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  • Dependent Convergence

    The Struggle to Control Petrochemical Hazards in Brazil and the United States

    By Carlos E Siqueira

    Comparative analyses of social actors and policy outcomes in Bahia and Texas show the similarities and differences in the actors and the policies adopted in each case. As a result of historical and structural developments in Bahia and Texas, Cetrel operates under pollution-control standards and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Work, Health and Environment Series

  • The Discourses of Environmental Collapse

    Imagining the end

    Edited by Alison E. Vogelaar, Brack W. Hale, Alexandra Peat

    In recent years, ‘environmental collapse’ has become an important way of framing and imagining environmental change and destruction, referencing issues such as climate change, species extinction and deteriorating ecosystems. Given its pervasiveness across disciplines and spheres, this edited volume…

    Hardback – 2018-04-20 
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • Artistic Visions of the Anthropocene North

    Climate Change and Nature in Art

    Edited by Gry Hedin, Ann-Sofie N. Gremaud

    In the era of the Anthropocene, artists and scientists are facing a new paradigm in their attempts to map nature. These essays, which focus on art from 1800 to the present that engages with Nordic landscapes, argue that artists and scientists both examine the human impact on these landscapes as…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13 
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Development in Asia

    Edited by Sarah Hsu

    At this stage in global development, some countries face the challenge of bringing about development that is inclusive, efficient, and environmentally sound. Simultaneously, the stakes of survival are rising, as climate change can exacerbate both environmental and social ills. Asia as a region is…

    Hardback – 2018-03-01 

  • Routledge Handbook of Transport in Asia

    Edited by Junyi Zhang, Cheng-Min Feng

    This handbook provides a comprehensive an authoritative overview of research on urban and intercity transport in Asia. Part I describes and explains the history of transportation systems development in Asia. Part II provides an in-depth analysis of the key issues surrounding transport in Asia,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-28 

  • Governance of Risk, Hazards and Disasters

    Trends in theory and Practice

    Edited by Giuseppe Forino, Sara Bonati, Lina M. Calandra

    The frequency and intensity of hazards and disasters is increasing worldwide. The ways in which risks and disasters are prevented and managed can differ significantly, however, global solutions are required. This book provides a comprehensive overview of cutting edge trends in governance research,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-21 
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • De-centring Land Grabbing

    Southeast Asia Perspectives on Agrarian-Environmental Transformations

    Edited by Peter Vandergeest, Laura Schoenberger

    Southeast Asia has been portrayed as a key site in the global land grab. Featuring leading scholars in the field, this collection critically examines the nature and extent of land grabbing in Southeast Asia, and seeks to locate this phenomena in broader agrarian and environmental transitions (AET).…

    Hardback – 2018-02-15 
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • Waste and Distributive Justice in Asia

    In-Ward Waste Disposal in Tokyo

    By Takashi Nakazawa

    Conflicts over waste disposal facility siting is a pressing issue not only in developed countries but also in fast-growing countries that face drastic waste increase and rapid urbanisation. How to address distributive justice has been one of the biggest concerns. This book examines what determines…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14 
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy and Practice

  • Resource Recovery from Waste

    Business Models for Energy, Nutrient and Water Reuse in Low- and Middle-income Countries

    Edited by Miriam Otoo, Pay Drechsel

    Humans generate millions of tons of waste every day. This waste is rich in water, nutrients, energy and organic compounds. Yet waste is not being managed in a way that permits us to derive value from its reuse, whilst millions of farmers struggle with depleted soils and lack of water. This book…

    Hardback – 2018-02-09 

  • State-Corporate Crime and the Commodification of Victimhood

    The Toxic Legacy of Trafigura’s Ship of Death

    By Thomas MacManus

    This book highlights the continuing impunity enjoyed by corporations for large scale crimes, and in particular the crime of toxic waste dumping in Ivory Coast in 2006. It provides an account of the crime, and outlines contributory reasons for the impunity both under the law and from a…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05 
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Bicycle Justice and Urban Transformation

    Biking for all?

    Edited by Aaron Golub, Melody L. Hoffmann, Adonia E. Lugo, Gerardo F. Sandoval

    As bicycle commuting grows in the United States, the profile of the white, middle-class cyclist has emerged. This stereotype evolves just as investments in cycling play an increasingly important role in neighborhood transformations. However, despite stereotypes, the cycling public is actually quite…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 

  • The Haze Problem in Southeast Asia

    Palm Oil and Patronage

    By Helena Varkkey

    Despite the efforts of Southeast Asian governments and of ASEAN, transboundary haze continues to be a major environmental problem in Southeast Asia. This book demonstrates that the issue is complex, and explains why efforts to solve the problem in purely political terms are ineffective, and likely…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

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