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  • 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

  • The Economic Theory of Community Forestry book cover

    The Economic Theory of Community Forestry

    1st Edition

    By David Robinson

    Community forestry is an expanding model of forest management around the world. Over a quarter of forests in developing countries are now owned by or assigned to communities and there is a growing community forestry movement in developed countries such as Canada and the USA. There is, however, no…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

  • The Global Economics of Forestry book cover

    The Global Economics of Forestry

    1st Edition

    By William F. Hyde

    This book traces the economic and biological pattern of forest development from initial settlement and harvest activity at the natural forest frontier to modern industrial forest plantations. It builds from diagrams describing three discrete stages of forest development, and then discusses the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge

  • Biological Economies: Experimentation and the politics of agri-food frontiers book cover

    Biological Economies

    Experimentation and the politics of agri-food frontiers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Le Heron, Hugh Campbell, Nick Lewis, Michael Carolan

    Recent agri-food studies, including commodity systems, the political economy of agriculture, regional development, and wider examinations of the rural dimension in economic geography and rural sociology have been confronted by three challenges. These can be summarized as: ‘more than human’…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Agricultural Markets Instability: Revisiting the Recent Food Crises book cover

    Agricultural Markets Instability

    Revisiting the Recent Food Crises, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alberto Garrido, Bernhard Brümmer, Robert M'Barek, Miranda P. M. Meuwissen, Cristian Morales-Opazo

    Since the financial and food price crises of 2007, market instability has been a topic of major concern to agricultural economists and policy professionals. This volume provides an overview of the key issues surrounding food prices volatility, focusing primarily on drivers, long-term…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Biofuels, Food Security, and Developing Economies book cover

    Biofuels, Food Security, and Developing Economies

    1st Edition

    By Nazia Mintz-Habib

    The last decade has witnessed major crises in both food and energy security across the world. One response to the challenges of climate change and energy supply has been the development of crops to be used for biofuels. But, as this book shows, this can divert agricultural land from food production…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Forests, Business and Sustainability book cover

    Forests, Business and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rajat Panwar, Robert Kozak, Eric Hansen

    Forests are under tremendous pressure from human uses of all kinds, and one of the most significant threats to their sustainability comes from commercial interests. This book presents a comprehensive examination of the interactions between the forest products sector and the sustainability of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Bioenergy for Sustainable Development and International Competitiveness: The Role of Sugar Cane in Africa book cover

    Bioenergy for Sustainable Development and International Competitiveness

    The Role of Sugar Cane in Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francis X. Johnson, Vikram Seebaluck

    Growing concerns about the impacts of climate change and dependence on fossil fuels have intensified interest in bioenergy from sugar cane and other crops, highlighting important links between energy, environment and development goals. Sub-Saharan Africa is characterized by severe poverty; the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Material Substitution: Lessons from Tin-Using Industries book cover

    Material Substitution

    Lessons from Tin-Using Industries, 1st Edition

    Edited by John E. Tilton

    Substitution has long been a common remedy for materials shortages. This study, originally published in 1983, uses tin to examine how and why substitution takes place. To provide insights into the tin industry and the practice of substitution, the case studies in this title examine three tin-using…

    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

  • The Political Economy of Low Carbon Transformation: Breaking the habits of capitalism book cover

    The Political Economy of Low Carbon Transformation

    Breaking the habits of capitalism, 1st Edition

    By Harold Wilhite

    Deep reductions in energy use and carbon emissions will not be possible within political economies that are driven by the capitalist imperatives of growth, commodification and individualization. As such, it has now become necessary to understand the relationship between capitalism and the emergence…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Complexity and Creative Capacity: Rethinking knowledge transfer, adaptive management and wicked environmental problems book cover

    Complexity and Creative Capacity

    Rethinking knowledge transfer, adaptive management and wicked environmental problems, 1st Edition

    By Kelly Chapman

    Complexity theories gained prominence in the 1990s with a focus on self-organising and complex adaptive systems. Since then, complexity theory has become one of the fastest growing topics in both the natural and social sciences, and touted as a revolutionary way of understanding the behaviour of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

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