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  • Forging a Socio-Legal Approach to Environmental Harms

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Tiffany Bergin, Emanuela Orlando

    Environmental harms exert a significant toll and pose substantial economic costs on societies around the world. Although such harms have been studied from both legal and social science perspectives, these disciplinary-specific approaches are not, on their own, fully able to address the complexity…

    Hardback – 2017-06-06 
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Climate Change and Popular Culture

    By Angi Buettner

    This book examines how the climate change debate is represented, dealt with, narrated and more generally plays out within the field, texts and genres of the commercial media. Understanding the importance of environmental representations, narratives and discourses for our perceptions of the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Earthscan Reader on Gender and Forests

    Edited by Carol J. Pierce Colfer, Marlène Elias, Bimbika Sijapati Basnett, Susan Hummel

    There is currently much interest in mainstreaming gender in natural resource management, including forestry. This Reader provides a collection of key articles published on gender and forests over the last thirty years. Including an editorial introduction and overview, it provides an accessible…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Reader Series

  • Education for Sustainable Development

    What was achieved in the DESD?

    Edited by Roger Firth, Maggie Smith

    To integrate the principles, values, and practices of sustainable development into all aspects of education and learning was the overarching goal of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014). This, it was believed, would ‘save the planet’, encouraging behaviour changes to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Climate, Society and Subsurface Politics in Greenland

    Under the Great Ice

    By Mark Nuttall

    Once imagined as a place on the very edge of the world, Greenland is now viewed as being at the epicentre of climate change. At the same time, international attention is focusing on opportunities for oil and mineral development, seemingly made possible as the inland ice melts and sea ice disappears…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Polar Regions

  • The Global Emergence of Constitutional Environmental Rights

    By Joshua C. Gellers

    Over the past 40 years, countries throughout the world have similarly adopted human rights related to environmental governance and protection in national constitutions. Interestingly, these countries vary widely in terms of geography, government, history, resources, and wealth. This raises the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25 
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Food, Agriculture and Social Change

    The Everyday Vitality of Latin America

    Edited by Stephen Sherwood, Alberto Arce, Myriam Paredes

    In recent years, food studies scholarship has tended to focus on a number of increasingly abstract, largely unquestioned concepts with regard to how capital, markets and states organize and operate. This has led to a gulf between public policy and people’s realities with food as experienced in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Climate Action in a Globalizing World

    Comparative Perspectives on Environmental Movements in the Global North

    Edited by Carl Cassegård, Linda Soneryd, Håkan Thörn, Åsa Wettergren

    The existence and urgency of global climate change is a matter of scientific consensus. Yet the global politics of climate change have been anything but consensual. In this context, a wave of global climate activism has emerged in the last decade in response to the perceived failure of the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Food Culture and Politics in the Baltic States

    Edited by Diana Mincyte, Ulrike Plath

    This volume focuses on food culture and politics in three Baltic States: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. In popular and scholarly writings, the Baltic States are often seen as a meat-and-potatoes kind of place, inferior to sophisticated cuisines of the West and exotic diets in the East. Such views…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Energy For Water

    Regional case studies

    Edited by Christopher Napoli

    Water and energy are inextricably linked: unsound management of either resource can have an impact on the cost, availability and sustainability of the other. This book explores the "energy for water" component of the water-energy nexus. It offers diverse case studies from around the world including…

    Hardback – 2017-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Governing the Coastal Commons

    Communities, Resilience and Transformation

    Edited by Derek Armitage, Anthony Charles, Fikret Berkes

    Coastal communities depend on the marine environment for their livelihoods, but the common property nature of marine resources poses major challenges for the governance of such resources. Through detailed cases and consideration of broader global trends, this volume examines how coastal communities…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Dictionary of Sustainability

    By Margaret Robertson

    The Dictionary of Sustainability provides clear and accurate definitions of the extensive vocabulary that has developed in this emerging and interdisciplinary field, saving considerable time from searching through the massive quantity of information of differing degrees of quality that is available…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge

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