Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Theory

  • The New Pastoral in Contemporary British Writing book cover

    The New Pastoral in Contemporary British Writing

    By Deborah Lilley

    This book identifies a major turn in contemporary British literature in response to environmental crisis. It argues that the pastoral is emerging as a new critical framework in which to explore the understanding of people and place in this context. The New Pastoral in Contemporary British Writing…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Transforming the Future: Anticipation in the 21st Century book cover

    Transforming the Future

    Anticipation in the 21st Century

    Edited by Riel Miller

    People are using the future to search for better ways to achieve sustainability, inclusiveness, prosperity, well-being and peace. In addition, the way the future is understood and used is changing in almost all domains, from social science to daily life. This book presents the results of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Resilience book cover

    Resilience

    By Kevin Grove

    Is resilience simply a fad, or is it a new way of thinking about human–environment relations, and the governance of these relations, that has real staying power? Is resilience a dangerous, depoliticizing concept that neuters incipient political activity, or the key to more empowering, emancipatory,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Geography

  • Ontopolitics in the Anthropocene: An Introduction to Mapping, Sensing and Hacking book cover

    Ontopolitics in the Anthropocene

    An Introduction to Mapping, Sensing and Hacking

    By David Chandler

    The Anthropocene captures more than a debate over how to address the problems of climate change and global warming. Increasingly, it is seen to signify the end of the modern condition itself and potentially to open up a new era of political possibilities. This is the first book to look at the new…

    Paperback – 2018-03-23 
    Routledge
    Critical Issues in Global Politics

  • Systemic Crises of Global Climate Change: Intersections of race, class and gender book cover

    Systemic Crises of Global Climate Change

    Intersections of race, class and gender

    Edited by Phoebe Godfrey, Denise Torres

    Sociological literature tends to view the social categories of race, class and gender as distinct and has avoided discussing how multiple intersections inform and contribute to experiences of injustice and inequity. This limited focus is clearly inadequate. Systemic Crises of Global Climate Change…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Environmentalism, Ethical Trade, and Commodification: Technologies of Value and the Forest Stewardship Council in Chile book cover

    Environmentalism, Ethical Trade, and Commodification

    Technologies of Value and the Forest Stewardship Council in Chile

    By Adam Henne

    This book explores the global connections between Chilean landscapes and Northern consumers embodied by the Forest Stewardship Council logo, the green seal of approval for certified sustainably-produced "good wood." How do we decide what makes good forestry? What knowledges and values are expressed…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Meteorology and Physiology in Early Modern Culture: Earthquakes, Human Identity, and Textual Representation book cover

    Meteorology and Physiology in Early Modern Culture

    Earthquakes, Human Identity, and Textual Representation

    By Rebecca Totaro

    Meteorology and Physiology in Early Modern Culture: Earthquakes, Human Identity, and Textual Representation provides the first sustained examination of the foundational set of early modern beliefs linking meteorology and physiology. This was a relationship so intimate and, to us, poetic that we…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Post-growth Economics and Society: Exploring the Paths of a Social and Ecological Transition book cover

    Post-growth Economics and Society

    Exploring the Paths of a Social and Ecological Transition

    Edited by Isabelle Cassiers, Kevin Maréchal, Dominique Méda

    We stand on the threshold of a "post-growth" world – one in which the relentless pursuit of economic growth has ceased to constitute a credible societal project. The symptoms that mark the end of an era are clear and incontrovertible: a return to the regularities of the past is illusory. The…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

  • Ecological Modeling: In a Resource Management Framework book cover

    Ecological Modeling

    In a Resource Management Framework

    Edited by Clifford S. Russell

    This volume, originally published in 1975, grew out of Resources for the Future’s involvement as a consultant to the Marine Ecosystem Analysis programme management within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency. Here, researchers look at the state of the art in aquatic ecological modelling in a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Food, Energy and Water Sustainability: Emergent Governance Strategies book cover

    Food, Energy and Water Sustainability

    Emergent Governance Strategies

    Edited by Laura M. Pereira, Caitlin A. McElroy, Alexandra Littaye, Alexandra M. Girard

    Societies around the world face an increasingly uncertain future as social and ecological changes create pressure on resource governance, and this uncertainty calls for new models that illuminate the intersections of civil society, public sector, and private sector resource management. This volume…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Resource Efficiency Complexity and the Commons: The Paracommons and Paradoxes of Natural Resource Losses, Wastes and Wastages book cover

    Resource Efficiency Complexity and the Commons

    The Paracommons and Paradoxes of Natural Resource Losses, Wastes and Wastages

    By Bruce Lankford

    The efficient use of natural resources is key to a sustainable economy, and yet the complexities of the physical aspects of resource efficiency are poorly understood. In this challenging book, the author proposes a major advance in our understanding of this topic by analysing resource efficiency…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

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