Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Society

  • Guanxi and Local Green Development in China: The Role of Entrepreneurs and Local Leaders book cover

    Guanxi and Local Green Development in China

    The Role of Entrepreneurs and Local Leaders, 1st Edition

    By Chunhong Sheng

    This book examines the factors which contribute to local green development in China and employs political ecology to analyse the relationship between power and the environment. Specifically, it looks at which actors control access to resources and are therefore able to promote environmental…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • South Africa’s Energy Transition: A Roadmap to a Decarbonised, Low-cost and Job-rich Future book cover

    South Africa’s Energy Transition

    A Roadmap to a Decarbonised, Low-cost and Job-rich Future, 1st Edition

    By Tobias Bischof-Niemz, Terence Creamer

    South Africa’s energy transition has become a highly topical, emotive and politically contentious topic. Taking a systems perspective, this book offers an evidence-based roadmap for such a transition and debunks many of the myths raised about the risks of a renewable-energy-led electricity mix.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge

  • Social Innovation and Sustainable Consumption: Research and Action for Societal Transformation book cover

    Social Innovation and Sustainable Consumption

    Research and Action for Societal Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Backhaus, Audley Genus, Sylvia Lorek, Edina Vadovics, Julia M Wittmayer

    This book showcases strategic policies for and processes of societal transformation, which are required to address the challenge of sustainability. Based on the latest thinking at the interface of social innovation, sustainable consumption and the transformation of society, the book provides:…

    Paperback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge

  • Climate Hazards, Disasters, and Gender Ramifications book cover

    Climate Hazards, Disasters, and Gender Ramifications

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catarina Kinnvall, Helle Rydstrom

    This book focuses on the challenges of living with climate disasters, in addition to the existing gender inequalities that prevail and define social, economic and political conditions. Social inequalities have consequences for the everyday lives of women and girls where power relations,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Shucksmith, David L. Brown

    Rural societies around the world are changing in fundamental ways, both at their own initiative and in response to external forces. The Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies examines the organisation and transformation of rural society in more developed regions of the world, taking an…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • The New Evolutionary Paradigm: Keynote Volume book cover

    The New Evolutionary Paradigm

    Keynote Volume, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ervin Laszlo

    Originally published in 1991, The New Evolutionary Paradigm provides an innovative and cross disciplinary look at evolution. While Darwin’s theory of evolution was originally restricted to the life sciences, in recent years the same principles have been applied successfully to historical, social…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Evolution-Revolution: Patterns of Development in Nature Society, Man and Knowledge book cover

    Evolution-Revolution

    Patterns of Development in Nature Society, Man and Knowledge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ervin Laszlo, Rubin Goetsky

    Originally published in 1971 Evolution – Revolution is an interdisciplinary volume examining inquiry around the central topic of evolution and revolution. Containing contributions from a number of eminent academics of the time, the book addresses the meaning and application of evolution and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ethical Responses to Nature’s Call: Reticent Imperatives book cover

    Ethical Responses to Nature’s Call

    Reticent Imperatives, 1st Edition

    By James Magrini

    Arguing for a renewed view of objects and nature, Ethical Responses to Nature’s Call considers how it is possible to understand our ethical duties - in the form of ethical intuitionalism - to nature and the planet by listening to and releasing ourselves over to the call or address of nature.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Stakeholder Democracy: Represented Democracy in a Time of Fear book cover

    Stakeholder Democracy

    Represented Democracy in a Time of Fear, 1st Edition

    By Felix Dodds

    In the context of sustainable development, this book describes how we are moving from representative to participatory democracy, and how we are now in a "stakeholder democracy", which is working to strengthen represented democracy in a time of fear. Since the 1992 Rio Earth Summit the idea of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge

  • Carbon Inequality: The Role of the Richest in Climate Change book cover

    Carbon Inequality

    The Role of the Richest in Climate Change, 1st Edition

    By Dario Kenner

    With a specific focus on the United States and the United Kingdom, Carbon Inequality studies the role of the richest people in contributing to climate change via their luxury consumption and their investments. In an innovative contribution it attempts to quantify personal responsibility for…

    Hardback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • Sustainability Prospects for Autonomous Vehicles: Environmental, Social, and Urban book cover

    Sustainability Prospects for Autonomous Vehicles

    Environmental, Social, and Urban, 1st Edition

    By George T. Martin

    The Autonomous Vehicle (AV) has been strongly heralded as the most exciting innovation in automobility for decades. Autonomous Vehicles are no longer an innovation of the future (seen only in science fiction), but are now being road-tested for use. And yet whilst the technical and economic success…

    Hardback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Planning for Greying Cities: Age-Friendly City Planning and Design Research and Practice book cover

    Planning for Greying Cities

    Age-Friendly City Planning and Design Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Tzu-Yuan Stessa Chao

    Planning for Greying Cities: Age-Friendly City Planning and Design Research and Practice highlights how modern town planning and design act as a positive force for population ageing, taking on these challenges from a user-oriented perspective. Although often related to 'healthy city' concepts, the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

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