The Social Aspects of Environmental and Climate Change Institutional Dynamics Beyond a Linear Model
Climate Change Law in China in Global Context
By Jarkko Saarinen, Jennifer Fitchett, Gijsbert Hoogendoorn
March 31, 2022
This book explores the nature of climate change in southern Africa, its impacts on tourism and the resilience, adaptation and governance needs in various tourism operations and environments. Previous studies on climate change and tourism have mainly focused on the Global North and specific forms of...
By E. C. H. Keskitalo
December 27, 2021
The Social Aspects of Environmental and Climate Change critically examines the prominence of natural science framing in mainstream climate change research, and demonstrates why climate change really is a social issue. The book highlights how assumptions regarding social and cultural systems that ...
By Jens Marquardt, Laurence L. Delina, Mattijs Smits
December 08, 2021
This volume showcases the diversity of the politics and practices of climate change governance across Southeast Asia. Through a series of country-level case studies and regional perspectives, the authors in this volume explore the complexities and contested nature of climate governance in what can...
By Ian Budge
November 12, 2021
With drastic action needing to be taken now, rather than over the 30 years to 2050, this book addresses the crucial question of how to get action from governments who will always put short-term considerations (e.g. post Covid economic growth) over longer term climate priorities – unless ...
By Nithya Natarajan, Laurie Parsons
May 03, 2021
This book offers a timely exploration of how climate change manifests in the global workplace. It draws together accounts of workers, their work, and the politics of resistance in order to enable us to better understand how the impacts of climate change are structured by the economic and social ...
By Aase J. Kvanneid
March 08, 2021
Perceptions of Climate Change from North India: An Ethnographic Account explores local perceptions of climate change through ethnographic encounters with the men and women who live at the front line of climate change in the lower Himalayas. From data collected over the course of a year in a small ...
By Kellan Anfinson
December 31, 2020
This book develops a politico-ethical response to climate change that accounts for the novelty and uncertainty that it entails. This volume explores the ethical dimensions of climate change and posits that one must view it as a social construction intimately tied to political issues in order to ...
By Xiangbai He, Hao Zhang, Alexander Zahar
July 08, 2020
In Climate Change Law in China in Global Context, seven climate change law scholars explain how the country’s legal system is gradually being mobilized to support the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in China and achieve adaptation to climate change. There has been little English scholarship ...
By Sabrina Dekker
June 30, 2020
This book provides local governments and interested stakeholders with insights into the challenges and opportunities inherent in addressing climate change. Drawing on in-depth case study research on Vancouver, Portland, Glasgow and Dublin, Dekker examines the policy development processes employed ...
By Brian Tokar, Tamra Gilbertson
April 15, 2020
This book brings together the voices of people from five continents who live, work, and research on the front lines of climate resistance and renewal. The many contributors to this volume explore the impacts of extreme weather events in Africa, the Caribbean and on Pacific islands, experiences of ...
By Joseph Henderson, Andrea Drewes
April 07, 2020
This book highlights best practices in climate change education through the analysis of a rich collection of case studies that showcase educational programs across the United States. Framed against the political backdrop of a country in which climate change denial presents a significant threat to ...
By Wendy Steele, Tooran Alizadeh, Leila Eslami-Andargoli, Silvia Serrao-Neumann
July 28, 2016
The fixity or mobility of borders are key themes within the border studies literature and have useful critical application to urban and environmental planning through theory, pedagogy and practice. This offers potential for transformative change through the processes of re-bordering and ...