Environment & Sustainability: Research Methods in Environmental Studies

  • Everyday Lifestyles and Sustainability: The Environmental Impact Of Doing The Same Things Differently book cover

    Everyday Lifestyles and Sustainability

    The Environmental Impact Of Doing The Same Things Differently

    Edited by Fabricio Chicca, Brenda Vale, Robert Vale

    The impact of humanity on the earth overshoots the earth’s bio-capacity to supply humanity’s needs, meaning that people are living off earth’s capital rather than its income. However, not all countries are equal and this book explores why apparently similar patterns of daily living can lead to…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12 
    Routledge

  • Public Participation, Science and Society: Tools for Dynamic and Responsible Governance of Research and Innovation book cover

    Public Participation, Science and Society

    Tools for Dynamic and Responsible Governance of Research and Innovation

    By Mikko Rask, Saulė Mačiukaitė-Žvinienė, Loreta Tauginienė, Vytautas Dikčius, Kaisa Matschoss, Timo Aarrevaara, Luciano d’Andrea

    The field of public participation is developing fast, with phenomena such as citizen science and crowdsourcing extending the resource base of research, stimulating innovation, and making science more accessible to the general population. Promoting public participation means giving more weight…

    Hardback – 2018-01-12 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Resource Nexus book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Resource Nexus

    Edited by Raimund Bleischwitz, Holger Hoff, Catalina Spataru, Ester van der Voet, Stacy D. VanDeveer

    In recent years the concept of the resource "nexus" has been both hotly debated and widely adopted in research and policy circles. It is a powerful new way to understand and better govern the myriad complex relationships between multiple resources, actors and their security concerns. Particular…

    Hardback – 2017-12-28 
    Routledge

  • Complexity and Creative Capacity: Rethinking knowledge transfer, adaptive management and wicked environmental problems book cover

    Complexity and Creative Capacity

    Rethinking knowledge transfer, adaptive management and wicked environmental problems

    By Kelly Chapman

    Complexity theories gained prominence in the 1990s with a focus on self-organising and complex adaptive systems. Since then, complexity theory has become one of the fastest growing topics in both the natural and social sciences, and touted as a revolutionary way of understanding the behaviour of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

  • Environmentalism: An Evolutionary Approach book cover

    Environmentalism: An Evolutionary Approach

    By Douglas Spieles

    The premise of this book is that our environmental dilemmas are products of biological and sociocultural evolution, and that through an understanding of evolution we can reframe debates of thought and action. The purpose is to explain the wide variety of environmental worldviews, their origins,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06
    Routledge

  • Sustainability Science: Key Issues book cover

    Sustainability Science

    Key Issues

    Edited by Ariane König, Jerome Ravetz

    Sustainability Science: Key Issues is a comprehensive textbook for undergraduates, postgraduates, and participants in executive trainings from any disciplinary background studying the theory and practice of sustainability science. Each chapter takes a critical and reflective stance on a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Research Methods for Environmental Studies: A Social Science Approach book cover

    Research Methods for Environmental Studies

    A Social Science Approach

    By Mark Kanazawa

    The methodological needs of environmental studies are unique in the breadth of research questions that can be posed, calling for a textbook that covers a broad swath of approaches to conducting research with potentially many different kinds of evidence.   Written specifically for social…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge

  • Innovative Measurement and Evaluation of Community Development Practices book cover

    Innovative Measurement and Evaluation of Community Development Practices

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Jane Leonard, Mary Emery

    Finding innovative and useful measurement practices for community development projects is gaining in importance as policymakers increase the demands for accountability. This book examines some of the latest efforts to document the effectiveness of local development efforts. The types of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Presenting Your Data with SPSS Explained book cover

    Presenting Your Data with SPSS Explained

    By Perry R. Hinton, Isabella McMurray

    Data Presentation with SPSS Explained provides students with all the information they need to conduct small scale analysis of research projects using SPSS and present their results appropriately in their reports. Quantitative data can be collected in the form of a questionnaire, survey or…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge

  • Measuring African Development: Past and Present book cover

    Measuring African Development

    Past and Present

    Edited by Morten Jerven

    The chief economist for the World Bank's Africa region, Shanta Devarajan, delivered a devastating assessment of the capacity of African states to measure development in his 2013 article "Africa's Statistical Tragedy". Is there a "statistical tragedy" unfolding in Africa now? If so, it becomes…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Cultures of Prediction in Atmospheric and Climate Science: Epistemic and Cultural Shifts in Computer-based Modelling and Simulation book cover

    Cultures of Prediction in Atmospheric and Climate Science

    Epistemic and Cultural Shifts in Computer-based Modelling and Simulation

    Edited by Matthias Heymann, Gabriele Gramelsberger, Martin Mahony

    In recent decades, science has experienced a revolutionary shift. The development and extensive application of computer modelling and simulation has transformed the knowledge‐making practices of scientific fields as diverse as astro‐physics, genetics, robotics and demography. This epistemic…

    Hardback – 2017-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Nation Looks at its Resources book cover

    The Nation Looks at its Resources

    Edited by Henry Jarrett

    The Nation Looks at its Resources records the key points of the Mid-Century Conference on Resources for the Future held in Washington in 1953. Originally published in 1954, this report reveals the concern felt by those attending the conference about the mounting pressure on our resources from the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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