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  • Environmental Adaptation and Eco-cultural Habitats

    A coevolutionary approach to society and nature

    By Johannes Schubert

    In this challenging and highly original book, the author tackles the dynamic relationships between physical nature and societies over time. It is argued that within each eco-cultural habitat, the relationship between physical nature and society is mediated by specific entanglements between…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Productivity Effects of Cropland Erosion in the United States

    By Pierre R. Crosson

    In the 1970’s, agriculture in the United States seemed to be booming. With an extra demand for crops, extra acres were taken on to increase production which was predicted to increase further with an ever-growing population. However, concerns were beginning to be raised over the adequacy of land for…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • High Energy Costs

    Assessing the Burden

    Edited by Hans H. Landsberg

    The two major concerns in the energy policy debate relate to economic efficiency and whether the price should indicate to each consumer the true cost to the economy of using more energy, and the second is that of economic equity where it is argued that energy is a basic necessity for survival and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Resource Economics

    Selected Works of Orris C. Herfindahl

    Edited by David B. Brooks

    Only a few economists have vigorously dealt with mineral economics. Among these few, Orris C. Herfindahl has probably probed the most deeply. This volume, originally published in 1974, presents Herfindahl’s most significant and enlightening contributions to the field of resource economics. This…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Handbook of Ocean Resources and Management

    Edited by Hance D. Smith, Juan Luis Suárez de Vivero, Tundi S. Agardy

    This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of ocean resources and management by focusing on critical issues relating to human development and the marine environment, their interrelationships as expressed through the uses of the sea as a resource, and the regional expression of these…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Biofuels, Food Security and Developing Economies

    By Nazia Mintz-Habib

    The last decade has witnessed major crises in both food and energy security across the world. One response to the challenges of climate change and energy supply has been the development of crops to be used for biofuels. But as this book shows, this can divert agricultural land from food production…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Food Wars

    The Global Battle for Mouths, Minds and Markets, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Lang, Michael Heasman

    In the ten years since publication of the first edition of Food Wars much has happened in the world of food policy. This new edition brings these developments fully up to date within the original analytical framework of competing paradigms or worldviews shaping the direction and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge

  • The Environment, Climate Change, and Governance in China

    Edited by Eva Sternfeld

    This four volume collection of selected works examines the political, social and economic aspects of the interaction between Chinese society and the natural environment from past to present as well as future challenges. Volume 1 and 2 are dedicated to China’s environmental history and the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-25 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Environment

  • Public Expenditure Decisions in the Urban Community

    Edited by Howard G. Schaller

    In 1962, the Committee on Urban Economics held a conference on public expenditure decisions in order to promote analysis of the issues facing the public sector of the urban economy. Originally published in 1965, this report pulls together key papers presented at this conference discussing issues…

    Hardback – 2015-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Material Substitution

    Lessons from Tin-Using Industries

    Edited by John E. Tilton

    Substitution has long been a common remedy for materials shortages. This study, originally published in 1983, uses tin to examine how and why substitution takes place. To provide insights into the tin industry and the practice of substitution, the case studies in this title examine three tin-using…

    Hardback – 2015-10-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rethinking the Federal Lands

    Edited by Sterling Brubaker

    The federal government is by far the largest landowner in the United States. It is somewhat of an anomaly for the federal government to hold vast acreages of land in an economy where the prevailing ideology favours private ownership. The Reagan administration’s (1981-1989) proposal to increase…

    Hardback – 2015-10-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • State Mineral Enterprises

    An Investigation into their Impact on International Mineral Markets

    By Marian Radetzki

    State ownership in mineral industries has increased massively from the 1950’s affecting the world mineral sector greatly. Originally published in 1985, this study analyses the effects this had on the international market covering topics such as state takeovers of mineral firms, price stabilisation…

    Hardback – 2015-10-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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