Development Studies: Sustainable Development

  • Energy Fables: Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector book cover

    Energy Fables

    Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Rinkinen, Elizabeth Shove, Jacopo Torriti

    Energy Fables: Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector takes a fresh look at key terms and concepts around which energy research and policy are organised. Drawing on recent research in energy and transport studies, and combining this with concepts from sociology, economics, social theory and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Foreign Direct Investment in Large-Scale Agriculture in Africa: Economic, Social and Environmental Sustainability in Ethiopia book cover

    Foreign Direct Investment in Large-Scale Agriculture in Africa

    Economic, Social and Environmental Sustainability in Ethiopia, 1st Edition

    By Atkeyelsh G. M. Persson

    This book examines environmental sustainability and inclusive economic growth, providing in-depth analysis of foreign direct investment (FDI) in large-scale agriculture in Ethiopia. In most African states, arable land and other natural resources play a pivotal role for economic growth and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • African Philosophy and Environmental Conservation book cover

    African Philosophy and Environmental Conservation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan O. Chimakonam

    African Philosophy and Environmental Conservation is about the unconcern for, and marginalisation of, the environment in African philosophy. The issue of the environment is still very much neglected by governments, corporate bodies, academics and specifically, philosophers in the sub-Saharan Africa…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14 
    Routledge

  • Integrating Sustainable Development in International Investment Law: Normative Incompatibility, System Integration and Governance Implications book cover

    Integrating Sustainable Development in International Investment Law

    Normative Incompatibility, System Integration and Governance Implications, 1st Edition

    By Manjiao Chi

    The current international investment law system is insufficiently compatible with sustainable development. To better address sustainable development concerns associated with transnational investment activities, international investment agreements should be made more compatible with…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14 
    Routledge

  • Farming Systems and Food Security in Africa: Priorities for Science and Policy Under Global Change book cover

    Farming Systems and Food Security in Africa

    Priorities for Science and Policy Under Global Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Dixon, Dennis P. Garrity, Jean-Marc Boffa, Timothy O. Williams, Tilahun Amede, Christopher Auricht, Rosemary Lott, George Mburathi

    An improved knowledge of Africa’s complex farming systems, set in their socio-economic and environmental context, is an essential ingredient to developing effective strategies for improving food and nutrition security. This book systematically and comprehensively describes the characteristics,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Natural Resource Conflicts and Sustainable Development book cover

    Natural Resource Conflicts and Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by E. Gunilla Almered Olsson, Pernille Gooch

    Providing both a theoretical background and practical examples of natural resource conflict, this volume explores the pressures on natural resources leading to scarcity and conflict.  It is shown that the causes and driving forces behind natural resource conflicts are diverse, complex and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • 'One Planet' Cities: Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits book cover

    'One Planet' Cities

    Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits, 1st Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This book addresses the crucial question of how the essential needs of the growing human population can be met without breaking the Earth's already-stretched life-support system. With four out of five people predicted to be urban dwellers by 2080, ‘One Planet’ Cities proposes a pathway to genuine…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Food Security: Africa and the Caribbean book cover

    Climate Change and Food Security

    Africa and the Caribbean, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Thomas Hope

    Global climatic change has resulted in new and unpredictable patterns of precipitation and temperature, the increased frequency of extreme weather events and rising sea levels. These changes impact all four aspects of food security – availability, accessibility, stability of supply and appropriate…

    Paperback – 2019-05-05 
    Routledge

  • Grassroots Environmental Governance: Community engagements with industry book cover

    Grassroots Environmental Governance

    Community engagements with industry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leah S. Horowitz, Michael J. Watts

    Grassroots movements can pose serious challenges to both governments and corporations. However, grassroots actors possess a variety of motivations, and their visions of development may evolve in complex ways. Meanwhile, their relative powerlessness obliges them to forge an array of shifting…

    Paperback – 2019-05-05 
    Routledge

  • Improving the Sustainable Development Goals: Strategies and the Governance Challenge book cover

    Improving the Sustainable Development Goals

    Strategies and the Governance Challenge, 1st Edition

    By Lars Niklasson

    Improving the Sustainable Development Goals evaluates the Global Goals (Agenda 2030) by looking at their design and how they relate to theories of economic development. Adopted unanimously by the member states of the United Nations in 2015, the goals are remarkable for the global commitment on a…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • Climate Change Policy in Japan: From the 1980s to 2015 book cover

    Climate Change Policy in Japan

    From the 1980s to 2015, 1st Edition

    By Yasuko Kameyama

    Amidst growing environmental concerns worldwide, Japan is seen as particularly vulnerable to the effects of changing climate. This book considers Japan’s response to the climate change problem from the late 1980s up to the present day, assessing how the Japanese government’s policy-making…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • Climate Change and Urban Health: The Case of Hong Kong as a Subtropical City book cover

    Climate Change and Urban Health

    The Case of Hong Kong as a Subtropical City, 1st Edition

    By Emily Ying Yang Chan

    This book provides a theoretical framework and related technical skills for investigating climate change and its public health consequences and responses with a focus on urban settings, and in particular Hong Kong, a subtropical metropolis in Asia. Specifically, the book examines the impact of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

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