E-books: Environment & Theory

  • 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

  • Ethical Responses to Nature’s Call: Reticent Imperatives book cover

    Ethical Responses to Nature’s Call

    Reticent Imperatives, 1st Edition

    By James Magrini

    Arguing for a renewed view of objects and nature, Ethical Responses to Nature’s Call considers how it is possible to understand our ethical duties - in the form of ethical intuitionalism - to nature and the planet by listening to and releasing ourselves over to the call or address of nature.…

    eBook – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Natural Communions: Religion and Public Life, Volume 40 book cover

    Natural Communions

    Religion and Public Life, Volume 40, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriel R. Ricci

    The academic treatment of the environment and nature, since the 1980s, has been formalized in sub-disciplines like environmental history, environmental philosophy, ecocriticism, and eco-spirituality. Within these disciplines the concept of nature has been variously employed to reorient humanity to…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    Routledge
    Religion and Public Life

  • Sustainable Development Teaching: Ethical and Political Challenges book cover

    Sustainable Development Teaching

    Ethical and Political Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katrien Van Poeck, Leif Östman, Johan Öhman

    The aim of this book is to support and inspire teachers to contribute to much-needed processes of sustainable development and to develop teaching practices and professional identities that allow them to cope with the specificity of sustainability issues and, in particular, with the teaching…

    eBook – 2019-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Gardens and Human Agency in the Anthropocene book cover

    Gardens and Human Agency in the Anthropocene

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Paula Diogo, Ana Duarte Rodrigues, Ana Simões, Davide Scarso

    This volume discusses gardens as designed landscapes of mediation between nature and culture, embodying different levels of human control over wilderness, defining specific rules for this confrontation and staging different forms of human dominance. The contributing authors focus on ways of…

    eBook – 2019-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The 'Ecosystem Approach' in International Environmental Law: Genealogy and Biopolitics book cover

    The 'Ecosystem Approach' in International Environmental Law

    Genealogy and Biopolitics, 1st Edition

    By Vito De Lucia

    The ecosystem approach, broadly understood as a legal and governance strategy for integrated environmental and biodiversity management, has been adopted within a wide variety of international environmental legal regimes and provides a narrative, a policy approach and in some cases legally binding…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Protecting the Periphery: Environmental Policy in Peripheral Regions of the European Union book cover

    Protecting the Periphery

    Environmental Policy in Peripheral Regions of the European Union, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Baker, Kay Milton, Steven Yearley

    First published in 1994. ln Protecting the Periphery the editors present a series of papers revealing the impact of EU policies on environmental quality in regions at the edge of the European Union and in those lying just outside it. In many cases these regions contain habitats and landscapes of…

    eBook – 2019-03-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental Policy

  • Probability is All We Have: Uncertainties, Delays, and Environmental Policy Making book cover

    Probability is All We Have

    Uncertainties, Delays, and Environmental Policy Making, 1st Edition

    By James K. Hammitt

    First published in 1990. In this study, the author suggests ways that policy-makers can think about environmental policy choice that responds to the importance of uncertainty and delay. Hammitt describes several tools for environmental policy analysis and illustrates their application to important…

    eBook – 2019-03-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental Policy

  • Environmental Policy and Impact Assessment in Japan book cover

    Environmental Policy and Impact Assessment in Japan

    1st Edition

    By Brendan F. D. Barrett, Riki Therivel

    First published in 1991. Japanese attitudes to pollution and environmental protection were distinctly equivocal. The Japanese are a nature-loving people, yet they are responsible for widespread environmental destruction; Japan has some of the world’s strictest environmental quality standards, but…

    eBook – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental Policy

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