Environment & Sustainability: Conservation - Environment Studies

  • The Changing Face of Land and Conservation in Post-colonial Africa: Old Land, New Practices? book cover

    The Changing Face of Land and Conservation in Post-colonial Africa

    Old Land, New Practices?

    Edited by George Barrett, Shirley Brooks, Jenny Josefsson, Nqobile Zulu

    The year 2013 marked the 100th anniversary of the 1913 Land Act in South Africa which legalised the violent dispossession and alienation of the African majority from the land. It is common cause that the alienation of land for conservation purposes, introduced to Africa under colonial rule, has…

    Hardback – 2014-12-10
    Routledge

  • Rural Resource Management (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Rural Resource Management (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Paul Cloke, Chris C. Park

    This book, first published in 1985, provides an overview of resource management, together with a geographical treatment of physical, landscape and social resources. Drawing on British, European and North American material, the book has three main objectives: to offer an integrated review of the…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rural Land-Use Planning in Developed Nations (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Rural Land-Use Planning in Developed Nations (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Paul Cloke

    This edited collection, first published in 1989, provides a detailed analysis of rural land-use policies on a country-specific basis. Case studies include analyses of planning and legislation in Britain, The Netherlands, Japan, the U.S.A. and Australia. Alongside a comprehensive overview of the…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Environmental Governance in Europe and Asia: A Comparative Study of Institutional and Legislative Frameworks book cover

    Environmental Governance in Europe and Asia

    A Comparative Study of Institutional and Legislative Frameworks

    By Jona Razzaque

    This book looks at environmental governance in both Asia and Europe and offers a comparative analysis of the two regions in order to provide a better understanding of the concept of ‘environmental governance’ and its status in Europe and Asia. The book assesses the legislative, institutional and…

    Paperback – 2014-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Off the Grid: Re-Assembling Domestic Life book cover

    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

  • Crime, Violence, and Global Warming book cover

    Crime, Violence, and Global Warming

    By John P. Crank, Linda S. Jacoby

    Crime, Violence, and Global Warming introduces the many connections between climate change and criminal activity. Conflict over natural resources can escalate to state and non-state actors, resulting in wars, asymmetrical warfare, and terrorism. Crank and Jacoby apply criminological theory to each…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge

  • Degrowth: A Vocabulary for a New Era book cover

    Degrowth

    A Vocabulary for a New Era

    Edited by Giacomo D'Alisa, Federico Demaria, Giorgos Kallis

    Degrowth is a rejection of the illusion of growth and a call to repoliticize the public debate colonized by the idiom of economism. It is a project advocating the democratically-led shrinking of production and consumption with the aim of achieving social justice and ecological sustainability. This…

    Paperback – 2014-11-12
    Routledge

  • Practical Building Conservation: Building Environment book cover

    Practical Building Conservation: Building Environment

    By Historic England

    Building Environment looks at the interaction between building materials and systems and their surroundings, and how this may lead to deterioration. It presents ways of assessing remedial treatments, and includes discussions on occupant health, and sustainable retrofitting.…

    Hardback – 2014-10-28
    Routledge
    Practical Building Conservation

  • Romantic Naturalists, Early Environmentalists: An Ecocritical Study, 1789-1912 book cover

    Romantic Naturalists, Early Environmentalists

    An Ecocritical Study, 1789-1912

    By Dewey W. Hall

    In his study of Romantic naturalists and early environmentalists, Dewey W. Hall asserts that William Wordsworth and Ralph Waldo Emerson were transatlantic literary figures who were both influenced by the English naturalist Gilbert White. In Part 1, Hall examines evidence that as Romantic…

    Hardback – 2014-09-28
    Routledge

  • Theory and Practice of Dialogical Community Development: International Perspectives book cover

    Theory and Practice of Dialogical Community Development

    International Perspectives

    By Peter Westoby, Gerard Dowling

    This book proposes that community development has been increasingly influenced and co-opted by a modernist, soulless, rational philosophy - reducing it to a shallow technique for ‘solving community problems’. In contrast, this dialogical approach re-maps the ground of community development practice…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

  • Informing Water Policies in South Asia book cover

    Informing Water Policies in South Asia

    Edited by Anjal Prakash, Chanda Gurung Goodrich, Sreoshi Singh

    This book analyzes water policies in South Asia from the perspective of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM). It seeks to address the problems of water scarcity, conflict and pollution resulting from the gross mismanagement and over-exploitation of this finite resource. Highlighting the…

    Hardback – 2014-08-29
    Routledge India

  • Water Governance and Civil Society Responses in South Asia book cover

    Water Governance and Civil Society Responses in South Asia

    Edited by N. C. Narayanan, S. Parasuraman, Rajindra Ariyabandu

    This book addresses paradigm shifts in water policy and governance, and examines the role of civil society organizations in influencing public policy, while focusing on social equity and democratic participation. It illustrates a range of interesting developments in policy formulation, donor–state…

    Hardback – 2014-08-29
    Routledge India

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