E-books: Environment & Theory

  • Owned, An Ethological Jurisprudence of Property: From the Cave to the Commons book cover

    Owned, An Ethological Jurisprudence of Property

    From the Cave to the Commons, 1st Edition

    By Johanna Gibson

    This book draws upon domestication science to undertake a radical reappraisal of the jurisprudence of property and intellectual property. Bringing together animal studies and legal philosophy, it articulates a critique of dominant property models and relationships from the perspective of cognitive…

    eBook – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Governing Renewable Natural Resources: Theories and Frameworks book cover

    Governing Renewable Natural Resources

    Theories and Frameworks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona Nunan

    In one volume, this book brings together a diversity of approaches, theory and frameworks that can be used to analyse the governance of renewable natural resources. Renewable natural resources are under pressure, with over-exploitation and degradation raising concern globally. Understanding…

    eBook – 2019-11-26
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • The Ethics of Precaution: Uncertain Environmental Health Threats and Duties of Due Care book cover

    The Ethics of Precaution

    Uncertain Environmental Health Threats and Duties of Due Care, 1st Edition

    By Levente Szentkirályi

    There are thousands of substances manufactured in the United States to which the public is routinely exposed and for which toxicity data are limited or absent. Some insist that uncertainty about the severity of potential harm justifies implementing precautionary regulations, while others claim…

    eBook – 2019-11-22
    Routledge

  • Living Architecture, Living Cities: Soul-Nourishing Sustainability book cover

    Living Architecture, Living Cities

    Soul-Nourishing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Julie Gwilliam

    It’s widely accepted that our environment is in crisis. Less widely recognized is that three quarters of environmental damage is due to cities – the places where most of us live. As this powerful new book elucidates, global sustainability is therefore directly dependent on urban design. In Living…

    eBook – 2019-11-08
    Routledge

  • The Age of Sustainability: Just Transitions in a Complex World book cover

    The Age of Sustainability

    Just Transitions in a Complex World, 1st Edition

    By Mark Swilling

    With transitions to more sustainable ways of living already underway, this book examines how we understand the underlying dynamics of the transitions that are unfolding. Without this understanding, we enter the future in a state of informed bewilderment. Every day we are bombarded by reports…

    eBook – 2019-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • The New Pastoral in Contemporary British Writing book cover

    The New Pastoral in Contemporary British Writing

    1st Edition

    By Deborah Lilley

    This book identifies a major turn in contemporary British literature in response to environmental crisis. It argues that the pastoral is emerging as a new critical framework in which to explore the understanding of people and place in this context. The New Pastoral in Contemporary British Writing…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Ian McHarg and the Search for Ideal Order book cover

    Ian McHarg and the Search for Ideal Order

    1st Edition

    By Kathleen John-Alder

    Ian McHarg and the Search for Ideal Order looks at the well-known and studied landscape architect, Ian McHarg, in a new light. The author explores McHarg’s formative years, and investigates how his ideas developed in both their complexity and scale. As a precursor to McHarg’s approach in his …

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • 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

  • Policies for a Small Planet: From the International Institute for Environment and Development book cover

    Policies for a Small Planet

    From the International Institute for Environment and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johan Holmberg

    First published in 1992. The world is not living within its means. Current development policies, in both industrial and developing countries, are wasting resources and destroying the commons on which we all depend. The world is set on a path of deepening poverty and a deteriorating environment. New…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sustainability

  • A Dictionary of Green Ideas: Vocabulary for a Sane and Sustainable Future book cover

    A Dictionary of Green Ideas

    Vocabulary for a Sane and Sustainable Future, 1st Edition

    By John Button

    First published in 1988. A Dictionary of Green Ideas collects together the concepts which go to make up a green view of the world. Ecology and the environment, conservation and appropriate technology, politics and philosophy, peace and health, spirituality and world development - all these areas…

    eBook – 2019-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sustainability

  • The Living City: Towards a Sustainable Future book cover

    The Living City

    Towards a Sustainable Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Cadman, Geoffrey Payne

    First published in 1990. The options and probabilities for the future of cities are issues of outstanding contemporary importance, both in the developed and developing worlds. The Living City draws together both current mainstream ideas on their futures and various alternative views to enliven the…

    eBook – 2019-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sustainability

  • The Way Forward: Beyond Agenda 21 book cover

    The Way Forward

    Beyond Agenda 21, 1st Edition

    Edited by Felix Dodds

    First published in 1997. 1997 marked the fifth anniversary of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development - the celebrated ‘Earth Summit’ in Rio de Janeiro which represented the high-water mark of intergovernmental action for sustainable development. Whilst some were tempted to…

    eBook – 2019-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sustainability

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