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  • Johann Friedrich Blumenbach

    Race and Natural History, 1750–1850, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicolaas Rupke, Gerhard Lauer

    The major significance of the German naturalist-physician Johann Friedrich Blumenbach (1752–1840) as a topic of historical study is the fact that he was one of the first anthropologists to investigate humankind as part of natural history. Moreover, Blumenbach was, and continues to be, a central…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • The Politics of Aquaculture

    Sustainability Interdependence, Territory and Regulation in Fish Farming, 1st Edition

    By Caitríona Carter

    Aquaculture is increasingly complementing global fisheries and is relevant to ocean and freshwater health, biodiversity and food security, as well as coastal management, tourism and natural heritage. This book makes the case for treating the governance of this industry as meriting…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Offshore Energy and Marine Spatial Planning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katherine L. Yates, Corey J. A. Bradshaw

    The generation of offshore energy is a rapidly growing sector, competing for space in an already busy seascape. This book brings together the ecological, economic, and social implications of the spatial conflict this growth entails. Covering all energy-generation types (wind, wave, tidal, oil, and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Ocean Energy

    Governance Challenges for Wave and Tidal Stream Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Glen Wright, Sandy Kerr, Kate Johnson

    Energy from wave and tidal power is a key component of current policies for renewable sources of energy. This book provides the first comprehensive exploration of legal, economic, and social issues related to the emerging ocean energy industry, in particular wave and tidal energy technologies. …

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Cellular Patterns

    1st Edition

    By Antonio Siber, Primoz Ziherl

    The mechanics underlying the form and structure of biological tissues is being increasingly investigated and appreciated, with new results appearing at a fast pace. Cellular Patterns covers the salient elements of this thriving field of research in a textbook style, including both historic landmark…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11
    CRC Press

  • Global Change in Marine Systems

    Societal and Governing Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrice Guillotreau, Alida Bundy, R. Ian Perry

    Marine social and ecological systems around the world face multiple natural and anthropogenic stressors associated with global change. The resulting changes can create hardship for local societies that depend on them for food, livelihoods and wellbeing. Knowing how to respond to global change in a…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment, Culture, and Society

  • Maritime Clusters and the Ocean Economy

    An Integrated Approach to Managing Coastal and Marine Space, 1st Edition

    By Peter B. Myles

    Over the last decade the concept of clustering has become a central idea for analyzing the competitiveness of nations, industries and firms. This book shows how the cluster concept can be usefully applied to the study of maritime activities.  Such activities, including shipping,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment

    Life Beyond the Human, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irus Braverman

    Technologies like CRISPR and gene drives are ushering in a new era of genetic engineering, wherein the technical means to modify DNA are cheaper, faster, more accurate, more widely accessible, and with more far-reaching effects than ever before. These cutting-edge technologies raise legal, ethical,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-24
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Darwinism, Democracy, and Race

    American Anthropology and Evolutionary Biology in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By John P Jackson, David J. Depew

    Darwinism, Democracy, and Race examines the development and defence of an argument that arose at the boundary between anthropology and evolutionary biology in twentieth-century America. In its fully articulated form, this argument simultaneously discredited scientific racism and defended free human…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • Protecting Traditional Knowledge

    The WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel F. Robinson, Ahmed Abdel-Latif, Pedro Roffe

    This is the first comprehensive review of the Intergovernmental Committee (IGC) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) established in 2000. It provides an in-depth consideration of the key thematic areas within WIPO discussions – genetic resources (GRs), traditional knowledge (TK)…

    Hardback – 2017-06-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Down's Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics

    Care, Choice, and Disability in the Prenatal Clinic, 1st Edition

    By Gareth M. Thomas

    Nominated for the Foundation of Sociology of Health and Illness Book Prize 2018 In the UK and beyond, Down’s syndrome screening has become a universal programme in prenatal care. But why does screening persist, particularly in light of research that highlights pregnant women’s ambivalent and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Darwinism and Pragmatism

    William James on Evolution and Self-Transformation, 1st Edition

    By Lucas McGranahan

    Charles Darwin’s theory of natural selection challenges our very sense of belonging in the world. Unlike prior evolutionary theories, Darwinism construes species as mutable historical products of a blind process that serves no inherent purpose. It also represents a distinctly modern kind of…

    Hardback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

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