Development Studies: Environment & the Developing World

  • Cities and Agriculture: Developing Resilient Urban Food Systems book cover

    Cities and Agriculture

    Developing Resilient Urban Food Systems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Henk de Zeeuw, Pay Drechsel

    As people increasingly migrate to urban settings and more than half of the world's population now lives in cities, it is vital to plan and provide for sustainable and resilient food systems which reflect this challenge. This volume presents experience and evidence-based "state of the art" chapters…

    Paperback – 2015-09-28
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Adapting to Climate Uncertainty in African Agriculture: Narratives and knowledge politics book cover

    Adapting to Climate Uncertainty in African Agriculture

    Narratives and knowledge politics, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Whitfield

    Future climatic and agro-ecological changes in Africa are uncertain and associated with high degrees of spatial and temporal variability and this change is differently simulated within divergent climate-crop models and in controlled crop breeding stations. Furthermore, uncertainty emerges in local…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Development, Power, and the Environment: Neoliberal Paradox in the Age of Vulnerability book cover

    Development, Power, and the Environment

    Neoliberal Paradox in the Age of Vulnerability, 1st Edition

    By Md Saidul Islam

    Unmasking the neoliberal paradox, this book provides a robust conceptual and theoretical synthesis of development, power and the environment. With seven case studies on global challenges such as under-development, food regime, climate change, dam building, identity politics, and security…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Beyond the Green Economy book cover

    Beyond the Green Economy

    1st Edition

    By Ricardo Abramovay

    The world needs a new economy. In spite of tremendous and growing material prosperity, inequality is on the rise and the current organization of the Earth’s natural resources has failed to address the basic human needs of billions of people. This book exposes the bottlenecks of the present path of…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04

  • The Political Economy of Global Warming: The Terminal Crisis book cover

    The Political Economy of Global Warming

    The Terminal Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Del Weston

    Humanity is facing an unprecedented global catastrophe as a result of global warming. This book examines the reasons why international agencies, together with national governments, are seemingly unable to provide real and binding solutions to the problems. The reasons presented relate to the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Gender Equality and Sustainable Development book cover

    Gender Equality and Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Leach

    For pathways to be truly sustainable and advance gender equality and the rights and capabilities of women and girls, those whose lives and well-being are at stake must be involved in leading the way. Gender Equality and Sustainable Development calls for policies, investments and initiatives in…

    Paperback – 2015-08-10
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Situational Prevention of Poaching book cover

    Situational Prevention of Poaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew M Lemieux

    For centuries, criminologists have looked for scientific ways to study, understand, and ultimately prevent crime. In this volume, a unique offense, poaching, is explored in various contexts to determine what opportunity structures favor this crime and how situational crime prevention may reduce its…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Crime Science Series

  • International Environmental Law and Distributive Justice: The Equitable Distribution of CDM Projects under the Kyoto Protocol book cover

    International Environmental Law and Distributive Justice

    The Equitable Distribution of CDM Projects under the Kyoto Protocol, 1st Edition

    By Tomilola Akanle Eni-Ibukun

    The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is widely regarded as one of the Kyoto Protocol’s best creations and as an essential part of the international climate change regime. The CDM has been constantly evolving to ensure that it fulfils its objectives of mitigating climate change and contributing to…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • The Routledge Handbook of Political Ecology book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Political Ecology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Perreault, Gavin Bridge, James McCarthy

    The Routledge Handbook of Political Ecology presents a comprehensive and authoritative examination of the rapidly growing field of political ecology. Located at the intersection of geography, anthropology, sociology, and environmental history, political ecology is one of the most vibrant and…

    Hardback – 2015-06-17
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Rural Politics in Contemporary China book cover

    Rural Politics in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emily T. Yeh, Kevin J. O'Brien, Jingzhong Ye

    This collection provides an overview of China’s rural politics, bringing scholarship on agrarian politics from various social science disciplines together in one place. The twelve contributions, spanning history, anthropology, sociology, environmental studies, political science, and geography,…

    Paperback – 2015-06-11
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • International Climate Finance book cover

    International Climate Finance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Erik Haites

    The book is the first to provide a complete overview of international climate finance. In the Copenhagen Accord of 2009, developed countries jointly committed to mobilize US$100 billion per year to address climate change in developing countries. The book presents the best information available…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09

  • Water and Climate Change in Africa: Challenges and Community Initiatives in Durban, Maputo and Nairobi book cover

    Water and Climate Change in Africa

    Challenges and Community Initiatives in Durban, Maputo and Nairobi, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia E. Perkins

    In the coming decades, countries around the world will face increasingly severe challenges related to global climate change. While the details vary from country to country, the impacts will be especially grave for marginalized people, whose access to food, potable water, and safe shelter may be…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

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