E-books: Environment and Sustainability

  • Changing the Food Game (2e): Market Transformation Strategies for Sustainable Agriculture book cover

    Changing the Food Game (2e)

    Market Transformation Strategies for Sustainable Agriculture, 2nd Edition

    By Lucas Simons

    By 2050, the world's population is estimated to grow to 10 billion. To feed everyone, we will have to double our food production, to produce more food in the next 40 years than in the whole of the last 6,000. This updated edition of Changing the Food Game shows how our unsustainable food production…

    AeBook – 2019-02-04 
    Routledge

  • Macroeconomics in Context book cover

    Macroeconomics in Context

    3rd Edition

    By Neva Goodwin, Jonathan M. Harris, Julie A. Nelson, Pratistha Joshi Rajkarnikar, Brian Roach, Mariano Torras

    Macroeconomics in Context lays out the principles of macroeconomics in a manner that is thorough, up to date, and relevant to students. Like its counterpart, Microeconomics in Context, the book is uniquely attuned to economic realities. The "in Context" books offer engaging coverage of current…

    eBook – 2018-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Homeworking Women: A Gender Justice Perspective book cover

    Homeworking Women

    A Gender Justice Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Annie Delaney, Rosaria Burchielli, Shelley Marshall, Jane Tate

    Homework; work that is categorised as informal employment, performed in the home, mainly for subcontractors and mostly undertaken by women. The inequities and injustices inherent in homework conditions maintain women’s weak bargaining position, preventing them from making any improvements to their…

    AeBook – 2018-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Landscape Performance: Ian McHarg’s ecological planning in The Woodlands, Texas book cover

    Landscape Performance

    Ian McHarg’s ecological planning in The Woodlands, Texas, 1st Edition

    By Bo Yang

    Ian McHarg’s ecological planning approach has been influential since the 20th century. However, few empirical studies have been conducted to evaluate the performance of his projects. Using the framework of landscape performance assessment, this book demonstrates the long-term benefits of a renowned…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • Strategic Designs for Climate Policy Instrumentation: Governance at the Crossroads book cover

    Strategic Designs for Climate Policy Instrumentation

    Governance at the Crossroads, 1st Edition

    By Gjalt Huppes

    This book provides insight into the development of effective climate policy instrumentation in two divergent and mutually exclusive directions. Examining the role of political philosophies, the book explains why current climate policy is ineffective and unable to halt rapidly rising atmospheric…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Communities Surviving Migration: Village Governance, Environment and Cultural Survival in Indigenous Mexico book cover

    Communities Surviving Migration

    Village Governance, Environment and Cultural Survival in Indigenous Mexico, 1st Edition

    Edited by James P. Robson, Dan Klooster, Jorge Hernández-Díaz

    Out-migration might decrease the pressure of population on the environment, but what happens to the communities that manage the local environment when they are weakened by the absence of their members? In an era where community-based natural resource management has emerged as a key hope for…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Migration, Displacement and Resettlement

  • Field to Palette: Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene book cover

    Field to Palette

    Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexandra Toland, Jay Stratton Noller, Gerd Wessolek

    Field to Palette: Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene is an investigation of the cultural meanings, representations, and values of soil in a time of planetary change. The book offers critical reflections on some of the most challenging environmental problems of our time, including land…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    CRC Press

  • Indigenous Rights and Water Resource Management: Not Just Another Stakeholder book cover

    Indigenous Rights and Water Resource Management

    Not Just Another Stakeholder, 1st Edition

    By Katie O'Bryan

    In an era of climate change, the need to manage our water resources effectively for future generations has become an increasingly significant challenge. Indigenous management practices have been successfully used to manage inland water systems around the world for thousands of years, and Indigenous…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Green Consumerism: Perspectives, Sustainability, and Behavior book cover

    Green Consumerism: Perspectives, Sustainability, and Behavior

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ruchika Singh Malyan, Punita Duhan

    This new volume, Green Consumerism: The Behavior of New Age Consumer, provides a holistic understanding the importance of promoting green products and discusses consumers’ buying intentions and decisions. The chapters consider consumer behavior theory in the context of green or ecologically…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Apple Academic Press

  • Environmentalism under Authoritarian Regimes: Myth, Propaganda, Reality book cover

    Environmentalism under Authoritarian Regimes

    Myth, Propaganda, Reality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Brain, Viktor Pál

    Since the early 2000s, authoritarianism has risen as an increasingly powerful global phenomenon. This shift has not only social and political implications, but also environmental implications: authoritarian leaders seek to recast the relationship between society and the government in every aspect…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Productivity and Innovation in SMEs: Creating Competitive Advantage in Singapore and South East Asia book cover

    Productivity and Innovation in SMEs

    Creating Competitive Advantage in Singapore and South East Asia, 1st Edition

    By Azad Bali, Peter McKiernan, Christopher Vas, Peter Waring

    This book analyses the determining factors behind productivity and innovation amongst Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore, and within the context of South East Asia, in order to offer recommendations for increasing productivity and aiding economic growth. SME firms are an influential…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • The Shifting Sands of the North Sea Lowlands: Literary and Historical Imaginaries book cover

    The Shifting Sands of the North Sea Lowlands

    Literary and Historical Imaginaries, 1st Edition

    By Katie Ritson

    Global seawater levels are rising and the low-lying coasts of the North Sea basin are amongst the most vulnerable in Europe. In our current moment of environmental crisis, the North Sea coasts are literary arenas in which the challenges and concerns of the Anthropocene are being played out. This…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

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