Environment & Society Products

  • Remaking Participation

    Science, Environment and Emergent Publics

    Edited by Jason Chilvers, Matthew Kearnes

    Changing relations between science and democracy – and controversies over issues like climate change, energy transitions, genetically modified organisms, and smart technologies - have led to a proliferation of new spaces of public participation and engagement. While most existing approaches adopt…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Consumer Product Innovation and Sustainable Design

    The Evolution and Impacts of Successful Products

    By Robin Roy

    Consumer Product Innovation and Sustainable Design follows the innovation and evolution of consumer products from vacuum cleaners to mobile phones from their original inventions to the present day. It discusses how environmental concerns and legislation have influenced their design and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Community-based adaptation

    Mainstreaming into national and local planning

    Edited by Hannah Reid

    Community-based adaptation (CBA) to climate change is based on local priorities, needs, knowledge and capacities. Early CBA initiatives were generally implemented by non-government organisations (NGOs), and operated primarily at the local level. Many used ‘bottom-up’ participatory processes to…

    Hardback – 2015-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Metropolitanization and Public Services

    By Charles M. Haar, John G. Wofford, David L. Kirp, David K. Cohen, Leonard J. Duhl, Allen V. Haefele

    Metropolitanization and Public Services is third in a series on the governance of metropolitan regions which aims to explore the welfare and development of Metropolitan America. Originally published in 1972, this study discusses who decides which essential public services need to be provided within…

    Hardback – 2015-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Financing the New Federalism

    Revenue Sharing, Conditional Grants and Taxation

    By Robert P. Inman, Martin McGuire, Wallace E. Oates, Jeffrey L. Pressman, Robert D. Reischauer

    Financing the New Federalism is the fifth in a series on the governance of metropolitan areas which aimed to improve the political organisation of metropolitan regions in America. Originally published in 1975, this particular study focusses on federal revenue sharing exploring its effects and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Minority Perspectives

    By Dale Rogers Marshall, Bernard Frieden, Daniel Wm. Fessler

    Originally published in 1972, Minority Perspectives is the second in a series exploring metropolitan problems within the government structure. The 1960’s were a period of civils rights movements as well as poverty in the United States and in the 70’s, it became clear that poverty was closely linked…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Handbook of Higher Education for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Matthias Barth, Gerd Michelsen, Marco Rieckmann, Ian Thomas

    The Routledge International Handbook of Higher Education for Sustainable Development gives a systematic and comprehensive overview of existing and upcoming research approaches for higher education for sustainable development. It provides a unique resource for researchers engaged in the field of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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

  • Civic Engagement in Food System Governance

    A comparative perspective of American and British local food movements

    By Alan R. Hunt

    The local food movement is one of the most active of current civil engagement social movements. This work presents primary evidence from over 900 documents, interviews, and participant observations, and provides the first descriptive history of local food movement national policy achievements in…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

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