Sustainable Development Products

  • Climate Change and Urban Settlements

    A Spatial Perspective of Carbon Footprint and Beyond

    By Mahendra Sethi

    Climate change and urbanization are two of the greatest challenges facing humanity in the 21st Century, and their effects are converging in dangerous ways. Cities contribute significantly to global warming, and as the world further takes a rural-urban population tilt, the next few decades pose a…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Energy Policy in China

    By Chi-Jen Yang

    Energy policy has always been an important part of China’s national policy agenda. Although the overall Chinese economy has become largely market-driven, its energy sectors are still subject to varying degrees of government control. Authoritarian governance allows China to move very quickly in some…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Agriculture and Rural Development in a Globalizing World

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Prabhu Pingali, Gershon Feder

    Rapid structural transformation and urbanization are transforming agriculture and food production in rural areas across the world. This textbook provides a comprehensive review and assessment of the multi-faceted nature of  agriculture and rural development, particularly in the developing…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Why Does Development Fail in Resource Rich Economies

    The Catch 22 of Mineral Wealth

    Edited by Elissaios Papyrakis

    There has been a lot of interest within the scientific and policy communities in the ‘resource curse’; that is, the tendency of mineral rich economies to turn into development failures. Yet, after more than 20 years of intensive research and action, ‘the curse’ still lingers as a very real global…

    Hardback – 2017-05-28 
    Routledge

  • Food, Agriculture and Social Change

    The Everyday Vitality of Latin America

    Edited by Stephen Sherwood, Alberto Arce, Myriam Paredes

    In recent years, food studies scholarship has tended to focus on a number of increasingly abstract, largely unquestioned concepts with regard to how capital, markets and states organize and operate. This has led to a gulf between public policy and people’s realities with food as experienced in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Positional Analysis for Sustainable Development

    Reconsidering Policy, Economics and Accounting

    By Judy Brown, Peter Soderbaum, Malgorzata Dereniowska

    Climate change, biodiversity loss, pollution of land and water, land-use changes, lack of equality and other problems at local, national and global levels represent a challenge for economics as a social science. Mainstream neoclassical economics may be able to contribute to a more sustainable…

    Hardback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

  • Universities and the Sustainable Development Future

    Evaluating Higher-Education Contributions to the 2030 Agenda

    By Peter H. Koehn, Juha I. Uitto

    Since the mid-1970s, a series of international declarations that link environment and sustainable development to all aspects of higher learning have been endorsed and signed by universities around the world. Although university involvement in sustainable-development research and outreach has…

    Paperback – 2017-05-19 
    Routledge

  • Just Conservation

    Biodiversity, Well-being and Sustainability

    By Adrian Martin

    Loss of biodiversity is one of the great environmental challenges facing humanity but unfortunately efforts to reduce the rate of loss have so far failed. At the same time, these efforts have too often resulted in unjust social outcomes in which people living in or near to areas designated for…

    Paperback – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • Protecting Traditional Knowledge

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

    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 – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Environmental History of Modern Migrations

    Edited by Marco Armiero, Richard Tucker

    In the age of climate change, the possibility that dramatic environmental transformations might cause the dislocation of millions of people has become not only a matter for scientific speculations or science-fiction narratives, but the object of strategic plans and military analysis. Environmental…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Dictionary of Sustainability

    By Margaret Robertson

    The Dictionary of Sustainability provides clear and accurate definitions of the extensive vocabulary that has developed in this emerging and interdisciplinary field, saving considerable time from searching through the massive quantity of information of differing degrees of quality that is available…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Volunteer Tourism

    The lifestyle politics of international development

    By Jim Butcher, Peter Smith

    Just a generation ago the notion that holidays should be invested with ethical and political significance would have sounded odd. Today it is part of the lifestyle political landscape. Volunteer tourism is indicative of the growth of lifestyle strategies intended to exhibit care and responsibility…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

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