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  • Water, Power and Identity

    The Cultural Politics of Water in the Andes, 1st Edition

    By Rutgerd Boelens

    This book addresses two major issues in natural resource management and political ecology: the complex conflicting relationship between communities managing water on the ground and national/global policy-making institutions and elites; and how grassroots defend against encroachment, question the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disasters

    From Hazards and Vulnerability to Prevention and Resilience, 1st Edition

    By Michael R Greenberg

    The baby boom generation were born between 1946 and 1964 and are the largest population cohort in US history. They should number about 90 million by mid-century, more than doubling their current size. The massive increase in seniors and relative decline of those of working age in the US is mirrored…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Rethinking Greenland and the Arctic in the Era of Climate Change

    New Northern Horizons, 1st Edition

    By Frank Sejersen

    This ground-breaking book investigates how Arctic indigenous communities deal with the challenges of climate change and how they strive to develop self-determination. Adopting an anthropological focus on Greenland’s vision to boost extractive industries and transform society, the book examines how…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • The Carbon Fix

    Forest Carbon, Social Justice, and Environmental Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Paladino, Shirley J Fiske

    Given the growing urgency to develop global responses to a changing climate, The Carbon Fix examines the social and equity dimensions of putting the world’s forests—and, necessarily, the rural people who manage and depend on them—at the center of climate policy efforts such as REDD+, intended to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Climate Change Adaptation in Africa

    An Historical Ecology, 1st Edition

    By Gufu Oba

    In the context of growing global concerns about climate change, this book presents a regional and sub-continental synthesis of pastoralists' responses to past environmental changes and reflects on the lessons for current and future environmental challenges. Drawing from rock art, archaeology,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Forgotten Agricultural Heritage

    Reconnecting food systems and sustainable development, 1st Edition

    By Parviz Koohafkan, Miguel A. Altieri

    Contemporary agriculture is often criticized for its industrial scale, adverse effects on nutrition, rural employment and the environment, and its disconnectedness from nature and culture. Yet there are many examples of traditional smaller scale systems that have survived the test of time and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-10
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Buechler, Anne-Marie S. Hanson

    This edited volume explores how a feminist political ecology framework can bring fresh insights to the study of rural and urban livelihoods dependent on vulnerable rivers, lakes, watersheds, wetlands and coastal environments. Bringing together political ecologists and feminist scholars from…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Postcolonialism, Indigeneity and Struggles for Food Sovereignty

    Alternative food networks in subaltern spaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marisa Wilson

    This book explores connections between activist debates about food sovereignty and academic debates about alternative food networks. The ethnographic case studies demonstrate how divergent histories and geographies of people-in-place open up or close off possibilities for alternative/sovereign food…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Decoloniality and New Postcolonialisms

  • The Archaeology of Human-Environment Interactions

    Strategies for Investigating Anthropogenic Landscapes, Dynamic Environments, and Climate Change in the Human Past, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Contreras

    The impacts of climate change on human societies, and the roles those societies themselves play in altering their environments, appear in headlines more and more as concern over modern global climate change intensifies. Increasingly, archaeologists and paleoenvironmental scientists are looking to…

    Hardback – 2016-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Conflict, Negotiations and Natural Resource Management

    A legal pluralism perspective from India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maarten Bavinck, Amalendu Jyotishi

    Conflicts over natural resources abound in India, where much of the population is dependent on these resources for their livelihoods. Issues of governance and management are complicated by the competing claims of parallel legal systems, including state, customary, religious, project and local laws.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Asian Sacred Natural Sites

    Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bas Verschuuren, Naoya Furuta

    Nature conservation planning tends to be driven by models based on Western norms and science, but these may not represent the cultural, philosophical and religious contexts of much of Asia. This book provides a new perspective on the topic of sacred natural sites and cultural heritage by linking…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge

  • Curating the Future

    Museums, Communities and Climate Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Newell, Libby Robin, Kirsten Wehner

    Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change explores the way museums tackle the broad global issue of climate change. It explores the power of real objects and collections to stir hearts and minds, to engage communities affected by change. Museums work through exhibitions, events,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

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