Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Theory

  • Spaces of Justice: Peripheries, Passages, Appropriations book cover

    Spaces of Justice

    Peripheries, Passages, Appropriations

    Edited by Chris Butler, Edward Mussawir

    This collection is inspired by the transdisciplinary possibilities posed by the connections between space and justice. Drawing on a variety of theoretical influences that include Henri Lefebvre, Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, Doreen Massey, Gillian Rose, Walter Benjamin, Elias Canetti, Antonio…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Markets, Politics and the Environment: An Introduction to Planning Theory book cover

    Markets, Politics and the Environment

    An Introduction to Planning Theory

    By Barry Goodchild

    Markets, Politics and the Environment answers three groups of question: What is planning?’ and as part of this ‘What are its key features as a style of social practice and action?’ and ‘How does planning as a style of social practice relate to social and economic change? How, as part of the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Transdisciplinary Research and Practice for Sustainability Outcomes book cover

    Transdisciplinary Research and Practice for Sustainability Outcomes

    Edited by Dena Fam, Jane Palmer, Chris Riedy, Cynthia Mitchell

    ‘Transdisciplinarity’ is a form of research and practice that synthesises knowledge from a range of academic disciplines and from the community. There is now global interest and a significant body of work on transdisciplinarity and its potential to address the apparently intractable problems of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13 
    Routledge

  • Ecological Integrity and Global Governance: Science, ethics and the law book cover

    Ecological Integrity and Global Governance

    Science, ethics and the law

    By Laura Westra

    It is increasingly argued that a focus on environmental sustainability is fundamental to effective and equitable governance, and ultimately for the good of mankind. This book argues that, in the face increasing environmental challenges, it is essential to recognise the role that ecological…

    Paperback – 2018-06-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Environmental Adaptation and Eco-cultural Habitats: A coevolutionary approach to society and nature book cover

    Environmental Adaptation and Eco-cultural Habitats

    A coevolutionary approach to society and nature

    By Johannes Schubert

    In this challenging and highly original book, the author tackles the dynamic relationships between physical nature and societies over time. It is argued that within each eco-cultural habitat, the relationship between physical nature and society is mediated by specific entanglements between…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Soil Erosion in Developing Countries book cover

    The Political Economy of Soil Erosion in Developing Countries

    By Piers Blaikie

    First published in 1985. This book examines wide variety of ways in which environmental deterioration, in particular soil erosion, can be viewed and the implicit political judgements that often inform them. Using the context of developing countries, where the effects tend to be more acute due to…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Emergent Possibilities for Global Sustainability: Intersections of race, class and gender book cover

    Emergent Possibilities for Global Sustainability

    Intersections of race, class and gender

    Edited by Phoebe Godfrey, Denise Torres

    It must be acknowledged that any solutions to anthropogenic Global Climate Change (GCC) are interdependent and ultimately inseparable from both its causes and consequences. As a result, limited analyses must be abandoned in favour of intersectional theories and practices. Emergent Possibilities for…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-12-21
    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 – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Complexity and Creative Capacity: Rethinking knowledge transfer, adaptive management and wicked environmental problems book cover

    Complexity and Creative Capacity

    Rethinking knowledge transfer, adaptive management and wicked environmental problems

    By Kelly Chapman

    Complexity theories gained prominence in the 1990s with a focus on self-organising and complex adaptive systems. Since then, complexity theory has become one of the fastest growing topics in both the natural and social sciences, and touted as a revolutionary way of understanding the behaviour of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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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