Environment & Sustainability: Environmental Studies

  • Shipbreaking in Developing Countries: A Requiem for Environmental Justice from the Perspective of Bangladesh book cover

    Shipbreaking in Developing Countries

    A Requiem for Environmental Justice from the Perspective of Bangladesh

    By Saiful Karim

    This book explores the process of shipbreaking in developing countries, with a particular focus on Bangladesh. In the past shipbreaking, (the disposal of obsolete ships), was a very common industrial activity in many developed countries. However, due to stringent domestic environmental and labour…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    IMLI Studies in International Maritime Law

  • Changing Representations of Nature and the City: The 1960s-1970s and their Legacies book cover

    Changing Representations of Nature and the City

    The 1960s-1970s and their Legacies

    Edited by Gabriel Gee, Alison Vogelaar

    The turn of the 1960s-70s, characterized by the rapid acceleration of globalization, prompted a radical transformation in the perception of urban and natural environments. The urban revolution and related prospect of the total urbanisation of the planet, in concert with rapid population growth and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Energy, Environment and Management Engineering: Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Frontier of Energy and Environment Engineering (ICFEEE 2016), Taiwan, December 10-11, 2016 book cover

    Energy, Environment and Management Engineering

    Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Frontier of Energy and Environment Engineering (ICFEEE 2016), Taiwan, December 10-11, 2016

    Edited by Wen-Pei Sung

    This proceedings volume brings together selected peer-reviewed papers presented at the 2016 International Conference on Frontier of Energy and Environment Engineering. Topics covered include energy efficiency and energy management, energy exploration and exploitation, power generation technologies,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    CRC Press

  • Routledge Handbook of Human Rights and Climate Governance book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Human Rights and Climate Governance

    Edited by Sébastien Duyck, Sébastien Jodoin, Alyssa Johl

    Over the last decade, the world has increasingly grappled with the complex linkages emerging between efforts to combat climate change and to protect human rights around the world. The Paris Climate Agreement adopted in December 2015 recognized the necessity for governments to take into…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Sustainability Policy, Planning and Gentrification in Cities book cover

    Sustainability Policy, Planning and Gentrification in Cities

    By Susannah Bunce

     Sustainability Policy, Planning and Gentrification in Cities explores the growing convergences between urban sustainability policy, planning practices, and gentrification in cities. Via a study of governmental policy and planning initiatives and informal, community-based forms of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Ecological Exile: Spatial Injustice & Environmental Humanities book cover

    Ecological Exile

    Spatial Injustice & Environmental Humanities

    By Derek Gladwin

    Ecological Exile explores how contemporary literature, film, and media culture confront ecological crises through perspectives of spatial justice – a facet of social justice that looks at unjust circumstances as a phenomenon of space. Growing instances of flooding, population displacement, and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Pricing Carbon in Australia: Contestation, the State and Market Failure book cover

    Pricing Carbon in Australia

    Contestation, the State and Market Failure

    By Rebecca Pearse

    In the mid-2000s it seemed that the global carbon market would take off and spark the worldwide transition to a profitable low carbon economy. A decade on, the experiment in carbon trading is failing. Carbon market schemes have been plagued by problems and resistance to carbon pricing has come from…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Energy and Economic Growth: Why we need a new pathway to prosperity book cover

    Energy and Economic Growth

    Why we need a new pathway to prosperity

    By Timothy J Foxon

    Access to new sources of energy and their efficient conversion to provide useful work have been key drivers of economic growth since the industrial revolution. Western countries now need to transform their energy systems and move away from the single-minded pursuit of economic growth in order to…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • Ecocinema in the City book cover

    Ecocinema in the City

    By Robin L. Murray, Joseph K. Heumann

    In Ecocinema in the City, Murray and Heumann argue that urban ecocinema both reveals and critiques visions of urban environmentalism. The book emphasizes the increasingly transformative power of nature in urban settings, explored in both documentaries and fictional films such as Children…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Sustainability Science: Key Issues book cover

    Sustainability Science

    Key Issues

    Edited by Ariane König, Jerome Ravetz

    Sustainability Science: Key Issues is a comprehensive textbook for undergraduates, postgraduates, and participants in executive trainings from any disciplinary background studying the theory and practice of sustainability science. Each chapter takes a critical and reflective stance on a key issue…

    Paperback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility book cover

    Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility

    By Dongyong Zhang, Stephen Morse, Uma Kambhampati

    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become an important concept in the last few decades. Although it originated in the developed countries of the West, the concept has been embraced and adapted by corporations and policy-making agencies in many developing countries. Not surprisingly, given…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia

    Edited by Subhes C. Bhattacharyya

    The Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia presents a comprehensive review of the unprecedented growth of Asian energy over the past quarter of a century. It provides insightful analysis into variation across the continent, whilst highlighting areas of cross-learning and regional cooperation between…

    Hardback – 2017-11-13 
    Routledge

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