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  • Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture in Africa: Proceedings of a Workshop, Netanya, Israel, 23-27 June 1996 book cover

    Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture in Africa

    Proceedings of a Workshop, Netanya, Israel, 23-27 June 1996, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Grossman, Leo M. van den Berg, Hyacinth I. Ajaegbu

    Published in 1999, this work sets out to assess the potential of urban and peri-urban agriculture for generating income and for improving food supply for the growing urban population in Africa. It considers both full-time small-holder farmers and part-timers, who hold land under various tenurial…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Governing Shale Gas: Development, Citizen Participation and Decision Making in the US, Canada, Australia and Europe book cover

    Governing Shale Gas

    Development, Citizen Participation and Decision Making in the US, Canada, Australia and Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Whitton, Matthew Cotton, Ioan M. Charnley-Parry, Kathy Brasier

    Shale energy development is an issue of global importance. The number of reserves globally, and their potential economic return, have increased dramatically in the past decade. Questions abound, however, about the appropriate governance systems to manage the risks of unconventional oil and gas…

    Paperback – 2020-02-07 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Management of the Media: Policy, Industry, Practice book cover

    Environmental Management of the Media

    Policy, Industry, Practice, 1st Edition

    By Pietari Kääpä

    In recent years the widely held misconception of the media as an ‘ephemeral’ industry has been challenged by research on the industry’s significant material footprint. Despite this material turn, no systematic study of this sector has been conducted in ways that considers the role of the media…

    Paperback – 2020-02-07 
    Routledge

  • Stranded Assets and the Environment: Risk, Resilience and Opportunity book cover

    Stranded Assets and the Environment

    Risk, Resilience and Opportunity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Caldecott

    Drawing on the work of leading researchers and practitioners from a range of disciplines, including economic geography, economics, economic history, finance, law, and public policy, this edited collection provides a comprehensive assessment of stranded assets and the environment, covering the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reforms: A Guide to Economic and Political Complexity book cover

    Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reforms

    A Guide to Economic and Political Complexity, 1st Edition

    By Jun Rentschler

    Countries around the world are spending up to $500 billion per year on subsidising fossil fuel consumption. By some estimates, the G20 countries alone are spending around another $450 billion on subsidising fossil fuel production. In addition, the indirect social welfare costs of these subsidies…

    Paperback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Climate Justice and the Economy: Social mobilization, knowledge and the political book cover

    Climate Justice and the Economy

    Social mobilization, knowledge and the political, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan Gaarsmand Jacobsen

    As climate change has increasingly become the main focus of environmentalist activism since the late 1990s, the global economic drivers of CO2 emissions are now a major concern for radical greens. In turn, the emphasis on connected crises in both natural and social systems has attracted more…

    Paperback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Social Sustainability, Climate Resilience and Community-Based Urban Development: What About the People? book cover

    Social Sustainability, Climate Resilience and Community-Based Urban Development

    What About the People?, 1st Edition

    By Cathy Baldwin, Robin King

    Urban communities around the world face increased stress from natural disasters linked to climate change, and other urban pressures. They need to grow rapidly stronger in order to cope, adapt and flourish. Strong social networks and social cohesion can be more important for a community’s resilience…

    Paperback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Healthy Urban Environments: More-than-Human Theories book cover

    Healthy Urban Environments

    More-than-Human Theories, 1st Edition

    By Cecily Maller

    Set in the ‘human–environment’ interaction space, this book applies new theoretical and practical insights to understanding what makes healthy urban environments. It stems from recognition that the world is rapidly urbanising and the international concern with how to create healthy settings and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge

  • A Critical Approach to Climate Change Adaptation: Discourses, Policies and Practices book cover

    A Critical Approach to Climate Change Adaptation

    Discourses, Policies and Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Silja Klepp, Libertad Chavez-Rodriguez

    This edited volume brings together critical research on climate change adaptation discourses, policies, and practices from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Drawing on examples from countries including Colombia, Mexico, Canada, Germany, Russia, Tanzania, Indonesia, and the Pacific Islands, the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Corporate Social Responsibility, Human Rights and the Law book cover

    Corporate Social Responsibility, Human Rights and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Stéphanie Bijlmakers

    Corporate Social Responsibility, Human Rights and the Law examines the responsibilities of business enterprises for human rights from a legal perspective. It analyses the legal status of the ‘corporate responsibility to respect human rights’ as articulated by the United Nations Guiding Principles…

    Paperback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Environment Scotland: Prospects for Sustainability book cover

    Environment Scotland

    Prospects for Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eleanor McDowell, James McCormick

    Published in 1999, this volume provides the first thorough analysis of the elements of sustainable public policy in a devolved Scotland. Following the vote for a Scottish Parliament in the 1997 referendum, it explores the immediate and longer-term challenges likely to confront Scotland. The book…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Green Parties and Political Change in Contemporary Europe: New Politics, Old Predicaments book cover

    Green Parties and Political Change in Contemporary Europe

    New Politics, Old Predicaments, 1st Edition

    By Michael O'Neill

    Published in 1997, This book offers an up-to-date guide to the Green parties of Western Europe as the optimism of the 1980s confronts the ‘Green fatigue’ of the 1990s. The approach is both thematic and comparative. Green politics in Europe is located in its historical and cultural context. There is…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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