Environment & Sustainability Textbooks New textbooks for the 2019-2020 academic year

We are proud to present our Environment & Sustainability textbook catalogue! Browse our selection of titles designed for the classroom and focusing on a wide range of key areas in these important and expanding fields.

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 – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Natural Resource Conflicts and Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by E. Gunilla Almered Olsson, Pernille Gooch

    Providing both a theoretical background and practical examples of natural resource conflict, this volume explores the pressures on natural resources leading to scarcity and conflict.  It is shown that the causes and driving forces behind natural resource conflicts are diverse, complex and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Participatory Action Research

    Theory and Methods for Engaged Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    By Jacques M. Chevalier, Daniel J. Buckles

    Fully revised and updated, this second edition of Participatory Action Research (PAR) provides new theoretical insights and many robust tools that will guide researchers, professionals and students from all disciplines through the process of conducting action research ‘with’ people rather than ‘for…

    Paperback – 2019-02-22
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Design for the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Rob Fleming, Saglinda H Roberts

    Sustainable Design for the Built Environment marks the transition of sustainable design from a specialty service to the mainstream approach for creating a healthy and resilient built environment. This groundbreaking and transformative approach introduces sustainable design in a clear, concise,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-24
    Routledge

  • Environmental Health Engineering in the Tropics

    Water, Sanitation and Disease Control, 3rd Edition

    By Sandy Cairncross, Sir Richard Feachem

    This fully updated third edition of the classic text, widely cited as the most important and useful book for health engineering and disease prevention, describes infectious diseases in tropical and developing countries, and the effective measures that may be used against them.  The infections…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Green Supply Chain Management

    1st Edition

    By Charisios Achillas, Dionysis D. Bochtis, Dimitrios Aidonis, Dimitris Folinas

    Today, one of the top priorities of an organization’s modern corporate strategy is to portray itself as socially responsible and environmentally sustainable. As a focal point of sustainability initiatives, green supply chain management has emerged as a key strategy that can provide competitive…

    Paperback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge

  • Coral Reefs: Tourism, Conservation and Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce Prideaux, Anja Pabel

    Coral reefs are an important tourism resource for many coastal and island destinations and generate a range of benefits to their local communities, including as a food source, income from tourism, employment and recreational opportunities. However, coral reefs are under increasing threat from…

    Paperback – 2018-09-17
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Technology, Globalization, and Sustainable Development

    Transforming the Industrial State, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas A Ashford, Ralph P Hall

    Technology, Globalization, and Sustainable Development offers a unified, transdisciplinary approach for transforming the industrial state in order to promote sustainable development. The authors present a deep analysis of the ways that industrial states – both developed and developing – are…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge

  • Understanding Sustainable Development

    3rd Edition

    By John Blewitt

    A truly comprehensive introduction to the topic, Understanding Sustainable Development is designed to give students on a wide range of courses an appreciation of the key concepts and theories of sustainable development. Fully updated, the third edition includes detailed coverage of the Sustainable…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Environmentalism: An Evolutionary Approach

    1st Edition

    By Douglas Spieles

    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
    Routledge

  • World Heritage Conservation

    The World Heritage Convention, Linking Culture and Nature for Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    By Claire Cave, Elene Negussie

    The UNESCO World Heritage Convention has become one of the most successful UN instruments for promoting cultural diplomacy and dialogue on conservation of cultural and natural heritage. This book provides an overview of the convention through an interdisciplinary approach to conservation. It shows…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge

  • The Imperatives of Sustainable Development

    Needs, Justice, Limits, 1st Edition

    By Erling Holden, Kristin Linnerud, David Banister, Valeria Jana Schwanitz, August Wierling

    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
    Routledge

  • Negotiating the Sustainable Development Goals

    A transformational agenda for an insecure world, 1st Edition

    By Felix Dodds, Ambassador David Donoghue, Jimena Leiva Roesch

    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal set of seventeen goals and 169 targets, with accompanying indicators, which were agreed by UN member states to frame their policy agendas for the fifteen-year period from 2015 to 2030. Written by three authors who have been engaged in the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-01
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Development

    2nd Edition

    By Susan Baker

    The current focus on sustainable development opens up debates surrounding our relationship with the natural world, about what constitutes social progress and about the character of development, both in the Global North and the Global South. The promotion of sustainable futures is taking on a new…

    Paperback – 2015-09-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts

  • Understanding Poverty and the Environment

    Analytical frameworks and approaches, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Nunan

    Does poverty lead to environmental degradation? Do degraded environments and natural resources lead to poverty? Or, are there other forces at play? Is the relationship between poverty and the environment really as straightforward as the vicious circle portrayal of ‘poverty leading to environmental…

    Hardback – 2015-03-26
    Routledge

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