E-books: Resource Management - Environmental Studies

  • Challenging Consumption: Pathways to a more Sustainable Future book cover

    Challenging Consumption

    Pathways to a more Sustainable Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna R. Davies, Frances Fahy, Henrike Rau

    Sustainable consumption is a central research topic in academic discourses of sustainable development and global environmental change. Informed by a number of disciplinary perspectives, this book is structured around four key themes in sustainable consumption research: Living, Moving, Dwelling and…

    eBook – 2014-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Constitutions and the Commons: The Impact of Federal Governance on Local, National, and Global Resource Management book cover

    Constitutions and the Commons

    The Impact of Federal Governance on Local, National, and Global Resource Management, 1st Edition

    By Blake Hudson

    Constitutions and the Commons looks at a critical but little examined issue of the degree to which the federal constitution of a nation contributes toward or limits the ability of the national government to manage its domestic natural resources. Furthermore it considers how far the constitution…

    eBook – 2014-03-26
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Food Systems: Building a New Paradigm book cover

    Sustainable Food Systems

    Building a New Paradigm, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Marsden, Adrian Morley

    In response to the challenges of a growing population and food security, there is an urgent need to construct a new agri-food sustainability paradigm. This book brings together an integrated range of key social science insights exploring the contributions and interventions necessary to build this…

    eBook – 2014-01-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Fairness and Justice in Environmental Decision Making: Water Under the Bridge book cover

    Fairness and Justice in Environmental Decision Making

    Water Under the Bridge, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Gross

    By crossing disciplinary boundaries, this book uniquely connects theories of justice with people's lived experience within social conflicts over resource sharing. It shows why some conflicts, such as local opposition to wind farms and water disputes, have become intractable social problems in many…

    eBook – 2014-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Mining and Social Transformation in Africa: Mineralizing and Democratizing Trends in Artisanal Production book cover

    Mining and Social Transformation in Africa

    Mineralizing and Democratizing Trends in Artisanal Production, 1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Fahy Bryceson, Eleanor Fisher, Jesper Bosse Jønsson, Rosemarie Mwaipopo

    After more than three decades of economic malaise, many African countries are experiencing an upsurge in their economic fortunes linked to the booming international market for minerals. Spurred by the shrinking viability of peasant agriculture, rural dwellers have been engaged in a massive search…

    eBook – 2013-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • The UN Watercourses Convention in Force: Strengthening International Law for Transboundary Water Management book cover

    The UN Watercourses Convention in Force

    Strengthening International Law for Transboundary Water Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Flavia Rocha Loures, Alistair Rieu-Clarke

    At the UN General Assembly in 1997, an overwhelming majority of States voted for the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses – a global overarching framework governing the rights and duties of States sharing freshwater systems.…

    eBook – 2013-09-11
    Routledge

  • Resource Efficiency Complexity and the Commons: The Paracommons and Paradoxes of Natural Resource Losses, Wastes and Wastages book cover

    Resource Efficiency Complexity and the Commons

    The Paracommons and Paradoxes of Natural Resource Losses, Wastes and Wastages, 1st Edition

    By Bruce Lankford

    The efficient use of natural resources is key to a sustainable economy, and yet the complexities of the physical aspects of resource efficiency are poorly understood. In this challenging book, the author proposes a major advance in our understanding of this topic by analysing resource efficiency…

    eBook – 2013-09-05
    Routledge

  • The Ecotourism-Extraction Nexus: Political Economies and Rural Realities of (un)Comfortable Bedfellows book cover

    The Ecotourism-Extraction Nexus

    Political Economies and Rural Realities of (un)Comfortable Bedfellows, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bram Büscher, Veronica Davidov

    Ecotourism and natural resource extraction may be seen as contradictory pursuits, yet in reality they often take place side by side, sometimes even supported by the same institutions. Existing academic and policy literatures generally overlook the phenomenon of ecotourism in areas concurrently…

    eBook – 2013-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

  • Forests People and Power: The Political Ecology of Reform in South Asia book cover

    Forests People and Power

    The Political Ecology of Reform in South Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Oliver Springate-Baginski, Piers Blaikie

    �With tens of millions of hectares and hundreds of millions of lives in the balance, the debate over who should control South Asia�s forests is of tremendous political significance. This book provides an insightful and thorough assessment of important forest management transitions currently…

    eBook – 2013-06-17
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Mountain Area Research and Management: Integrated Approaches book cover

    Mountain Area Research and Management

    Integrated Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin F. Price

    This book brings together scientists and practitioners from five continents to present their experience in undertaking activities that contribute to our understanding and informed management of mountain areas. In particular, they address the challenges of working in interdisciplinary teams and of…

    eBook – 2013-06-17
    Routledge

  • Archaeology in Environment and Technology: Intersections and Transformations book cover

    Archaeology in Environment and Technology

    Intersections and Transformations, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Frankel, Susan Lawrence, Jennifer Webb

    Environments, landscapes, and ecological systems are often seen as fundamental by archaeologists, but how they relate to society is understood in very different ways. The chapters in this book take environment, culture, and technology together. All have been the focus of much attention; often one…

    eBook – 2013-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Managing Forests as Complex Adaptive Systems: Building Resilience to the Challenge of Global Change book cover

    Managing Forests as Complex Adaptive Systems

    Building Resilience to the Challenge of Global Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Messier, Klaus J. Puettmann, K. David Coates

    This book links the emerging concepts of complexity, complex adaptive system (CAS) and resilience to forest ecology and management. It explores how these concepts can be applied in various forest biomes of the world with their different ecological, economic and social settings, and history.…

    eBook – 2013-02-11
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

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