Paperbacks Direct: Environment & Economics

  • Pricing Carbon in Australia: Contestation, the State and Market Failure book cover

    Pricing Carbon in Australia

    Contestation, the State and Market Failure, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Pearse

    In the mid-2000s it seemed that the global carbon market would take off and spark the worldwide transition to a profitable low carbon economy. A decade on, the experiment in carbon trading is failing. Carbon market schemes have been plagued by problems and resistance to carbon pricing has come from…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Food, Energy and Water Sustainability: Emergent Governance Strategies book cover

    Food, Energy and Water Sustainability

    Emergent Governance Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura M. Pereira, Caitlin A. McElroy, Alexandra Littaye, Alexandra M. Girard

    Societies around the world face an increasingly uncertain future as social and ecological changes create pressure on resource governance, and this uncertainty calls for new models that illuminate the intersections of civil society, public sector, and private sector resource management. This volume…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Ocean Energy: Governance Challenges for Wave and Tidal Stream Technologies book cover

    Ocean Energy

    Governance Challenges for Wave and Tidal Stream Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Glen Wright, Sandy Kerr, Kate Johnson

    Energy from wave and tidal power is a key component of current policies for renewable sources of energy. This book provides the first comprehensive exploration of legal, economic, and social issues related to the emerging ocean energy industry, in particular wave and tidal energy technologies. …

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Greening Post-Industrial Cities: Growth, Equity, and Environmental Governance book cover

    Greening Post-Industrial Cities

    Growth, Equity, and Environmental Governance, 1st Edition

    By Corina McKendry

    City greening has been heralded for contributing to environmental governance and critiqued for exacerbating displacement and inequality.  Bringing these two disparate analyses into conversation, this book offers a comparative understanding of how tensions between growth, environmental protection,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Sociology and Human Ecology: Complexity and Post-Humanist Perspectives book cover

    Sociology and Human Ecology

    Complexity and Post-Humanist Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By John A Smith, Chris Jenks

    Traditionally, Sociology has identified its subject matter as a distinct set – social phenomena – that can be taken as quite different and largely disconnected from potentially relevant disciplines such as Psychology, Economics or Planetary Ecology. Within Sociology and Human Ecology, Smith and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Sustainable Pathways for our Cities and Regions: Planning within Planetary Boundaries book cover

    Sustainable Pathways for our Cities and Regions

    Planning within Planetary Boundaries, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Norman

    In an urbanizing world, the majority of people live in urban settlements predominantly on the coastal edge. Focus has historically been on people, place and the challenges and opportunities of living with global change, and academic attention has largely been on sustainability science or…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Housing for Degrowth: Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Housing for Degrowth

    Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anitra Nelson, François Schneider

    ‘Degrowth’, a type of ‘postgrowth’, is becoming a strong political, practical and cultural movement for downscaling and transforming societies beyond capitalist growth and non-capitalist productivism to achieve global sustainability and satisfy everyone’s basic needs. This groundbreaking…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Social Terrains of Mine Closure in the Philippines book cover

    Social Terrains of Mine Closure in the Philippines

    1st Edition

    By Minerva Chaloping March

    The current discourse on mine closure is informed predominantly by industry and corporate perspectives and predicated by experiences of mainly mining companies that are based in developed countries where necessary planning frameworks and regulatory requirements are well-established. Mine closure…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • The Governance of Urban Green Spaces in the EU: Social innovation and civil society book cover

    The Governance of Urban Green Spaces in the EU

    Social innovation and civil society, 1st Edition

    By Judith Schicklinski

    Across European cities the use of urban space is controversial and subject to diverging interests. On the one hand citizens are increasingly aware of the necessity for self-organising to reclaim green spaces. On the other hand local authorities have started to involve citizens in the governance of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Towards a Political Economy of Resource-dependent Regions book cover

    Towards a Political Economy of Resource-dependent Regions

    1st Edition

    By Greg Halseth, Laura Ryser

    This book advances our understanding of resource-dependent regions in developed economies in the 21st Century. It explores how rural and small town places are working to find success in a new economy marked by demographic, economic, social, cultural, political, and environmental change. How…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Agribusiness and the Neoliberal Food System in Brazil: Frontiers and Fissures of Agro-neoliberalism book cover

    Agribusiness and the Neoliberal Food System in Brazil

    Frontiers and Fissures of Agro-neoliberalism, 1st Edition

    By Antonio Augusto Rossotto Ioris

    Due to new production areas and persistent productivity gains, Brazil has consolidated its position as a global leader and even as a ‘model’ of commercial, integrated crop production. The country is now seen as an agricultural powerhouse that has a lot to offer in terms of reducing the prospect of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Sustainability in the Gulf: Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Sustainability in the Gulf

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elie Azar, Mohamed Abdel Raouf

    Sustainability is a topic of great interest today, particularly for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, which have witnessed very rapid economic and demographic growth over the past decade. The observed growth has led to unsustainable consumption patterns of vital resources such as water,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

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