E-books: Environment & Society

  • Biogeographical Processes book cover

    Biogeographical Processes

    1st Edition

    By I. G. Simmons

    Originally published in 1982, Biogeographical Processes is a concise introduction to biogeography aimed at undergraduate students. It provides a detailed overview of man and his environment and includes data from such research projects as that of the International Biological Programme. The book…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • The Arctic: Environment, People, Policy book cover

    The Arctic

    Environment, People, Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terry V. Callaghan, Mark Nuttall

    Originally published in 2000, The Arctic provides a comprehensive overview of the regions rapidly changing physical and human dimensions and demonstrates the importance of communication between natural scientists, social scientists, and local stakeholders in response to the tremendous challenges…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Interpretations of Calamity: From the Viewpoint of Human Ecology book cover

    Interpretations of Calamity

    From the Viewpoint of Human Ecology, 1st Edition

    Edited by K. Hewitt

    Originally published in 1983, Interpretations of Calamity provides a provocative critique of the ‘dominant view’ of research into natural hazards. Throughout the world, there are now many people professionally engaged in the mitigation and control of risks & hazards, and the impact of…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Tropical Resources: Ecology and Development book cover

    Tropical Resources

    Ecology and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by José I. Furtado, William B. Morgan, James R. Pfafflin, Kenneth Ruddle

    Originally published in 1990 Tropical Resources presents in-depth coverage of the extremely diverse tropical environments, the resources to be found within the region and their production, and ecological management. The book discusses economic geography and ways of utilizing available resources,…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Deforestation: Social Dynamics in Watersheds and Mountain Ecosystems book cover

    Deforestation

    Social Dynamics in Watersheds and Mountain Ecosystems, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Ives, D.C. Pitt

    Originally published in 1988 Deforestation examines deforestation as a major environmental and development problem. It examines the issues of forests being cut in tropical and mountain areas, and how acid rain, pollution and disease wreak havoc in temperate zones. Some of the worst effects of…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Social Philosophy and Ecological Scarcity book cover

    Social Philosophy and Ecological Scarcity

    1st Edition

    By Keekok Lee

    Originally published in 1989 Social Philosophy and Ecological Scarcity presents a systematic study of the implications of ecological scarcity for social philosophy. The book argues for a new social philosophy based on a conception of the ‘good society’ and the ‘good life’ which makes fewer, rather…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Time Resources, Society and Ecology: On the Capacity for Human Interaction in Space and Time book cover

    Time Resources, Society and Ecology

    On the Capacity for Human Interaction in Space and Time, 1st Edition

    By Tommy Carlstein

    Originally published in 1982, Time Resources, Society and Ecology examines and seeks to examine the time dimension in terms of the ecology, technology, social organization and spatial structure of the human habitat. Approaches to time resources – sociological time-budget studies, anthropological…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Anthropocene Antarctica: Perspectives from the Humanities, Law and Social Sciences book cover

    Anthropocene Antarctica

    Perspectives from the Humanities, Law and Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Leane, Jeffrey McGee

    Anthropocene Antarctica offers new ways of thinking about the ‘Continent for Science and Peace’ in a time of planetary environmental change. In the Anthropocene, Antarctica has become central to the Earth’s future. Ice cores taken from its interior reveal the deep environmental history of the…

    eBook – 2019-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Smart Society: A Sociological Perspective on Smart Living book cover

    Smart Society

    A Sociological Perspective on Smart Living, 1st Edition

    By Roberta Iannone, Romina Gurashi, Ilaria Iannuzzi, Giovanni de Ghantuz Cubbe, Melissa Sessa

    Increasingly, we hear of ‘smart’ cities, communities, governance and people as constituting the basis of initiatives by which we might address various social and environmental problems, particularly those connected with sustainability, usually by means of an ‘intelligent’ connection with the ‘…

    eBook – 2019-09-12
    Routledge

  • The Anthropocene: Key Issues for the Humanities book cover

    The Anthropocene

    Key Issues for the Humanities, 1st Edition

    By Eva Horn, Hannes Bergthaller

    The Anthropocene is a concept which challenges the foundations of humanities scholarship as it is traditionally understood. It calls not only for closer engagement with the natural sciences but also for a synthetic approach bringing together insights from the various subdisciplines in the…

    eBook – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Sport, Development and Environmental Sustainability book cover

    Sport, Development and Environmental Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rob Millington, Simon C. Darnell

    This is the first book to consider the intersections of sport, international development and environmental sustainability. It explores the tensions between sport’s potential contribution to the environment and its rather poor record to date. Bringing together a diverse group of scholars who…

    eBook – 2019-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sport Development

  • Local Activism for Global Climate Justice: The Great Lakes Watershed book cover

    Local Activism for Global Climate Justice

    The Great Lakes Watershed, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia E. Perkins

    This book will inspire and spark grassroots action to address the inequitable impacts of climate change, by showing how this can be tackled and the many benefits of doing so. With contributions from climate activists and engaged young authors, this volume explores the many ways in which people are…

    eBook – 2019-09-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

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