Political Ecology Products

  • Feminist Political Ecology and the Economics of Care

    Edited by Christine Bauhardt, Wendy Harcourt

    Since the recent financial crisis in 2008, analytical and practical alternatives to the capitalist economy have seen a revival not only in different practices but also in theory. To put it bluntly, economic growth does not remedy social inequality and it is no guarantee of individual and social…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

  • Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo-obscene

    Political Interruptions and Possibilities

    Edited by Henrik Ernstson, Erik Swyngedouw

    The book aims to chart a radically new direction of urban political ecology, that on one hand takes into account the momentous changes that have taken place over the past 10 years or so, and on the other hand explores the new political possibilities that are opening up in an age marked by…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20 
    Questioning Cities

  • Ecology, Capitalism and the New Agricultural Economy

    The Second Great Transformation

    Edited by Gilles Allaire, Benoit Daviron

    The book presents and applies French heterodox economics concepts to questions of agri-environmental governance in agrifood. The chapters focus on the development of products, markets, and social relations of production, consumption, and regulation. Specific attention is given to questions of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05 
    Critical Food Studies

  • The Moral Economy of Water

    Equity and Sustainability in Social Evolution

    By Paul Trawick

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 

  • Valuing Development, Environment and Conservation

    Creating Values that Matter

    Edited by Sarah Bracking, Aurora Fredriksen, Sullivan Sian, Philip Woodhouse

    Policy-makers are increasingly trying to assign economic values to areas such as ecologies, the atmosphere, even human lives. These new values, assigned to areas previously considered outside of economic systems, often act to qualify, alter or replace former non-pecuniary values. Valuing…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17 
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Mobilities and Complexities

    Edited by Ole B. Jensen, Sven Kesselring, Mimi Sheller

    The new ‘mobilities turn’ (Sheller, Urry 2006) has become a powerful perspective in social theory. John Urry’s oeuvre has been very influential in the emergence of this new field and has had lasting impacts on many scholars. This collection presents originally commissioned essays from leading…

    Paperback – 2018-10-17 

  • Ecology and Revolution

    Herbert Marcuse and the Challenge of a New World System Today

    By Charles Reitz

    A timely addition to Henry Giroux’s Critical Interventions series, Ecology and Revolution is grounded in the Frankfurt School critical theory of Herbert Marcuse. Its task is to understand the economic architecture of wealth extraction that undergirds today’s intensifying inequalities of class, race…

    Paperback – 2018-10-08 
    Critical Interventions

  • Water Policy and Governance in South Asia

    Empowering Rural Communities

    By M. Anwar Hossen

    Dr. Hossen carried out an exceptional program of research in Bangladesh which focused on water governance in relation to human rights, international water law and environmental sustainability. His major argument is that eco-agricultural system encounters major disruptions due to a number of factors…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11 

  • After the Death of Nature

    Carolyn Merchant and the Future of Human-Nature Relations

    Edited by Kenneth Worthy, Elizabeth Allison, Whitney A. Bauman

    Carolyn Merchant’s foundational 1980 book The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution established her as a pioneering researcher of human-nature relations. Her subsequent groundbreaking writing in a dozen books and over one hundred peer-reviewed articles have only fortified…

    Paperback – 2018-08-31 

  • Routledge Handbook of Food and Nutrition Security

    Edited by Bill Pritchard, Rodomiro Ortiz, Meera Shekar

    The concept of food and nutrition security has evolved and risen to the top of the international policy agenda over the last decade. Yet it is a complex and multi-faceted issue, requiring a broad and inter-disciplinary perspective for full understanding. This Handbook represents the most…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 

  • Water, Creativity and Meaning

    Multidisciplinary understandings of human-water relationships

    Edited by Liz Roberts, Katherine Phillips

    At a time of great turmoil and crisis, environmentally, socially and politically, water has emerged as a topic of huge global concern. Moreover, many argue that what is needed in order to change our relationship with the environment is a cultural paradigm shift. To this end, this volume…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Understanding ExtrACTIVISM

    Culture and Power in Nature Resource Disputes

    By Anna J. Willow

    Understanding ExtrACTIVISM surveys how contemporary resource extractive industry works and considers the responses it inspires in local citizens and activists. Chapters cover a range of extractive industries operating around the world, including logging, hydroelectric dams, mining, and oil and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30 

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