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  • Waste Matters: Urban margins in contemporary literature book cover

    Waste Matters

    Urban margins in contemporary literature, 1st Edition

    By Sarah K. Harrison

    How do those pushed to the margins survive in contemporary cities? What role do they play in today’s increasingly complex urban ecosystems? Faced with stark disparities in human and environmental wellbeing, what form might more equitable cities take? Waste Matters argues that contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Environmental Justice and Farm Labor book cover

    Environmental Justice and Farm Labor

    1st Edition

    By Rebecca E. Berkey

    Utilizing a model derived from literature on environmental justice overlaid with multiple scales of agriculture, Environmental Justice and Farm Labor provides key insights about laborers in agriculture in the United States. It addresses three main topics: (1) justice-related issues…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • A Green History of the Welfare State book cover

    A Green History of the Welfare State

    1st Edition

    By Tony Fitzpatrick

    Environmental problems – particularly climate change – have become increasingly important to governments and social researchers in recent decades. Debates about their implications for social policies and welfare reforms are now moving towards centre stage. What has been missing from such debates is…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • Feeding Cities: Improving local food access, security, and resilience book cover

    Feeding Cities

    Improving local food access, security, and resilience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Bosso

    There is enormous current interest in urban food systems, with a wide array of policies and initiatives intended to increase food security, decrease ecological impacts and improve public health. This volume is a cross-disciplinary and applied approach to urban food system sustainability,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Environmental Justice: An Issue for Social Work Education and Practice book cover

    Environmental Justice

    An Issue for Social Work Education and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sondra Fogel, Carenlee Barkdull, Bret Weber

    What is environmental justice? Why is it important to social work? Social work has a long history with the term "environment" as part of our guiding Ecological Framework. Yet frequently, the assessment of the environment is left out or seen as a difficult domain to understand as part of the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Food and Nutrition Security book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Food and Nutrition Security

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bill Pritchard, Rodomiro Ortiz, Meera Shekar

    The concept of food and nutrition security has evolved and risen to the top of the international policy agenda over the last decade. Yet it is a complex and multi-faceted issue, requiring a broad and inter-disciplinary perspective for full understanding. This Handbook represents the most…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Food Sovereignty in International Context: Discourse, politics and practice of place book cover

    Food Sovereignty in International Context

    Discourse, politics and practice of place, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amy Trauger

    Food sovereignty is an emerging discourse of empowerment and autonomy in the food system with the development of associated practices in rural and some urban spaces. While literature on food sovereignty has proliferated since the first usage of the term in 1996 at the Rome Food Summit, most has…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Food Systems Governance: Challenges for justice, equality and human rights book cover

    Food Systems Governance

    Challenges for justice, equality and human rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amanda Kennedy, Jonathan Liljeblad

    Sustainability and food production represent a major challenge to society, with both consumption and supply sides posing practical and ethical dilemmas. This book shows that food governance issues can occur in many ways and at many points along the food chain. The risks and impacts, particularly…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Stratospheric Ozone Damage and Legal Liability: US public policy and tort litigation to protect the ozone layer book cover

    Stratospheric Ozone Damage and Legal Liability

    US public policy and tort litigation to protect the ozone layer, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Elges

    While government enforcement of laws and regulations to control the production of chloroflurocarbons in 1987 has been hailed as exemplifying the precautionary principle, for almost two decades US companies failed to take precautionary measures to prevent chemical emissions, despite the probable…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Routledge Handbook of Water and Health book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Water and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jamie Bartram

    This comprehensive handbook provides an authoritative source of information on global water and health, suitable for interdisciplinary teaching for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students. It covers both developing and developed country concerns. It is organized into sections covering:…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • China's Water Pollution Problems book cover

    China's Water Pollution Problems

    1st Edition

    By Claudio O. Delang

    Water pollution is one of the most serious problems plaguing China today with millions of citizens drinking water unfit for consumption. These abysmal conditions have fuelled increasing social discontent, as people become more concerned by the need to address the pressing issues of water pollution,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • China's Air Pollution Problems book cover

    China's Air Pollution Problems

    1st Edition

    By Claudio O. Delang

    China’s rapid industrialisation has led to "an air pollution catastrophe". Concerted efforts to achieve economic growth have led to veiled skies of toxic air and created health and morbidity problems as well as tremendous environmental degradation. China’s Air Pollution Problems provides an…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

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