Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Theory

  • 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 – 2018-01-29
    Routledge
    Critical Issues in Global Politics

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-11-22
    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

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