Environmental Studies Products

  • Environmental Pollution and the Media

    Political Discourses of Risk and Responsibility in Australia, China and Japan, 1st Edition

    By Glenn D. Hook, Libby Lester, Meng Ji, Kingsley Edney, Chris G. Pope, Luli van der Does-Ishikawa

    This book offers a theoretically informed empirical investigation of national media reporting and political discourse on environmental issues in Australia, China and Japan. It illuminates the risks, harms and responsibilities associated with climate change through an analysis of pollution, adopting…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • The Rise and Rise of Indicators

    Their History and Geography, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Morse

    This book makes indicators more accessible, in terms of what they are, who created them and how they are used. It examines the subjectivity and human frailty behind these quintessentially ‘hard’ and technical measures of the world. To achieve this goal, The Rise and Rise of Indicators presents the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge

  • How Solar Energy Became Cheap

    A Model for Low-Carbon Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Gregory F. Nemet

    Solar energy is a substantial global industry, one that has generated trade disputes among superpowers, threatened the solvency of large energy companies, and prompted serious reconsideration of electric utility regulation rooted in the 1930s. One of the biggest payoffs from solar’s success is not…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge

  • Energy Fables

    Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Rinkinen, Elizabeth Shove, Jacopo Torriti

    Energy Fables: Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector takes a fresh look at key terms and concepts around which energy research and policy are organised. Drawing on recent research in energy and transport studies, and combining this with concepts from sociology, economics, social theory and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Climate Change, Vulnerability and Migration

    1st Edition

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan, R. B. Bhagat

    This book highlights how climate change has affected migration in the Indian subcontinent. Drawing on field research, it argues that extreme weather events such as floods, droughts, cyclones, cloudbursts as well as sea-level rise, desertification and declining crop productivity have shown higher…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge India

  • Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sherilyn MacGregor

    The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment gathers together state-of-the-art theoretical reflections and empirical research from leading researchers and practitioners working in this transdisciplinary and transnational academic field. Over the course of the book, these contributors provide…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Nurturing Nature and the Environment with Young Children

    Children, Elders, Earth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janice Kroeger, Casey Y. Myers, Katy Morgan

    This book, at the intersection of early childhood and reconceptualizing practice, looks at how practitioners, theorists, and teachers are supporting young children to care about the environment differently. Despite the current popularity of post-human perspectives, in social science more broadly…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15
    Routledge

  • Water Governance and Civil Society Responses in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by N. C. Narayanan, S. Parasuraman, Rajindra Ariyabandu

    This book addresses paradigm shifts in water policy and governance, and examines the role of civil society organizations in influencing public policy, while focusing on social equity and democratic participation. It illustrates a range of interesting developments in policy formulation, donor–state…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge India

  • Globalization of Water Governance in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vishal Narain, Chanda Gurung Goodrich, Jayati Chourey, Anjal Prakash

    Globalization has significantly redefined the nature of governance in the water sector. Non-state actors—multilateral and transnational donor agencies and corporations, non-government organizations, markets, and civil society at large—are assuming a bigger role in public policy-making for water…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge India

  • Informing Water Policies in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anjal Prakash, Chanda Gurung Goodrich, Sreoshi Singh

    This book analyzes water policies in South Asia from the perspective of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM). It seeks to address the problems of water scarcity, conflict and pollution resulting from the gross mismanagement and over-exploitation of this finite resource. Highlighting the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge India

  • Regime Interaction and Climate Change

    The Case of International Aviation and Maritime Transport, 1st Edition

    By Beatriz Martinez Romera

    The regulation of greenhouse gas emissions from international aviation and maritime transport has proved to be a difficult task for international climate negotiations such as the Paris Agreement in 2015. Almost two decades prior, Article 2.2 of the Kyoto Protocol excluded emissions from…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Social Innovation and Sustainable Consumption

    Research and Action for Societal Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Backhaus, Audley Genus, Sylvia Lorek, Edina Vadovics, Julia M Wittmayer

    This book showcases strategic policies for and processes of societal transformation, which are required to address the challenge of sustainability. Based on the latest thinking at the interface of social innovation, sustainable consumption and the transformation of society, the book provides:…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

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