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  • Community Based Natural Resource Management

    From Economic Principles to Practical Governance, 1st Edition

    By Brian Child

    Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) emerged in the 1980s as a response to the need for greater local participation to conserve and manage natural and wild resources in the face of increasing encroachment by agricultural and other forms of land use development. This book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • The Commons in a Glocal World

    Global Connections and Local Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tobias Haller, Thomas Breu, Tine De Moor, Christian Rohr, Heinzpeter Znoj

    This volume focuses on how, in Europe, the debate on the commons is discussed in regard to historical and contemporary dimensions, referencing the work on Elinor Ostrom. It also explores how Europe directly and indirectly affected and affects, the commons globally from the perspective of new…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Airplanes, the Environment, and the Human Condition

    1st Edition

    By Hans A. Baer

    The number of airplane flights worldwide continues to grow and is one of the many drivers of climate change. In this book Hans Baer argues that air travel has become a key part of modern cultural and social life and a source of tremendous profit-making, and thus an integral component of the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Independent Thinking in an Uncertain World

    A Mind of One’s Own, 1st Edition

    Edited by Valerie A. Brown, John A. Harris, David Waltner-Toews

    Human ideas and actions have led to unprecedented changes in the relationships among humans, and between ourselves and the Earth. Changes in the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the energy we use are evidence of Nature - which has no special interest in sustaining human life - looking out…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • The Legacy of Carbon Dioxide

    Past and Present Impacts, 1st Edition

    By Paul J. Karol

    Covers the truly varied roles carbon dioxide has played and continues to play in the character of our planet. Chapters deal with the synthesis of CO2 in stars, the evolution of the atmosphere over billions of years, the chemical and physical properties of CO2 and how those influence common…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Change and Settler Colonialism in the Oil Sands

    Industrial Ethnographies of Subarctic Canada, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clinton N. Westman, Tara L. Joly, Lena Gross

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • Understanding Human Ecology

    Knowledge, Ethics and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Geetha Devi T. V.

    This book examines the domain of human agency–environment interaction from a multidimensional point of view. It explores the human–environment interface by analysing its ethical, political and epistemic aspects – the value aspects that humans attribute to their environment, the relations of power…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29 
    Routledge India

  • 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

  • Forest Ecosystem Management and Timber Production

    Divergence and Resource Use Resilience, 1st Edition

    By Russell Warman

    Timber sourcing is shifting from extraction from natural forests to forms of cultivation that are increasingly agricultural in nature. This book takes a multidisciplinary approach to examine the socio-political, biophysical and discursive dimensions of this divergence of wood production from…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Feminist Political Ecology and the Economics of Care

    In Search of Economic Alternatives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Bauhardt, Wendy Harcourt

    This book envisages a different form of our economies where care work and care-full relationships are central to social and cultural life. It sets out a feminist vision of a caring economy and asks what needs to change economically and ecologically in our conceptual approaches and our daily lives…

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

  • Environmental Advertising in China and the USA

    The desire to go green, 1st Edition

    By Xinghua Li

    Since the late 1980s, green consumerism has been hailed in the West as an efficient solution to environmental problems. However, Chinese consumers have been slow to warm up to eco-friendly products. Consumers prefer SUVs to hybrid cars, health supplements and snake oil medicines to organic foods…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

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