Environment and Sustainability Products

  • Guanxi and Local Green Development in China

    The Role of Entrepreneurs and Local Leaders, 1st Edition

    By Chunhong Sheng

    This book examines the factors which contribute to local green development in China and employs political ecology to analyze the relationship between power and the environment. Specifically, it looks at which actors control access to resources and are therefore able to promote environmental…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Sustainability Governance and Hierarchy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philippe Hamman

    Sustainability Governance and Hierarchy provides a solid, theoretically and empirically grounded reflection on the concept of "sustainability governance". This idea has been growing in popularity in social science literature, as well as among decision-makers and governance actors, as it brings…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • A Global Corporate Trust for Agroecological Integrity

    New Agriculture in a World of Legitimate Eco-states, 1st Edition

    By John W. Head

    This book examines global environmental governance and how legal, institutional, and conceptual reform can facilitate a transformation to a new ‘natural-systems’ form of agriculture. Profound global climate disruption makes it essential that we replace our current agricultural system – described…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Law and Intangible Cultural Heritage in the City

    1st Edition

    By Sara Gwendolyn Ross

    With disappearing music venues, and arts and culture communities at constant risk of displacement in our urban centers, the preservation of intangible cultural heritage is of growing concern to global cities. This book addresses the role and protection of intangible cultural heritage in the urban…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge

  • Utopia in the Anthropocene

    A Change Plan for a Sustainable and Equitable World, 1st Edition

    By Michael Harvey

    Utopia in the Anthropocene takes a cross-disciplinary approach to analyse our current world problems, identify the key resistance to change and take the reader step by step towards a more sustainable, equitable and rewarding world. It presents paradigm-shifting models of economics, political…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Climate Hazards, Disasters, and Gender Ramifications

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catarina Kinnvall, Helle Rydstrom

    This book focuses on the challenges of living with climate disasters, in addition to the existing gender inequalities that prevail and define social, economic and political conditions. Social inequalities have consequences for the everyday lives of women and girls where power relations,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Iraq’s Oil and Gas Industry

    The Legal and Contractual Framework, 1st Edition

    By Janan Al-Asady

    Oil, an integral part of the contemporary global economy, is considered a driving force behind the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Hydrocarbon reserves in Iraq have a significant role to play in global supply, with oil revenue accounting for more than 90% of Iraqi government income. This book provides a…

    Hardback – 2019-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Energy Law and Regulation

  • Risk Communication and Community Resilience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bandana Kar, David M. Cochran

    Risk communication is crucial to building community resilience and reducing risk from extreme events. True community resilience involves accurate and timely dissemination of risk information to stakeholders. This book examines the policy and science of risk communication in the digital era. Themes…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Climate Change and Insurance

    Disaster Risk Financing in Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    By Eugene N. Gurenko

    Climate change brings about a new set of major economic risks arising from changing weather patterns, extreme weather events and rising sea levels. Most at risk are developing countries who, despite considerable post-disaster donor aid, have been bearing the major brunt of disaster-related losses.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge

  • Indigenous, Modern and Postcolonial Relations to Nature

    Negotiating the Environment, 1st Edition

    By Angela Roothaan

    Indigenous, Modern and Postcolonial Relations to Nature contributes to the young field of intercultural philosophy by introducing the perspective of critical and postcolonial thinkers who have focused on systematic racism, power relations and the intersection of cultural identity and political…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Ethical Responses to Nature’s Call

    Reticent Imperatives, 1st Edition

    By James Magrini

    Arguing for a renewed view of objects and nature, Ethical Responses to Nature’s Call considers how it is possible to understand our ethical duties - in the form of ethical intuitionalism - to nature and the planet by listening to and releasing ourselves over to the call or address of nature.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Crops and Carbon

    Paying Farmers to Combat Climate Change, 1st Edition

    By Mike Robbins

    Rich countries are paying poor countries to fight climate change on their behalf – and one way they are doing it is through carbon sinks. These are reservoirs of organic carbon tied up in plants and in the earth, rather than being in the atmosphere as greenhouse gases. This book looks critically at…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

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