Environment & Theory Products

  • Gardens and Human Agency in the Anthropocene

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Paula Diogo, Ana Duarte Rodrigues, Ana Simões, Davide Sarso

    Gardens stage political dominance, religious beliefs, aesthetic choices, economic and social theories, and layers of sociability, and are thus territories for research by philosophers, historians, architects, artists, sociologists, anthropologists, and geographers. This book uses the "traditional…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The 'Ecosystem Approach' in International Environmental Law

    Genealogy and Biopolitics, 1st Edition

    By Vito De Lucia

    The ecosystem approach, broadly understood as a legal and governance strategy for integrated environmental and biodiversity management, has been adopted within a wide variety of international environmental legal regimes and provides a narrative, a policy approach and in some cases legally binding…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Living Architecture, Living Cities

    Soul-Nourishing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Julie Gwilliam

    It’s widely accepted that our environment is in crisis. Less widely recognized is that three quarters of environmental damage is due to cities – the places where most of us live. As this powerful new book elucidates, global sustainability is therefore directly dependent on urban design. In Living…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Teaching Landscape

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elke Mertens, Nilgül Karadeniz, Karsten Jørgensen, Richard Stiles

    Written in collaboration with the European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools (ECLAS) and Le Notre, The Routledge Handbook of Teaching Landscape provides a wide-ranging overview of teaching landscape subjects, from geology to landscape design, reflecting different perspectives and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Meanings of Landscape

    Essays on Place, Space, Environment and Justice, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth R. Olwig

    Including a Foreword by Tim Ingold and compiling eighteen authoritative essays spanning an extensive academic career, author Kenneth R. Olwig presents explorations in landscape architecture from an environmental humanities perspective. With influences from land art, literature, theatre staging and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-04 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Ecocriticism and Environmental Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Scott Slovic, Swarnalatha Rangarajan, Vidya Sarveswaran

    Ecocriticism and environmental communication studies have for many years co-existed as parallel disciplines, occasionally crossing paths but typically operating in separate academic spheres. These fields are now rapidly converging, and this handbook aims to reinforce the common concerns and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Agricultural Landscapes

    Seeing Rural Through Design, 1st Edition

    By Dewey Thorbeck

    Agricultural Landscapes: Seeing Rural through Design follows on from the author’s previous books, Rural Design and Architecture and Agriculture, to encourage using design thinking to provide greater meaning and understanding of places where humans live and work with the rural landscape. Rural areas…

    Paperback – 2019-02-12 
    Routledge

  • A Political Economy of Attention, Mindfulness and Consumerism

    Reclaiming the Mindful Commons, 1st Edition

    By Peter Doran

    The power of capital is the power to target our attention, mould market-ready identities, and reduce the public realm to an endless series of choices. This has far-reaching implications for our psychological, physical and spiritual well-being, and ultimately for our global ecology. In this consumer…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Study of the Commons

    1st Edition

    Edited by Blake Hudson, Jonathan Rosenbloom, Dan Cole

    The "commons" has come to mean many things to many people, and the term is often used inconsistently. The study of the commons has expanded dramatically since Garrett Hardin’s The Tragedy of the Commons (1968) popularized the dilemma faced by users of common pool resources. This comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2019-01-14 
    Routledge

  • Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo-obscene

    Interruptions and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Henrik Ernstson, Erik Swyngedouw

    Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo-obscene: Interruptions and Possibilities centres on how to organize anew the articulation between emancipatory theory and political activism. Across its theoretical and empirical chapters, written by leading scholars from anthropology, geography, urban…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19 
    Routledge
    Questioning Cities

  • A Green History of the Welfare State

    1st Edition

    By Tony Fitzpatrick

    Environmental problems – particularly climate change – have become increasingly important to governments and social researchers in recent decades. Debates about their implications for social policies and welfare reforms are now moving towards centre stage. What has been missing from such debates is…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Negotiating the Environment

    Civil Society, Globalisation and the UN, 1st Edition

    By Lauren E Eastwood

    Civil society participants have voiced concerns that the environmental problems that were the subject of multilateral environmental agreements negotiated during the 1992 Rio processes are not serving to ameliorate global environmental problems. These concerns raise significant questions regarding…

    Hardback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

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