Environmental Anthropology Products

  • Climate Change Ethics and the Non-Human World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian G. Henning, Zack Walsh

    This book examines from different perspectives the moral significance of non-human members of the biotic community and their omission from climate ethics literature. The complexity of life in an age of rapid climate change demands the development of moral frameworks that recognize and respect the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Anthropocene

  • Sacred Waters

    A Cross-Cultural Compendium of Hallowed Springs and Holy Wells, 1st Edition

    Edited by Celeste Ray

    Describing sacred waters and their associated traditions in over thirty countries and across multiple time periods, this book identifies patterns in panhuman hydrolatry. Supplying life’s most basic daily need, freshwater sources were most likely the earliest sacred sites, and the first protected…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge

  • The Origins of Cocaine

    Colonization and Failed Development in the Amazon Andes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Gootenberg, Liliana M. Dávalos

    In the 1960s, the governments of Colombia, Peru, and Bolivia launched agricultural settlement programs in each country’s vast Amazonian frontier lowlands. Two decades later, these exact same zones had transformed into the centers of the illicit cocaine boom of the Americas. Drawing on concepts from…

    Paperback – 2020-02-18 
    Routledge

  • Local Experiences of Mining in Peru

    Social and Spatial Transformations in the Andes, 1st Edition

    By Gerardo Castillo Guzmán

    This book uses a multi-method approach to examine local experience of contemporary mining development in the Peruvian Andes, creating an understanding of the transformations that rural societies experience in this context. Mining is a major component of economic growth in many resource endowed…

    Hardback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Food Waste

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Reynolds, Tammara Soma, Charlotte Spring, Jordon Lazell

    This comprehensive handbook represents a definitive state of the current art and science of food waste from multiple perspectives. The issue of food waste has emerged in recent years as a major global problem. Recent research has enabled greater understanding and measurement of loss and waste…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge

  • The Angry Earth

    Disaster in Anthropological Perspective, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Anthony Oliver-Smith, Susanna M. Hoffman

    The Angry Earth explores how various cultures in different historical moments have responded to calamity, offering insight into the complex relationship between societies and their environments. From hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes to oil spills and nuclear accidents, disasters triggered by…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Extracting Home in the Oil Sands

    Settler Colonialism and Environmental Change in Subarctic Canada, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clinton N. Westman, Tara L. Joly, Lena Gross

    The Canadian oil sands are one of the world’s most important energy sources and the subject of global attention in relation to climate change and pollution. This volume engages ethnographically with key issues concerning the oil sands by working from anthropological literature and beyond to explore…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • The Anthropology of Disasters in Latin America

    State of the Art, 1st Edition

    Edited by Virginia García-Acosta

    This book offers anthropological insights into disasters in Latin America. It fills a gap in the literature by bringing together national and regional perspectives in the study of disasters. The book essentially explores the emergence and development of anthropological studies of disasters. It…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Liberty and the Ecological Crisis

    Freedom on a Finite Planet, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher J. Orr, Kaitlin Kish, Bruce Jennings

    This book examines the concept of liberty in relation to civilization’s ability to live within ecological limits. Freedom, in all its renditions – choice, thought, action – has become inextricably linked to our understanding of what it means to be modern citizens. And yet, it is our relatively…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Legal Geography

    Perspectives and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tayanah O’Donnell, Daniel F. Robinson, Josephine Gillespie

    This book is the first legal geography book to explicitly engage in method. It complements this by also bringing together different perspectives on the emerging school of legal geography. It explores human–environment interactions and showcases distinct environmental legal geography scholarship.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Horse Breeds and Human Society

    Purity, Identity and the Making of the Modern Horse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristen Guest, Monica Mattfeld

    This book demonstrates how horse breeding is entwined with human societies and identities. It explores issues of lineage, purity, and status by exploring interconnections between animals and humans. The quest for purity in equine breed reflects and evolves alongside human subjectivity shaped by…

    Hardback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • The Age of Sustainability

    Just Transitions in a Complex World, 1st Edition

    By Mark Swilling

    With transitions to more sustainable ways of living already underway, this book examines how we understand the underlying dynamics of the transitions that are unfolding. Without this understanding, we enter the future in a state of informed bewilderment. Every day we are bombarded by reports…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

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