Environment & Sustainability: Political Ecology

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • 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 – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo-obscene

    Political Interruptions and Possibilities

    Edited by Henrik Ernstson, Erik Swyngedouw

    Paperback – 2017-06-05 
    Routledge
    Questioning Cities

  • 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 – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Ecology, Sustainable Development and Accounting book cover

    Ecology, Sustainable Development and Accounting

    By Seleshi Sisaye

    Accounting literature has viewed sustainability in terms of social, economic and environmental performances. There have been concerns that the relationship between sustainability, accounting and organizational performance cannot be explained unless we can deduce patterns of administrative behaviour…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Aid Performance and Climate Change book cover

    Aid Performance and Climate Change

    By Julian Caldecott

    The richer countries spend about US$165 billion yearly on overseas aid, mainly to keep human development going. These efforts are undermined by climate change, water-catchment damage, biodiversity loss, and desertification, and their interactions with social systems at all scales, which few aid…

    Paperback – 2017-04-24 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-04-18 
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • The Limits of the Green Economy: From re-inventing capitalism to re-politicising the present book cover

    The Limits of the Green Economy

    From re-inventing capitalism to re-politicising the present

    By Anneleen Kenis, Matthias Lievens

    Projecting win-win situations, new economic opportunities, green growth and innovative partnerships, the green economy discourse has quickly gained centre stage in international environmental governance and policymaking. Its underlying message is attractive and optimistic: if the market can become…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Competition for Wetlands in the Midwest: An Economic Analysis book cover

    Competition for Wetlands in the Midwest

    An Economic Analysis

    By Jon H. Goldstein

    In the Midwest, wetlands can be seen as a nuisance to farmers as they can severely increase production costs. Wetlands are however are a major part of ecology for migratory waterfowl and drainage of these wetlands could have dire consequences on the population of waterfowl as well as other wildlife…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Water, Power and Identity: The Cultural Politics of Water in the Andes book cover

    Water, Power and Identity

    The Cultural Politics of Water in the Andes

    By Rutgerd Boelens

    This book addresses two major issues in natural resource management and political ecology: the complex conflicting relationship between communities managing water on the ground and national/global policy-making institutions and elites; and how grassroots defend against encroachment, question the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

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