E-books: Environment and Sustainability

  • Corporate Environmental Management, Second Edition book cover

    Corporate Environmental Management, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    By John Darabaris

    Corporate Environmental Management, Second Edition, provides environmental industry executives, the investment community, and students a basis for measuring corporate environmental activities and standing. It offers a comprehensive understanding of the technical, cost, and regulatory issues that…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    CRC Press

  • Globalism and Localization: Emergent Solutions to Ecological and Social Crises book cover

    Globalism and Localization

    Emergent Solutions to Ecological and Social Crises, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeanine M. Canty

    Considering the context of the present ecological and social crisis, this book takes an interdisciplinary approach to explore the relationship between globalism and localization. Globalism may be viewed as a positive emergent property of globalization. The latter depicts a worldwide economic and…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge

  • Sexing the Animal in a Post-Humanist World: A Critical Feminist Approach book cover

    Sexing the Animal in a Post-Humanist World

    A Critical Feminist Approach, 1st Edition

    By Roslyn Appleby

    This pioneering collection of essays unpacks the complex discursive and embodied relationships between humans and animals, contributing to a more informed understanding of both human-animal relations and the role of language in social processes. Focusing on the example of shark-human interactions,…

    eBook – 2019-05-15
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Environmental Economics: Concepts, Methods and Policies book cover

    Environmental Economics

    Concepts, Methods and Policies, 1st Edition

    By Dodo J. Thampapillai, Matthias Ruth

    Environmental Economics explores the ways in which economic theory and its applications, as practised and taught today, must be modified to explicitly accommodate the goal of sustainability and the vital role played by environmental capital. Pivoting around the first and second laws of…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Urban Health: The Case of Hong Kong as a Subtropical City book cover

    Climate Change and Urban Health

    The Case of Hong Kong as a Subtropical City, 1st Edition

    By Emily Ying Yang Chan

    This book provides a theoretical framework and related technical skills for investigating climate change and its public health consequences and responses with a focus on urban settings, and in particular Hong Kong, a subtropical metropolis in Asia. Specifically, the book examines the impact of…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Sustainability of Business in the Context of Environmental Management book cover

    Sustainability of Business in the Context of Environmental Management

    1st Edition

    By Kamlesh Pritwani

    Sustainability of Business in the Context of Environmental Management studies the newly emerged concept of ‘sustainable business’ in view of the growing Indian economy. It explores the current corporate social responsibility practices adopted with special reference to environmental management in…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    CRC Press

  • Ecoprecarity: Vulnerable Lives in Literature and Culture book cover

    Ecoprecarity

    Vulnerable Lives in Literature and Culture, 1st Edition

    By Pramod K. Nayar

    Ecoprecarity: Vulnerable Lives in Literature and Culture presents an examination of ecoprecarity - the precarious lives that humans lead in the process and event of ecological disaster, and the increasing precarious state of the environment itself as a result of human interventions - in…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment

  • Societal Problems as Public Bads book cover

    Societal Problems as Public Bads

    1st Edition

    By Nan Dirk de Graaf, Dingeman Wiertz

    Corruption, crime, economic inequality, religious fundamentalism, financial crises, environmental degradation, population ageing, gender inequality, large-scale migration… This book tackles many of the most pressing problems facing societies today. The authors demonstrate that similar social…

    eBook – 2019-05-10
    Routledge

  • Communication Strategies for Engaging Climate Skeptics: Religion and the Environment book cover

    Communication Strategies for Engaging Climate Skeptics

    Religion and the Environment, 1st Edition

    By Emma Frances Bloomfield

    Communication Strategies for Engaging Climate Skeptics examines the intersection of climate skepticism and Christianity and proposes strategies for engaging climate skeptics in productive conversations. Despite the scientifically established threats of climate change, there remains a segment of the…

    eBook – 2019-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Handbook of Global Urban Health book cover

    Handbook of Global Urban Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Igor Vojnovic, Amber L. Pearson, Gershim Asiki, Geoff DeVerteuil, Adriana Allen

    Through interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary perspectives, and with an emphasis on exploring patterns as well as distinct and unique conditions across the globe, this collection examines advanced and cutting-edge theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of the health of urban…

    eBook – 2019-05-09
    Routledge
    The Metropolis and Modern Life

  • Reconciling Indigenous Peoples’ Individual and Collective Rights: Participation, Prior Consultation and Self-Determination in Latin America book cover

    Reconciling Indigenous Peoples’ Individual and Collective Rights

    Participation, Prior Consultation and Self-Determination in Latin America, 1st Edition

    By Jessika Eichler

    This book critically assesses categorical divisions between indigenous individual and collective rights regimes embedded in the foundations of international human rights law. Both conceptual ambiguities and practice-related difficulties arising in vernacularisation processes point to the need of…

    eBook – 2019-05-09
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

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