Environmental Sociology Products

  • Displacement, Development, and Climate Change

    International organizations moving beyond their mandates, 1st Edition

    By Nina Hall

    This book focuses on one critical challenge: climate change. Climate change is predicted to lead to an increased intensity and frequency of natural disasters. An increase in extreme weather events, global temperatures and higher sea levels may lead to displacement and migration, and will affect…

    Paperback – 2016-04-04
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Smart Green Cities

    Toward a Carbon Neutral World, 1st Edition

    By Woodrow Clark II, Grant Cooke

    Smart Green Cities: is a comprehensive overview of what global cities are doing to become sustainable. Woodrow W. Clark II and Grant Cooke have produced a book that is both practical and visionary. They have examined the infrastructure needs - sustainable development, communications, energy, water,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10
    Routledge

  • Class, Gender, and the American Family Farm in the 20th Century

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth A. Ramey

    Integrating a focus on gender with Marx’s surplus-based notion of class, this book offers a one-of-a-kind analysis of family farms in the United States. The analysis shows how gender and class struggles developed during important moments in the history of these family farms shaped the trajectory of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-11
    Routledge
    New Political Economy

  • Challenging Consumption

    Pathways to a more Sustainable Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna R. Davies, Frances Fahy, Henrike Rau

    Sustainable consumption is a central research topic in academic discourses of sustainable development and global environmental change. Informed by a number of disciplinary perspectives, this book is structured around four key themes in sustainable consumption research: Living, Moving, Dwelling and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Sustainable Urban Energy Policy

    Heat and the city, 1st Edition

    By David Hawkey, Janette Webb, Heather Lovell, David McCrone, Margaret Tingey, Mark Winskel

    Minimising the most severe risks of climate change means ending societal dependence on fossil fuels, and radically improving the efficiency with which we use all energy sources. Such deliberate transformative change is, however, without precedent. Sustainable Urban Energy Policy debates the major…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Remaking Participation

    Science, Environment and Emergent Publics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jason Chilvers, Matthew Kearnes

    Changing relations between science and democracy – and controversies over issues such as climate change, energy transitions, genetically modified organisms and smart technologies – have led to a rapid rise in new forms of public participation and citizen engagement. While most existing approaches…

    Paperback – 2015-11-02
    Routledge

  • Measuring and Evaluating Sustainability

    Ethics in Sustainability Indexes, 1st Edition

    By Sarah E. Fredericks

    The indexes used by local, national, and international governments to monitor progress toward sustainability do not adequately align with their ethical priorities and have a limited ability to monitor and promote sustainability. This book gives a theoretical and practical demonstration of how…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Renewable Energies

    1st Edition

    By Matthias Gross, Rüdiger Mautz

    Renewable Energy normally refers to usable energy sources that are an alternative to fuel sources, but without the negatively evaluated consequences of the replaced fuels. Although energy issues have a long tradition in sociology and other social sciences, it may now be high time to conceptualize…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • The Rise of Critical Animal Studies

    From the Margins to the Centre, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nik Taylor, Richard Twine

    As the scholarly and interdisciplinary study of human/animal relations becomes crucial to the urgent questions of our time, notably in relation to environmental crisis, this collection explores the inner tensions within the relatively new and broad field of animal studies. This provides a platform…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Climate Action Upsurge

    The Ethnography of Climate Movement Politics, 1st Edition

    By Stuart Rosewarne, James Goodman, Rebecca Pearse

    In the late 2000s climate action became a defining feature of the international political agenda. Evidence of global warming and accelerating greenhouse gas emissions created a new sense of urgency and, despite consensus on the need for action, the growing failure of international climate policy…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Development in Crisis

    Threats to human well-being in the Global South and Global North, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rae Lesser Blumberg, Samuel Cohn

    Development in Crisis: Threats to human well-being in the Global South and Global North, is a provocative, engaging and interesting collection of real-world case studies in development and globalization focusing on under-emphasized threats to growth and human welfare worldwide. Created by two of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20
    Routledge

  • The Tsunami of 2004 in Sri Lanka

    Impacts and Policy in the Shadow of Civil War, 1st Edition

    Edited by Piers Blaikie

    This book is based on empirical research in Sri Lanka conducted after the catastrophic tsunami which hit the country in December 2004. The aims of the research have been to develop new knowledge on post-crisis reconstruction and recovery work, on how to bridge the knowledge gap between researchers…

    Paperback – 2015-07-01
    Routledge

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