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  • The Common Good and Ecological Integrity

    Human Rights and the Support of Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Antonio D'Aloia

    Proponents of the concept of ecological integrity argue that it is a necessary component of global governance on which the sustainable future of the planet and its inhabitants depends. This book presents the latest research and current thinking on the role of ecological integrity in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Environment and Society in Ethiopia

    1st Edition

    By Girma Kebbede

    Ethiopia is facing environmental and poverty challenges, and urgently needs effective management of its environmental resources. Much of the Ethiopian landscape has been significantly altered and reshaped by centuries of human activities, and three-quarters of the rural population is living on…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Ecology

  • Men, Masculinities and Disaster

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elaine Enarson, Bob Pease

    In the examination of gender as a driving force in disasters, too little attention has been paid to how women’s or men’s disaster experiences relate to the wider context of gender inequality, or how gender-just practice can help prevent disasters or address climate change at a structural level.…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Understanding ExtrACTIVISM

    Culture and Power in Natural Resource Disputes, 1st Edition

    By Anna J. Willow

    Understanding ExtrACTIVISM surveys how contemporary resource extractive industry works and considers the responses it inspires in local citizens and activists. Chapters cover a range of extractive industries operating around the world, including logging, hydroelectric dams, mining, and oil and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23
    Routledge

  • Using Economic Incentives to Regulate Toxic Substances

    1st Edition

    By Molly K. Macauley, Michael D. Bowes, Karen L. Palmer

    Using case studies, the authors evaluate the potential attractiveness of incentive-based policies for the regulation of four specific toxic substances: chlorinated solvents, formaldehyde, cadmium, and brominated flame retardants. Originally published in 1992, the authors provide a compelling…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Unravelling the Fukushima Disaster

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mitsuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto

    The Fukushima disaster continues to appear in national newspapers when there is another leakage of radiation-contaminated water, evacuation designations are changed, or major compensation issues arise and so remains far from over. However, after five years, attention and research towards the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Ecological Integrity and Global Governance

    Science, ethics and the law, 1st Edition

    By Laura Westra

    It is increasingly argued that a focus on environmental sustainability is fundamental to effective and equitable governance, and ultimately for the good of mankind. This book argues that, in the face increasing environmental challenges, it is essential to recognise the role that ecological…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Regulation of the Natural Gas Producing Industry

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keith C. Brown

    Originally published in 1972, Regulation of the Natural Gas Producing Industry combines several papers prepared for a seminar in Washington D.C in 1970.The purpose of this seminar was to exchange views between specialists on the issues related to regulation natural gas production. As such these…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • High Energy Costs

    Uneven, Unfair, Unavoidable?, 1st Edition

    By Hans H. Landsberg, Joseph M. Dukert

    High energy prices affect nearly the whole of the American population, arguably affecting some consumer groups more than others. Although originally published in 1981, the issues explored in this study such as who is affected most by energy price increases, regional differences and what can or…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources

    Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia, 1st Edition

    By Sandagsuren Undargaa

    The grazing of animals on common land and associated property rights were the original basis of the concept of "the tragedy of the commons". Drawing on the classic work of Elinor Ostrom and the readings of political ecology, this book questions the application of exclusive property rights to mobile…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Governing Urban Sustainability

    Comparing Cities in the USA and Germany, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Pettibone

    In her study of the interactions between tools of urban sustainability governance in key cities, Lisa Pettibone argues that a new factor-sustainability-minded groups-may be critical to building momentum for sustainability. The book presents in-depth case studies of six cities in the USA and Germany…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Hope and Grief in the Anthropocene

    Re-conceptualising human–nature relations, 1st Edition

    By Lesley Head

    The Anthropocene is a volatile and potentially catastrophic age demanding new ways of thinking about relations between humans and the nonhuman world. This book explores how responses to environmental challenges are hampered by a grief for a pristine and certain past, rather than considering the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Anthropocene

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