E-books: Environmental Policy

  • The International Law of Transboundary Groundwater Resources book cover

    The International Law of Transboundary Groundwater Resources

    1st Edition

    By Gabriel Eckstein

    This book provides a comprehensive review of the state of international law as it applies to transboundary groundwater resources and aquifers. The main focus is on recent developments and the emerging international law for transboundary aquifers as reflected in the practice of states and the work…

    eBook – 2017-09-14
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Neuroliberalism: Behavioural Government in the Twenty-First Century book cover


    Behavioural Government in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By Mark Whitehead, Rhys Jones, Rachel Lilley, Jessica Pykett, Rachel Howell

    Many governments in the developed world can now best be described as ‘neuroliberal’: having a combination of neoliberal principles with policy initiatives derived from insights in the behavioural sciences. Neuroliberalism presents the results of the first critical global study of the impacts of…

    eBook – 2017-09-11
    Economics in the Real World

  • Housing Sustainability in Low Carbon Cities book cover

    Housing Sustainability in Low Carbon Cities

    1st Edition

    By Ralph Horne

    Housing affordability, urban development and climate change responses are great challenges that are intertwined, yet the conceptual and policy links between them remain under-developed. Housing Sustainability in Low Carbon Cities addresses this gap by developing an interdisciplinary approach to…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Water Governance and Collective Action: Multi-scale Challenges book cover

    Water Governance and Collective Action

    Multi-scale Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Diana Suhardiman, Alan Nicol, Everisto Mapedza

    Collective Action is now recognized as central to addressing the water governance challenge of delivering sustainable development and global environmental benefits. This book examines concepts and practices of collective action that have emerged in recent decades globally. Building on a Foucauldian…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Public Policies for Food Sovereignty: Social Movements and the State book cover

    Public Policies for Food Sovereignty

    Social Movements and the State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Annette Aurelie Desmarais, Priscilla Claeys, Amy Trauger

    An increasing number of rural and urban-based movements are realizing some political traction in their demands for democratization of food systems through food sovereignty. Some are pressuring to institutionalize food sovereignty principles and practices through laws, policies, and programs.…

    eBook – 2017-09-07
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • The Imperatives of Sustainable Development: Needs, Justice, Limits book cover

    The Imperatives of Sustainable Development

    Needs, Justice, Limits, 1st Edition

    By Erling Holden, Kristin Linnerud, David Banister, Valeria Jana Schwanitz, August Wierling

    Thirty years ago, the UN report Our Common Future placed sustainable development firmly on the international agenda. The Imperatives of Sustainable Development takes the ethical foundations of Our Common Future and builds a model that emphasizes three equally important moral imperatives –…

    eBook – 2017-09-05

  • The Meat Crisis: Developing more Sustainable and Ethical Production and Consumption book cover

    The Meat Crisis

    Developing more Sustainable and Ethical Production and Consumption, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Joyce D'Silva, John Webster

    Meat and dairy production and consumption are in crisis. Globally, 70 billion farm animals are used for food production every year. It is well accepted that livestock production is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)…

    eBook – 2017-08-23

  • Sustainable Food Futures: Multidisciplinary Solutions book cover

    Sustainable Food Futures

    Multidisciplinary Solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica Duncan, Megan Bailey

    Securing sustainable food for everyone is one of the world's most pressing challenges, but research, policy, and programmes remain fragmented, and effective solutions have been slow to emerge. This book takes on these challenges by proposing a range of solutions that can advance pathways towards…

    eBook – 2017-08-04
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Risk Conundrums: Solving Unsolvable Problems book cover

    Risk Conundrums

    Solving Unsolvable Problems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger E Kasperson

    A risk conundrum can be viewed as a risk that poses major issues in assessment, and whose management is not easily engaged. Such perplexing problems can either paralyze or badly delay risk analysis and directions for progression. Rather than simply focusing on the progress in risk analysis that has…

    eBook – 2017-07-14
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Agronomy for Development: The Politics of Knowledge in Agricultural Research book cover

    Agronomy for Development

    The Politics of Knowledge in Agricultural Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Sumberg

    Over the last decade there has been renewed interest in food security and the state of the global food system. Population growth, climate change and food price spikes have combined to focus new attention on the technologies and institutions that underpin the production and consumption of food that…

    eBook – 2017-07-06
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Regreening the Built Environment: Nature, Green Space, and Sustainability book cover

    Regreening the Built Environment

    Nature, Green Space, and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Michael A Richards

    Regreening the Built Environment examines the relationship between the built environment and nature and demonstrates how rethinking the role and design of infrastructure can environmentally, economically, and socially sustain the earth. In the past, infrastructure and green or park spaces have…

    eBook – 2017-07-06

  • Climate Change and Gender in Rich Countries: Work, public policy and action book cover

    Climate Change and Gender in Rich Countries

    Work, public policy and action, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marjorie Griffin Cohen

    Climate change is at the forefront of ideas about public policy, the economy and labour issues. However, the gendered dimensions of climate change and the public policy issues associated with it in wealthy nations are much less understood. Climate Change and Gender in Rich Countries covers a wide…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge Studies in Climate, Work and Society

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