E-books: Resource Management - Environmental Studies

  • Road Engineering for Development book cover

    Road Engineering for Development

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Robinson, Bent Thagesen

    Developing countries in the tropics have different natural conditions and different institutional and financial situations to industrialized countries. However, most textbooks on highway engineering are based on experience from industrialized countries with temperate climates, and deal only with…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Land Sector Development in Northern Australia: Indigenous rights, aspirations, and cultural responsibilities book cover

    Sustainable Land Sector Development in Northern Australia

    Indigenous rights, aspirations, and cultural responsibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeremy Russell-Smith, Glenn James, Howard Pedersen, Kamaljit K. Sangha

    Key Features: Provides clear and authoritative recommendations for managing fire in ecological and social contexts Authors are all international leaders in their fields and include not only academics but also leaders of Indigenous communities Explains Indigenous cultural and knowledge systems to…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    CRC Press

  • The Politics of Fracking: Regulatory Policy and Local Community Responses to Environmental Concerns book cover

    The Politics of Fracking

    Regulatory Policy and Local Community Responses to Environmental Concerns, 1st Edition

    By Sarmistha R. Majumdar

    Over the last decade, the oil and gas industry has garnered a lot of support from the United States federal and state governments in the name of energy independence and economic prosperity. More specifically, hydraulic fracturing or fracking is said to not only make the production of affordable…

    eBook – 2018-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • The New Peasantries: Rural Development in Times of Globalization book cover

    The New Peasantries

    Rural Development in Times of Globalization, 2nd Edition

    By Jan Douwe van der Ploeg

    When first published in 2008, The New Peasantries revolutionized our ways of thinking of what constitutes the peasantry and repeasantization. It showed how a new era of empire and globalization was creating new forms of peasantry. This new edition is thoroughly revised, with a reorganization of…

    eBook – 2018-06-13
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Routledge Revivals: Wildlife Management in Savannah Woodland (1979) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Wildlife Management in Savannah Woodland (1979)

    1st Edition

    Edited by S.S. Ajayi, L.B Halstead

    Originally published in 1979, Wildlife Management in Savannah Woodland provides a multidisciplinary approach to the environment. Developed by local scientists with a deep knowledge and understanding of the local situation, the book provides a pragmatic and realistic approach to West African…

    eBook – 2018-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: Solar Energy (1979): The Awakening Science book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Solar Energy (1979)

    The Awakening Science, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Behrman

    Originally published in 1979, Solar Energy provides a tour of the world of solar energy and asks two key questions: is solar energy the key to the future of our energy needs, and what are the facts and potential of this source of renewable power. The book examines solar energy from the past, to…

    eBook – 2018-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Everyday Lifestyles and Sustainability: The Environmental Impact Of Doing The Same Things Differently book cover

    Everyday Lifestyles and Sustainability

    The Environmental Impact Of Doing The Same Things Differently, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fabricio Chicca, Brenda Vale, Robert Vale

    The impact of humanity on the earth overshoots the earth’s bio-capacity to supply humanity’s needs, meaning that people are living off earth’s capital rather than its income. However, not all countries are equal and this book explores why apparently similar patterns of daily living can lead to…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    Routledge

  • Food Policy in the United States: An Introduction book cover

    Food Policy in the United States

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Parke Wilde

    This new edition offers a timely update to the leading textbook dedicated to all aspects of U.S. food policy. The update accounts for experience with policy changes in the 2014 Farm Bill and prospects for the next Farm Bill, the publication of the 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans,…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Real Cost of Cheap Food book cover

    The Real Cost of Cheap Food

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Carolan

    This thought-provoking but accessible book critically examines the dominant food regime on its own terms, by seriously asking whether we can afford cheap food and by exploring what exactly cheap food affords us. Detailing the numerous ways that our understanding of food has narrowed, such…

    eBook – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Nineteenth-Century Energies: Literature, Technology, Culture book cover

    Nineteenth-Century Energies

    Literature, Technology, Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lynn Voskuil

    Nineteenth-Century Energies explores the idea of ‘energy’, a concept central to new directions in interdisciplinary studies today. It examines the cultural perceptions and uses of energy in the nineteenth century – both in terms of pure and applied science, and as an idea with widespread diffusion…

    eBook – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Classic Papers in Natural Resource Economics Revisited book cover

    Classic Papers in Natural Resource Economics Revisited

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chennat Gopalakrishnan

    Classic Papers in Natural Resource Economics Revisited is the first attempt to bring together a selection of classic papers in natural resource economics, alongside reflections by highly regarded professionals about how these papers have impacted the field. The seven papers included in this volume…

    eBook – 2018-02-02
    Routledge

  • Andean Hydrology book cover

    Andean Hydrology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Diego A. Rivera, Alex Godoy-Faundez, Mario Lillo Saavedra

    This book describes the ecosystem of the Andean watersheds, covering the Californian valley, tropical Andes, and southern Andes. Case studies of the new methods and techniques used for hydrological research in the Andes are provided, and sustainability issues pertaining to Andean water resources…

    eBook – 2018-01-29
    CRC Press

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