Anthropology: Environmental Anthropology

  • The Age of Sustainability: Just Transitions in a Complex World book cover

    The Age of Sustainability

    Just Transitions in a Complex World, 1st Edition

    By Mark Swilling

    With transitions to more sustainable ways of living already underway, this book examines how we understand the underlying dynamics of the transitions that are unfolding. Without this understanding, we enter the future in a state of informed bewilderment. Every day we are bombarded by reports…

    Paperback – 2019-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Farmers and Plant Breeding: Current Approaches and Perspectives book cover

    Farmers and Plant Breeding

    Current Approaches and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ola Tveitereid Westengen, Tone Winge

    This book presents the history of, and current approaches to, farmer-breeder collaboration in plant breeding, situating this work in the context of sustainable food systems, as well as national and international policy and law regimes. Plant breeding is essential to food production, climate-change…

    Hardback – 2019-11-04 
    Routledge
    Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

  • The Angry Earth: Disaster in Anthropological Perspective book cover

    The Angry Earth

    Disaster in Anthropological Perspective, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Anthony Oliver-Smith, Susanna M. Hoffman

    The Angry Earth explores how various cultures in different historical moments have responded to calamity, offering insight into the complex relationship between societies and their environments. From hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes to oil spills and nuclear accidents, disasters triggered by…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Anthropocene Antarctica: Perspectives from the Humanities, Law and Social Sciences book cover

    Anthropocene Antarctica

    Perspectives from the Humanities, Law and Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Leane, Jeffrey McGee

    Anthropocene Antarctica offers new ways of thinking about the ‘Continent for Science and Peace’ in a time of planetary environmental change. In the Anthropocene, Antarctica has become central to the Earth’s future. Ice cores taken from its interior reveal the deep environmental history of the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Water Politics: Governance, Justice and the Right to Water book cover

    Water Politics

    Governance, Justice and the Right to Water, 1st Edition

    Edited by Farhana Sultana, Alex Loftus

    Scholarship on the right to water has proliferated in interesting and unexpected ways in recent years. This book broadens existing discussions on the right to water in order to shed critical light on the pathways, pitfalls, prospects, and constraints that exist in achieving global goals, as well as…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • UNESCO Biosphere Reserves: Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability and Society book cover

    UNESCO Biosphere Reserves

    Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maureen G. Reed, Martin F. Price

    UNESCO Biosphere Reserves (BRs) are geographical regions of global socio-ecological significance. They are designated within UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere Programme, and form an international, intergovernmental network that supports the aims of sustainability science. This book shows their global…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Common Sense in Environmental Management: Thinking Through English Land and Water book cover

    Common Sense in Environmental Management

    Thinking Through English Land and Water, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Woolley

    Common Sense in Environmental Management examines common sense not in theory, but in practice. Jonathan Woolley argues that common sense as a concept is rooted in English experiences of landscape and land management and examines it ethnographically - unveiling common sense as key to understanding…

    Hardback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge

  • Community Forestry in Nepal: Adapting to a Changing World book cover

    Community Forestry in Nepal

    Adapting to a Changing World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Thwaites, Robert Fisher, Mohan Poudel

    Community forestry focuses on the link between forest resources and livelihoods and contributes to forest conservation and reforestation. It is widespread in Nepal, with a very high proportion of the rural population involved, and is widely recognized as one of the most successful examples of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-14 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Rivers and Society: Landscapes, Governance and Livelihoods book cover

    Rivers and Society

    Landscapes, Governance and Livelihoods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Cooper, Abhik Chakraborty, Shamik Chakraborty

    Rivers and their watersheds constitute some of the most dynamic and complex landscapes. Rivers have sustained human communities, and human societies have utilized and altered river flows in a number of ways for millennia. However, the level of human impact on rivers, and on watershed environments,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-14 
    Routledge

  • The Promise of Contemporary Primatology book cover

    The Promise of Contemporary Primatology

    1st Edition

    By Erin P. Riley

    This book argues for a contemporary primatology that recognizes humans as integral components in the ecologies of primates. This contemporary primatology uses a broadened theoretical lens and methodological toolkit to study primate behavior and ecology in increasingly anthropogenic contexts and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-13 
    Routledge
    New Biological Anthropology

  • Plant-Based Diets for Succulence and Sustainability book cover

    Plant-Based Diets for Succulence and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen May Kevany

    This collection takes an interdisciplinary look at how the transformation towards plant-based diets is becoming more culturally acceptable, economically accessible, technically available and politically viable, and offers strategies for achieving sustainable food systems without having to forgo…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Sustainable Governance of Wildlife and Community-Based Natural Resource Management: From Economic Principles to Practical Governance book cover

    Sustainable Governance of Wildlife and Community-Based Natural Resource Management

    From Economic Principles to Practical Governance, 1st Edition

    By Brian Child

    This book develops the Sustainable Governance Approach and the principles of Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM). It provides practical examples of successes and failures in implementation, and lessons about the economics and governance of wild resources with global application.…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

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