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  • Ecological Integrity and Global Governance: Science, ethics and the law book cover

    Ecological Integrity and Global Governance

    Science, ethics and the law, 1st Edition

    By Laura Westra

    It is increasingly argued that a focus on environmental sustainability is fundamental to effective and equitable governance, and ultimately for the good of mankind. This book argues that, in the face increasing environmental challenges, it is essential to recognise the role that ecological…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Regulation of the Natural Gas Producing Industry book cover

    Regulation of the Natural Gas Producing Industry

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keith C. Brown

    Originally published in 1972, Regulation of the Natural Gas Producing Industry combines several papers prepared for a seminar in Washington D.C in 1970.The purpose of this seminar was to exchange views between specialists on the issues related to regulation natural gas production. As such these…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • High Energy Costs: Uneven, Unfair, Unavoidable? book cover

    High Energy Costs

    Uneven, Unfair, Unavoidable?, 1st Edition

    By Hans H. Landsberg, Joseph M. Dukert

    High energy prices affect nearly the whole of the American population, arguably affecting some consumer groups more than others. Although originally published in 1981, the issues explored in this study such as who is affected most by energy price increases, regional differences and what can or…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources: Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia book cover

    Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources

    Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia, 1st Edition

    By Sandagsuren Undargaa

    The grazing of animals on common land and associated property rights were the original basis of the concept of "the tragedy of the commons". Drawing on the classic work of Elinor Ostrom and the readings of political ecology, this book questions the application of exclusive property rights to mobile…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Governing Urban Sustainability: Comparing Cities in the USA and Germany book cover

    Governing Urban Sustainability

    Comparing Cities in the USA and Germany, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Pettibone

    In her study of the interactions between tools of urban sustainability governance in key cities, Lisa Pettibone argues that a new factor-sustainability-minded groups-may be critical to building momentum for sustainability. The book presents in-depth case studies of six cities in the USA and Germany…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Hope and Grief in the Anthropocene: Re-conceptualising human–nature relations book cover

    Hope and Grief in the Anthropocene

    Re-conceptualising human–nature relations, 1st Edition

    By Lesley Head

    The Anthropocene is a volatile and potentially catastrophic age demanding new ways of thinking about relations between humans and the nonhuman world. This book explores how responses to environmental challenges are hampered by a grief for a pristine and certain past, rather than considering the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Anthropocene

  • Asian American Literature and the Environment book cover

    Asian American Literature and the Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lorna Fitzsimmons, Youngsuk Chae, Bella Adams

    This book is a ground-breaking transnational study of representations of the environment in Asian American literature. Extending and renewing Asian American studies and ecocriticism by drawing the two fields into deeper dialogue, it brings Asian American writers to the center of ecocritical studies…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Technologies for Sustainable Urban Design and Bioregionalist Regeneration book cover

    Technologies for Sustainable Urban Design and Bioregionalist Regeneration

    1st Edition

    By Dora Francese

    This book explores the role of technology in ecological urban design and regeneration. Part I provides theoretical and methodological insights into technological approaches that offer optimum respect to existing cultural and natural environments, while offering minimum impact and carbon footprint.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Civic Engagement in Food System Governance: A comparative perspective of American and British local food movements book cover

    Civic Engagement in Food System Governance

    A comparative perspective of American and British local food movements, 1st Edition

    By Alan R. Hunt

    The local food movement is one of the most active of current civil engagement social movements. This work presents primary evidence from over 900 documents, interviews, and participant observations, and provides the first descriptive history of local food movement national policy achievements in…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge

  • Rural Development and Urban-Bound Migration in Mexico book cover

    Rural Development and Urban-Bound Migration in Mexico

    1st Edition

    By Arthur Silvers, Pierre Crosson

    Rapid growth of urban populations is a major characteristic of economic development and demographic change in developing countries leading to industrialisation and modernisation of major cities. Originally published in 1980, this study focusses on these issues using Mexico as a case study as well…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Political Economy of Soil Erosion in Developing Countries book cover

    The Political Economy of Soil Erosion in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Piers Blaikie

    First published in 1985. This book examines wide variety of ways in which environmental deterioration, in particular soil erosion, can be viewed and the implicit political judgements that often inform them. Using the context of developing countries, where the effects tend to be more acute due to…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Africa’s Green Revolution: Critical Perspectives on New Agricultural Technologies and Systems book cover

    Africa’s Green Revolution

    Critical Perspectives on New Agricultural Technologies and Systems, 1st Edition

    Edited by William G. Moseley, Matthew A. Schnurr, Rachel Bezner-Kerr

    This volume examines the dominant neoliberal agenda for agricultural development and hunger alleviation in Africa. The text reviews the history of African agricultural and food security policy in the post-colonial period, across a range of geographical contexts, in order to contextualise the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

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