Paperbacks Direct: Environment and Sustainability

  • Geographies of Transport and Mobility: Prospects and Challenges in an Age of Climate Change book cover

    Geographies of Transport and Mobility

    Prospects and Challenges in an Age of Climate Change, 1st Edition

    By Stewart Barr, Jan Prillwitz, Tim Ryley, Gareth Shaw

    Geographies of Transport and Mobility aims to provide a comprehensive and evidenced account of the intellectual and pragmatic challenges for personal mobility in the twenty-first century. In doing so, it argues that geographers have a key role to play in shaping academic and policy debates on…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • New Ideas in Environmental Education book cover

    New Ideas in Environmental Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sálvano Briceño, David C. Pitt

    Originally published in 1988, this book was a plea for new approaches to environmental education. In the years prior to publication there had been a reappraisal of education and a growing awareness of the problems of environment and development. However, the movements had rarely met. The objective…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Resistance to the Neoliberal Agri-Food Regime: A Critical Analysis book cover

    Resistance to the Neoliberal Agri-Food Regime

    A Critical Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandro Bonanno, Steven A. Wolf

    This volume explores the contents, forms, and actors that characterize current opposition to the corporate neoliberal agri-food regime. Designed to generate a coherent, informed and updated analysis of resistance in agri-food, empirical and theoretical contributions analyze the relationship between…

    Paperback – 2019-08-19
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Shucksmith, David L. Brown

    Rural societies around the world are changing in fundamental ways, both at their own initiative and in response to external forces. The Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies examines the organisation and transformation of rural society in more developed regions of the world, taking an…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Governance in the Extractive Industries: Power, Cultural Politics and Regulation book cover

    Governance in the Extractive Industries

    Power, Cultural Politics and Regulation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lori Leonard, Siba N. Grovogui

    Greater understanding of the forms and consequences of investment and disinvestment in the extractive industries is required as a result of capitalist expansion, recent declines in global commodity prices, and claims that extractive sector projects, especially in the global south, are…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Contract Farming and the Development of Smallholder Agricultural Businesses: Improving markets and value chains in Tanzania book cover

    Contract Farming and the Development of Smallholder Agricultural Businesses

    Improving markets and value chains in Tanzania, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph A. Kuzilwa, Niels Fold, Arne Henningsen, Marianne Nylandsted Larsen

    Contract farming has received renewed attention recently as developing economies try to grapple with how to transform the agricultural sector and its associated value chains. This book examines different contract arrangements for selected crops, applying both qualitative and quantitative approaches…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Routledge Handbook of Ecological and Environmental Restoration book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Ecological and Environmental Restoration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart K. Allison, Stephen D. Murphy

    Ecological restoration is a rapidly evolving discipline that is engaged with developing both methodologies and strategies for repairing damaged and polluted ecosystems and environments. During the last decade the rapid pace of climate change coupled with continuing habitat destruction and the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry

    1st Edition

    Edited by Francesco Ferrini, Cecil C. Konijnendijk van den Bosch, Alessio Fini

    More than half the world's population now lives in cities. Creating sustainable, healthy and aesthetic urban environments is therefore a major policy goal and research agenda. This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of the state of the art and science of urban forestry. It describes…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Anti-nuclear Protest in Post-Fukushima Tokyo: Power Struggles book cover

    Anti-nuclear Protest in Post-Fukushima Tokyo

    Power Struggles, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Brown

    This book explores the politics of anti-nuclear activism in Tokyo after the Fukushima nuclear disaster of March 2011. Analyzing the protests in the context of a longer history of citizen activism in Tokyo, it also situates the movement within the framework of a global struggle for democracy, from…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • China’s Hydro-politics in the Mekong: Conflict and Cooperation in Light of Securitization Theory book cover

    China’s Hydro-politics in the Mekong

    Conflict and Cooperation in Light of Securitization Theory, 1st Edition

    By Sebastian Biba

    China’s Hydro-politics in the Mekong explores the intricate processes of conflict and cooperation over the use of water resources in the Mekong river basin between upstream China and the downstream countries of Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. The book tackles two gaps in the empirical…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Jainism and Environmental Philosophy: Karma and the Web of Life book cover

    Jainism and Environmental Philosophy

    Karma and the Web of Life, 1st Edition

    By Aidan Rankin

    Environmental policy agendas, activism and academic research into ecological questions are all predominantly derived from the philosophical perspectives of the West. At national and global levels, environmental policy-makers tend to work according to Western-based methodologies. At the same time,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

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