Environment and Sustainability Products

  • After the Death of Nature

    Carolyn Merchant and the Future of Human-Nature Relations

    Edited by Kenneth Worthy, Elizabeth Allison, Whitney Bauman

    Carolyn Merchant’s foundational 1980 book The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution established her as a pioneering researcher of human-nature relations. Her subsequent groundbreaking writing in a dozen books and over one hundred peer-reviewed articles have only fortified…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • The Spatial and Economic Transformation of Mountain Regions

    Landscapes as Commodities

    By Manfred Perlik

    Mountain regions are subject to a unique set of economic pressures: they act as collective enterprises which have to valorize rare resources, such as spectacular landscapes. While primarily rural in nature, they often border large cities, and the development of industries such as hydroelectric…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Eco-Cities

    By Federico Cugurullo

    Overpopulation, resource scarcity and climate change are just a few of the many issues casting a shadow on the future. Now that the world is entering an ‘urban age’, if the eco-city is, or is about to become a paradigm of city-making, it is time to evaluate this model. To date, there are very few…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Climate Information for Public Health Action

    Edited by Simon Mason, Madeleine Thomson

    Public health professionals, field epidemiologists, health management workers and health policymakers are increasingly concerned about the potential impact that climate change can have on public health. Climate not only determines the spatial and seasonal distribution of many public health events,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Product Design and Sustainability

    Strategies, Tools, and Practice

    By Jane Penty

    Whether it is the effects of climate change, the avalanche of electronic and plastic waste or the substandard living and working conditions of billions of our fellow global citizens, our ability to deal with unsustainability will define the 21st Century. Given that most consumption is mediated…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • CrowdRising

    Building a Sustainable World through Mass Collaboration

    By Lorinda R. Rowledge

    Open innovation enabled through crowdsourcing is one of the hottest topics in management strategy today. Particularly striking – and of vital importance to the world – are the pioneering efforts to dramatically increase the number and diversity of people engaged by applying crowdsourcing technology…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Development

    Environment, Energy and Water Resources

    By M. K. Ghosh Roy

    The over-exploitation of the Earth’s resources has brought about an unsustainable situation where biodiversity and ecological balance are under dire threat. But the most immediate concern is global warming, caused by high anthropogenic emission of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Global warming is…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Sustainability, Innovation and Participatory Governance

    A Cross-National Study of the EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme

    By Hubert Heinelt

    Edited by Randall Smith

    Title first published in 2003. This book focuses on whether participatory governance can lead to sustainable and innovative outcomes. Using an empirical analysis of the development, implementation and review of an EU environmental management system - the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS), it…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Conservation and Development in Uganda

    Edited by Chris Sandbrook, Connor Joseph Cavanagh, David Mwesigye Tumusiime

    Uganda has extensive protected areas and iconic wildlife (including mountain gorillas), which exist within a complex social and political environment. In recent years Uganda has been seen as a test bed and model case study for numerous and varied approaches address complex and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • Culture-Meaning-Architecture

    Critical Reflections on the Work of Amos Rapoport

    Edited by Keith Diaz Moore

    This title was first pulished in 2000:  This collection of essays provides an excellent integrated source for the latest thinking in multiple disciplines on the issue of culture and its relationship with built form and hence, human environmental experience. Whether one is primarily interested…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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