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  • The Meanings of Landscape

    Essays on Place, Space, Environment and Justice, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth R. Olwig

    Compiling eighteen authoritative essays spanning an extensive academic career, author Kenneth R. Olwig presents explorations in landscape architecture from an environmental humanities perspective. With influences from land art, literature, theatre staging and garden design, landscape has come to be…

    Paperback – 2019-03-04 
    Routledge

  • Governing Technology in the Quest for Sustainability on Earth

    1st Edition

    By Dain Bolwell

    Governing Technology in the Quest for Sustainability on Earth explores how technological advances can be managed to ensure the long-term sustainability of our species and of other life forms with which we share this world. It analyses human impact, the discourses of environmentalism and issues of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Flood Risk Management

    Global Case Studies of Governance, Policy and Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edmund Penning-Rowsell, Matilda Becker

    Our changing climate and more extreme weather events have dramatically increased the number and severity of floods across the world. Demonstrating the diversity of global Flood Risk Management (FRM), this volume covers a range of topics including planning and policy, risk governance and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Social Work and Sustainability in Asia

    Facing the Challenges of Global Environmental Changes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alice M. L. Chong, Iris Chi

    The rapid trend of globalization has brought a variety of sustainability challenges, including global climate change, biodiversity loss, poverty, and social inequalities, which are problems with unclear boundaries, complicated interrelated components, undefined parameters, contradictory values, and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Culture as Renewable Oil

    How Territory, Bureaucratic Power and Culture Coalesce in the Venezuelan Petrostate, 1st Edition

    By Penélope Plaza Azuaje

    This book unpacks the links between oil energy, state power, urban space and culture, by looking at the Petro-Socialist Venezuelan oil state. It challenges the disciplinary compartmentalisation of the analysis of the material and cultural effects of oil to demonstrate that within the Petrostate,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • A Political Economy of Attention, Mindfulness and Consumerism

    Reclaiming the Mindful Commons, 1st Edition

    By Peter Doran

    The power of capital is the power to target our attention, mould market-ready identities, and reduce the public realm to an endless series of choices. This has far-reaching implications for our psychological, physical and spiritual well-being, and ultimately for our global ecology. In this consumer…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Social Resilience in the Sundarbans

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna O'Donnell, Quentin Wodon

    Household vulnerability to weather shocks and changing climatic conditions has become a major concern in developing countries. Yet the empirical evidence remains limited on the impact that changing environmental conditions have on households. This book explores climate change adaptation using a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08 
    Routledge

  • Cultures of Prediction in Atmospheric and Climate Science

    Epistemic and Cultural Shifts in Computer-based Modelling and Simulation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthias Heymann, Gabriele Gramelsberger, Martin Mahony

    In recent decades, science has experienced a revolutionary shift. The development and extensive application of computer modelling and simulation has transformed the knowledge‐making practices of scientific fields as diverse as astro‐physics, genetics, robotics and demography. This epistemic…

    Paperback – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge

  • The Angry Earth

    Disaster in Anthropological Perspective, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Anthony Oliver-Smith, Susanna M. Hoffman

    This volume explores how various cultures in different historical moments have responded to calamity, offering insight into the complex relationship between society and environment. In the second edition, each chapter has been updated with an addendum to reflect on recent developments in the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Literacy and New Digital Audiences

    1st Edition

    By Patrick Brereton

    Environmental literacy and education is not simply a top-down process of disseminating correct attitudes, values and beliefs. Rather, it is one that incorporates and facilitates a dialogue with audiences of different persuasions and at all levels of engagement, to help highlight and co-produce…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • The Right to Nature

    Social Movements, Environmental Justice and Neoliberal Natures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elia Apostolopoulou, Jose A. Cortes-Vazquez

    Since the 2008 financial crash the expansion of neoliberalism has had an enormous impact on nature-society relations around the world. In response, various environmental movements have emerged opposing the neoliberal restructuring of environmental policies using arguments that often bridge…

    Paperback – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Participatory Research in More-than-Human Worlds

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Bastian, Owain Jones, Niamh Moore, Emma Roe

    Socio-environmental crises are currently transforming the conditions for life on this planet, from climate change, to resource depletion, biodiversity loss and long-term pollutants. The vast scale of these changes, affecting land, sea and air have prompted calls for the ‘ecologicalisation’ of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

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