Research Methods in Environmental Studies Products

  • Sustainability Science

    Key Issues

    Edited by Ariane König, Jerome Ravetz

    Sustainability Science: Key Issues is a comprehensive textbook for undergraduates, postgraduates, and participants in executive trainings from any disciplinary background studying the theory and practice of sustainability science. Each chapter takes a critical and reflective stance on a key issue…

    Paperback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Research Methods for Environmental Studies

    A Social Science Approach

    By Mark Kanazawa

    The methodological needs of environmental studies are unique in the breadth of research questions that can be posed, calling for a textbook that covers a broad swath of approaches to conducting research with potentially many different kinds of evidence.   Written specifically for social…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Innovative Measurement and Evaluation of Community Development Practices

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Jane Leonard, Mary Emery

    Finding innovative and useful measurement practices for community development projects is gaining in importance as policymakers increase the demands for accountability. This book examines some of the latest efforts to document the effectiveness of local development efforts. The types of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Presenting Your Data with SPSS Explained

    By Perry R. Hinton, Isabella McMurray

    Data Presentation with SPSS Explained provides students with all the information they need to conduct small scale analysis of research projects using SPSS and present their results appropriately in their reports. Quantitative data can be collected in the form of a questionnaire, survey or…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge

  • Measuring African Development

    Past and Present

    Edited by Morten Jerven

    The chief economist for the World Bank's Africa region, Shanta Devarajan, delivered a devastating assessment of the capacity of African states to measure development in his 2013 article "Africa's Statistical Tragedy". Is there a "statistical tragedy" unfolding in Africa now? If so, it becomes…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Cultures of Prediction in Atmospheric and Climate Science

    Epistemic and Cultural Shifts in Computer-based Modelling and Simulation

    Edited by Matthias Heymann, Gabriele Gramelsberger, Martin Mahony

    In recent decades, science has experienced a revolutionary shift. The development and extensive application of computer modelling and simulation has transformed the knowledge‐making practices of scientific fields as diverse as astro‐physics, genetics, robotics and demography. This epistemic…

    Hardback – 2017-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Nation Looks at its Resources

    Edited by Henry Jarrett

    The Nation Looks at its Resources records the key points of the Mid-Century Conference on Resources for the Future held in Washington in 1953. Originally published in 1954, this report reveals the concern felt by those attending the conference about the mounting pressure on our resources from the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Management of Schistosomiasis

    By Patricia L. Rosenfield

    One of the major considerations of any environmental resource project must be the effect on human well-being; originally published in 1979, this study aims to deal specifically with the transmission of Schistosomiasis as a human environmental impact. Due to its relationship with water,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Energy and the Social Sciences

    An Examination of Research Needs

    By Hans H. Landsberg, John J. Schanz, Jr., Sam H. Schurr, Grant P. Thompson

    Originally published in 1974, this report dwells on the problems of meeting global energy demands and the time, effort and knowledge needed to research new energy methods. With rising costs, the uncertainty of supply from the Middle East and concern over the environmental impact of energy products,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Natural Gas Markets After Deregulation

    Methods of Analysis and Research Needs

    By Harry G. Broadman, W. David Montgomery

    Originally published in 1983, Broadman and Montgomery present an agenda for further research into deregulated natural gas markets by relating natural gas production, transmission and distribution with the economic function of contracts and local distribution companies. This work raises fundamental…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Energy Modeling

    Art Science Practice

    Edited by Milton F. Searl

    In 1973, a seminar was held by Resources for the Future to bring together the new and growing community of scholars researching into the general field of energy modelling. Originally published in the same year, this report gathers together all of the papers presented at that seminar in order to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Public Economy of Urban Communities

    Edited by Julius Margoli

    Originally published in 1965, Margolis brings together a wide variety of papers on a multitude of subjects relating to the urban public economy presented at the second conference on urban public expenditures in 1964. This collection covers issues such as criteria for decision-making in urban public…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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