Environmental Sociology Products

  • 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

  • Barcoding Nature

    Shifting Cultures of Taxonomy in an Age of Biodiversity Loss, 1st Edition

    By Claire Waterton, Rebecca Ellis, Brian Wynne

    DNA Barcoding has been promoted since 2003 as a new, fast, digital genomics-based means of identifying natural species based on the idea that a small standard fragment of any organism’s genome (a so-called ‘micro-genome’) can faithfully identify and help to classify every species on the planet. The…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Routledge

  • Culture, Politics and Climate Change

    How Information Shapes our Common Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Deserai A. Crow, Maxwell T. Boykoff

    Focusing on cultural values and norms as they are translated into politics and policy outcomes, this book presents a unique contribution in combining research from varied disciplines and from both the developed and developing world. This collection draws from multiple perspectives to present an…

    Paperback – 2014-03-06
    Routledge

  • Exploring Climate Change through Science and in Society

    An anthology of Mike Hulme's essays, interviews and speeches, 1st Edition

    By Mike Hulme

    Mike Hulme has been studying climate change for over thirty years and is today one of the most distinctive and recognisable voices speaking internationally about climate change in the academy, in public and in the media. The argument that he has made powerfully over the last few years is that…

    Paperback – 2013-08-06
    Routledge

  • Energy and Electricity in Industrial Nations

    The Sociology and Technology of Energy, 1st Edition

    By Allan Mazur

    Energy is at the top of the list of environmental problems facing industrial society, and is arguably the one that has been handled least successfully, in part because politicians and the public do not understand the physical technologies, while the engineers and industrialists do not understand…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Biofuels, Land and Agrarian Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Philip McMichael, Ian Scoones

    This book addresses key questions on biofuels within agrarian political economy, political sociology and political ecology. Contributions are based on fresh empirical materials from different parts of the world. The book starts with four key questions in agrarian political economy: Who owns what?…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
    Routledge
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • Progress or Collapse

    The Crises of Market Greed, 1st Edition

    By Roberto De Vogli

    Human progress is heading toward collapse. There are converging ecological crises looming on the horizon: climate change, peak oil, water shortages, fish depletion and food scarcities. The world is on a collision course against the limits of the ecosystem. Modern societies are consuming,…

    Paperback – 2012-12-18
    Routledge

  • Trade Unions in the Green Economy

    Working for the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nora Räthzel, David Uzzell

    Combating climate change will increasingly impact on production industries and the workers they employ as production changes and consumption is targeted. Yet research has largely ignored labour and its responses. This book brings together sociologists, psychologists, political scientists,…

    Paperback – 2012-10-29
    Routledge

  • Engaging with Climate Change

    Psychoanalytic and Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sally Weintrobe

    How can we help and support people to face climate change? Engaging with Climate Change is one of the first books to explore in depth what climate change actually means to people. It brings members of a wide range of different disciplines in the social sciences together in discussion and to…

    Paperback – 2012-09-20
    Routledge
    The New Library of Psychoanalysis 'Beyond the Couch' Series

  • A Crisis of Waste?

    Understanding the Rubbish Society, 1st Edition

    By Martin O'Brien

    This book takes a measured look at the 'crisis of waste' in modern society and it does so historically, sociologically and critically. It tells stories about past and present ‘crises’ of waste and puts them in their appropriate social and industrial contexts. From Charles Dickens to Don…

    Paperback – 2011-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Transitions to Sustainable Development

    New Directions in the Study of Long Term Transformative Change, 1st Edition

    By John Grin, Jan Rotmans, Johan Schot

    Over the past few decades, there has been a growing concern about the social and environmental risks which have come along with the progress achieved through a variety of mutually intertwined modernization processes. In recent years these concerns are transformed into a widely-shared sense of…

    Paperback – 2011-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability Transitions

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