Environment & Sustainability: Political Ecology

  • 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 – 2018-01-20 
    Routledge

  • After the Death of Nature: Carolyn Merchant and the Future of Human-Nature Relations book cover

    After the Death of Nature

    Carolyn Merchant and the Future of Human-Nature Relations

    Edited by Kenneth Worthy, Elizabeth Allison, Whitney Bauman

    Carolyn Merchant stands as one of the most influential scholars in all of environmental studies. A pioneer in two fields—environmental history and ecofeminism—who has produced groundbreaking work in a number of other far-flung fields including the history of science and art history, Merchant has…

    Paperback – 2018-01-15 
    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 – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Adaptive Cross-scalar Governance of Natural Resources book cover

    Adaptive Cross-scalar Governance of Natural Resources

    Edited by Grenville Barnes, Brian Child

    Natural resource governance is critical for linking poverty reduction and sustainable natural resource use. This book brings together authors from various disciplines with extensive field experience to promote an integrative understanding of cross-scale and adaptive governance in Africa and Latin…

    Paperback – 2018-01-06 
    Routledge

  • Water Governance, Policy and Knowledge Transfer: International Studies on Contextual Water Management book cover

    Water Governance, Policy and Knowledge Transfer

    International Studies on Contextual Water Management

    Edited by Cheryl De Boer, Joanne Vinke-de Kruijf, Gül Özerol, Hans Th. A. Bressers

    In an increasingly global community of researchers and practitioners, new technologies and communication means have made the transfer of policies from one country or region to another progressively more prevalent. There has been a lot of attention in the field of public administration paid to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Water as a Catalyst for Peace: Transboundary Water Management and Conflict Resolution book cover

    Water as a Catalyst for Peace

    Transboundary Water Management and Conflict Resolution

    By Ahmed Abukhater

    Examining international water allocation policies in different parts of the world, this book suggests that they can be used as a platform to induce cooperation over larger political issues, ultimately settling conflicts. The main premise is that water can and should be used as a catalyst for peace…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Guardians of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest: Environmental Organizations and Development book cover

    Guardians of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest: Environmental Organizations and Development

    By Luiz C. Barbosa

    The Amazon region is the focus of intense conflict between conservationists concerned with deforestation and advocates of agro-industrial development. This book focuses on the contributions of environmental organizations to the preservation of Brazilian Amazonia. It reveals how…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge

  • Ecological Systems Integrity: Governance, law and human rights book cover

    Ecological Systems Integrity

    Governance, law and human rights

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Vasiliki Karageorgou

    Environmental law and governance are the cornerstones of global efforts to conserve the environment, protect resources and ensure fair and equitable outcomes for all of the planet's inhabitants. This book presents a series of thought-provoking chapters which consider the place of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The Earth Charter, Ecological Integrity and Social Movements book cover

    The Earth Charter, Ecological Integrity and Social Movements

    Edited by Laura Westra, Mirian Vilela

    The Earth Charter is a declaration of fundamental ethical principles for building a just, sustainable and peaceful global society, with ecological integrity as a major theme. This book provides a series of analyses of ecological integrity as it relates to the Earth Charter, social movements and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    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 – 2017-09-01
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-08-18
    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 – 2017-07-11
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

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