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  • Freedom and Environment

    Autonomy, Human Flourishing and the Political Philosophy of Sustainability

    By Michael Hannis

    Must freedom be sacrificed to achieve ecological sustainability - or vice versa? Can we be genuinely free and live in sustainable societies? This book argues that we can, if we recognise and celebrate our ecological embeddedness, rather than seeking to transcend it. But this does not mean freedom…

    Hardback – 2015-10-18 
    Routledge
    Environmental Politics

  • Utopias and the Environment

    Edited by Geoffrey Berry

    Utopias and the Environment explores the way in which the kind of ‘dreaming’, or re-visioning, known as the ‘utopian imaginary’ takes environmental concerns into account. This kind of creative intervention is increasingly important in an era of ecological crisis, as we witness the failure of…

    Hardback – 2015-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Vegetal Politics

    Belonging, practices and places

    Edited by Lesley Head, Jennifer Atchison, Catherine Phillips, Kathleen Buckingham

    Cultural geography has a long and proud tradition of research into human–plant relations. However, until recently, that tradition has been somewhat disconnected from conceptual advances in the social sciences, even those to which cultural geographers have made significant contributions. With a…

    Hardback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Ecosocialism

    Transforming welfare

    Edited by Kajsa Borgnäs, Teppo Eskelinen, Johanna Perkiö, Rikard Warlenius

    As the global economy seeks to recover from the financial crisis and warnings about the consequences of climate change abound, it is clear that we need a fundamentally new approach to tackle these issues. This innovative book offers a unique perspective, stressing the necessity of both ecological…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Duties Regarding Nature

    A Kantian Environmental Ethic

    By Toby Svoboda

    In this book, Toby Svoboda develops and defends a Kantian environmental virtue ethic, challenging the widely-held view that Kant's moral philosophy has little to offer environmental ethics. On the contrary, Svoboda contends that on Kantian grounds, there is good moral reason to care about…

    Hardback – 2015-07-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Animal Ethics: The Basics

    By Tony Miligan

    Animal Ethics has long been a highly contested area with debates driven by unease about various forms of animal harm, from the use of animals in scientific research to the farming of animals for consumption. Animal Ethics: The Basics is an essential introduction to the key considerations…

    Paperback – 2015-06-24
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Environmental Melancholia

    Psychoanalytic dimensions of engagement

    By Renee Lertzman

    In this groundbreaking book, Renee Lertzman applies psychoanalytic theory and psychosocial research to the issue of public engagement and public apathy in response to chronic ecological threats. By highlighting unconscious and affective dimensions of contemporary ecological issues, Lertzman…

    Hardback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge
    Psychoanalytic Explorations

  • Cinema as Weather

    Stylistic Screens and Atmospheric Change

    By Kristi McKim

    How do cinematic portrayals of the weather reflect and affect our experience of the world? While weatherly predictability and surprise can impact our daily experience, the history of cinema attests to the stylistic and narrative significance of snow, rain, wind, sunshine, clouds, and skies. Through…

    Paperback – 2015-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Confronting Ecological and Economic Collapse

    Ecological Integrity for Law, Policy and Human Rights

    Edited by Laura Westra, Prue Taylor, Agnès Michelot

    From the first appearance of the term in law in the Clean Water Act of 1972 (US), ecological integrity has been debated by a wide range of researchers, including biologists, ecologists, philosophers, legal scholars, doctors and epidemiologists, whose joint interest was the study and…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge

  • Transdisciplinary Solutions for Sustainable Development

    From planetary management to stewardship

    By Mark Charlesworth

    Global environmental issues such as climate change and species loss are intensifying despite our best efforts to combat them. The key reason for this is that the drivers of these problems are closely linked to the industrialism and consumerism that are promoted by governments and other…

    Hardback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Values in Sustainable Development

    Edited by Jack Appleton

    To enhance sustainable development research and practice the values of the researchers, project managers and participants must first be made explicit. Values in Sustainable Development introduces and compares worldviews and values from multiple countries and perspectives, providing a survey of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Nuclear Waste Management and Legitimacy

    Nihilism and Responsibility

    By Mats Andrén

    Nuclear technology places special demands on society and both nuclear weapons and nuclear energy for peaceful purposes require a large measure of security and monitoring at the international level. This book focuses on nuclear waste management, which can work in democratic countries only if viewed…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

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