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  • Environmental Justice and Land Use Conflict

    The governance of mineral and gas resource development

    By Amanda Kennedy

    Conflict over the extraction of coal and gas resources has rapidly escalated in communities throughout the world. Using an environmental justice lens, this multi-disciplinary book explores cases of land use conflict through the lived experiences of communities grappling with such disputes. Drawing…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Third World Approaches to International Law

    Edited by Amar Bhatia, Usha Natarajan, John Reynolds, Sujith Xavier

    This book addresses the themes of praxis and the role of international lawyers as intellectuals and political actors engaging with questions of justice for Third World peoples. The book brings together 12 contributions from a total of 15 scholars working in the TWAIL (Third World Approaches to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge

  • Catchment and River Basin Management

    Integrating Science and Governance

    Edited by Laurence Smith, Keith Porter, Kevin Hiscock, Mary Jane Porter, David Benson

    The central focus of this volume is a critical comparative analysis of the key drivers for water resource management and the provision of clean water – governance systems and institutional and legal arrangements. The authors present a systematic analysis of case study river systems drawn from…

    Paperback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Low-Carbon Technology Transfer

    From Rhetoric to Reality

    Edited by David G. Ockwell, Alexandra Mallett

    Low carbon technology transfer to developing countries has been both a lynchpin of, and a key stumbling block to a global deal on climate change. This book brings together for the first time in one place the work of some of the world's leading contemporary researchers in this field. It provides a…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Agricultural Development in China and Africa

    A Comparative Analysis

    By Li Xiaoyun, Qi Gubo, Tang Lixia, Zhao Lixia, Jin Leshan, Guo Zhanfeng, Wu Jin

    Many African countries are increasingly interested in learning from China's experiences in achieving effective agricultural development. The Chinese government and academic community are also keen to share experiences and lessons with Africa. China made agriculture one of its development assistance…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge

  • Law and Practice on Public Participation in Environmental Matters

    The Nigerian Example in Transnational Comparative Perspective

    By Uzuazo Etemire

    Public participation has become a recurring theme and a topical issue in the field of international environmental law, with many multilateral environmental instruments calling on states to guarantee effectively the concept in their laws and practices. This book focuses on public participation in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • A Genealogy of the Torture Taboo

    By Jamal Barnes

    This book examines the historical genealogy of the torture taboo. The dissonance between the absolute prohibition against torture and its widespread violation raises important questions about the torture taboo in world politics. Does the torture taboo matter? Or are political realists correct in…

    Hardback – 2017-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Rights

  • The Actors of Postnational Rule-Making

    Contemporary challenges of European and International Law

    Edited by Elaine Fahey

    Despite its centrality to academic discussions of power and influence, there is little consensus in legal scholarship over what constitutes an actor in rule-making. This book explores the range of actors involved in rule-making within European Union law and Public International law, and focuses…

    Paperback – 2017-02-03
    Routledge

  • Human Rights and the Dark Side of Globalisation

    Transnational law enforcement and migration control

    Edited by Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen, Jens Vedsted-Hansen

    This edited volume examines the continued viability of international human rights law in the context of growing transnational law enforcement. With states increasingly making use of global governance modes, core exercises of public authority such as migration control, surveillance, detention and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Rights

  • Grassroots Environmental Governance

    Community engagements with industry

    Edited by Leah S. Horowitz, Michael J. Watts

    Grassroots movements can pose serious challenges to both governments and corporations. However, grassroots actors possess a variety of motivations, and their visions of development may evolve in complex ways. Meanwhile, their relative powerlessness obliges them to forge an array of shifting…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Global Environmental Governance

  • Prosperity without Growth

    Foundations for the Economy of Tomorrow, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Jackson

    What can prosperity possibly mean in a world of environmental and social limits? The publication of Prosperity without Growth was a landmark in the sustainability debate. Tim Jackson’s piercing challenge to conventional economics openly questioned the most highly prized goal of politicians and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • Democratizing Technology

    Risk, Responsibility and the Regulation of Chemicals

    By Anne Chapman

    Democratizing Technology provides a much-needed fresh perspective on the regulation of chemicals, and an important contribution to green thinking about technology.Caroline Lucas, Green Party MEP. This book is an excellent critique of the current risk-based approach to technology. By exploring the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

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