Environment & Sustainability: Political Ecology

  • From Rio+20 to a New Development Agenda: Building a Bridge to a Sustainable Future book cover

    From Rio+20 to a New Development Agenda

    Building a Bridge to a Sustainable Future

    By Felix Dodds, Jorge Laguna-Celis, Liz Thompson

    Twenty years after the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, "The Earth Summit", the Rio+20 conference in 2012 brought life back to sustainable development by putting it at the centre of a new global development partnership, one in which sustainable development is the basis for…

    Paperback – 2014-01-20
    Routledge

  • Economic Incentives for Marine and Coastal Conservation: Prospects, Challenges and Policy Implications book cover

    Economic Incentives for Marine and Coastal Conservation

    Prospects, Challenges and Policy Implications

    Edited by Essam Yassin Mohammed

    Marine and coastal resources provide millions of people with their livelihoods, such as fishing and tourism, and a range of critical additional ‘ecosystem services’, from biodiversity and culture to carbon storage and flood protection. Yet across the world, these resources are…

    Paperback – 2013-11-22
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Food Policy and the Environmental Credit Crunch: From Soup to Nuts book cover

    Food Policy and the Environmental Credit Crunch

    From Soup to Nuts

    By Julie Hudson, Paul Donovan

    The changing economic environment for the consumer that is emerging from the wreckage of the financial credit crunch plays directly into the importance of food spending. This is certainly true from the perspective of food prices in the short run, but also from the perspective of sustainability and…

    Hardback – 2013-09-20
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2013-08-22
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • The Justices and Injustices of Ecosystem Services book cover

    The Justices and Injustices of Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Thomas Sikor

    Humankind benefits from a multitude of resources and processes that are supplied by ecosystems, and collectively these benefits are known as ecosystem services. Interest in this topic has grown exponentially over the last decade, as biologists and economists have tried to quantify these benefits to…

    Paperback – 2013-07-10
    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…

    Hardback – 2013-05-24
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Sustainable Development in Amazonia: Paradise in the Making book cover

    Sustainable Development in Amazonia

    Paradise in the Making

    By Kei Otsuki

    This book argues against the assumption that sustainability and environmental conservation are naturally the common goal and norm for everyone in Amazonia. This is the first book focusing on agency, reflexivity and social development to address sustainable development in the region. It discusses…

    Hardback – 2013-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Marine Environmental Governance: From International Law to Local Practice book cover

    Marine Environmental Governance

    From International Law to Local Practice

    By Erika Techera

    Marine Environmental Governance: From International Law to Local Practice considers the relationship between international environmental law and community-based management of marine areas. Focusing on small island states, in which indigenous populations have to a large extent continued to maintain…

    Paperback – 2013-02-11
    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…

    Hardback – 2012-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • The Politics of Land and Food Scarcity book cover

    The Politics of Land and Food Scarcity

    Edited by Paolo De Castro, Felice Adinolfi, Fabian Capitanio, Salvatore Di Falco, Angelo Di Mambro

    In recent years the issue of food security has become centre stage in the global agenda. Since the 2007/8 food price crisis, a number of works have been published on the topic, addressed from various perspectives: economic, social and cultural, environmental, agronomic and…

    Paperback – 2012-10-22
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Human Dependence on Nature: How to Help Solve the Environmental Crisis book cover

    Human Dependence on Nature

    How to Help Solve the Environmental Crisis

    By Haydn Washington

    Humanity is dependent on Nature to survive, yet our society largely acts as if this is not the case. The energy that powers our very cells, the nutrients that make up our bodies, the ecosystem services that clean our water and air; these are all provided by the Nature from which we have evolved and…

    Paperback – 2012-09-18
    Routledge

  • Water Policy Processes in India: Discourses of Power and Resistance book cover

    Water Policy Processes in India

    Discourses of Power and Resistance

    By Vandana Asthana

    The privatization of water is a keenly contested issue in an economically-liberalizing India. Since the 1990s, large social groups across India's diverse and disparate peoples have been re-negotiating their cultural relationships with each other as to whether they support or oppose…

    Paperback – 2012-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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