Routledge is the leading global publisher in the interdisciplinary field of Environment & Sustainability studies.
Routledge is proud to publish across all areas of sustainability and the environment bringing the latest research on climate change, natural resources, sustainable energy, business and development to a global audience of researchers, students, sustainable practitioners and anyone interested in creating a sustainable future for all.
The premise of this book is that our environmental dilemmas are products of biological and sociocultural evolution, and that through an understanding of evolution we can reframe debates of thought and action. The purpose is to explain the wide variety of environmental worldviews, their origins,…
Paperback – 2017-12-04
Thirty years ago, the UN report Our Common Future placed sustainable development firmly on the international agenda. The Imperatives of Sustainable Development takes the ethical foundations of Our Common Future and builds a model that emphasizes three equally important moral imperatives –…
Paperback – 2017-09-06
The Dictionary of Sustainability provides clear and accurate definitions of the extensive vocabulary that has developed in this emerging and interdisciplinary field, saving considerable time from searching through the massive quantity of information of differing degrees of quality that is available…
Paperback – 2017-05-16
Water plays a key role in addressing the most pressing global challenges of our time, including climate change adaptation, food and energy security, environmental sustainability and the promotion of peace and stability. This comprehensive handbook explores the pivotal place of law and…
Hardback – 2017-02-02
This book helps all those involved in international tourism develop the new skills, tools and investments required to protect irreplaceable global resources from the impacts of escalating tourism demand over the next 50 years. It documents how technology and the growing global middle class are…
Paperback – 2017-01-23
What can prosperity possibly mean in a world of environmental and social limits? The publication of Prosperity without Growth was a landmark in the sustainability debate. Tim Jackson’s piercing challenge to conventional economics openly questioned the most highly prized goal of politicians and…
Paperback – 2016-12-05
Originally published in 1989, Henry Pluckrose, well-known as an educational consultant, writer, and lecturer, examines the way in which a study of the local environment can enrich young children’s learning and be used as a starting point for all manner of cross-curriculum work. He explores the ways…
Hardback – 2018-05-18
Consumers spend approximately $93 billion on denim products every year. This consumption comes at a great cost, with thousands of litres of fresh water, hazardous chemicals and energy contributing to just one pair of jeans, leaving the environment and the industry vulnerable to pollution and…
Hardback – 2018-05-15
Urban communities around the world face increased stress from natural disasters linked to climate change, and other urban pressures. They need to grow rapidly stronger in order to cope, adapt and flourish. Strong social networks and social cohesion can be more important for a community’s resilience…
Hardback – 2018-05-15
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Marilyn Waite, author of Sustainability at Work: Careers that make a difference has written a fascinating article that will help everyone who wants to have both a successful career and a career that makes a positive difference in society. You can also check out Marilyn's first article 4 Ways to Pursue Sustainability In Careers. Read both here.
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Produced in Partnership with the ESRC STEPS Centre
Megan Epler Wood, author of Sustainable Tourism on a Finite Planet: Environmental, Business and Policy Solutions is Routledge Environment & Sustainability's latest Featured Author. Read our interview to discover more about about her new book and view an excerpt from her book here: Read Excerpt.
A complete listing of the textbooks published by Routledge in the fields of Environment & Sustainability and Energy.
We are pleased to bring you all our professional titles in one place, covering topics ranging from Solarto Wind to Energy Policy.
We are pleased to bring you all our professional titles in one place, covering topics ranging fromSustainable Development to Climate Change to Water and Oceans.
An interdisciplinary collection bringing together the best in Food Studies scholarship.
Routledge is pleased to publish an extensive range of books on the rapidly growing and evolving field of sustainable development. This collection brings together our recently published title in this fascinating area of study.
RFF Press, an imprint of Routledge/Taylor & Francis, publishes pioneering research in environmental economics and natural resource policy.
This collection contains key textbooks, cutting edge research and titles for professionals, from new and established authors in the field of Sustainable Business and Environmental Economics. From key research on vital topics, to textbooks for undergraduate and postgraduate courses, you will find whatever you need to further your own research or professional interests, challenge your students, and provide essential reference materials for your institutional library.
Rebecca Brennan is responsible for commissioning books on the Environment and Sustainability list as well as having overall responsibility for the Environment and Development Studies team. Her areas of focus include Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Environmental Justice, Environmental Humanities and Anticipation/Future Studies as well interdisciplinary sustainability topics across the humanities and sciences. She commissions research monographs (edited, co-authored or single authored), textbooks, supplementary reading and handbooks (reference books) for a global readership.
Aakash Chakrabarty commissions research monographs, edited collections, handbooks, and readers in the areas of politics, especially political theory and processes, public policy and administration, migration, social exclusion & discrimination. He also looks at works on environment, religion and linguistics. He is actively looking to commission manuscripts on key issues
Hannah Ferguson publishes scholarly books on the Environment and Sustainability list in a variety of formats, including research monographs, edited collections, handbooks, and textbooks. She commissions innovative works that explore core areas of environment and sustainability from a social sciences perspective, particularly environmental policy, climate change, sustainable business, and energy. Building on the Routledge-Earthscan tradition of publishing interdisciplinary works that explore contemporary issues and debates, she is keen to expand her portfolio to include emerging topics such as environmental displacement and migration, global environmental governance, and energy policy and society.
Tim Hardwick commissions books for the Environment & Sustainability list at all levels, including textbooks, research monographs, handbooks, and titles aimed at a more professional or policy-making audience. Subjects covered include food and agriculture, ecology and conservation, natural resources (including land use, freshwater, oceans and forests), and sustainable development from a multidisciplinary perspective. Many titles aim to bridge the gap between natural and social sciences and contribute to interdisciplinary studies.
Helena Hurd commissions books for the Development Studies list across all levels, from textbooks and research monographs, to handbooks and books aimed at policy makers. In addition to core Development Studies titles, this rapidly expanding portfolio includes a range of interdisciplinary books drawn from Geography, Politics, Area Studies, Philosophy, Health, Humanities, Sociology and Education. Helena is keen to hear from any potential authors looking to publish within development studies, particularly in the key areas of humanitarian studies, development policy, development governance, inequality, regional development, religion and development, migration and displacement studies.
Faye Leerink commissions books in the areas of geography, environmental studies, urban studies, and in tourism, hospitality and events. She has been working on these subject areas at Routledge since 2009. She particularly enjoys building long term partnerships with authors and strives to publish high quality and original work in our well-established sub-disciplines. Faye also has an eager eye for future market trends and is particularly keen to publish research from emerging, cutting edge and interdisciplinary areas, such as human-animal studies, the more than human, the Anthropocene, critical food studies, nature, cultural and heritage tourism, ethics and tourism, and tourism anthropology. She is always happy to discuss book ideas or long term writing plans, particularly for monographs, edited collections, handbooks and supplementary texts. She can be found on LinkedIn.
This FreeBook highlights some of the major findings that have emerged over the last decade of the STEPS Centre’s research on sustainable agriculture.
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