Environmental Politics Products

  • Sustainable Suburbia?

    Rethinking the North American Metropolis

    By Hugh Bartling

    The suburbanization of North America has been was one of the most significant social, political, and cultural transformations of the twentieth century. Originally seen as an alternative to the chaotic, polluted, and socially dysfunctional industrial city that came to dominate the continent at the…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Un-making Environmental Activism

    towards a politics beyond binaries

    By Doerthe Rosenow

    There has been an increasing public, and academic, interest in questions of political resistance in the social sciences. Scholarly engagement with such questions too often relies on a taken-for-granted set of theoretical assumptions, grounded in familiar perspectives, against which practices of…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Why REDD will Fail

    By Jessica L. DeShazo, Chandra Lal Pandey, Zachary A. Smith

    Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD) is an attempt to address climate change from one angle – paying developing countries to slow or stop deforestation and forest degradation. REDD is being trumpeted as a way to both mitigate climate change and assist countries with…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • The Arctic Council

    Governance within the Far North

    By Douglas C. Nord

    This book helps us to think carefully about how this area of the world should be best handled in the future by offering a concise and accessible introduction to the Arctic Council. Over the past two decades, the Arctic has evolved from being a remote region in international affairs to becoming an…

    Hardback – 2016-02-26 
    Global Institutions

  • Climate Change and Anthropos

    Planet, people and places

    By Linda H. Connor

    Anthropos, in the sense of species as well as cultures and ethics, locates humans as part of much larger orders of existence – fundamental when thinking about climate change. This book offers a new way of exploring the significance of locality and lives in the epoch of the Anthropocene, a time when…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Reimagining Climate Change

    Edited by Paul Wapner, Hilal Elver

    Responding to climate change has become an industry. Governments, corporations, activist groups and others now devote billions of dollars to mitigation and adaptation, and their efforts represent one of the most significant policy measures ever dedicated to a global challenge. Despite its laudatory…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • International Climate Change Law and Policy

    Cultural Legitimacy in Adaptation and Mitigation

    Edited by Thoko Kaime

    Climate change poses fundamental and varied challenges to all communities across the globe. The adaptation and mitigation strategies proposed by governments and non-governmental organisations are likely to require radical and fundamental shifts in socio-political structures, technological and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-20 
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Human Rights and Sustainability

    Moral responsibilities for the future

    Edited by Gerhard Bos, Marcus Düwell

    The history of human rights suggests that individuals should be empowered in their natural, political, political, social and economic vulnerabilities. States within the international arena hold each other responsible for doing just that and support or interfere where necessary. States are to…

    Hardback – 2016-02-18 
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Global Bioethics

    An introduction

    By Henk ten Have

    The panorama of bioethical problems is different today. Patients travel to Thailand for fast surgery; commercial surrogate mothers in India deliver babies to parents in rich countries; organs, body parts and tissues are trafficked from East to Western Europe; physicians and nurses migrating from…

    Paperback – 2016-02-10 

  • Toward a New Climate Agreement

    Conflict, Resolution and Governance

    Edited by Todd L. Cherry, Jon Hovi, David M. McEvoy

    Climate change is one of the most pressing problems facing the global community. Although most states agree that climate change is occurring and is at least partly the result of humans’ reliance on fossil fuels, managing a changing global climate is a formidable challenge. Underlying this challenge…

    Paperback – 2016-02-04 
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • The Political Economy of Low Carbon Resilient Development

    Planning and implementation

    Edited by Susannah Fisher, Neha Rai

    Over the last decade, policies and financing decisions that aim to support low carbon resilient development within the least developed countries have been implemented across several regions. Some national governments are steered by international frameworks such as the United Nations Framework…

    Hardback – 2016-01-30 
    Routledge Studies in Low Carbon Development

  • Philosophy of Nature

    Rethinking naturalness

    By Svein Anders Noer Lie

    The missing part in today's environmental debate is an in-depth understanding of the idea of Naturalness, and what, if anything, it denotes. This book discusses what we mean by 'natural' in general and works out an original concept of naturalness that can serve as a guide to understand the real…

    Hardback – 2016-01-29 
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

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