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  • The Politics of Industrial Agriculture

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Plantation Politics

    Forest plantations in development, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Vanishing Borders

    Protecting the planet in the age of globalization, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    The Worldwatch Environmental Alert Series

  • Grassroots Environmental Governance

    Community engagements with industry, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • A Genealogy of the Torture Taboo

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Comparing Environmental Risks

    Tools for Setting Government Priorities, 1st Edition

    By J. Clarence Davies

    The budgetary squeeze of the 1990s has made it obvious that the government cannot address every possible environmental problem. Comparative risk assessment (CRA) is increasingly advanced as the means for setting realistic priorities. RFF's Center for Risk Management commissioned background papers…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • The Responsibility to Protect in International Law

    An Emerging Paradigm Shift, 1st Edition

    By Susan Breau

    This book will consider a rapidly emerging guiding general principle in international relations and, arguably, in international law: the Responsibility to Protect. This principle is a solution proposed to a key preoccupation in both international relations and international law scholarship: how the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Geoengineering our Climate?

    Ethics, Politics, and Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jason J. Blackstock, Sean Low

    If the detrimental impacts of human-induced climate change continue to mount, technologies for geoengineering our climate – i.e. deliberate modifying of the Earth's climate system at a large scale – are likely to receive ever greater attention from countries and societies worldwide.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources

    Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia, 1st Edition

    By Sandagsuren Undargaa

    The grazing of animals on common land and associated property rights were the original basis of the concept of "the tragedy of the commons". Drawing on the classic work of Elinor Ostrom and the readings of political ecology, this book questions the application of exclusive property rights to mobile…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • The UN Watercourses Convention in Force

    Strengthening International Law for Transboundary Water Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Flavia Rocha Loures, Alistair Rieu-Clarke

    At the UN General Assembly in 1997, an overwhelming majority of States voted for the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses – a global overarching framework governing the rights and duties of States sharing freshwater systems.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Constitutions and the Commons

    The Impact of Federal Governance on Local, National, and Global Resource Management, 1st Edition

    By Blake Hudson

    Constitutions and the Commons looks at a critical but little examined issue of the degree to which the federal constitution of a nation contributes toward or limits the ability of the national government to manage its domestic natural resources. Furthermore it considers how far the constitution…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    RFF Press

  • Water Rights and Social Justice in the Mekong Region

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Lazarus, Bernadette P. Resurreccion, Nga Dao, Nathan Badenoch

    The Mekong Region has come to represent many of the important water governance challenges faced more broadly by the mainland Southeast Asian region. This book focuses on the complex nature of water rights and social justice in the Mekong region. The chapters delve into the diverse social, political…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

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