Development Studies: Environment & the Developing World

  • Governing the Coastal Commons: Communities, Resilience and Transformation book cover

    Governing the Coastal Commons

    Communities, Resilience and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Derek Armitage, Anthony Charles, Fikret Berkes

    Coastal communities depend on the marine environment for their livelihoods, but the common property nature of marine resources poses major challenges for the governance of such resources. Through detailed cases and consideration of broader global trends, this volume examines how coastal communities…

    Paperback – 2017-05-02
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • The Routledge Handbook of Disaster Risk Reduction Including Climate Change Adaptation book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Disaster Risk Reduction Including Climate Change Adaptation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ilan Kelman, Jessica Mercer, JC Gaillard

    The Routledge Handbook of Disaster Risk Reduction Including Climate Change Adaptation aims to provide an overview and critique of the current state of knowledge, policy, and practice, encouraging engagement, and reflection on bringing the two sectors together. This long-awaited and welcomed volume…

    Hardback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • International Energy and Poverty: The emerging contours book cover

    International Energy and Poverty

    The emerging contours, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lakshman Guruswamy

    Around 2.8 billion people globally, also known as the "Other Third" or "energy poor", have little or no access to beneficial energy that meets their needs for cooking, heating, water, sanitation, illumination, transportation, or basic mechanical power. This book uniquely integrates the hitherto…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Environmental Challenges and Governance: Diverse perspectives from Asia book cover

    Environmental Challenges and Governance

    Diverse perspectives from Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sacchidananda Mukherjee, Debashis Chakraborty

    The economies located in East, South and Southeast Asia have witnessed an interesting growth-sustainability trade-off over the last decades. While growth considerations have paved ways for deepened ties with growing trade-investment waves and increasing population pressure necessitated exploitation…

    Paperback – 2017-04-15
    Routledge

  • Climate Change Mitigation Actions in Five Developing Countries book cover

    Climate Change Mitigation Actions in Five Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Harald Winkler

    Five case studies on mitigation actions (MAs) in developing countries illustrate the rich diversity of climate action. Researchers from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and South Africa reflect on what is possible in their countries. Case studies reflect the sheer diversity of NAMAs: from a ‘Pronami’…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Conflicts over Natural Resources in the Global South: Conceptual Approaches book cover

    Conflicts over Natural Resources in the Global South

    Conceptual Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maarten Bavinck, Lorenzo Pellegrini, Erik Mostert

    Inhabitants of poor, rural areas in the Global South heavily depend on natural resources in their immediate vicinity. Conflicts over and exploitation of these resources – whether it is water, fish, wood fuel, minerals, or land – severely affect their livelihoods. The contributors to this volume…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    CRC Press

  • 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

  • The Routledge Companion to Labor and Media book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Labor and Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Maxwell

    Labor resides at the center of all media and communication production, from the workers who create the information technologies that form the dynamic core of the global capitalist system and the designers who create media content to the salvage workers who dismantle the industry’s high-tech trash.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • 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

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