Development Studies: Environment & the Developing World

  • Making Climate Compatible Development Happen book cover

    Making Climate Compatible Development Happen

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona Nunan

    Making Climate Compatible Development Happen introduces readers to the concept of climate compatible development (CCD) through exploring what it might look like, how it could be achieved in practice and identifying challenges and dilemmas raised by CCD. The book brings together research that…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
    Routledge

  • Global Ecopolitics Revisited: Towards a complex governance of global environmental problems book cover

    Global Ecopolitics Revisited

    Towards a complex governance of global environmental problems, 1st Edition

    By Philippe Le Prestre

    Faced with worsening environmental indicators, cooperation hurdles, and the limited effectiveness of current institutions, reforming international environmental governance has proven elusive, despite various diplomatic initiatives at the United Nations level over the last two decades. Overcoming…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge

  • Research and Development on Genetic Resources: Public Domain Approaches in Implementing the Nagoya Protocol book cover

    Research and Development on Genetic Resources

    Public Domain Approaches in Implementing the Nagoya Protocol, 1st Edition

    Edited by Evanson Chege Kamau, Gerd Winter, Peter-Tobias Stoll

    National implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) provisions has yielded enough challenges for providers and users of genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge alike. The Nagoya Protocal brings novel ideas for resolving the challenges plaguing the Access and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • The Political Ecology of Climate Change Adaptation: Livelihoods, agrarian change and the conflicts of development book cover

    The Political Ecology of Climate Change Adaptation

    Livelihoods, agrarian change and the conflicts of development, 1st Edition

    By Marcus Taylor

    This book provides the first systematic critique of the concept of climate change adaptation within the field of international development. Drawing on a reworked political ecology framework, it argues that climate is not something ‘out there’ that we adapt to. Instead, it is part of the social and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • The Ecotourism-Extraction Nexus: Political Economies and Rural Realities of (un)Comfortable Bedfellows book cover

    The Ecotourism-Extraction Nexus

    Political Economies and Rural Realities of (un)Comfortable Bedfellows, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bram Büscher, Veronica Davidov

    Ecotourism and natural resource extraction may be seen as contradictory pursuits, yet in reality they often take place side by side, sometimes even supported by the same institutions. Existing academic and policy literatures generally overlook the phenomenon of ecotourism in areas concurrently…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

  • Water, Power and Identity: The Cultural Politics of Water in the Andes book cover

    Water, Power and Identity

    The Cultural Politics of Water in the Andes, 1st Edition

    By Rutgerd Boelens

    This book addresses two major issues in natural resource management and political ecology: the complex conflicting relationship between communities managing water on the ground and national/global policy-making institutions and elites; and how grassroots defend against encroachment, question the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Europe's Green Revolution and Others Since: The Rise and Fall of Peasant-Friendly Plant Breeding book cover

    Europe's Green Revolution and Others Since

    The Rise and Fall of Peasant-Friendly Plant Breeding, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Harwood

    How best to foster agricultural development in the Third World has long been a subject of debate and from a European perspective the persistent failure to design peasant-friendly technology is puzzling. From the late 19th century, for example, various western European countries also underwent ‘…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Climate Change Adaptation in Africa: An Historical Ecology book cover

    Climate Change Adaptation in Africa

    An Historical Ecology, 1st Edition

    By Gufu Oba

    In the context of growing global concerns about climate change, this book presents a regional and sub-continental synthesis of pastoralists' responses to past environmental changes and reflects on the lessons for current and future environmental challenges. Drawing from rock art, archaeology,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • The Atlas of Environmental Migration book cover

    The Atlas of Environmental Migration

    1st Edition

    By Dina Ionesco, Daria Mokhnacheva, François Gemenne

    As climate change and extreme weather events increasingly threaten traditional landscapes and livelihoods of entire communities the need to study its impact on human migration and population displacement has never been greater. The Atlas of Environmental Migration is the first illustrated…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental Change book cover

    A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Buechler, Anne-Marie S. Hanson

    This edited volume explores how a feminist political ecology framework can bring fresh insights to the study of rural and urban livelihoods dependent on vulnerable rivers, lakes, watersheds, wetlands and coastal environments. Bringing together political ecologists and feminist scholars from…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Conflict, Negotiations and Natural Resource Management: A legal pluralism perspective from India book cover

    Conflict, Negotiations and Natural Resource Management

    A legal pluralism perspective from India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maarten Bavinck, Amalendu Jyotishi

    Conflicts over natural resources abound in India, where much of the population is dependent on these resources for their livelihoods. Issues of governance and management are complicated by the competing claims of parallel legal systems, including state, customary, religious, project and local laws.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Asian Sacred Natural Sites: Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation book cover

    Asian Sacred Natural Sites

    Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bas Verschuuren, Naoya Furuta

    Nature conservation planning tends to be driven by models based on Western norms and science, but these may not represent the cultural, philosophical and religious contexts of much of Asia. This book provides a new perspective on the topic of sacred natural sites and cultural heritage by linking…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge

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