Environmental Sociology Products

  • Localizing Global Food

    Short Food Supply Chains as Responses to Agri-Food System Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Agni Kalfagianni, Sophia Skordili

    Short food supply chains (SFSCs) rely primarily on local production and processing practices for the provision of food and are, in principle, more sustainable in social,  economic and environmental terms than supply chains where production and consumption are widely separated. This book…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Culture, Space and Climate Change

    Vulnerability and Resilience in European Coastal Areas, 1st Edition

    By Thorsten Heimann

    Ways of handling climate change vary worldwide. Differences can be observed in the perception of potential threats and opportunities as well as in the appraisal of adequate coping strategies. Collective efforts often fail not because of technical restrictions, but as a result of social and cultural…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Quest for the Unity of Knowledge

    1st Edition

    By David Lowenthal

    Is unity of knowledge possible? Is it desirable? Two rival visions clash. One seeks a single way of explaining everything known and knowable about ourselves and the universe. The other champions diverse modes of understanding served by disparate kinds of evidence. Contrary views pit science against…

    Paperback – 2018-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • After the Death of Nature

    Carolyn Merchant and the Future of Human-Nature Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Worthy, Elizabeth Allison, Whitney A. Bauman

    Carolyn Merchant’s foundational 1980 book The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution established her as a pioneering researcher of human-nature relations. Her subsequent groundbreaking writing in a dozen books and over one hundred peer-reviewed articles have only fortified…

    Paperback – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • Ecology and Revolution

    Herbert Marcuse and the Challenge of a New World System Today, 1st Edition

    By Charles Reitz

    A timely addition to Henry Giroux’s Critical Interventions series, Ecology and Revolution is grounded in the Frankfurt School critical theory of Herbert Marcuse. Its task is to understand the economic architecture of wealth extraction that undergirds today’s intensifying inequalities of class, race…

    Paperback – 2018-10-24
    Routledge
    Critical Interventions

  • Green European

    Environmental Behaviour and Attitudes in Europe in a Historical and Cross-Cultural Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Audrone Telesiene, Matthias Gross

    Green European addresses the quest for a better understanding of European type(s) of environmentalism. This monograph focuses on public attitudes and behaviours and the culturally rooted as well as country specific differences. The book addresses the wider issue that many European countries are…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Energy as a Sociotechnical Problem

    An Interdisciplinary Perspective on Control, Change, and Action in Energy Transitions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Büscher, Jens Schippl, Patrick Sumpf

    Energy as a Sociotechnical Problem offers an innovative approach to equip interdisciplinary research on sociotechnical transitions with coherence and focus. The book emphasizes sociotechnical problems in three analytical dimensions: - In the control dimension, contributing authors examine how…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • Organic Food and Farming in China

    Top-down and Bottom-up Ecological Initiatives, 1st Edition

    By Steffanie Scott, Zhenzhong Si, Theresa Schumilas, Aijuan Chen

    Despite reports of food safety and quality scandals, China has a rapidly expanding organic agriculture and food sector, and there is a revolution in ecological food and ethical eating in China’s cities. This book shows how a set of social, economic, cultural, and environmental conditions have…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Energy, Resource Extraction and Society

    Impacts and Contested Futures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Szolucha

    Energy is central to the fabric of society. This book revisits the classic notions of energy impacts by examining the social effects of resource extraction and energy projects which are often overlooked. Energy impacts are often reduced to the narrow configurations of greenhouse gas emissions,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • The Financialization of Agri-Food Systems

    Contested Transformations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hilde Bjorkhaug, André Magnan, Geoffrey Lawrence

    Financialization is the increased influence of financial actors and logics on social and economic life, and is one of the key drivers transforming food systems and rural economies around the world. The premise of this book is that the actions of financial actors, and their financial logics, are…

    Hardback – 2018-09-05
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Greening Criminology in the 21st Century

    Contemporary debates and future directions in the study of environmental harm, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Hall, Tanya Wyatt, Nigel South, Angus Nurse, Gary Potter, Jennifer Maher

    In the 21st century, environmental harm is an ever-present reality of our globalised world. Over the last 20 years, criminologists, working alongside a range of other disciplines from the social and physical sciences, have made great strides in their understanding of how different institutions in…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge
    Green Criminology

  • Metagovernance for Sustainability

    A Framework for Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals, 1st Edition

    By Louis Meuleman

    The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which were adopted by the United Nations in September 2015 are universally applicable in all 193 UN Member States and connect the big challenges of our time, such as hunger and poverty, climate change, health in an urbanised environment, sustainable…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

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