Environmental Sociology Products

  • The Anthropocene and the Global Environmental Crisis

    Rethinking modernity in a new epoch, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clive Hamilton, François Gemenne, Christophe Bonneuil

    The Anthropocene, in which humankind has become a geological force, is a major scientific proposal; but it also means that the conceptions of the natural and social worlds on which sociology, political science, history, law, economics and philosophy rest are called into question. The Anthropocene…

    Paperback – 2015-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Animals and the Environment

    Advocacy, activism, and the quest for common ground, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Kemmerer

    Contemporary Earth and animal activists rarely collaborate, perhaps because environmentalists focus on species and ecosystems, while animal advocates look to the individual, and neither seems to have much respect for the other. This diverse collection of essays highlights common ground between…

    Paperback – 2015-04-28
    Routledge

  • Cultures of Disaster

    Society and Natural Hazard in the Philippines, 1st Edition

    By Greg Bankoff

    In this fascinating and comprehensive study, Greg Bankoff traces the history of natural hazards in the Philippines from the records kept by the Spanish colonisers to the 'Calamitous Nineties', and assesses the effectiveness of the relief mechanisms that have evolved to cope with these occurrences.…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Science, Society and the Environment

    Applying Anthropology and Physics to Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Michael R. Dove, Daniel M. Kammen

    In an era when pressing environmental problems make collaboration across the divide between sciences and arts and humanities essential, this book presents the results of a collaborative analysis by an anthropologist and a physicist of four key junctures between science, society, and environment. …

    Paperback – 2015-03-17
    Routledge

  • Human Rights and the Food Sovereignty Movement

    Reclaiming control, 1st Edition

    By Priscilla Claeys

    Our global food system is undergoing rapid change. Since the global food crisis of 2007-2008, a range of new issues have come to public attention, such as land grabbing, food prices volatility, agrofuels and climate change. Peasant social movements are trying to respond to these challenges by…

    Paperback – 2015-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Waste Management and Sustainable Consumption

    Reflections on consumer waste, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karin M. Ekström

    The accelerated pace of global consumption over the past decades has meant that governments across the world are now faced with significant challenges in dealing with the dramatically increased volume of waste. While research on waste management has previously focused on finding technological…

    Paperback – 2014-12-17
    Routledge

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Development

    Transforming Paradigms and Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tor Håkon Inderberg, Siri Eriksen, Karen O'Brien, Linda Sygna

    Climate change poses multiple challenges to development. It affects lives and livelihoods, infrastructure and institutions, as well as beliefs, cultures and identities. There is a growing recognition that the social dimensions of vulnerability and adaptation now need to move to the forefront of…

    Paperback – 2014-11-25
    Routledge

  • Want, Waste or War?

    The Global Resource Nexus and the Struggle for Land, Energy, Food, Water and Minerals, 1st Edition

    By Philip Andrews-Speed, Raimund Bleischwitz, Tim Boersma, Corey Johnson, Geoffrey Kemp, Stacy D. VanDeveer

    In addition to environmental change, the structure and trends of global politics and the economy are also changing as more countries join the ranks of the world’s largest economies with their resource-intensive patterns. The nexus approach, conceptualized as attention to resource connections and…

    Paperback – 2014-11-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Sustainable Practices

    Social Theory and Climate Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Shove, Nicola Spurling

    Climate change is widely agreed to be one the greatest challenges facing society today. Mitigating and adapting to it is certain to require new ways of living. Thus far efforts to promote less resource-intensive habits and routines have centred on typically limited understandings of individual…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Nature, Choice and Social Power

    1st Edition

    By Erica Schoenberger

    We are at an environmental impasse. Many blame our personal choices about the things we consume and the way we live. This is only part of the problem. Different forms of social power - political, economic and ideological - structure the choices we have available. This book analyses how we make…

    Paperback – 2014-08-19
    Routledge

  • Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jean-Frederic Morin, Amandine Orsini

    Aligning global governance to the challenges of sustainability is one of the most urgent environmental issues to be addressed. This book is a timely and up-to-date compilation of the main pieces of the global environmental governance puzzle. The book is comprised of 101 entries, each defining a…

    Paperback – 2014-07-14
    Routledge

  • Victims of Environmental Harm

    Rights, Recognition and Redress Under National and International Law, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Hall

    In recent years, the increasing focus on climate change and environmental degradation has prompted unprecedented attention being paid towards the criminal liability of individuals, organisations and even states for polluting activities. These developments have given rise to a new area of…

    Paperback – 2014-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

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