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  • The Politics of Industrial Agriculture

    By Tracey Clunies-Ross, Nicholas Hildyard

    In the last forty years, agriculture in the industrialised countries has undergone a revolution. That has dramatically increased yields, but it has also led to extensive rural depopulation; widespread degradation of the environment; contamination of food with agrochemicals and bacteria; more…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Vanishing Borders

    Protecting the planet in the age of globalization

    By Hilary French

    The world is shrinking faster than ever. Goods, money, microbes, pollution, people and ideas are crossing boundaries ever more frequently. The implications for our future and for the health of the planet are profound. Vanishing Borders outlines the ecological challenges posed and then goes on to…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    The Worldwatch Environmental Alert Series

  • Plantation Politics

    Forest plantations in development

    By Caroline Sargent, Stephen Bass

    Plantations are playing an increasingly important part in the development and the economies of the South. Plantation Politics is the first book to examine their rationale and purpose, exposing the misconceptions and myths that have surrounded their role, and describing the contribution they can…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • 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 – 2017-01-27 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-12-14 
    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 – 2016-12-14 
    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 – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Global Environmental Governance

  • 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

  • Handbook of Environmental Protection and Enforcement

    Principles and Practice

    By Andrew Farmer

    Environmental Enforcement Authorities (EEAs), sometimes called Environmental Protection Agencies (EPAs), are the regulatory, monitoring and enforcement agencies of national, state/provincial and local governments worldwide responsible for implementing, monitoring and enforcing environmental…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge

  • Greening International Institutions

    By Jacob Werksman

    First Published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    International Environmental Governance Set

  • The Concept of Military Objectives in International Law and Targeting Practice

    By Agnieszka Jachec-Neale

    The concept that certain objects and persons may be legitimately attacked during armed conflicts has been well recognised and developed through the history of warfare. This book explores the relationship between international law and targeting practice in determining whether an object is a lawful…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

  • Energy Policy in the Greenhouse

    From warming fate to warming limit

    By Florentin Krause, Wilfrid Bach, Jon Koomey

    The globe is warming and while no one knows what will happen as a result, it is clear that slowing the process is a necessary goal. Other studies have considered 'warming fates', this one brings sophisticated computer modeling to bear on ways of minimizing the risks.  Fossil carbon emissions,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

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