Paperbacks Direct: Environment and Sustainability

  • Greenland and the International Politics of a Changing Arctic: Postcolonial Paradiplomacy between High and Low Politics book cover

    Greenland and the International Politics of a Changing Arctic

    Postcolonial Paradiplomacy between High and Low Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristian Søby Kristensen, Jon Rahbek-Clemmensen

    Greenland and the International Politics of a Changing Arctic examines the international politics of semi-independent Greenland in a changing and increasingly globalised Arctic. Without sovereign statehood, but with increased geopolitical importance, independent foreign policy ambitions, and a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Polar Regions

  • Nature Tourism book cover

    Nature Tourism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph S. Chen, Nina K. Prebensen

    In recent decades, the fast rise of emerging economies, like the BRICS nations, has propelled the growth of tourism worldwide. Meanwhile, a plethora of nature destinations has been developed to meet the diverse needs of the new wave of demand from emerging economies and to entice…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • Institutional Capacity for Climate Change Response: A New Approach to Climate Politics book cover

    Institutional Capacity for Climate Change Response

    A New Approach to Climate Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Theresa Birgitta Brønnum Scavenius, Steve Rayner

    In a period of rapid climate change and climate governance failures, it is crucial to understand and address how effectively different political institutions can and should react to climate change. The term 'institutional response capacity' can be defined as a measurement for how effective…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Greening Post-Industrial Cities: Growth, Equity, and Environmental Governance book cover

    Greening Post-Industrial Cities

    Growth, Equity, and Environmental Governance, 1st Edition

    By Corina McKendry

    City greening has been heralded for contributing to environmental governance and critiqued for exacerbating displacement and inequality.  Bringing these two disparate analyses into conversation, this book offers a comparative understanding of how tensions between growth, environmental protection,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Sociology and Human Ecology: Complexity and Post-Humanist Perspectives book cover

    Sociology and Human Ecology

    Complexity and Post-Humanist Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By John A Smith, Chris Jenks

    Traditionally, Sociology has identified its subject matter as a distinct set – social phenomena – that can be taken as quite different and largely disconnected from potentially relevant disciplines such as Psychology, Economics or Planetary Ecology. Within Sociology and Human Ecology, Smith and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • A Climate of Risk: Precautionary Principles, Catastrophes, and Climate Change book cover

    A Climate of Risk

    Precautionary Principles, Catastrophes, and Climate Change, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Hartzell-Nichols

    We are living in a climate of risk. Our way of life imposes risks on ourselves and others. We are causing climatic changes that have the potential to change radically the conditions under which both we – the present generation – and future generations will live. While we are now quite certain that…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Organizing for Policy Influence: Comparing Parties, Interest Groups, and Direct Action book cover

    Organizing for Policy Influence

    Comparing Parties, Interest Groups, and Direct Action, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Farrer

    In this book, Benjamin Farrer explains how activists can influence the policies they care about, even when they are outnumbered and their issues are ignored. The solution lies in a surprising place: organizational choice. Different types of organizations will be more influential under particular…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Pathways for our Cities and Regions: Planning within Planetary Boundaries book cover

    Sustainable Pathways for our Cities and Regions

    Planning within Planetary Boundaries, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Norman

    In an urbanizing world, the majority of people live in urban settlements predominantly on the coastal edge. Focus has historically been on people, place and the challenges and opportunities of living with global change, and academic attention has largely been on sustainability science or…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Housing for Degrowth: Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Housing for Degrowth

    Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anitra Nelson, François Schneider

    ‘Degrowth’, a type of ‘postgrowth’, is becoming a strong political, practical and cultural movement for downscaling and transforming societies beyond capitalist growth and non-capitalist productivism to achieve global sustainability and satisfy everyone’s basic needs. This groundbreaking…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Sustainability Policy, Planning and Gentrification in Cities book cover

    Sustainability Policy, Planning and Gentrification in Cities

    1st Edition

    By Susannah Bunce

    Sustainability Policy, Planning and Gentrification in Cities explores the growing convergences between urban sustainability policy, planning practices and gentrification in cities. Via a study of governmental policy and planning initiatives and informal, community-based forms of sustainability…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Canned Heat: Ethics and Politics of Global Climate Change book cover

    Canned Heat

    Ethics and Politics of Global Climate Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcello Di Paola, Gianfranco Pellegrino

    Climate change is a key challenge in the contemporary world. This volume studies climate change through many lenses: politics, law, ethics, philosophy, religion, and contemporary art and culture. The essays explore alternatives for sustainable development and highlight oft-overlooked issues, such…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14
    Routledge India
    Ethics, Human Rights and Global Political Thought

  • Integrated Water Resources Management in the 21st Century: Revisiting the paradigm book cover

    Integrated Water Resources Management in the 21st Century: Revisiting the paradigm

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pedro Martinez-Santos, Maite M. Aldaya, M. Ramón Llamas

    Integrated water resources management advocates a coordinated approach for managing water resources in a way that balances social and economic needs with concern for the environment. While potentially useful, integrated water management is also controversial. Supporters believe that the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    CRC Press

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