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  • Carbon Footprints as Cultural-Ecological Metaphors book cover

    Carbon Footprints as Cultural-Ecological Metaphors

    1st Edition

    By Anita Girvan

    Through an examination of carbon footprint metaphors, this books demonstrates the ways in which climate change and other ecological issues are culturally and materially constituted through metaphor. The carbon footprint metaphor has achieved a ubiquitous presence in Anglo-North American public…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Fresh Water: Access, conflict and identity book cover

    The Politics of Fresh Water

    Access, conflict and identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine M. Ashcraft, Tamar Mayer

    Water scarcity is not simply the result of what nature has to offer but always involves power relations and political decisions. This volume discusses the politics of the freshwater crisis, specifically how access to water is determined in different regions and historical periods, how conflict is…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Water and Rural Communities: Local Politics, Meaning and Place book cover

    Water and Rural Communities

    Local Politics, Meaning and Place, 1st Edition

    By Lia Bryant, with Jodie George

    The overall theme of this book concerns the multiplicity and complexities of discursive constructions of water in Western economies in relation to irrigation communities. The authors argue that the politics of place is given meaning in relation to local knowledges and within multiple and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Water Regimes: Beyond the public and private sector debate book cover

    Water Regimes

    Beyond the public and private sector debate, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dominique Lorrain, Franck Poupeau

    In recent years the water sector has undergone profound institutional, economic and political transformations. Some countries have encouraged privatization of water services, but in many cases this has provoked adverse reaction to such a neoliberal and market-based approach to this common shared…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Understanding Climate Change through Gender Relations book cover

    Understanding Climate Change through Gender Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Buckingham, Virginie Le Masson

    This book explains how gender, as a power relationship, influences climate change related strategies, and explores the additional pressures that climate change brings to uneven gender relations. It considers the ways in which men and women experience the impacts of these in different economic…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Climate, Society and Subsurface Politics in Greenland: Under the Great Ice book cover

    Climate, Society and Subsurface Politics in Greenland

    Under the Great Ice, 1st Edition

    By Mark Nuttall

    Once imagined as a place on the very edge of the world, Greenland is now viewed as being at the epicentre of climate change. At the same time, international attention is focused on opportunities for oil and mineral development, seemingly made possible as the inland ice melts and sea ice disappears,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Polar Regions

  • 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

  • Environmental Advertising in China and the USA: The desire to go green book cover

    Environmental Advertising in China and the USA

    The desire to go green, 1st Edition

    By Xinghua Li

    Since the late 1980s, green consumerism has been hailed in the West as an efficient solution to environmental problems. However, Chinese consumers have been slow to warm up to eco-friendly products. Consumers prefer SUVs to hybrid cars, health supplements and snake oil medicines to organic foods…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Communities and Green Lifestyles: Consumption and Environmentalism book cover

    Sustainable Communities and Green Lifestyles

    Consumption and Environmentalism, 1st Edition

    By Tendai Chitewere

    Sustainable communities raise questions about the compatibility of capitalism and environmentalism and how we can green our way of life in a capitalist economy that values short-term production and consumption over long-term conservation and simple living. If capitalism and its drive towards…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Ecological Economics: Nature and Society book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Ecological Economics

    Nature and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clive L. Spash

    Since becoming formally established with an international academic society in the late 1980s, ecological economics has advanced understanding of the interactions between social and biophysical reality. It initially combined questioning of the basis of mainstream economics with a concern for…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Political Economy of Natural Resources and Development: From neoliberalism to resource nationalism book cover

    The Political Economy of Natural Resources and Development

    From neoliberalism to resource nationalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul A. Haslam, Pablo Heidrich

    The Political Economy of Resources and Development offers a unique and multidisciplinary perspective on how the commodity boom of the mid-2000s reshaped the model of development throughout Latin America and elsewhere in the developing world. Governments increased taxes and royalties on the resource…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Water Policy and Governance in South Asia: Empowering Rural Communities book cover

    Water Policy and Governance in South Asia

    Empowering Rural Communities, 1st Edition

    By M. Anwar Hossen

    Dr. Hossen carried out an exceptional program of research in Bangladesh which focused on water governance in relation to human rights, international water law and environmental sustainability. His major argument is that eco-agricultural system encounters major disruptions due to a number of factors…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

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