Paperbacks Direct: Environment and Sustainability

  • Water Governance and Civil Society Responses in South Asia book cover

    Water Governance and Civil Society Responses in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by N. C. Narayanan, S. Parasuraman, Rajindra Ariyabandu

    This book addresses paradigm shifts in water policy and governance, and examines the role of civil society organizations in influencing public policy, while focusing on social equity and democratic participation. It illustrates a range of interesting developments in policy formulation, donor–state…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge India

  • Globalization of Water Governance in South Asia book cover

    Globalization of Water Governance in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vishal Narain, Chanda Gurung Goodrich, Jayati Chourey, Anjal Prakash

    Globalization has significantly redefined the nature of governance in the water sector. Non-state actors—multilateral and transnational donor agencies and corporations, non-government organizations, markets, and civil society at large—are assuming a bigger role in public policy-making for water…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge India

  • 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

  • African Philosophy and Environmental Conservation book cover

    African Philosophy and Environmental Conservation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan O. Chimakonam

    African Philosophy and Environmental Conservation is about the unconcern for, and marginalisation of, the environment in African philosophy. The issue of the environment is still very much neglected by governments, corporate bodies, academics and specifically, philosophers in the sub-Saharan Africa…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14 
    Routledge

  • Duties Regarding Nature: A Kantian Environmental Ethic book cover

    Duties Regarding Nature

    A Kantian Environmental Ethic, 1st Edition

    By Toby Svoboda

    In this book, Toby Svoboda develops and defends a Kantian environmental virtue ethic, challenging the widely-held view that Kant's moral philosophy has little to offer environmental ethics. On the contrary, Svoboda contends that on Kantian grounds, there is good moral reason to care about…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Climate Change and Food Security: Africa and the Caribbean book cover

    Climate Change and Food Security

    Africa and the Caribbean, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Thomas Hope

    Global climatic change has resulted in new and unpredictable patterns of precipitation and temperature, the increased frequency of extreme weather events and rising sea levels. These changes impact all four aspects of food security – availability, accessibility, stability of supply and appropriate…

    Paperback – 2019-05-05 
    Routledge

  • Grassroots Environmental Governance: Community engagements with industry book cover

    Grassroots Environmental Governance

    Community engagements with industry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leah S. Horowitz, Michael J. Watts

    Grassroots movements can pose serious challenges to both governments and corporations. However, grassroots actors possess a variety of motivations, and their visions of development may evolve in complex ways. Meanwhile, their relative powerlessness obliges them to forge an array of shifting…

    Paperback – 2019-05-05 
    Routledge

  • Climate Change Policy in Japan: From the 1980s to 2015 book cover

    Climate Change Policy in Japan

    From the 1980s to 2015, 1st Edition

    By Yasuko Kameyama

    Amidst growing environmental concerns worldwide, Japan is seen as particularly vulnerable to the effects of changing climate. This book considers Japan’s response to the climate change problem from the late 1980s up to the present day, assessing how the Japanese government’s policy-making…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • Provisional Cities: Cautionary Tales for the Anthropocene book cover

    Provisional Cities

    Cautionary Tales for the Anthropocene, 1st Edition

    By Renata Tyszczuk

    This book considers the provisional nature of cities in relation to the Anthropocene – the proposed geological epoch of human-induced changes to the Earth system. It charts an environmental history of curfews, admonitions and alarms about dwelling on Earth. ‘Provisional cities’ are explored as…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • The Business of Greening book cover

    The Business of Greening

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Fineman

    The Business of Greening, first published in 2000, debates the relationship between business and greening, and the future form this relationship could take. The book gives voice to industrial actors - employees, employers, managers, technical specialists, regulators - in the context of their…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

  • Natural Resources: Allocation, Economics and Policy book cover

    Natural Resources

    Allocation, Economics and Policy, 1st Edition

    By Judith Rees

    In this book, first published in 1990, Judith Rees considers the spatial distribution of resource availability, development and consumption, and the distribution of resource-generated wealth and welfare. Showing that there are no simple answers, she analyses the complex interactions between…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

  • Lead Manufacturing in Britain: A History book cover

    Lead Manufacturing in Britain

    A History, 1st Edition

    By D. J. Rowe

    Originally published in 1983. Extensive research into the archives of the lead industry has culminated in this comprehensive and fascinating account of the industry from the earliest times to the 1980’s. It traces the origins of the various types of lead manufacturing and the nineteenth-century…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

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