Environment & Sustainability: Political Ecology

  • 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

  • Environmental Politics and Governance in the Anthropocene: Institutions and legitimacy in a complex world book cover

    Environmental Politics and Governance in the Anthropocene

    Institutions and legitimacy in a complex world

    Edited by Philipp Pattberg, Fariborz Zelli

    The term Anthropocene denotes a new geological epoch characterized by the unprecedented impact of human activities on the Earth’s ecosystems. While the natural sciences have advanced their understanding of the drivers and processes of global change considerably over the last two decades, the social…

    Paperback – 2017-08-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Global Environmental Governance

  • 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

  • Transboundary Water Politics in the Developing World book cover

    Transboundary Water Politics in the Developing World

    By Naho Mirumachi

    This book examines the political economy that governs the management of international transboundary river basins in the developing world. These shared rivers are the setting for irrigation, hydropower and flood management projects as well as water transfer schemes. Often, these projects attempt to…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • 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 – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • 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 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 – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • 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 – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • 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

  • Governing the Coastal Commons: Communities, Resilience and Transformation book cover

    Governing the Coastal Commons

    Communities, Resilience and Transformation

    Edited by Derek Armitage, Anthony Charles, Fikret Berkes

    Coastal communities depend on the marine environment for their livelihoods, but the common property nature of marine resources poses major challenges for the governance of such resources. Through detailed cases and consideration of broader global trends, this volume examines how coastal communities…

    Paperback – 2017-05-02
    Routledge

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