• Architecture and the Forest Aesthetic: A New Look at Design and Resilient Urbanism book cover

    Architecture and the Forest Aesthetic

    A New Look at Design and Resilient Urbanism

    By Jana VanderGoot

    Architecture and the Forest Aesthetic Despite population trends toward urbanization, the forest continues to have a strong appeal to the human imagination, and the human preference for forest over many other types of terrain is well documented. This book re-imagines architecture and urbanism by…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19 

  • Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia

    Edited by Subhes C Bhattacharyya

    The Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia presents a comprehensive review of the unprecedented growth of Asian energy over the past quarter of a century. It provides insightful analysis into variation across the continent, whilst highlighting areas of cross-learning and regional cooperation between…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18 

  • Wastewater Treatment and Reuse: Theory and Design Examples: (Two-Volume Set) book cover

    Wastewater Treatment and Reuse: Theory and Design Examples

    (Two-Volume Set)

    By Syed R. Qasim, Guang Zhu

    This book will present the theory involved in wastewater treatment processes, define the important design parameters involved, and provide typical values of these parameters for ready reference; and also provide numerical applications and step-by-step calculation procedures in solved examples.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18 
    CRC Press

  • Introducing Environmental Health book cover

    Introducing Environmental Health

    By Graeme Mitchell

    Environmental Health is an area within the field of public health that is concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment that affect the health of a population. In this landmark text, Graeme Mitchell eschews the traditional model of environmental health, which views the primary…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 

  • Rivers and Society: Landscapes, Governance and Livelihoods book cover

    Rivers and Society

    Landscapes, Governance and Livelihoods

    Edited by Malcolm Cooper, Abhik Chakraborty, Shamik Chakraborty

    Rivers and their watersheds constitute some of the most dynamic and complex landscapes. Rivers have sustained human communities, and human societies have utilized and altered river flows in a number of ways for millennia. However, the level of human impact on rivers, and on watershed environments,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Designing the Compassionate City: Creating Places Where People Thrive book cover

    Designing the Compassionate City

    Creating Places Where People Thrive

    By Jenny Donovan

    Designing the Compassionate City outlines an approach to urban design that is centred on an explicit recognition of the inherent dignity of all people. It suggests whether we thrive or decline – as individuals or as a community – is dependent on our ability to fulfil the full spectrum of our needs.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 

  • The Politics of Climate Change under President Obama book cover

    The Politics of Climate Change under President Obama

    By Hugh Atkinson

    The last two decades have witnessed an ever growing partisan divide in US politics over climate change and global warming. Significant elements in the Republican Party became openly hostile to the scientific evidence and, following the election of George W. Bush, legislative action at the federal…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 

  • Understanding Sustainable Development book cover

    Understanding Sustainable Development

    3rd Edition

    By John Blewitt

    A truly comprehensive introduction to the topic, Understanding Sustainable Development is designed to give students on a wide range of courses an appreciation of the key concepts and theories of sustainable development. Fully updated, the third edition includes detailed coverage of the Sustainable…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 

  • The Angry Earth: Disaster in Anthropological Perspective book cover

    The Angry Earth

    Disaster in Anthropological Perspective, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Anthony Oliver-Smith, Susanna M. Hoffman

    This volume explores how various cultures in different historical moments have responded to calamity, offering insight into the complex relationship between society and environment. In the second edition, each chapter has been updated with an addendum to reflect on recent developments in the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 

  • Just Green Enough: Urban development and environmental gentrification book cover

    Just Green Enough

    Urban development and environmental gentrification

    Edited by Winifred Curran, Trina Hamilton

    While global urban development increasingly takes on the mantle of sustainability and "green urbanism", ecological and equity impacts of these developments are often overlooked, leading to a flurry of developments that have been sold as ‘green’ with questionable social and environmental outcomes,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • The African Neogene - Climate, Environments and People: Palaeoecology of Africa 34 book cover

    The African Neogene - Climate, Environments and People

    Palaeoecology of Africa 34

    By Juergen Runge

    Volume 34 (2017) of the internationally recognized and acclaimed yearbook series ‘Palaeoecology of Africa’ publishes 10 new interdisciplinary scientific papers on former and recent landscape evolution and on past environments of the African continent (e.g. climate change, vegetation dynamics…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    CRC Press
    Palaeoecology of Africa

  • African Philosophy and Environmental Conservation book cover

    African Philosophy and Environmental Conservation

    Edited by Jonathan O. Chimakonam

    This book is about the unconcern for, and subjugation of, the environment by philosophy in Africa. The issue of environment is still very much neglected by governments, corporate bodies and academics in the sub-Saharan Africa. The entrenched traditional world-views which privilege men over women…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

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