This series is theoretically and geographically broad in scope, seeking to explore the emerging debates, controversies and practical solutions within Environmental Justice, from around the globe. It offers cutting-edge perspectives at both a local and global scale, engaging with topics such as climate justice, water governance, air pollution, waste management, environmental crime, and the various intersections of the field with related disciplines.
The Routledge Studies in Environmental Justice series welcomes submissions that combine strong academic theory with practical applications, and as such is relevant to a global readership of students, researchers, policy-makers, practitioners and activists. Please contact the Editors Grace Harrison ([email protected]) or Annabelle Harris ([email protected]) to submit proposals.
John Rawls and Environmental Justice Implementing a Sustainable and Socially Just Future
Diversity and Inclusion in Environmentalism
By John Töns
September 25, 2023
Using the principles of John Rawls’ theory of justice, this book offers an alternative political vision, one which describes a mode of governance that will enable communities to implement a sustainable and socially just future. Rawls described a theory of justice that not only describes the sort of...
By Adrian Tait
August 30, 2023
This innovative new book combines environmental justice scholarship with a material ecocriticism to explore the way in which early Victorian literature (1837–1860) responded to the growing problem of environmental injustice. As this book emphasises, environmental injustice – simply, the ...
By Andreas Roos
February 02, 2023
Building on insights from ecological economics and philosophy of technology, this book offers a novel, interdisciplinary approach to understand the contradictory nature of Solar photovoltaic (PV) technology. Solar photovoltaic (PV) technology is rapidly emerging as a cost-effective option in the ...
By Shangrila Joshi
January 09, 2023
This book examines the multiple scales at which the inequities of climate change are borne out. Shangrila Joshi engages in a multi-scalar analysis of the myriad ways in which various resource commons – predominantly atmosphere and forests – are implicated in climate governance, with a consistent ...
By Livia Ester Luzzatto
May 19, 2022
Climate change poses questions of intergenerational justice, but some of its features make it difficult to determine whether we have obligations of climate justice to future generations. This book offers a novel argument, justifying the present generation’s obligations to future people. Livia ...
By Eve Croeser
May 06, 2022
This book investigates the broader climate movement to contextualise the role played by its climate justice wing, focusing specifically on the theoretical and practical contributions of ecosocialists. Ecosocialism and Climate Justice provides an account of the shift from the Holocene to the ...
By Stacia Ryder, Kathryn Powlen, Melinda Laituri, Stephanie A. Malin, Joshua Sbicca, Dimitris Stevis
June 10, 2021
Through various international case studies presented by both practitioners and scholars, Environmental Justice in the Anthropocene explores how an environmental justice approach is necessary for reflections on inequality in the Anthropocene and for forging societal transitions toward a more just ...
By Karen Bell
June 03, 2021
This book discusses how to develop green transitions which benefit, include and respect marginalised social groups. Diversity and Inclusion in Environmentalism explores the challenge of taking into account issues of equity and justice in the green transformation and shows that ignoring these issues...