Environmental Sociology Products

  • The Meaning of Horses

    Biosocial Encounters, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dona Davis, Anita Maurstad

    The Meaning of Horses: Biosocial Encounters examines some of the engagements or entanglements that link the lived experiences of human and non-human animals. The contributors discuss horse-human relationships in multiple contexts, times and places, highlighting variations in the meaning of horses…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Savoring Alternative Food

    School gardens, healthy eating and visceral difference, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Hayes-Conroy

    Advocates of the alternative food movement often insist that food is our "common ground" – that through the very basic human need to eat, we all become entwined in a network of mutual solidarity. In this challenging book, the author explores the contradictions and shortcomings of alternative…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

  • Rules, Norms and NGO Advocacy Strategies

    Hydropower Development on the Mekong River, 1st Edition

    By Yumiko Yasuda

    There is much controversy over the development of new dams for hydropower, where concerns for environmental protection and the livelihoods of local people may conflict with the goals of economic development. This book analyses the opportunities and barriers that NGOs and civil society actors face…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

  • World Heritage and Human Rights

    Lessons from the Asia-Pacific and global arena, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Bille Larsen

    The World Heritage community is currently adopting policies to mainstream human rights as part of a wider sustainability agenda. This interdisciplinary book combines a state of the art review of World Heritage policy and practice at the global level with ethnographic case studies from the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge

  • Food Sovereignty, Agroecology and Biocultural Diversity

    Constructing and contesting knowledge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michel. P. Pimbert

    Contestations over knowledge – and who controls its production – are a key focus of social movements and other actors that promote food sovereignty, agroecology and biocultural diversity. This book critically examines the kinds of knowledge and ways of knowing needed for food sovereignty,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Citizen Science for Coastal and Marine Conservation

    1st Edition

    Edited by John A. Cigliano, Heidi L. Ballard

    In recent years, citizen science has emerged as a powerful new concept to enable the general public, students, and volunteers to become involved in scientific research. A prime example is in biodiversity conservation, where data collection and monitoring can be greatly enhanced through citizen…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Guardians of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest: Environmental Organizations and Development

    1st Edition

    By Luiz C. Barbosa

    The Amazon region is the focus of intense conflict between conservationists concerned with deforestation and advocates of agro-industrial development. This book focuses on the contributions of environmental organizations to the preservation of Brazilian Amazonia. It reveals how…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge

  • Global Food Security Governance

    Civil society engagement in the reformed Committee on World Food Security, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Duncan

    In 2007/8 world food prices spiked and global economic crisis set in, leaving hundreds of millions of people unable to access adequate food. The international reaction was swift. In a bid for leadership, the 123 member countries of the United Nations’ Committee on World Food Security (CFS) adopted…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Water Governance and Collective Action

    Multi-scale Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Diana Suhardiman, Alan Nicol, Everisto Mapedza

    Collective Action is now recognized as central to addressing the water governance challenge of delivering sustainable development and global environmental benefits. This book examines concepts and practices of collective action that have emerged in recent decades globally. Building on a Foucauldian…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Public Policies for Food Sovereignty

    Social Movements and the State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Annette Aurelie Desmarais, Priscilla Claeys, Amy Trauger

    An increasing number of rural and urban-based movements are realizing some political traction in their demands for democratization of food systems through food sovereignty. Some are pressuring to institutionalize food sovereignty principles and practices through laws, policies, and programs.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Sustainable Food Futures

    Multidisciplinary Solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica Duncan, Megan Bailey

    Securing sustainable food for everyone is one of the world's most pressing challenges, but research, policy, and programmes remain fragmented, and effective solutions have been slow to emerge. This book takes on these challenges by proposing a range of solutions that can advance pathways towards…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Climate Action in a Globalizing World

    Comparative Perspectives on Environmental Movements in the Global North, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Cassegard, Linda Soneryd, Hakan Thorn, Asa Wettergren

    The existence and urgency of global climate change is a matter of scientific consensus. Yet the global politics of climate change have been anything but consensual. In this context, a wave of global climate activism has emerged in the last decade in response to the perceived failure of the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-07
    Routledge

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