Environment & the Developing World Products

  • Transforming the Future

    Anticipation in the 21st Century

    Edited by Riel Miller

    People are using the future to search for better ways to achieve sustainability, inclusiveness, prosperity, well-being and peace. In addition, the way the future is understood and used is changing in almost all domains, from social science to daily life. This book presents the results of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • The Moral Economy of Water

    Equity and Sustainability in Social Evolution

    By Paul Trawick

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Agricultural Development and Sustainable Intensification

    Technology and Policy Challenges in the Face of Climate Change

    Edited by Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

    Sustainable Intensification (SI) has recently emerged as a key concept for agricultural development, recognising that yields must increase to feed a growing world population, but that this must be achieved without damage to the environment, on finite land resources and while preserving social…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Resilience

    By Kevin Grove

    Is resilience simply a fad, or is it a new way of thinking about human–environment relations, and the governance of these relations, that has real staying power? Is resilience a dangerous, depoliticizing concept that neuters incipient political activity, or the key to more empowering, emancipatory,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Geography

  • Development and Large-scale mining in the Asia-Pacific

    Unearthing Development

    By Glenn Banks

    Large-scale mining is one of the most controversial contemporary development enterprises in the Asia-Pacific. Despite a number of high-profile social, environmental and human rights controversies connected with the mining industry, it continues to be an integral part of the economies and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

  • The Biopolitics of Water

    Governance, Scarcity and Populations

    By Sofie Hellberg

    Biopolitics refers to a form of politics concerned with the administering and regulating the conditions of life at the aggregated level of populations. This book provides a biopolitical perspective on water governance and its effects. Drawing on the work of Foucault, it explores how…

    Hardback – 2018-03-12 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Production of Disaster and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Haiti

    Disaster Industrial Complex

    By Juliana Svistova, Loretta Pyles

    Natural disasters have long been seen as naturally generated events, but as scientific, technological, and social knowledge of disasters has become more sophisticated, the part that people play in disaster events has become more apparent. Production of Disaster and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Haiti…

    Hardback – 2018-03-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Borderlands

    Edited by Alexander Horstmann, Martin Saxer, Alessandro Rippa

    In Asia, where authoritarian-developmental states have proliferated, statehood and social control are heavily contested in borderland spaces. As a result, in the post-cold war world, borders have not only redefined Asian incomes and mobilities, they have also rekindled neighbouring relations and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Challenging the Prevailing Paradigm of Displacement and Resettlement

    Risks, Impoverishment, Legacies, Solutions

    Edited by Michael M. Cernea, Julie K. Maldonado

    Development-caused forced displacement and involuntary resettlement is now one of the top problems on the international development agenda. Despite the expansion of policies on involuntary resettlement since the 1980s, the magnitude of development-caused displacement has exponentially increased,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-16 
    Routledge

  • New Geographies of the Globalized World

    Edited by Marcin Wojciech Solarz

    Globalization has, essentially, come to an end. It is, already, a victorious revolution. It has profoundly restructured the relationships between people and the world, often recreating them in a new geographical image. This book discovers and describes these relationships of new geographies,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • The Routledge Handbook of Green Social Work

    Edited by Lena Dominelli, Ben Hok-bun Ku, Bala Raja Nikku

    Green social work espouses a holistic approach to all peoples and other living things – plants and animals, and the physical ecosystem; emphasises the relational nature of all its constituent parts; and redefines the duty to care for and about others as one that includes the duty to care for and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Resource Recovery from Waste

    Business Models for Energy, Nutrient and Water Reuse in Low- and Middle-income Countries

    Edited by Miriam Otoo, Pay Drechsel

    Humans generate millions of tons of waste every day. This waste is rich in water, nutrients, energy and organic compounds. Yet waste is not being managed in a way that permits us to derive value from its reuse, whilst millions of farmers struggle with depleted soils and lack of water. This book…

    Hardback – 2018-02-09 
    Routledge

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