E-books: Environment and Sustainability

  • Creative Governance: Opportunities for Fisheries in Europe book cover

    Creative Governance

    Opportunities for Fisheries in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Kooiman, Martijn van Vliet, Svein Jentoft

    Published in 1999, Creative Governance sets out to develop new ideas on the development of Fisheries in Europe. The scholarly and political attention for fisheries in general within Europe is predominantly focused on problems of controlling catch. In this book it is not the problems of harvesting…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge Revivals

  • Environment Scotland: Prospects for Sustainability book cover

    Environment Scotland

    Prospects for Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eleanor McDowell, James McCormick

    Published in 1999, this volume provides the first thorough analysis of the elements of sustainable public policy in a devolved Scotland. Following the vote for a Scottish Parliament in the 1997 referendum, it explores the immediate and longer-term challenges likely to confront Scotland. The book…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge Revivals

  • Perspectives on British Rural Planning Policy, 1994-97 book cover

    Perspectives on British Rural Planning Policy, 1994-97

    1st Edition

    By Andrew W. Gilg

    First published in 1999, this volume explores the issue of rural planning, which has become a complex activity in which policies in one area have important ramifications in other policy areas. It is thus very important for all those involved in rural planning affairs to remain not only up to date,…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Growth and Development in Asia: Volume I: Making the Cities book cover

    Urban Growth and Development in Asia

    Volume I: Making the Cities, 1st Edition

    By Graham P. Chapman, Ashok K. Dutt

    First published in 1999, this volume begins with a panoramic survey by Nigel Harris of the drama of Asian Urbanization, based on the inaugural plenary lecture he gave to the 5th Asian Urbanization Conference held in London. In the following chapters many experts and practitioners from different…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ethnobotany: Local Knowledge and Traditions book cover


    Local Knowledge and Traditions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jose L. Martinez, Amner Munoz-Acevedo, Mahendra Rai

    Ethnobotany: Local Knowledge and Traditions discusses various plants that have actually been used in traditional medicine for a specific ailment. It desribes the biological effectiveness (activities) related to each "sickness" which have been scientifically verified. This book will also discuss the…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    CRC Press

  • Understanding Human Ecology: Knowledge, Ethics and Politics book cover

    Understanding Human Ecology

    Knowledge, Ethics and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Geetha Devi T. V.

    This book examines the domain of human agency–environment interaction from a multidimensional point of view. It explores the human–environment interface by analysing its ethical, political and epistemic aspects – the value aspects that humans attribute to their environment, the relations of power…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge India

  • 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
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Social Work and Disasters: A Handbook for Practice book cover

    Social Work and Disasters

    A Handbook for Practice, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Alston, Tricia Hazeleger, Desley Hargreaves

    Disasters are increasing in frequency and intensity across the world, causing significant destruction to individuals and communities. Yet many social workers are ill-prepared for the demands of this field of practice. This book discusses the role of social workers in disaster work, including in…

    eBook – 2019-01-11

  • Theory of Sampling and Sampling Practice, Third Edition book cover

    Theory of Sampling and Sampling Practice, Third Edition

    3rd Edition

    By Francis F. Pitard

    A step-by-step guide for anyone challenged by the many subtleties of sampling particulate materials. The only comprehensive document merging the famous works of P. Gy, I. Visman, and C.O. Ingamells into a single theory in a logical way - the most advanced book on sampling that can be used by…

    eBook – 2019-01-10
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Equine Cultures in Transition: Ethical Questions book cover

    Equine Cultures in Transition

    Ethical Questions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonna Bornemark, Petra Andersson, Ulla Ekström von Essen

    Societal views on animals are rapidly changing and have become more diversified: can we use them for our own pleasure, and how should we understand animal agency? These questions, asked both in theoretical discourses and different practices, are also relevant for our understanding of horses and the…

    eBook – 2019-01-10
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Governing Sustainable Seafood book cover

    Governing Sustainable Seafood

    1st Edition

    By Simon R. Bush, Peter Oosterveer

    Taking a social science approach, this book explores the governance of sustainable seafood, which is fundamental to food and nutrition security as well as being an important source of income and employment in many regions. Due to the importance of protein and other fishery and aquaculture…

    eBook – 2019-01-08
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Routledge Handbook of the Study of the Commons book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Study of the Commons

    1st Edition

    Edited by Blake Hudson, Jonathan Rosenbloom, Dan Cole

    Chapter 26 of this book is freely available as a downloadable Open Access PDF under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/tandfbis/rt-files/docs/Open+Access+Chapters/9781138060906_oachapter26.pdf This comprehensive Handbook…

    eBook – 2019-01-04

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