Development Studies Products

  • Sustainability Transitions in South Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Najma Mohamed

    South Africa’s transition to a greener economy features prominently in the long-term development vision of the country, and is an integral part of the country’s national climate change response strategy. Despite significant gains in socio-economic development since its transition to democracy,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Urban Gardening as Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chiara Tornaghi, Chiara Certomà

    While most of the existing literature on community gardens and urban agriculture share a tendency towards either an advocacy view or a rather dismissive approach on the grounds of the co-optation of food growing, self-help and voluntarism to the neoliberal agenda, this collection investigates and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Cultural Sustainability

    Perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Torsten Meireis, Gabriele Rippl

    If the political and social benchmarks of sustainability and sustainable development are to be met, ignoring the role of the humanities and social, cultural and ethical values is highly problematic. People’s worldviews, beliefs and principles have an immediate impact on how they act and should be…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Metagovernance for Sustainability

    A Framework for Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals, 1st Edition

    By Louis Meuleman

    The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which were adopted by the United Nations in September 2015 are universally applicable in all 193 UN Member States and connect the big challenges of our time, such as hunger and poverty, climate change, health in an urbanised environment, sustainable…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Environmental Health Risks

    Ethical Aspects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Friedo Zölzer, Gaston Meskens

    Environmental health involves the assessment and control of environmental factors that can potentially affect human health, such as radiation, toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents. It is less commonly understood that environmental health also requires addressing questions of an ethical nature…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Measuring Intangible Values

    Rethinking How to Evaluate Socially Beneficial Actions, 1st Edition

    By Marie Harder, Gemma Burford

    This book explores the complex problem of how to measure the ‘success’ of social organisations, projects and activities. Whether improving a local situation, organizing a campaign around sustainability, or assessing the intangible effects of perceived social benefits, currently we have only have a…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Poverty and Climate Change

    Restoring a Global Biogeochemical Equilibrium, 1st Edition

    By Fitzroy B. Beckford

    Most, if not all of the global biogeochemical cycles on the earth have been broken or are at dangerous tipping points. These broken cycles have expressed themselves in various forms as soil degradation and depletion, ocean acidification, global warming and climate change. The best proposal for an…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Sustainability in the Arctic

    Reconfiguring Identity, Space, and Time, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ulrik Pram Gad, Jeppe Strandsbjerg

    The Politics of Sustainability in the Arctic argues that sustainability is a political concept because it defines and shapes competing visions of the future. In current Arctic affairs, prominent stakeholders agree that development needs to be sustainable, but there is no agreement over what it is…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • The Corporate State

    Technopoly, Privatization and Corporate Predation, 1st Edition

    By Robert M. Orrange

    This book critically examines key features of the contemporary organizational landscape by focusing on major beneficiaries of recent historical politicalcultural transformations involving the embrace of market fundamentalism and a market society: corporations, those who direct them, and those who…

    Hardback – 2020-03-04 
    Routledge

  • Dilemmas of Regional and Local Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jerzy Bański

    Dilemmas of Regional and Local Development aims to identify, diagnose and evaluate various approaches towards regional and local socio-economic development. Over the course of the book, authors from 12 countries and four continents come together to review experiences and solutions related to…

    Hardback – 2020-03-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Environmental Justice and Oil Pollution Laws

    Comparing Enforcement in the United States and Nigeria, 1st Edition

    By Eloamaka Carol Okonkwo

    This book explores the relationship between oil pollution laws and environmental justice by comparing and contrasting the United States and Nigeria. Critically, this book not only examines the fluidity of oil pollutions laws but also how effective or ineffective enforcement can be when …

    Hardback – 2020-03-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Governing Cities

    Asia's Urban Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kris Hartley, Glen Kuecker, Michael Waschak, Jun Jie Woo, Charles Chao Rong Phua

    This book presents the latest research on three issues of crucial importance to Asian cities: governance, livability, and sustainability. Together, these issues canvass the salient trends defining Asian urbanization and are explored through an eclectic compendium of studies that represent the many…

    Hardback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

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