Environment & Society Products

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Borderlands

    Edited by Alexander Horstmann, Martin Saxer, Alessandro Rippa

    In Asia, where authoritarian-developmental states have proliferated, statehood and social control are heavily contested in borderland spaces. As a result, in the post-cold war world, borders have not only redefined Asian incomes and mobilities, they have also rekindled neighbouring relations and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22 
    Routledge

  • Conservation and Development in India

    Reimagining Wilderness

    Edited by Shonil Bhagwat

    Despite decades of efforts to integrate conservation and development, India is torn between two very different worldviews of peoples’ place in the country’s natural environment. This book takes a critical look at nature conservation and poverty alleviation in India. It opens up discussion of the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-18 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • After the Death of Nature

    Carolyn Merchant and the Future of Human-Nature Relations

    Edited by Kenneth Worthy, Elizabeth Allison, Whitney Bauman

    Paperback – 2018-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Domestic Environmental Labour

    An Eco-feminist Perspective on Making Homes Greener

    By Carol Farbotko

    This book addresses the question of domestic environmental labour from an eco-feminist perspective. A work of cultural geography, it explores the proposition that the practice and politics of domestic labour being undertaken in the name of ‘the environment’ needs to be better recognised, understood…

    Hardback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Environmental Communication and Community

    Constructive and destructive dynamics of social transformation

    Edited by Tarla Rai Peterson, Hanna Ljunggren Bergeå, Andrea M. Feldpausch-Parker, Kaisa Raitio

    As society has become increasingly aware of environmental issues, the challenge of structuring public participation opportunities that strengthen democracy, while promoting more sustainable communities has become crucial for many natural resource agencies, industries, interest groups and publics.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • Systemic Crises of Global Climate Change

    Intersections of race, class and gender

    Edited by Phoebe Godfrey, Denise Torres

    Sociological literature tends to view the social categories of race, class and gender as distinct and has avoided discussing how multiple intersections inform and contribute to experiences of injustice and inequity. This limited focus is clearly inadequate. Systemic Crises of Global Climate Change…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Community Action and Climate Change

    By Jennifer Kent

    The failure of recent international negotiations to progress global action on climate change has shifted attention to the emergence of grassroots sustainability initiatives. These civil society networks display the potential to implement social innovation and change processes from the ‘bottom up’.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-06 
    Routledge

  • Ageing, Wellbeing and Climate Change in the Arctic

    An interdisciplinary analysis

    Edited by Paivi Naskali, Marjaana Seppänen, Shahnaj Begum

    The Arctic and its unique natural resources have become objects of increasing concern. Rapid climate change and ageing of the population are transforming the living conditions in the region. This translates into an urgent need for information that will contribute to a better understanding of these…

    Paperback – 2018-01-05 
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Low Carbon Transformation

    Breaking the habits of capitalism

    By Harold Wilhite

    Deep reductions in energy use and carbon emissions will not be possible within political economies that are driven by the capitalist imperatives of growth, commodification and individualization. As such, it has now become necessary to understand the relationship between capitalism and the emergence…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge

  • Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability

    Floods and slum life in Indonesia

    By Roanne van Voorst

    Different people handle risk in different ways. The current lack of understanding about this heterogeneity in risk behaviour makes it difficult to intervene effectively in risk-prone communities. Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability offers a unique insight in the everyday life of a group of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge

  • Communicating Climate Change in Russia

    State and Propaganda

    By Marianna Poberezhskaya

    The attitude of Russia towards climate change is extremely important for the success of climate change control policies worldwide, as Russia, with its cold climate and vast resources of carbon fuels, is one of the world’s biggest polluters. Moreover, Russia frequently comes across as not being very…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

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