issues

2nd Edition

By Mark Everard
December 31, 2021

Revised and fully updated, this textbook provides a detailed yet accessible introduction to the key aspects of ecosystem services. Ecosystem services is one of the most powerful guiding principles for ecology, biodiversity conservation and the management of natural resources. It provides the basis...

Environmental Justice Key Issues

Environmental Justice: Key Issues

1st Edition

Edited By Brendan Coolsaet
July 07, 2020

Environmental Justice: Key Issues is the first textbook to offer a comprehensive and accessible overview of environmental justice, one of the most dynamic fields in environmental politics scholarship. The rapidly growing body of research in this area has brought about a proliferation of approaches;...

The Anthropocene Key Issues for the Humanities

The Anthropocene: Key Issues for the Humanities

1st Edition

By Eva Horn, Hannes Bergthaller
September 25, 2019

The Anthropocene is a concept which challenges the foundations of humanities scholarship as it is traditionally understood. It calls not only for closer engagement with the natural sciences but also for a synthetic approach bringing together insights from the various subdisciplines in the ...

Human Rights and the Environment Key Issues

Human Rights and the Environment: Key Issues

1st Edition

By Sumudu Atapattu, Andrea Schapper
March 20, 2019

The field of human rights and the environment has grown phenomenally during the last few years and this textbook will be one of the first to encourage students to think critically about how many environmental issues lead to a violation of existing rights. Taking a socio-legal approach, this book ...

Sustainable Consumption Key Issues

Sustainable Consumption: Key Issues

1st Edition

By Lucie Middlemiss
June 13, 2018

Sustainable Consumption: Key Issues provides a concise introduction to the field of sustainable consumption, outlining the contribution of the key disciplines in this multi-disciplinary area, and detailing the way in which both the problem and the potential for solutions are understood. Divided ...

Sustainability Science Key Issues

Sustainability Science: Key Issues

1st Edition

Edited By Ariane König, Jerome Ravetz
November 13, 2017

Sustainability Science: Key Issues is a comprehensive textbook for undergraduates, postgraduates, and participants in executive trainings from any disciplinary background studying the theory and practice of sustainability science. Each chapter takes a critical and reflective stance on a ...

Ecomedia Key Issues

Ecomedia: Key Issues

1st Edition

Edited By Stephen Rust, Salma Monani, Sean Cubitt
September 24, 2015

Ecomedia: Key Issues is a comprehensive textbook introducing the burgeoning field of ecomedia studies to provide an overview of the interface between environmental issues and the media globally. Linking the world of media production, distribution, and consumption to environmental understandings, ...

Sustainability Key Issues

Sustainability: Key Issues

1st Edition

Edited By Helen Kopnina, Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet
July 01, 2015

Sustainability: Key Issues is a comprehensive introductory textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students doing courses in sustainability. Highly original, it covers the very broad spectrum of ideas covered under sustainability, from participation, resilience, growth, ecological modernism ...

Low Carbon Development Key Issues

Low Carbon Development: Key Issues

1st Edition

Edited By Frauke Urban, Johan Nordensvard
April 17, 2013

Low Carbon Development: Key Issues is the first comprehensive textbook to address the interface between international development and climate change in a carbon constrained world. It discusses the key conceptual, empirical and policy-related issues of low carbon development and takes an ...

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