Environment & Sustainability: Political Ecology

  • The Meat Crisis: Developing more Sustainable and Ethical Production and Consumption book cover

    The Meat Crisis

    Developing more Sustainable and Ethical Production and Consumption, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Joyce D'Silva, John Webster

    Meat and dairy production and consumption are in crisis. Globally, 70 billion farm animals are used for food production every year. It is well accepted that livestock production is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)…

    Paperback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Defense Spending, Natural Resources, and Conflict book cover

    Defense Spending, Natural Resources, and Conflict

    Edited by Christos Kollias, Hamid E. Ali

    This book is an intellectual contribution of policy scientists and researchers from different academic institutions in different parts of the world. The Arab Spring, the rise of ISIS and terrorism ignite the debate on studying conflict and natural resources. Uniquely, the book discusses the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Communities and Green Lifestyles: Consumption and Environmentalism book cover

    Sustainable Communities and Green Lifestyles

    Consumption and Environmentalism

    By Tendai Chitewere

    Sustainable communities raise questions about the compatibility of capitalism and environmentalism and how we can green our way of life in a capitalist economy that values short-term production and consumption over long-term conservation and simple living. If capitalism and its drive towards…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Conservation and Development in Cambodia: Exploring frontiers of change in nature, state and society book cover

    Conservation and Development in Cambodia

    Exploring frontiers of change in nature, state and society

    Edited by Sarah Milne, Sango Mahanty

    Written by leading authorities from Australasia, Europe and North America, this book examines the dynamic conflicts and synergies between nature conservation and human development in contemporary Cambodia. After suffering conflict and stagnation in the late twentieth century, Cambodia has…

    Paperback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • The Environmental Policy Paradox book cover

    The Environmental Policy Paradox

    7th Edition

    By Zachary A. Smith

    Updated in its seventh edition, The Environmental Policy Paradox provides an introduction to the policy-making process in the United States with regard to air, water, land use, agriculture, energy, and waste disposal, while introducing readers to both global and international environmental issues…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Genocide: Environmental Violence in the 21st Century book cover

    Climate Change and Genocide

    Environmental Violence in the 21st Century

    Edited by Jürgen Zimmerer

    Climate change caused by human activity is the most fundamental challenge facing mankind in the 21st century, since it will drastically alter the living conditions of millions of people, mainly in the Global South. Environmental violence, including resource crises such as peak fossil fuel, will lie…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

  • Ecologies and Politics of Health book cover

    Ecologies and Politics of Health

    Edited by Brian King, Kelley A. Crews

    Human health exists at the interface of environment and society. Decades of work by researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers has shown that health is shaped by a myriad of factors, including the biophysical environment, climate, political economy, gender, social networks, culture, and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment

    Edited by Sherilyn MacGregor

    The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment gathers together state-of-the-art theoretical reflections and empirical research from leading researchers and practitioners working in this transdisciplinary and transnational academic field. Over the course of the book, these contributors provide…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Contested Forms of Governance in Marine Protected Areas: A Study of Co-Management and Adaptive Co-Management book cover

    Contested Forms of Governance in Marine Protected Areas

    A Study of Co-Management and Adaptive Co-Management

    By Natalie Bown, Tim S. Gray, Selina M. Stead

    In this book, the authors examine the governance of marine protected areas (MPA), and in particular they compare two different forms of governance – co-management (CM) and adaptive co-management (ACM). CM is characterized by the decentralization of the decision-making process, incorporating the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Inhabitable Infrastructures: Science fiction or urban future? book cover

    Inhabitable Infrastructures

    Science fiction or urban future?

    By CJ Lim

    Inhabitable Infrastructures: Science fiction or urban future?, the follow up to Food City and Smartcities and Eco-Warriors, from one of the world’s leading urban design and architectural thinkers, explores the potential of climate change-related multi-use infrastructures that address the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Climate, Society and Subsurface Politics in Greenland: Under the Great Ice book cover

    Climate, Society and Subsurface Politics in Greenland

    Under the Great Ice

    By Mark Nuttall

    Once imagined as a place on the very edge of the world, Greenland is now viewed as being at the epicentre of climate change. At the same time, international attention is focused on opportunities for oil and mineral development, seemingly made possible as the inland ice melts and sea ice disappears,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Polar Regions

  • Rethinking Nature: Challenging Disciplinary Boundaries book cover

    Rethinking Nature

    Challenging Disciplinary Boundaries

    Edited by Aurélie Choné, Isabelle Hajek, Philippe Hamman

    Contemporary ideas of nature were largely shaped by schools of thought from Western cultural history and philosophy until the present-day concerns with environmental change and biodiversity conservation. There are many different ways of conceptualising nature in epistemological terms, reflecting…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

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