E-books: Environment & Economics

  • Guanxi and Local Green Development in China: The Role of Entrepreneurs and Local Leaders book cover

    Guanxi and Local Green Development in China

    The Role of Entrepreneurs and Local Leaders, 1st Edition

    By Chunhong Sheng

    This book examines the factors which contribute to local green development in China and employs political ecology to analyze the relationship between power and the environment. Specifically, it looks at which actors control access to resources and are therefore able to promote environmental…

    eBook – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Utopia in the Anthropocene: A Change Plan for a Sustainable and Equitable World book cover

    Utopia in the Anthropocene

    A Change Plan for a Sustainable and Equitable World, 1st Edition

    By Michael Harvey

    Utopia in the Anthropocene takes a cross-disciplinary approach to analyse our current world problems, identify the key resistance to change and take the reader step by step towards a more sustainable, equitable and rewarding world. It presents paradigm-shifting models of economics, political…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Gender, Agriculture and Agrarian Transformations: Changing Relations in Africa, Latin America and Asia book cover

    Gender, Agriculture and Agrarian Transformations

    Changing Relations in Africa, Latin America and Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carolyn E. Sachs

    This book presents research from across the globe on how gender relationships in agriculture are changing. In many regions of the world, agricultural transformations are occurring through increased commodification, new value-chains, technological innovations introduced by CGIAR and other…

    eBook – 2019-05-15
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Sustainability Certification Schemes in the Agricultural and Natural Resource Sectors: Outcomes for Society and the Environment book cover

    Sustainability Certification Schemes in the Agricultural and Natural Resource Sectors

    Outcomes for Society and the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Vogt

    This book provides a balanced critique of a range of international sustainability certification schemes across nine agricultural and natural resource industries. Certification schemes set standards through intramarket private and multi-stakeholder mechanisms, and while third-party verification is…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Consumers, Meat and Animal Products: Policies, Regulations and Marketing book cover

    Consumers, Meat and Animal Products

    Policies, Regulations and Marketing, 1st Edition

    By Terence J. Centner

    This book addresses the production practices employed in the production of food animals and animal products that enable marketers to sell a variety of products to meet consumer demand. Food animal production practices have come under increased scrutiny by consumers who object to inputs and…

    eBook – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Governing Technology in the Quest for Sustainability on Earth book cover

    Governing Technology in the Quest for Sustainability on Earth

    1st Edition

    By Dain Bolwell

    Governing Technology in the Quest for Sustainability on Earth explores how human technologies can be managed to ensure the long-term sustainability of our species and of other life forms with which we share this world. It analyses human impact, the discourses of environmentalism and issues of…

    eBook – 2019-02-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Energy Transitions and Social Psychology: A Sociotechnical Perspective book cover

    Energy Transitions and Social Psychology

    A Sociotechnical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Paul Upham, Paula Bögel, Katinka Johansen

    This book explains how social psychological concepts can be closely integrated with sociotechnical perspectives of energy transitions. It shows the value of actor-centred analysis that acknowledges the role of individual-level processes within their wider contexts of energy supply and use. In this…

    eBook – 2019-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • Wealth, Inclusive Growth and Sustainability book cover

    Wealth, Inclusive Growth and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shunsuke Managi

    The excessive pursuit of economic interests has resulted in severe environmental and social problems, such as climate change, biodiversity loss, and inequality and disparity. There is an urgent need for broader measures of progress to complement Gross Domestic Product (GDP). This book provides a…

    eBook – 2019-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Business Battles in the US Energy Sector: Lessons for a Clean Energy Transition book cover

    Business Battles in the US Energy Sector

    Lessons for a Clean Energy Transition, 1st Edition

    By Christian Downie

    This book is ground breaking in its study of business actors in climate and energy politics. While various studies have demonstrated the influence of business actors across multiple policy domains, this is the first to examine the behaviour of business actors in energy centric industries in…

    eBook – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Marine Extremes: Ocean Safety, Marine Health and the Blue Economy book cover

    Marine Extremes

    Ocean Safety, Marine Health and the Blue Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erika Techera, Gundula Winter

    Marine extremes, as they are conceived of in this volume, encompass environments, activities, events and impacts. Extreme environments found in and around our oceans, including the deep sea and seabed as well as the frozen polar regions, are being seriously affected by both extreme behaviours (…

    eBook – 2019-01-14
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • The Evolution of Economic Wellbeing: Progress-Driven Economic Policies in the Era of Globalization book cover

    The Evolution of Economic Wellbeing

    Progress-Driven Economic Policies in the Era of Globalization, 1st Edition

    By Zuhayr Mikdashi

    Throughout history, humans have sought to enhance their wellbeing across various domains. Though the spectrum of factors responsible for wellbeing has widened considerably and advances have been realized in scientific-technological fields, significant failures have been encountered in establishing…

    eBook – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • The Question of Limits: A Historical Perspective on the Environmental Crisis book cover

    The Question of Limits

    A Historical Perspective on the Environmental Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Christian Marouby

    We have forgotten how to think about limits. Most philosophical approaches to the environment have focused primarily on the value of the natural world, the status of anthropocentrism and the Anthropocene, and the largely ethical questions of our impact on the world. While fully acknowledging these…

    eBook – 2018-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

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