Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Health

  • Siting Noxious Facilities: Integrating Location Economics and Risk Analysis to Protect Environmental Health and Investments book cover

    Siting Noxious Facilities

    Integrating Location Economics and Risk Analysis to Protect Environmental Health and Investments

    By Michael R Greenberg

    Siting Noxious Facilities explains and illustrates processes and criteria used to site noxious manufacturing and waste management facilities. It proposes a framework that integrates economic location analysis and risk analysis, emphasizing the reduction of uncertainty. This book begins by…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Stratospheric Ozone Damage and Legal Liability: US public policy and tort litigation to protect the ozone layer book cover

    Stratospheric Ozone Damage and Legal Liability

    US public policy and tort litigation to protect the ozone layer

    By Lisa Elges

    While government enforcement of laws and regulations to control the production of chloroflurocarbons in 1987 has been hailed as exemplifying the precautionary principle, for almost two decades US companies failed to take precautionary measures to prevent chemical emissions, despite the probable…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Food Sovereignty in International Context: Discourse, politics and practice of place book cover

    Food Sovereignty in International Context

    Discourse, politics and practice of place

    Edited by Amy Trauger

    Food sovereignty is an emerging discourse of empowerment and autonomy in the food system with the development of associated practices in rural and some urban spaces. While literature on food sovereignty has proliferated since the first usage of the term in 1996 at the Rome Food Summit, most has…

    Paperback – 2018-06-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Food Systems Governance: Challenges for justice, equality and human rights book cover

    Food Systems Governance

    Challenges for justice, equality and human rights

    Edited by Amanda Kennedy, Jonathan Liljeblad

    Sustainability and food production represent a major challenge to society, with both consumption and supply sides posing practical and ethical dilemmas. This book shows that food governance issues can occur in many ways and at many points along the food chain. The risks and impacts, particularly…

    Paperback – 2018-06-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Routledge Handbook of Health Geography book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Health Geography

    Edited by Valorie A. Crooks, Gavin J. Andrews, Jamie Pearce

    The places of our daily life affect our health, well-being, and receipt of health care in complex ways. The connection between health and place has been acknowledged for centuries, and the contemporary discipline of health geography sets as its core mission to uncover and explicate all facets of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-21 
    Routledge

  • Children, Nature and Cities: Rethinking the Connections book cover

    Children, Nature and Cities

    Rethinking the Connections

    By Claire Freeman, Yolanda van Heezik

    That children need nature for health and well-being is widely accepted, but what type of nature? Specifically, what type of nature is not only necessary but realistically available in the complex and rapidly changing worlds that children currently live in? This book examines child-nature…

    Hardback – 2018-06-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Climate Change, Moral Panics and Civilization book cover

    Climate Change, Moral Panics and Civilization

    By Amanda Rohloff

    Edited by André Saramago

    In recent years, interest in climate change has rapidly increased in the social sciences and yet there is still relatively little published material in the field that seeks to understand the development of climate change as a perceived social problem. This book contributes to filling this gap by…

    Hardback – 2018-07-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Equality in Water and Sanitation Services book cover

    Equality in Water and Sanitation Services

    Edited by Oliver Cumming, Tom Slaymaker

    There is growing acceptance that the progress delivered under the Millennium Development Goal target for drinking water and sanitation has been inequitable. As a result, the progressive reduction of inequalities is now an explicit focus of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets, adopted in…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Technology, Globalization and Sustainable Development: Transforming the Industrial State book cover

    Technology, Globalization and Sustainable Development

    Transforming the Industrial State

    By Nicholas A Ashford, Ralph P Hall

    Technology, Globalization and Sustainable Development offers a unified, trans-disciplinary approach for transforming the industrial state in order to promote sustainable development. The authors present a deep analysis of the ways that industrial states – both developed and developing – are…

    Paperback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Food and Nutrition Security book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Food and Nutrition Security

    Edited by Bill Pritchard, Rodomiro Ortiz, Meera Shekar

    The concept of food and nutrition security has evolved and risen to the top of the international policy agenda over the last decade. Yet it is a complex and multi-faceted issue, requiring a broad and inter-disciplinary perspective for full understanding. This Handbook represents the most…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Social Inequality: The Health and Social Costs of Global Warming book cover

    Climate Change and Social Inequality

    The Health and Social Costs of Global Warming

    By Merrill Singer

    The year 2016 was the hottest year on record and the third consecutive record-breaking year in planet temperatures. The following year was the hottest in a non-El Nino year. Of the seventeen hottest years ever recorded, sixteen have occurred since 2000, indicating the trend in climate change is…

    Paperback – 2018-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • The Handbook of Mental Health and Space: Community and Clinical Applications book cover

    The Handbook of Mental Health and Space

    Community and Clinical Applications

    Edited by Laura McGrath, Paula Reavey

    In Loss of Self in Psychosis and CBT: Innovations in Theory and Practice Simon Jakes takes a critical look at contemorary approaches to the psychology of psychosis. In doing so, he explores how these vastly different approaches, as well as our numerous conceptualisations of schizophrenia, work to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-29 
    Routledge

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