Paperbacks Direct: Environment & Economics

  • Energy Price Shocks and Macroeconomic Performance book cover

    Energy Price Shocks and Macroeconomic Performance

    1st Edition

    By Douglas R. Bohi

    The oil price shocks of the 1970’s led to severe recessions in the 1980’s in the United States. Originally published in 1989 in the aftermath, Bohi attempts to show both how energy prices can cause a decline in output and employment and to explore important other factors which led to the recessions…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Politics of Sustainability: Philosophical perspectives book cover

    The Politics of Sustainability

    Philosophical perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dieter Birnbacher, May Thorseth

    Responsibility for future generations is easily postulated in the abstract but it is much more difficult to set it to work in the concrete. It requires some changes in individual and institutional attitudes that are in opposition to what has been called the "systems variables" of industrial society…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Land Grabbing in Africa: The Race for Africa’s Rich Farmland book cover

    Land Grabbing in Africa

    The Race for Africa’s Rich Farmland, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    The sign that ‘Africa is on Sale’ has been appearing with regular frequency in major newspaper accounts across the world, indicating that large amounts/expanses of Africa’s rich farmlands are being sold to transnational investors, usually on long-term leases, at a rate not seen in decades – indeed…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Climate Change Impacts on Tropical Forests in Central America: An ecosystem service perspective book cover

    Climate Change Impacts on Tropical Forests in Central America

    An ecosystem service perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aline Chiabai

    The loss of biodiversity is a major environmental problem in nearly every terrestrial ecosystem on Earth. This loss is accelerating driven by climate change, as well as by other causes including agricultural exploitation, fragmentation and degradation triggered by land use changes. The crucial…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Mineral Wealth and Economic Development book cover

    Mineral Wealth and Economic Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by John E. Tilton

    Over the last several decades, many low-income mineral exporting countries have seen their per capita income decline or their standard of living stagnate. In this title, prominent analysts identify reasons behind the distressing economic performance of these countries including ineffective public…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Forests and Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development book cover

    Forests and Globalization

    Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by William Nikolakis, John Innes

    The overarching contribution of this book is a review and assessment of the current and future impacts of globalization on the world’s forests. The work has been developed by the "Resources for the Future" Task Force for the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO).&…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Development: Exploring the nexus of private and public interests book cover

    Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Development

    Exploring the nexus of private and public interests, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lez Rayman-Bacchus, Philip R. Walsh

    Corporate responsibility and sustainable development are two concepts that may be able to reconcile many of the big challenges facing the world; challenges such as tensions between respect for the natural environment, social justice, and economic development; the long view versus short-term…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainability and Business

  • Drinking Water: A Socio-economic Analysis of Historical and Societal Variation book cover

    Drinking Water: A Socio-economic Analysis of Historical and Societal Variation

    1st Edition

    By Mark Harvey

    In this fascinating and challenging work, the author analyses the way water for drinking is produced, distributed, owned, acquired, and consumed in contrasting ways in different settings. From the taken-for-granted, all-purpose water, flowing out of taps in advanced economies to extreme…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Designing Water Disaster Management Policies: Theory and Empirics book cover

    Designing Water Disaster Management Policies

    Theory and Empirics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chennat Gopalakrishnan

    This book represents a landmark effort to probe and analyze the theory and empirics of designing water disaster management policies. It consists of seven chapters that examine, in-depth and comprehensively, issues that are central to crafting effective policies for water disaster management. The…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Water Infrastructure book cover

    Water Infrastructure

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas

    Water infrastructure is an essential element in water management. Together with institutions, policies and regulation, it provides basic services to growing populations, especially in developing countries, where much of the growth is taking place. In the Asia-Pacific region, for instance,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Frontiers of Land and Water Governance in Urban Areas book cover

    Frontiers of Land and Water Governance in Urban Areas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Hartmann, Tejo Spit

    A society that intensifies and expands the use of land and water in urban areas needs to search for solutions to manage the frontiers between these two essential elements for urban living. Sustainable governance of land and water is one of the major challenges of our times. Managing retention areas…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Agricultural Investment and Productivity: Building Sustainability in East Africa book cover

    Agricultural Investment and Productivity

    Building Sustainability in East Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gunnar Köhlin, Randall Bluffstone

    Agricultural Investment and Productivity provides a deep and systematic look at the opportunities for and constraints to investments in sustainable agriculture in East Africa, offering important insights into what works and how to analyze agricultural investments in one of the poorest regions of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    RFF Press
    Environment for Development

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