Environment & Sustainability: Political Ecology

  • Water Policy and Governance in South Asia: Empowering Rural Communities book cover

    Water Policy and Governance in South Asia

    Empowering Rural Communities

    By M. Anwar Hossen

    Dr. Hossen carried out an exceptional program of research in Bangladesh which focused on water governance in relation to human rights, international water law and environmental sustainability. His major argument is that eco-agricultural system encounters major disruptions due to a number of factors…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • Environment and Society: Human Perspectives on Environmental Issues book cover

    Environment and Society

    Human Perspectives on Environmental Issues, 6th Edition

    By Charles Harper, Monica Snowden

    The sixth edition of Environment and Society continues to connect issues about human societies, ecological systems, and environments with data and perspectives from different fields. The text looks at the environment from a primarily sociological viewpoint and is designed for courses in…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge

  • Peasants Negotiating a Global Policy Space: La Vía Campesina in the Committee on World Food Security book cover

    Peasants Negotiating a Global Policy Space

    La Vía Campesina in the Committee on World Food Security

    By Ingeborg Gaarde

    Being the public voice of over 180 member organisations across nearly 90 countries, La Vía Campesina, the global peasant movement, has planted itself firmly on the international scene. This book explores the internationalisation of the movement, with a specific focus on the engagement of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Constructed Ecologies: Critical Reflections on Ecology with Design book cover

    Constructed Ecologies

    Critical Reflections on Ecology with Design

    By Margaret Grose

    Today, designers are shifting the practice of landscape architecture towards the need for a more complex understanding of ecological science. Constructed Ecologies presents ecology as critical theory for design, and provides major ideas for design that are supported with solid and imaginative…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • A Green History of the Welfare State book cover

    A Green History of the Welfare State

    By Tony Fitzpatrick

    Environmental problems – particularly climate change – have become increasingly important to governments and social researchers in recent decades. Debates about their implications for social policies and welfare reforms are now moving towards centre stage. What has been missing from such debates is…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • War and Ecology in the Early Modern Period

    Iago's Dream

    By Benjamin Bertram

    War and Ecology in the Early Modern World argues that early modern war frequently unsettled humancenteredness, but it ultimately strengthened humans’ sense of autonomy and singularity. The early modern period is hardly unique in this way: while we carelessly invoke words like "inhuman" to…

    Hardback – 2017-01-06
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • Participatory Research in More-than-Human Worlds book cover

    Participatory Research in More-than-Human Worlds

    Edited by Michelle Bastian, Owain Jones, Niamh Moore, Emma Roe

    Socio-environmental crises are currently transforming the conditions for life on this planet, from climate change, to resource depletion, biodiversity loss and long-term pollutants. The vast scale of these changes, affecting land, sea and air have prompted calls for the ‘ecologicalisation’ of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • 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

  • Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace: A Political Ecology Perspective book cover

    Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace

    A Political Ecology Perspective

    Edited by L. Anders Sandberg, Adrina Bardekjian, Sadia Butt

    Urban forests, trees and greenspace are critical in contemporary planning and development of the city. Their study is not only a question of the growth and conservation of green spaces, but also has social, cultural and psychological dimensions. This book brings a perspective of political ecology…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Fresh Water: Access, conflict and identity book cover

    The Politics of Fresh Water

    Access, conflict and identity

    Edited by Catherine M. Ashcraft, Tamar Mayer

    Water scarcity is not simply the result of what nature has to offer but always involves power relations and political decisions. This volume discusses the politics of the freshwater crisis, specifically how access to water is determined in different regions and historical periods, how conflict is…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Island Geographies: Essays and conversations book cover

    Island Geographies

    Essays and conversations

    Edited by Elaine Stratford

    Islands and their environs – aerial, terrestrial, aquatic – may be understood as intensifiers, their particular and distinctive geographies enabling concentrated study of many kinds of challenges and opportunities. This edited collection brings together several emerging and established…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Routledge Handbook of the Climate Change Movement book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Climate Change Movement

    Edited by Matthias Dietz, Heiko Garrelts

    This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the growing transnational climate movement. A dual focus on climate politics and civil society provides a hitherto unavailable broad and systematic analysis of the current global movement, highlighting how its dynamic and diverse character can play…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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