Development Studies: Environment & the Developing World

  • Societal Problems as Public Bads book cover

    Societal Problems as Public Bads

    1st Edition

    By Nan Dirk de Graaf, Dingeman Wiertz

    Corruption, crime, economic inequality, religious fundamentalism, financial crises, environmental degradation, population ageing, gender inequality, large-scale migration… This book tackles many of the most pressing problems facing societies today. The authors demonstrate that similar social…

    Paperback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge

  • Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better book cover

    Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better

    1st Edition

    By Sandeeka Mannakkara, Suzanne Wilkinson, Regan Potangaroa

    "Building Back Better" (BBB) has been a popular slogan in disaster recovery efforts around the world, including the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, the 2009 Samoan Tsunami, the 2010 Haiti Earthquake and the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. BBB has recently been identified as one of four priorities of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge

  • Resilience book cover

    Resilience

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Grove

    Is resilience simply a fad, or is it a new way of thinking about human–environment relations, and the governance of these relations, that has real staying power? Is resilience a dangerous, depoliticizing concept that neuters incipient political activity, or the key to more empowering, emancipatory,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Geography

  • Global Land Grabbing and Political Reactions 'from Below' book cover

    Global Land Grabbing and Political Reactions 'from Below'

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marc Edelman, Ruth Hall, Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Ian Scoones, Ben White, Wendy Wolford

    When the 2007-2008 food and financial crises triggered a global wave of land grabbing, scholars, activists and policy practitioners assumed that this would be met with massive peasant resistance. As empirical evidence accumulated, however, it became clear that political reactions ‘from below’ to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • The Earthscan Reader on Gender and Forests book cover

    The Earthscan Reader on Gender and Forests

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carol J. Pierce Colfer, Marlène Elias, Bimbika Sijapati Basnett, Susan Stevens Hummel

    There is currently much interest in mainstreaming gender in natural resource management, including forestry. This reader provides a collection of key articles on gender and forests published over the last 30 years. Including an editorial introduction and overview, it provides an accessible…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Earthscan Reader Series

  • Environmental Economics book cover

    Environmental Economics

    1st Edition

    By Shunsuke Managi, Koichi Kuriyama

    This book aids those concerned about environmental issues to firmly grasp relevant analytical methods and to comprehend the thought process behind environmental economics. It does so by drawing from specific environmental issues and at the same time providing commentary that facilitates…

    Paperback – 2016-09-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

  • Economic Growth and Sustainable Development book cover

    Economic Growth and Sustainable Development

    2nd Edition

    By Peter N. Hess

    Economic growth, reflected in increases in national output per capita, makes possible an improved material standard of living and the alleviation of poverty. Sustainable development, popularly and concisely defined as ‘meeting the needs of the present generations without compromising the ability of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge

  • Conservation and Development book cover

    Conservation and Development

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Newsham, Shonil Bhagwat

    Conservation and development share an intertwined history dating back to at least the 1700s. But what are the prospects for reconciling the two, and how far have we come with this project? This book explores these questions through a detailed consideration of the past, present and future of the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Resilience, Development and Global Change book cover

    Resilience, Development and Global Change

    1st Edition

    By Katrina Brown

    Resilience is currently infusing policy debates and public discourses, widely promoted as a normative goal in fields as diverse as the economy, national security, personal development and well-being. Resilience thinking provides a framework for understanding dynamics of complex, inter-connected…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge

  • Understanding Poverty and the Environment: Analytical frameworks and approaches book cover

    Understanding Poverty and the Environment

    Analytical frameworks and approaches, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Nunan

    Does poverty lead to environmental degradation? Do degraded environments and natural resources lead to poverty? Or, are there other forces at play? Is the relationship between poverty and the environment really as straightforward as the vicious circle portrayal of ‘poverty leading to environmental…

    Paperback – 2015-03-17
    Routledge

  • Environment and Citizenship book cover

    Environment and Citizenship

    1st Edition

    By Benito Cao

    The increasing awareness of the human impact on the environment is having a profound effect on the concept and content of citizenship – one of the fundamental institutions that structures human relations. In what is the first introduction of its kind, this book provides an accessible, stimulating…

    Paperback – 2015-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts

  • Sustainability: The Basics book cover

    Sustainability: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Peter Jacques

    Sustainability is concerned with the issues around the ongoing and mutual preservation of both society and the environment. It is a widely used term and supposed goal for many governments but it is also easily misunderstood. Sustainability: The Basics offers an accessible and interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2014-08-12
    Routledge
    The Basics

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