Development Studies: Environment & the Developing World

  • Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change book cover

    Curating the Future

    Museums, Communities and Climate Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Newell, Libby Robin, Kirsten Wehner

    Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change explores the way museums tackle the broad global issue of climate change. It explores the power of real objects and collections to stir hearts and minds, to engage communities affected by change. Museums work through exhibitions, events,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Transformative Sustainable Development: Participation, reflection and change book cover

    Transformative Sustainable Development

    Participation, reflection and change, 1st Edition

    By Kei Otsuki

    Recent debates about sustainable development have shifted their focus from fixing environmental problems in a technocratic and economic way to more fundamental changes in social-political processes and relations. In this context, participation is a genuinely transformative approach to sustainable…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Sustainable Energy for All: Innovation, technology and pro-poor green transformations book cover

    Sustainable Energy for All

    Innovation, technology and pro-poor green transformations, 1st Edition

    By David Ockwell, Rob Byrne

    Despite decades of effort and billions of dollars spent, two thirds of people in sub-Saharan Africa still lack access to electricity, a vital pre-cursor to economic development and poverty reduction. Ambitious international policy commitments seek to address this, but scholarship has failed to keep…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Indonesia and the Politics of Disaster: Power and Representation in Indonesia’s Mud Volcano book cover

    Indonesia and the Politics of Disaster

    Power and Representation in Indonesia’s Mud Volcano, 1st Edition

    By Phillip Drake

    Named after Lapindo Brantas, a gas exploration company that was drilling at the eruption site, the Lapindo mudflow initially burst in 2006 and continues to flow today, becoming the most expensive disaster in Indonesia’s history. Using this environmental incident in Indonesia as a case study, this…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Understanding Small-Island Developing States: Fragility and External Shocks book cover

    Understanding Small-Island Developing States

    Fragility and External Shocks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amelia Santos-Paulino, Mark McGillivray, Wim Naudé

    Small island developing states (SIDS) are characterised by high economic, geographical and social vulnerability. These states are perceived as economically vulnerable, exhibiting poor economic performance, and embedding low levels of achieved well-being on most criteria. SIDS, which occupy very…

    Paperback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge

  • Water for Food Security: Challenges for Pakistan book cover

    Water for Food Security

    Challenges for Pakistan, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Ringler, Arif Anwar

    Pakistan’s water management is at a critical watershed. Water shortages are growing rapidly as a result of growing demand across all water-using sectors. Rapid population growth, from 175 million people in 2010 to an estimated 236 million by 2030 and 280 million by 2050, and international…

    Paperback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Land Solutions for Climate Displacement book cover

    Land Solutions for Climate Displacement

    1st Edition

    Edited by Scott Leckie

    The threat of climate displacement looms large over a growing number of countries. Based on the more than six years of work by Displacement Solutions in ten climate-affected countries, academic work on displacement and climate adaptation, and the country-level efforts of civil society groups in…

    Paperback – 2016-07-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

  • Responsible Mining: Key Principles for Industry Integrity book cover

    Responsible Mining

    Key Principles for Industry Integrity, 1st Edition

    By Sara Bice

    Mining can have negative environmental and social impacts, but can also be responsible. However corporations have little impetus to act responsibly without being held to account by an informed and active public, and by strong institutions and governments which not only create but also enforce…

    Paperback – 2016-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Low Carbon Transitions for Developing Countries book cover

    Low Carbon Transitions for Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Frauke Urban

    Global climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our times and in order to tackle this carbon emissions need to be mitigated. China and India have recently become some of the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitters. Transitions to low carbon energy, for reducing emissions that lead to…

    Paperback – 2016-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Low Carbon Development

  • Human Security and Natural Disasters book cover

    Human Security and Natural Disasters

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Hobson, Paul Bacon, Robin Cameron

    "Human security" is an approach that rejects the traditional prioritization of state security, and instead identifies the individual as the primary referent of security. It offers a way of broadening our perspective, and recognizing that the most pressing threats to individuals do not come from…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • 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

  • Gender and Forests: Climate Change, Tenure, Value Chains and Emerging Issues book cover

    Gender and Forests

    Climate Change, Tenure, Value Chains and Emerging Issues, 1st Edition

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

    This enlightening book brings together the work of gender and forestry specialists from various backgrounds and fields of research and action to analyse global gender conditions as related to forests. Using a variety of methods and approaches, they build on a spectrum of theoretical perspectives to…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

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