Sustainable Development New and Key Titles 2015

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.

Sustainable Development Textbooks

  • Tourism and Sustainability

    Development, globalisation and new tourism in the Third World, 4th Edition

    By Martin Mowforth, Ian Munt

    By January 2015 the world’s richest 80 people had as much wealth as the poorest 50 per cent of the world’s population. It is a global unevenness through which the barriers to in-migration of Third World migrants to wealthy First World nations go ever higher, while the barriers to travel in the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    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

  • Developing Property Sustainably

    By Sara J. Wilkinson, Sarah L. Sayce, Pernille H. Christensen

    Developing Property Sustainably introduces readers to the key issues surrounding sustainable property development in the global marketplace. Pulling together received wisdom and original research, the authors provide a clear and practical overview of the sustainable property development process as…

    Paperback – 2015-06-17
    Routledge

  • Events and Sustainability

    By Kirsten Holmes, Michael Hughes, Judith Mair, Jack Carlsen

    Increasing concerns over climate and environmental change, the global economic and financial crisis and impacts on host communities, audiences, participants and destinations has reinforced the need for more sustainable approaches to events. Sustainability now features as part of the bid process for…

    Paperback – 2015-03-27
    Routledge

  • Off the Grid

    Re-Assembling Domestic Life

    By Phillip Vannini, Jonathan Taggart

    Off-grid isn’t a state of mind. It isn’t about someone being out of touch, about a place that is hard to get to, or about a weekend spent offline. Off-grid is the property of a building (generally a home but sometimes even a whole town) that is disconnected from the electricity and the natural gas…

    Paperback – 2014-11-14
    Routledge
    Innovative Ethnographies

  • Understanding Human Ecology

    A systems approach to sustainability

    By Robert Dyball, Barry Newell

    We are facing hugely complex challenges – from climate change to world poverty, our problems are part of an inter-related web of social and natural systems. Human ecology promises an approach to these complex challenges, a way to understand these problems holistically and to start to manage…

    Paperback – 2014-11-11
    Routledge

  • Understanding Sustainable Development

    2nd Edition

    By John Blewitt

    This new and expanded edition builds upon the first edition’s powerful multi-perspective approach and breath of coverage. A truly comprehensive introduction to sustainable development, it is designed specifically to allow access to the topic from a wide range of educational and professional…

    Paperback – 2014-07-30
    Routledge

  • Environmental Transformations

    A Geography of the Anthropocene

    By Mark Whitehead

    From the depths of the oceans to the highest reaches of the atmosphere, the human impact on the environment is significant and undeniable. These forms of global and local environmental change collectively appear to signal the arrival of a new geological epoch: the Anthropocene. This is a geological…

    Paperback – 2014-04-24
    Routledge

  • The Global Casino, Fifth Edition

    An Introduction to Environmental Issues

    By Nick Middleton

    The Global Casino is an introduction to environmental issues which deals both with the workings of the physical environment and the political, economic and social frameworks in which the issues occur. Using examples from all over the world, the book highlights the underlying causes behind…

    Paperback – 2013-04-09
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Sustainable Development

    4th Edition

    By Jennifer Elliott

    This fourth edition has been comprehensively rewritten and updated to provide a concise, well illustrated and accessible introduction to the characteristics, challenges and opportunities of sustainable development with particular reference to developing countries. The contested nature of…

    Paperback – 2012-08-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Measuring Wellbeing: Towards Sustainability?

    By Karen Scott

    Improving wellbeing and sustainability are central goals of government, but are they in conflict? This engaging new book reviews that question and its implications for public policy through a focus on indicators. It highlights tensions on the one hand between various constructs of wellbeing and…

    Paperback – 2012-05-18
    Routledge

  • The Principles of Sustainability

    2nd Edition

    By Simon Dresner

    At a time of increasingly rapid environmental deterioration and climate change, sustainability is one of the most important issues facing the world. Can we create a sustainable society? What would that mean? How should we set about doing it? How can we bring about such a profound change in the way…

    Paperback – 2008-08-28
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Sustainable Development

    By Peter Rogers, Peter Rogers, Kazi F. Jalal, Kazi F. Jalal, John A. Boyd, John A. Boyd

    This volume is the most comprehensive textbook on sustainable development. It has been developed with students and professionals from around the world specifically for those who need a thorough grounding in the subject. Coverage includes: background to sustainable development and global…

    Paperback – 2007-10-29
    Routledge