Environment & Sustainability: Environmental Issues

  • 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

  • Asian American Literature and the Environment book cover

    Asian American Literature and the Environment

    Edited by Lorna Fitzsimmons, Youngsuk Chae, Bella Adams

    This book is a ground-breaking transnational study of representations of the environment in Asian American literature. Extending and renewing Asian American studies and ecocriticism by drawing the two fields into deeper dialogue, it brings Asian American writers to the center of ecocritical studies…

    Hardback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Depolarizing Food and Agriculture: An Economic Approach book cover

    Depolarizing Food and Agriculture

    An Economic Approach

    By Andrew Barkley, Paul W. Barkley

    Many issues in food and agriculture are portrayed as increasingly polarized. These include industrial vs. sustainable agriculture, conventional vs. organic production methods, and global vs. local food sourcing, to name only three. This book addresses the origins, validity, consequences, and…

    Paperback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • India and the Age of Crisis: The Local Politics of Global Economic and Ecological Fragility book cover

    India and the Age of Crisis

    The Local Politics of Global Economic and Ecological Fragility

    Edited by Michael Gillan, Rob Lambert

    Much of the discussion of India in the public sphere has focused on economic policy settings and restructuring, annual growth rates, trade relations and the nation’s status as an economic and political actor within the international system. This collection considers other dimensions of…

    Hardback – 2014-10-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Environment and Society in Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Environment and Society in Asia

    Edited by Paul G. Harris, Graeme Lang

    Nowhere is the connection between society and the environment more evident and potentially more harmful for the future of the world than in Asia. In recent decades, rapid development of Asian countries with very large populations has led to an unprecedented increase in environmental problems such…

    Hardback – 2014-08-26
    Routledge

  • Experiencing Environment and Place through Children's Literature book cover

    Experiencing Environment and Place through Children's Literature

    Edited by Amy Cutter-Mackenzie, Phillip Payne, Alan Reid

    Recent scholarship on children’s literature displays a wide variety of interests in classic and contemporary children’s books. While environmental and ecological concerns have led to an interest in ‘ecocriticism’, as yet there is little on the significance of the ecological imagination and…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • Sustainability: The Basics book cover

    Sustainability: The Basics

    By Peter Jacques

    Sustainability is concerned with the issues around the ongoing and mutual preservation of both society and the environment. It is a widely used term and supposed goal for many governments but it is also easily misunderstood. Sustainability: The Basics offers an accessible and interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2014-08-12
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • An Introduction to the Green Economy: Science, Systems and Sustainability book cover

    An Introduction to the Green Economy

    Science, Systems and Sustainability

    By Adrian C. Newton, Elena Cantarello

    The green economy is widely seen as a potential solution to current global economic and environmental crises, and a potential mechanism by which sustainable development might be achieved in practice. Considerable investments are now being made into the development of green technology, renewable…

    Paperback – 2014-08-05
    Routledge

  • The Biosphere and the Bioregion: Essential Writings of Peter Berg book cover

    The Biosphere and the Bioregion

    Essential Writings of Peter Berg

    Edited by Cheryll Glotfelty, Eve Quesnel

    Bioregionalism asks us to reimagine ourselves and the places where we live in ecological terms and to harmonize human activities with the natural systems that sustain life. As one of the originators of the concept of bioregionalism, Peter Berg (1937-2011) is a founding figure of contemporary…

    Paperback – 2014-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • A Brighter Future: Improving the Standard of Living Now and for the Next Generation book cover

    A Brighter Future

    Improving the Standard of Living Now and for the Next Generation

    By Richard P. F. Holt, Daphne Greenwood

    As the United States continues its slow climb out of the Great Recession, it is important to focus on new directions to improve the standard of living in America. This book explores what is behind a faltering standard of living in the United States since the early 1980s and what can be done to…

    Paperback – 2014-07-23
    Routledge

  • Global Suburbs: Urban Sprawl from the Rio Grande to Rio de Janeiro book cover

    Global Suburbs

    Urban Sprawl from the Rio Grande to Rio de Janeiro

    By Lawrence Herzog

    Global Suburbs: Urban Sprawl from the Rio Grande to Rio de Janeiro offers a critical new perspective on the emerging phenomenon of the global suburb in the western hemisphere. American suburban sprawl has created a giant human habitat stretching from Las Vegas to San Diego, and from Mexico to…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge
    Cultural Spaces

  • Quality of Life and Public Management: Redefining Development in the Local Environment book cover

    Quality of Life and Public Management

    Redefining Development in the Local Environment

    By John Whitelegg

    Quality of Life and Public Management explores the possibility for a dramatic and significant improvement in quality of life for all population groups and sub-groups in the UK. Strongly evidence-based, the book draws on case study data and comparisons into local and central government structure,…

    Paperback – 2014-07-01
    Routledge

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