• 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

  • Waste Matters: Urban margins in contemporary literature book cover

    Waste Matters

    Urban margins in contemporary literature, 1st Edition

    By Sarah K. Harrison

    How do those pushed to the margins survive in contemporary cities? What role do they play in today’s increasingly complex urban ecosystems? Faced with stark disparities in human and environmental wellbeing, what form might more equitable cities take? Waste Matters argues that contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Systems Thinking for Geoengineering Policy: How to reduce the threat of dangerous climate change by embracing uncertainty and failure book cover

    Systems Thinking for Geoengineering Policy

    How to reduce the threat of dangerous climate change by embracing uncertainty and failure, 1st Edition

    By Robert Chris

    Even by the scientists most closely associated with it, geoengineering – the deliberate intervention in the climate at global scale to mitigate the effects of climate change – is perceived to be risky. For all its potential benefits, there are robust differences of opinion over the wisdom of such…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Ecological Exile: Spatial Injustice and Environmental Humanities book cover

    Ecological Exile

    Spatial Injustice and Environmental Humanities, 1st Edition

    By Derek Gladwin

    Ecological Exile explores how contemporary literature, film, and media culture confront ecological crises through perspectives of spatial justice – a facet of social justice that looks at unjust circumstances as a phenomenon of space. Growing instances of flooding, population displacement, and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • African Artisanal Mining from the Inside Out: Access, norms and power in Congo’s gold sector book cover

    African Artisanal Mining from the Inside Out

    Access, norms and power in Congo’s gold sector, 1st Edition

    By Sara Geenen

    Artisanal mining is commonly associated with violent conflict, rampant corruption and desperate poverty. Yet millions of people across Sub Sahara Africa depend on it. Many of them are living in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), home to important mineral reserves, but also to a plethora of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

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