Environmental Sociology Products

  • Green Gentrification

    Urban sustainability and the struggle for environmental justice, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth A. Gould, Tammy L. Lewis

    Green Gentrification looks at the social consequences of urban "greening" from an environmental justice and sustainable development perspective. Through a comparative examination of five cases of urban greening in Brooklyn, New York, it demonstrates that such initiatives, while positive for the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Environmental Communication and Travel Journalism

    Consumerism, Conflict and Concern, 1st Edition

    By Lyn McGaurr

    Travel journalism about natural attractions is environmental communication at the cusp of consumerism and concern. Countries and regions that market forests, rivers and wildlife to international tourists drive place-of-origin brand recognition that benefits exporters in other sectors.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • New Challenges in Immigration Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Crispino E.G. Akakpo, Patti Tamara Lenard

    As far as immigration theory is concerned, the attempt to reconcile concern for all persons with the reality of state boundaries and exclusionary policies has proved difficult within the limits of normative liberal political philosophy. However, the realpolitik of migration in today’s environment…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Food Utopias

    Reimagining citizenship, ethics and community, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul V. Stock, Michael Carolan, Christopher Rosin

    Food is a contentious and emotive issue, subject to critiques from multiple perspectives. Alternative food movements – including the different articulations of local, food miles, seasonality, food justice, food knowledge and food sovereignty – consistently invoke themes around autonomy, sufficiency…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Drinking Water: A Socio-economic Analysis of Historical and Societal Variation

    1st Edition

    By Mark Harvey

    In this fascinating and challenging work, the author analyses the way water for drinking is produced, distributed, owned, acquired, and consumed in contrasting ways in different settings. From the taken-for-granted, all-purpose water, flowing out of taps in advanced economies to extreme…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Risk, Uncertainty and Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Brown, Anna Olofsson

    Policy-making has always involved uncertainty; however the presence of unknowns has become far more conspicuous and problematic in recent times. One important way in which policy-makers have increasingly sought to deal with such uncertainty is through approaches rooted in understandings of risk.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Nature

    Challenging Disciplinary Boundaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aurélie Choné, Isabelle Hajek, Philippe Hamman

    Contemporary ideas of nature were largely shaped by schools of thought from Western cultural history and philosophy until the present-day concerns with environmental change and biodiversity conservation. There are many different ways of conceptualising nature in epistemological terms, reflecting…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Food, Agriculture and Social Change

    The Everyday Vitality of Latin America, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Sherwood, Alberto Arce, Myriam Paredes

    In recent years, food studies scholarship has tended to focus on a number of increasingly abstract, largely unquestioned concepts with regard to how capital, markets and states organize and operate. This has led to a gulf between public policy and people’s realities with food as experienced in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-11
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Just Conservation

    Biodiversity, Wellbeing and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Adrian Martin

    Loss of biodiversity is one of the great environmental challenges facing humanity but unfortunately efforts to reduce the rate of loss have so far failed. At the same time, these efforts have too often resulted in unjust social outcomes in which people living in or near to areas designated for…

    Paperback – 2017-05-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • The Two Degrees Dangerous Limit for Climate Change

    Public Understanding and Decision Making, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Shaw

    This book is about the history, present and future of one the most important policy ideas of the modern era – that there is a single, global dangerous amount of climate change. That dangerous amount of climate change is imagined as two degrees centigrade of global warming above the pre-industrial…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Governing the Coastal Commons

    Communities, Resilience and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Derek Armitage, Anthony Charles, Fikret Berkes

    Coastal communities depend on the marine environment for their livelihoods, but the common property nature of marine resources poses major challenges for the governance of such resources. Through detailed cases and consideration of broader global trends, this volume examines how coastal communities…

    Paperback – 2017-05-02
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Accumulation

    The Material Politics of Plastic, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Gabrys, Gay Hawkins, Mike Michael

    From food punnets to credit cards, plastic facilitates every part of our daily lives. It has become central to processes of contemporary socio-material living. Universalised and abstracted, it is often treated as the passive object of political deliberations, or a problematic material demanding…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    CRESC

2Series in Environmental Sociology

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