Environmental Sociology Products

  • Peatlands

    Ecology, Conservation and Heritage, 1st Edition

    By Ian D. Rotherham

    This book provides an introduction to peatlands for the non-specialist student reader and those concerned about environmental protection. Peat is formed when vegetation partially decays in a waterlogged environment and occurs extensively throughout both temperate and tropical regions. Interest in…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Sacred Waters

    A Cross-Cultural Compendium of Hallowed Springs and Holy Wells, 1st Edition

    Edited by Celeste Ray

    Describing sacred waters and their associated traditions in over thirty countries and across multiple time periods, this book identifies patterns in panhuman hydrolatry. Supplying life’s most basic daily need, freshwater sources were most likely the earliest sacred sites, and the first protected…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge

  • A Critical Approach to Climate Change Adaptation

    Discourses, Policies and Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Silja Klepp, Libertad Chavez-Rodriguez

    This edited volume brings together critical research on climate change adaptation discourses, policies, and practices from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Drawing on examples from countries including Colombia, Mexico, Canada, Germany, Russia, Tanzania, Indonesia, and the Pacific Islands, the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Food Security Policy, Evaluation and Impact Assessment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sheryl. L. Hendriks

    This book offers an essential, comprehensive, yet accessible reference of contemporary food security discourse and guides readers through the steps required for food security analysis. Food insecurity is a major obstacle to development and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. It is a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-26 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • A World Laid Waste?

    Responding to the Social, Cultural and Political Consequences of Globalisation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francis Dodsworth, Antonia Walford

    Globalisation and neo-liberalism have seen the rise of new international powers, increasingly interlinked economies, and mass urbanisation. The internet, mobile communications and mass migration have transformed lives around the planet. For some, this has been positive and liberating, but it has…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Liberty and the Ecological Crisis

    Freedom on a Finite Planet, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher J. Orr, Kaitlin Kish, Bruce Jennings

    This book examines the concept of liberty in relation to civilization’s ability to live within ecological limits. Freedom, in all its renditions – choice, thought, action – has become inextricably linked to our understanding of what it means to be modern citizens. And yet, it is our relatively…

    Paperback – 2019-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Routledge Revivals: Energy (1975)

    A Bibliography of Social Science and Related Literature, 1st Edition

    By Denton E. Morrison

    Originally published in 1975, Energy provides a comprehensive bibliography of energy in the context of the social sciences. The book argues that energy problems are best seen in the context of social phenomena, such as social attitudes, social behaviours, social institutions and structures and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Age of Sustainability

    Just Transitions in a Complex World, 1st Edition

    By Mark Swilling

    With transitions to more sustainable ways of living already underway, this book examines how we understand the underlying dynamics of the transitions that are unfolding. Without this understanding, we enter the future in a state of informed bewilderment. Every day we are bombarded by reports…

    Paperback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Sustainable Governance of Wildlife and Community-Based Natural Resource Management

    From Economic Principles to Practical Governance, 1st Edition

    By Brian Child

    This book develops the Sustainable Governance Approach and the principles of Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM). It provides practical examples of successes and failures in implementation, and lessons about the economics and governance of wild resources with global application.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Routledge Revivals: Energy II (1977)

    A Bibliography of 1975-1976 Social Science and Related Literature, 1st Edition

    By Denton E. Morrison

    Originally published in 1977, Energy II provides a comprehensive and updated bibliography of energy in the context of the social sciences. Following on from the first bibliography published in 1975, this book offers a fully updated bibliography, and argues that energy problems are best seen in the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Water Policy, Imagination and Innovation

    Interdisciplinary Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robyn Bartel, Louise Noble, Jacqueline Williams, Stephen Harris

    This book explores creative interdisciplinary and potentially transformative solutions to the current stalemate in contemporary water policy design. A more open policy conversation about water than exists at present is proposed – one that provides a space for the role of the imagination and is…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Failure or Reform?

    Market-Based Policy Instruments for Sustainable Agriculture and Resource Management, 1st Edition

    By Stewart Lockie

    Market reform promises more environmental protection and more profitable agriculture at lower financial cost. Too good to be true? This book examines numerous empirical examples of policy in action to identify principles for the successful application of market-based policy instruments. Where some…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    Routledge

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