Development Studies: Sustainable Development

  • Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals: Global Governance Challenges book cover

    Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

    Global Governance Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Dalby, Susan Horton, Rianne Mahon, Diana Thomaz

    This book draws on the expertise of faculty and colleagues at the Balsillie School of International Affairs to both locate the SDGs as a contribution to the development of global government and to examine the political-institutional and financial challenges posed by the SDGs. The contributors are…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Emergency Preparedness through Community Cohesion: An Integral Approach to Resilience book cover

    Emergency Preparedness through Community Cohesion

    An Integral Approach to Resilience, 1st Edition

    By Jean Parker

    This book is a revision of the author’s original doctoral thesis on emergency preparedness through community radio in North Indian villages into a widening array of possible reapplications in other community development fields. The author expands on the process of transforming emergency…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29 
    Routledge
    Transformation and Innovation

  • Energy Poverty and Vulnerability: A Global Perspective book cover

    Energy Poverty and Vulnerability

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Simcock, Harriet Thomson, Saska Petrova, Stefan Bouzarovski

    Human health and well being are closely intertwined with the ability to access affordable and modern domestic energy services, including heating, cooling, lighting, cooking, and information technology. Energy poverty is said to occur when such amenities cannot be secured up to a socially- and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-25 
    Routledge

  • Voice and Participation in Global Food Politics book cover

    Voice and Participation in Global Food Politics

    1st Edition

    By Alana Mann

    As awareness of the commodification of food for profit at the expense of our health and the planet grows, this book foregrounds the communicative dimensions of resistance by food movements. Voice and participation are argued to be the means through which rural and urban communities can resist the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Environmental Communication and Critical Coastal Policy: Communities, Culture and Nature book cover

    Environmental Communication and Critical Coastal Policy

    Communities, Culture and Nature, 1st Edition

    By Kerrie Foxwell-Norton

    The vast majority of the world’s population lives on or near the coast. These communities are an extraordinary and largely untapped resource that can be used to mitigate planetary disaster and foster environmental stewardship. Repeated waves of scientific fact and information are not inciting…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge

  • Local Action on Climate Change: Opportunities and Constraints book cover

    Local Action on Climate Change

    Opportunities and Constraints, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susie Moloney, Hartmut Fünfgeld, Mikael Granberg

    There is growing interest in analysing the role and effectiveness of the local scale in responding to the global challenge of climate change. However, while accounts of urban climate change governance are growing, there is now a real need for further conceptual and empirical work to better…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge

  • Sustainability in the Gulf: Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Sustainability in the Gulf

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elie Azar, Mohamed Abdel Raouf

    Sustainability is a topic of great interest today, particularly for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, which have witnessed very rapid economic and demographic growth over the past decade. The observed growth has led to unsustainable consumption patterns of vital resources such as water,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge

  • The Social Challenges and Opportunities of Low Carbon Development book cover

    The Social Challenges and Opportunities of Low Carbon Development

    1st Edition

    By Johan Nordensvärd

    This book explores the social implications and challenges of low-carbon development. The argument of the book is that a broad understanding of low-carbon development is essential for mitigating climate change and enabling development in a carbon-constrained world, but there are risks that…

    Paperback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge

  • Innovation in Brazil: Advancing Development in the 21st Century book cover

    Innovation in Brazil

    Advancing Development in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisabeth B. Reynolds, Ben Ross Schneider, Ezequiel Zylberberg

    Since the early 2000s, state-led and innovation-focused strategies have characterized the approach to development pursued in countries around the world, such as China, India, and South Korea. Brazil, the largest and most industrialized economy in Latin America, demonstrates both the opportunities…

    Hardback – 2019-04-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

  • The Water–Food–Energy Nexus: Power, Politics and Justice book cover

    The Water–Food–Energy Nexus

    Power, Politics and Justice, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Allouche, Carl Middleton, Dipak Gyawali

    The world of development thinkers and practitioners is abuzz with a new lexicon: the idea of "the nexus" between water, food and energy which is institutively compelling. It promises better integration of multiple sectoral elements, a better transition to greener economies and sustainable…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • The Culture of Nature in the History of Design book cover

    The Culture of Nature in the History of Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kjetil Fallan

    The Culture of Nature in the History of Design confronts the dilemma caused by design’s pertinent yet precarious position in environmental discourse through interdisciplinary conversations about the design of nature and the nature of design. Demonstrating that the deep entanglements of design and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Business and Government Relations in Africa book cover

    Business and Government Relations in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert A. Dibie

    This book endeavors to take the conceptualization of the relationship between business, government and development in African countries to a new level. In the twenty-first century, the interests and operations of government and business inevitably intersect all over the African continent. No…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

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