Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Theory

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge

  • Species and Machines: The Human Subjugation of Nature book cover

    Species and Machines

    The Human Subjugation of Nature, 1st Edition

    By Martyn Hudson

    This book offers a re-examination of the relationship between humans and nature with a new methodology: by examining our entanglement with machines. Using central ideas of critical theory, it uncovers the suppression of nature through technology, tools and engines. It focuses on the ways in which…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • A Green History of the Welfare State book cover

    A Green History of the Welfare State

    1st Edition

    By Tony Fitzpatrick

    Environmental problems – particularly climate change – have become increasingly important to governments and social researchers in recent decades. Debates about their implications for social policies and welfare reforms are now moving towards centre stage. What has been missing from such debates is…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • A Political Economy of Attention, Mindfulness and Consumerism: Reclaiming the Mindful Commons book cover

    A Political Economy of Attention, Mindfulness and Consumerism

    Reclaiming the Mindful Commons, 1st Edition

    By Peter Doran

    The power of capital is the power to target our attention, mould market-ready identities, and reduce the public realm to an endless series of choices. This has far-reaching implications for our psychological, physical and spiritual well-being, and ultimately for our global ecology. In this consumer…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

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

    Spaces of Justice

    Peripheries, Passages, Appropriations, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-07-25
    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Transdisciplinary Research and Practice for Sustainability Outcomes book cover

    Transdisciplinary Research and Practice for Sustainability Outcomes

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-06-15
    Routledge

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

    Ecological Integrity and Global Governance

    Science, ethics and the law, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-06-08
    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, 1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

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