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  • Governing Renewable Natural Resources

    Theories and Frameworks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona Nunan

    In one volume, this book brings together a diversity of approaches, theory and frameworks that can be used to analyse the governance of renewable natural resources. Renewable natural resources are under pressure, with overexploitation and degradation raising concern globally. Understanding…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • The Ethics of Precaution

    Uncertain Environmental Health Threats and Duties of Due Care, 1st Edition

    By Levente Szentkirályi

    There are thousands of substances manufactured in the U.S., to which the public is routinely exposed and for which toxicity data is limited or absent. Some insist that uncertainty about the severity of potential harm justifies implementing precautionary regulations, while others claim that…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge

  • The Age of Sustainability

    Just Transitions in a Complex World, 1st Edition

    By Mark Swilling

    With transitions to more sustainable ways of living already underway, this book examines how we understand the underlying dynamics of the transitions that are unfolding. Without this understanding, we enter the future in a state of informed bewilderment. Every day we are bombarded by reports…

    Paperback – 2019-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Transforming the Future (Open Access)

    Anticipation in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Riel Miller

    People are using the future to search for better ways to achieve sustainability, inclusiveness, prosperity, well-being and peace. In addition, the way the future is understood and used is changing in almost all domains, from social science to daily life. This book presents the results of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge

  • The New Pastoral in Contemporary British Writing

    1st Edition

    By Deborah Lilley

    This book identifies a major turn in contemporary British literature in response to environmental crisis. It argues that the pastoral is emerging as a new critical framework in which to explore the understanding of people and place in this context. The New Pastoral in Contemporary British Writing…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Ian McHarg and the Search for Ideal Order

    1st Edition

    By Kathleen John-Alder

    Ian McHarg and the Search for Ideal Order looks at the well-known and studied landscape architect, Ian McHarg, in a new light. The author explores McHarg’s formative years, and investigates how his ideas developed in both their complexity and scale. As a precursor to McHarg’s approach in his …

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • Smart Society

    A Sociological Perspective on Smart Living, 1st Edition

    By Roberta Iannone, Romina Gurashi, Ilaria Iannuzzi, Giovanni de Ghantuz Cubbe, Melissa Sessa

    Increasingly, we hear of ‘smart’ cities, communities, governance and people as constituting the basis of initiatives by which we might address various social and environmental problems, particularly those connected with sustainability, usually by means of an ‘intelligent’ connection with the ‘…

    Hardback – 2019-09-27 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Political Ecology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Perreault, Gavin Bridge, James McCarthy

    The Routledge Handbook of Political Ecology presents a comprehensive and authoritative examination of the rapidly growing field of political ecology. Located at the intersection of geography, anthropology, sociology, and environmental history, political ecology is one of the most vibrant and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

  • Food, Energy and Water Sustainability

    Emergent Governance Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura M. Pereira, Caitlin A. McElroy, Alexandra Littaye, Alexandra M. Girard

    Societies around the world face an increasingly uncertain future as social and ecological changes create pressure on resource governance, and this uncertainty calls for new models that illuminate the intersections of civil society, public sector, and private sector resource management. This volume…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • A Dictionary of Green Ideas

    Vocabulary for a Sane and Sustainable Future, 1st Edition

    By John Button

    First published in 1988. A Dictionary of Green Ideas collects together the concepts which go to make up a green view of the world. Ecology and the environment, conservation and appropriate technology, politics and philosophy, peace and health, spirituality and world development - all these areas…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sustainability

  • The Living City

    Towards a Sustainable Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Cadman, Geoffrey Payne

    First published in 1990. The options and probabilities for the future of cities are issues of outstanding contemporary importance, both in the developed and developing worlds. The Living City draws together both current mainstream ideas on their futures and various alternative views to enliven the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sustainability

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