Environmental Ethics Products

  • A Political Economy of Attention, Mindfulness and Consumerism

    Reclaiming the Mindful Commons

    By Peter Doran

    The power of capital is the power to target our attention, mould market-ready identities, and reduce the public realm to an endless series of choices. This has far-reaching implications for our psychological, physical and spiritual well-being, and ultimately for our global ecology. In this consumer…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Nuclear Waste Politics

    An Incrementalist Perspective

    By Matthew Cotton

    The question of what to do with radioactive waste has dogged political administrations of nuclear-powered electricity-producing nations since the inception of the technology in the 1950s. As the issue rises to the forefront of current energy and environmental policy debates, a critical policy…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

  • Rethinking Nature

    Challenging Disciplinary Boundaries

    Edited by Aurélie Choné, Isabelle Hajek, Philippe Hamman

    Contemporary ideas of nature were largely shaped by schools of thought from Western cultural history and philosophy until the present-day concerns with environmental change and biodiversity conservation. There are many different ways of conceptualising nature in epistemological terms, reflecting…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Understanding Climate Change

    Science, Ethics, and Policy

    By Wendy Parker

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The Spirit of the Soil

    Agriculture and Environmental Ethics, 2nd Edition

    By Paul B. Thompson

    In this second edition of The Spirit of the Soil: Agriculture and Environmental Ethics, Paul B. Thompson reviews four worldviews that shape competing visions for agriculture.  Productionists have sought increasing yields—to make two seeds grow where only one grew before—while traditional visions of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-26 
    Routledge

  • Just Conservation

    Biodiversity, Wellbeing and Sustainability

    By Adrian Martin

    Loss of biodiversity is one of the great environmental challenges facing humanity but unfortunately efforts to reduce the rate of loss have so far failed. At the same time, these efforts have too often resulted in unjust social outcomes in which people living in or near to areas designated for…

    Paperback – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • Shared Lives of Humans and Animals

    Animal Agency in the Global North

    Edited by Tuomas Räsänen, Taina Syrjämaa

    Animals are conscious beings that form their own perspective regarding the life-worlds in which they exist, and according to which they act in relation to their species and other animals. In recent decades a thorough transformation in societal research has taken place, as many groups that were…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • The Politics of Sustainability

    Philosophical perspectives

    Edited by Dieter Birnbacher, May Thorseth

    Responsibility for future generations is easily postulated in the abstract but it is much more difficult to set it to work in the concrete. It requires some changes in individual and institutional attitudes that are in opposition to what has been called the "systems variables" of industrial society…

    Paperback – 2017-04-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Ethics of Environmental Health

    Edited by Friedo Zölzer, Gaston Meskens

    Environmental health encompasses the assessment and control of those environmental factors that can potentially affect human health, such as radiation, toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents. It is often assumed that the assessment part is just a matter of scientific research, and the control…

    Hardback – 2017-04-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • A Climate of Risk

    Precautionary Principles, Catastrophes, and Climate Change

    By Lauren Hartzell-Nichols

    We are living in a climate of risk. Our way of life imposes risks on ourselves and others. We are causing climatic changes that have the potential to change radically the conditions under which both we – the presentgeneration – and future generations will live. While we are now quite certain that…

    Hardback – 2017-04-18 
    Routledge
    Environmental Politics

  • Freedom and Environment

    Autonomy, Human Flourishing and the Political Philosophy of Sustainability

    By Michael Hannis

    Must freedom be sacrificed to achieve ecological sustainability - or vice versa? Can we be genuinely free and live in sustainable societies? This book argues that we can, if we recognise and celebrate our ecological embeddedness, rather than seeking to transcend it. But this does not mean freedom…

    Paperback – 2017-04-01 
    Routledge
    Environmental Politics

  • Global Water Ethics

    Towards a global ethics charter

    Edited by Rafael Ziegler, David Groenfeldt

    Scholarly interest in water ethics is increasing, motivated by the urgency of climate change, water scarcity, privatization and conflicts over water resources. Water ethics can provide both conceptual perspectives and practical methodologies for identifying outcomes which are…

    Hardback – 2017-02-20
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

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