Environmental Sociology Products

  • Airplanes, the Environment, and the Human Condition

    1st Edition

    By Hans A. Baer

    The number of airplane flights worldwide continues to grow and is one of the many drivers of climate change. In this book Hans Baer argues that air travel has become a key part of modern cultural and social life and a source of tremendous profit-making, and thus an integral component of the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Walking Methods

    Research on the Move, 1st Edition

    By Maggie O’Neill, Brian Roberts

    This book introduces and critically explores walking as an innovative method for doing social research, showing how its sensate and kinaesthetic attributes facilitate connections with lived experiences, journeys and memories, communities and identities. The book situates walking methods…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge

  • Failure or Reform?

    Market-Based Policy Instruments for Sustainable Agriculture and Resource Management, 1st Edition

    By Stewart Lockie

    Market reform promises more environmental protection and more profitable agriculture at lower financial cost. Too good to be true? This book examines numerous empirical examples of policy in action to identify principles for the successful application of market-based policy instruments. Where some…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking the American Environmental Movement post-1945

    1st Edition

    By Ellen Spears

    Rethinking the American Environmental Movement post-1945 turns a fresh interpretive lens on the past, drawing on a wide range of new histories of environmental activism to analyze the actions of those who created the movement and those who tried to thwart them. Concentrating on the decades since…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • Stakeholder Democracy

    Represented Democracy in a Time of Fear, 1st Edition

    By Felix Dodds

    In the context of sustainable development, this book describes how we are moving from representative to participatory democracy, and how we are now in a ‘Stakeholder Democracy’, which is working to strengthen represented democracy in a time of fear. Since the 1992 Rio Earth Summit the idea of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Governance of Wildlife and Community-Based Natural Resource Management

    From Economic Principles to Practical Governance, 1st Edition

    By Brian Child

    This book develops the Sustainable Governance Approach and the principles of Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM). It provides practical examples of successes and failures in implementation, and lessons about the economics and governance of wild resources with global application.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Nature's Matrix

    Linking Agriculture, Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty, 2nd Edition

    By Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer, Angus Wright

    When first published in 2009, Nature’s Matrix set out a radical new approach to the conservation of biodiversity. This new edition pushes the frontier of the biodiversity/agriculture debate further, making an even stronger case for the need to transform agriculture and support small and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Environmental Policy in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Sternfeld

    During the last few decades, China has accomplished unprecedented economic growth and has emerged as the second largest economy in the world. This ‘economic miracle’ has led hundreds of millions of people out of poverty, but has also come at a high cost. Environmental degradation and the impact of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Globalism and Localization

    Emergent Approaches to Ecological and Social Crises, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeanine M. Canty

    Considering the context of the present ecological and social crisis, this book takes an interdisciplinary approach to explore the relationship between globalism and localization. Globalism may be viewed as a positive emergent property of globalization. The latter depicts a worldwide economic and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Independent Thinking in an Uncertain World

    A Mind of One’s Own, 1st Edition

    Edited by Valerie A. Brown, John A. Harris, David Waltner-Toews

    Human ideas and actions have led to unprecedented changes in the relationships among humans, and between ourselves and the Earth. Changes in the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the energy we use are evidence of Nature - which has no special interest in sustaining human life - looking out…

    Paperback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge

  • Social Beings, Future Belongings

    Reimagining the Social, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Tsalapatanis, Miranda Bruce, David Bissell, Helen Keane

    Social Beings, Future Belongings is a collection of sociological essays that address an increasingly relevant matter: what does belonging look like in the 21st century? The book critically explores the concept of belonging and how it can respond to contemporary problems in not only the traditional…

    Hardback – 2019-05-17 
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • The Commons in a Glocal World

    Global Connections and Local Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tobias Haller, Thomas Breu, Tine De Moor, Christian Rohr, Heinzpeter Znoj

    This volume focuses on how, in Europe, the debate on the commons is discussed in regard to historical and contemporary dimensions, critically referencing the work on Elinor Ostrom. It also explores from the perspective of new institutional political ecology (NIPE) how Europe directly and indirectly…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

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