Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Theory

  • 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 – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Utopias and the Environment book cover

    Utopias and the Environment

    Edited by Geoffrey Berry

    Utopias and the Environment explores the way in which the kind of ‘dreaming’, or re-visioning, known as the ‘utopian imaginary’ takes environmental concerns into account. This kind of creative intervention is increasingly important in an era of ecological crisis, as we witness the failure of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Development: Exploring the nexus of private and public interests book cover

    Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Development

    Exploring the nexus of private and public interests

    Edited by Lez Rayman-Bacchus, Philip R. Walsh

    Corporate responsibility and sustainable development are two concepts that may be able to reconcile many of the big challenges facing the world; challenges such as tensions between respect for the natural environment, social justice, and economic development; the long view versus short-term…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainability and Business

  • Earth Jurisprudence: Private Property and the Environment book cover

    Earth Jurisprudence

    Private Property and the Environment

    By Peter D. Burdon

    The idea of human dominion over nature has become entrenched by the dominant rights-based interpretation of private property. Accordingly, nature is not attributed any inherent value and becomes merely the matter of a human property relationship. Earth Jurisprudence: Private Property and the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • 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 – 2017-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Energy Development in the Southwest: Problems of Water, Fish and Wildlife in the Upper Colorado River Basin book cover

    Energy Development in the Southwest

    Problems of Water, Fish and Wildlife in the Upper Colorado River Basin

    Edited by Walter O. Spofford, Jr., Alfred L. Parker, Allen V. Kneese

    First published in 1980, the first volume of Energy Development in the Southwest analyses four potential energy development scenarios for the Four Corner states (i.e., Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming) and for the Upper Colorado River Basin, based on alternative national energy…

    Paperback – 2017-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Nation Looks at its Resources book cover

    The Nation Looks at its Resources

    Edited by Henry Jarrett

    The Nation Looks at its Resources records the key points of the Mid-Century Conference on Resources for the Future held in Washington in 1953. Originally published in 1954, this report reveals the concern felt by those attending the conference about the mounting pressure on our resources from the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Global Development and the Environment: Perspectives on Sustainability book cover

    Global Development and the Environment

    Perspectives on Sustainability

    Edited by Joel Darmstadter

    In preparation for the United Nation’s Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992, this study aimed to detail enduring environmental issues that might or might not have been considered at the conference. Originally published earlier that year, Global Development and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Energy Modeling: Art Science Practice book cover

    Energy Modeling

    Art Science Practice

    Edited by Milton F. Searl

    In 1973, a seminar was held by Resources for the Future to bring together the new and growing community of scholars researching into the general field of energy modelling. Originally published in the same year, this report gathers together all of the papers presented at that seminar in order to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Natural Resources in European History: A Conference Report book cover

    Natural Resources in European History

    A Conference Report

    Edited by William N. Parker, Antoni Maczak

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge

  • Mineral Materials Modeling: A State-of-the-Art Review book cover

    Mineral Materials Modeling

    A State-of-the-Art Review

    Edited by William A. Vogely

    Originally published in 1976, this study was undertaken to fill a gap in knowledge about non-fuel resources and the advantages and disadvantages of specific methodologies of analysing material modelling. Mineral Materials Modeling examines the influence of factors such as raw material price and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Agricultural Productivity: Measurement and Explanation book cover

    Agricultural Productivity

    Measurement and Explanation

    Edited by Susan M. Capalbo, John M. Antle

    This book, first published in 1988, provides a comprehensive, integrated body of knowledge concerning agricultural productivity research, highlighting both its strengths and limitations. This book will be of value to scholars and research leaders for the knowledge it conveys of future productivity…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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