New Environment and Sustainability Titles for Review - April 2017

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  • Creative Practice and Socioeconomic Crisis in the Caribbean

    A path to sustainable growth

    By Kent J. Wessinger

    Although the world is saturated with extraordinary methods, innovation, and technology, the Caribbean seems to have been left behind in the sustainable growth of global development. While the majority of the world defines the Caribbean as "paradise," the reality of life for Afro-Caribbean culture…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge

  • Peasants Negotiating a Global Policy Space

    La Vía Campesina in the Committee on World Food Security

    By Ingeborg Gaarde

    Being the public voice of over 180 member organisations across nearly 90 countries, La Vía Campesina, the global peasant movement, has planted itself firmly on the international scene. This book explores the internationalisation of the movement, with a specific focus on the engagement of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Plantation Crops, Plunder and Power

    Evolution and exploitation

    By James F. Hancock

    Over the last five centuries, plantation crops have represented the best and worst of industrialized agriculture – "best" through their agronomic productivity and global commercial success, and "worst" as examples of exploitative colonialism, conflict and ill-treatment of workers. This book traces…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Global Ecopolitics Revisited

    Towards a complex governance of global environmental problems

    By Philippe Le Prestre

    Faced with worsening environmental indicators, cooperation hurdles, and the limited effectiveness of current institutions, reforming international environmental governance has proven elusive, despite various diplomatic initiatives at the United Nations level over the last two decades. Overcoming…

    Paperback – 2017-03-02
    Routledge

  • Solar Farms

    The Earthscan Expert Guide to Design and Construction of Utility-scale Photovoltaic Systems

    By Susan Neill, Geoff Stapleton, Christopher Martell

    The market and policy impetus to install increasingly utility-scale solar systems, or solar farms (sometimes known as solar parks or ranches), has seen products and applications develop ahead of the collective industry knowledge and experience. Recently however, the market has matured and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge
    Earthscan Expert

  • Environmental Justice and Farm Labor

    By Rebecca E. Berkey

    Utilizing a model derived from literature on environmental justice overlaid with multiple scales of agriculture, Environmental Justice and Farm Labor provides key insights about laborers in agriculture in the United States. It addresses three main topics: (1) justice-related issues…

    Hardback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

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