Environment and Sustainability Products

  • Social-Environmental Conflicts, Extractivism and Human Rights in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Malayna Raftopoulos

    This book focuses on the issues of global environmental injustice and human rights violations and explores the scope and limits of the potential of human rights to influence environmental justice. It offers a multidisciplinary perspective on contemporary development discussions, analysing some of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Un-making Environmental Activism

    Beyond Modern/Colonial Binaries in the GMO Controversy, 1st Edition

    By Doerthe Rosenow

    Much environmental activism is caught in a logic that plays science against emotion, objective evidence against partisan aims, and human interest against a nature that has intrinsic value. Radical activists, by contrast, play down the role of science in determining environmental politics, but read…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Russian Environmental Politics

    State, Industry and Policymaking, 1st Edition

    By Ellie Martus

    Protecting the environment is a key issue for Russia, with its vast wilderness areas and its economy’s reliance on extractive industries, which have the potential to cause massive pollution. This book explores how policymaking works in Russia, focusing on the important field of environmental policy…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Urban Recycling Cooperatives

    Building resilient communities, 1st Edition

    By Jutta Gutberlet

    Solid waste is a major urban challenge worldwide and decisions over which technologies or methods to apply can have beneficial or detrimental long-term consequences. Inappropriate management of solid waste can lead to damaging environmental impacts, particularly in the megacities of the Global…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Transboundary Water Cooperation

    Principles, Practice and Prospects for China and Its Neighbours, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Wouters, Huiping Chen, James E. Nickum

    China and its neighbours face a series of water security issues, in which international law plays a vital role. Paramount to both policymakers and researchers in the field of water law, the current status of transboundary water cooperation schemes and how these operate in China is of global…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Land Management in Greater Central Asia

    An Integrated and Regional Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victor Squires, Lu Qi

    Greater Central Asia encompasses a vast area that includes deserts, natural grasslands, steppes, shrublands and alpine regions. Many of these land types are degraded and productivity is falling at a time when human populations and livestock inventories are on the rise. Ecosystem stability and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Archaeology of Human-Environment Interactions

    Strategies for Investigating Anthropogenic Landscapes, Dynamic Environments, and Climate Change in the Human Past, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Contreras

    The impacts of climate change on human societies, and the roles those societies themselves play in altering their environments, appear in headlines more and more as concern over modern global climate change intensifies. Increasingly, archaeologists and paleoenvironmental scientists are looking to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Multilateral Environmental Agreements and Compliance

    The Benefits of Administrative Procedures, 1st Edition

    By Anna Huggins

    The adoption of administrative procedures in global governance has the potential to foster proper consideration of marginalized actors’ interests, yet risks entrenching the dominance of the well-resourced and powerful. Accordingly, this book proposes a new framework for evaluating the extent to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Nature of Modernism

    Ecocritical Approaches to the Poetry of Edward Thomas, T. S. Eliot, Edith Sitwell and Charlotte Mew, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Black

    This books presents the first extended study of the relationship between British modernist poetry and the environment. Challenging reductive associations of modernism as predominantly anthropocentric in character and urban in focus, the book’s central argument is that within British modernist…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The South Caucasus - Security, Energy and Europeanization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Meliha B. Altunışık, Oktay F. Tanrisever

    This book explores developments in the countries of the South Caucasus – Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia – since the EU included the region in the European Neighbourhood Policy in 2003. It considers issues related to energy, ethnic conflict, steps towards regional integration, and, above all,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Sustainability and Peaceful Coexistence for the Anthropocene

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pasi Heikkurinen

    The rapid industrialization of societies has resulted in radical changes to the Earth’s biosphere and its local ecosystems. Climate scientists have recorded and forecasted worrying global temperature rises going back to the early twentieth century, while biologists and palaeontologists have…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Shipbreaking in Developing Countries

    A Requiem for Environmental Justice from the Perspective of Bangladesh, 1st Edition

    By Md Saiful Karim

    This book explores the process of shipbreaking in developing countries, with a particular focus on Bangladesh. In the past, shipbreaking (the disposal of obsolete ships) was a very common industrial activity in many developed countries. However, due to stringent domestic environmental and labour…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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