• Welfare and Social Protection in Contemporary Latin America book cover

    Welfare and Social Protection in Contemporary Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gibrán Cruz-Martínez

    Social protection serves as an important development tool, helping to alleviate deprivation, reduce social risks, raise household income and develop human capital. This book brings together an interdisciplinary team of international experts to analyse social protection systems and welfare regimes…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Development

  • Sustainable Development as Environmental Harm: Rights, Regulation, and Injustice in the Canadian Oil Sands book cover

    Sustainable Development as Environmental Harm

    Rights, Regulation, and Injustice in the Canadian Oil Sands, 1st Edition

    By James Heydon

    In this in-depth analysis of First Nations opposition to the oil sands industry, James Heydon offers detailed empirical insight into Canadian oil sands regulation. The environmental consequences of the oil sands industry have been thoroughly explored by scholars from a variety of disciplines.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Diversities of Innovation book cover

    Diversities of Innovation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ulrich Hilpert

    Innovation is often understood exclusively in terms of the economy, but it is definitely a result of human labour and ingenuity, and of the relationships among individuals and social groups. Some societies and governmental structures are clearly more successful than others: they act in divergent…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The Urban Fix: Resilient Cities in the War Against Climate Change, Heat Islands and Overpopulation book cover

    The Urban Fix

    Resilient Cities in the War Against Climate Change, Heat Islands and Overpopulation, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Kelbaugh

    Cities are one of the most significant contributors to global climate change. The rapid speed at which urban centers use large amounts of resources adds to the global crisis and can lead to extreme local heat. The Urban Fix addresses how urban design, planning and policies can counter the threats…

    Paperback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge

  • Britain and the Arab Gulf after Empire: Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates, 1971-1981 book cover

    Britain and the Arab Gulf after Empire

    Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates, 1971-1981, 1st Edition

    By Simon C. Smith

    Although Britain’s formal imperial role in the smaller, oil-rich Sheikhdoms of the Arab Gulf – Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates – ended in 1971, Britain continued to have a strong interest and continuing presence in the region. This book explores the nature of Britain’s role…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

  • Ecological Living book cover

    Ecological Living

    1st Edition

    By John Gusdorf

    This book emphasizes how we already have the technologies available, including renewable energy and the ability to recycle most materials, to make ecological living possible and that perceived barriers to energy transitions can be overcome. Human life relies upon two systems: the biosphere and the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge

  • Temporary Migration, Transformation and Development: Evidence from Europe and Asia book cover

    Temporary Migration, Transformation and Development

    Evidence from Europe and Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pirkko Pitkänen, Tomoko Hayakawa, Kerstin Schmidt, Mustafa Aksakal, S. Irudaya Rajan

    In a world grappling with refugee crisis, political unrest and economies on the verge of collapse, temporary migration has become an increasingly common phenomenon. This volume presents a comprehensive picture of the transformative and development potential of temporary transnational migration in…

    Hardback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge India

  • The Theory, Practice and Potential of Regional Development: The Case of Canada book cover

    The Theory, Practice and Potential of Regional Development

    The Case of Canada, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kelly Vodden, David J.A. Douglas, Sean Markey, Sarah Minnes, Bill Reimer

    Canadian regional development today involves multiple actors operating within nested scales from local to national and even international levels. Recent approaches to making sense of this complexity have drawn on concepts such as multi-level governance, relational assets, integration, innovation,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • 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 – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Migration and Environmental Change in the West African Sahel: Why Capabilities and Aspirations Matter book cover

    Migration and Environmental Change in the West African Sahel

    Why Capabilities and Aspirations Matter, 1st Edition

    By Victoria van der Land

    The West African Sahel is predicted to be heavily affected by climate change in the future. Slow-onset environmental changes, such as increasing rainfall variability and rising temperature, are presumed to worsen the livelihood conditions and to increase the out-migration from the affected regions.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Digital Technology and Sustainability: Engaging the Paradox book cover

    Digital Technology and Sustainability

    Engaging the Paradox, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Hazas, Lisa Nathan

    This book brings together diverse voices from across the field of sustainable human computer interaction (SHCI) to discuss what it means for digital technology to support sustainability and how humans and technology can work together optimally for a more sustainable future. Contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Cultures of Sustainability and Wellbeing: Theories, Histories and Policies book cover

    Cultures of Sustainability and Wellbeing

    Theories, Histories and Policies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paola Spinozzi, Massimiliano Mazzanti

     Cultures of Sustainability and Wellbeing: Theories, Histories and Policies examines and assesses the interdependence between sustainability and wellbeing by drawing attention to humans as producers and consumers in a post-human age. Why wellbeing ought to be regarded as essential to…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

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