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  1. Refashioning Nature

    Food, Ecology and Culture

    By David Goodman, Michael Redclift

    We live in a society as dominated by food preference as by sexual preference, as obsessed with eating too much as with eating too little. In this accessible, cross-disciplinary text, David Goodman and Michael Redclift look at the development of the modern food system, integrating different bodies...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Routledge International Handbook of Sustainable Development

    Edited by Michael Redclift, Delyse Springett

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This Handbook gives a comprehensive, international and cutting-edge overview of Sustainable Development. It integrates the key imperatives of sustainable development, namely institutional, environmental, social and economic, and calls for greater participation, social cohesion, justice and...

    To Be Published March 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Development and the Environmental Crisis

    Red or Green Alternatives

    By Michael Redclift

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1984, Michael Redclift’s book makes the global environmental crisis a central concern of political economy and its structural causes a central concern of environmentalism. Michael Redclift argues that a close analysis of the environmental crisis in the South reveals the...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Climate Change and the Crisis of Capitalism

    A Chance to Reclaim, Self, Society and Nature

    Edited by Mark Pelling, David Manuel-Navarrete, Michael Redclift

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Are established economic, social and political practices capable of dealing with the combined crises of climate change and the global economic system? Will falling back on the wisdoms that contributed to the crisis help us to find ways forward or simply reconfigure risk in another guise? This...

    Published November 28th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Wasted

    Counting the costs of global consumption

    By Michael Redclift

    Sustainable development cannot be achieved solely at the international level. Without the creation of more sustainable livelihoods, it will remain a utopian and elusive goal. Yet given the huge differences in economic development and levels of consumption between North and South, how might this be...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  6. Sustainability

    Edited by Michael Redclift

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    The notion of ‘sustainability’ has been growing in importance over the last twenty years, and is now considered a significant area of study. This four-volume set introduces the reader to ‘sustainability’ as a concept, a contested idea, and a political goal. Bringing together a range of articles...

    Published September 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  7. Chewing Gum

    The Fortunes of Taste

    By Michael Redclift

    In Chewing Gum, Michael Redclift deftly chronicles the growing popularity of gum in the U.S. alongside a fascinating history of peasant revolution led by charismatic Indians in the jungles of southern Mexico....

    Published May 27th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Sustainability

    Life Chances and Livelihoods

    Edited by Michael Redclift

    The concept of sustainability is traditionally viewed in exclusively environmental terms. Sustainability: Life Chances and Livelihoods links peoples livelihoods and life chances to the concept of sustainability by examining the way in which social and economic processes complement and compound...

    Published October 14th 1999 by Routledge

  9. Social Theory and the Global Environment

    By Ted Benton, Michael Redclift

    This book marks a watershed in the social sciences. The qualitative, critical perspective of sociology and allied disciplines challenges the technocentric `managerialism' which dominates environmental policy, its discourse and its impact. The authors explore the relationship between social theory...

    Published July 14th 1994 by Routledge

  10. Sustainable Development

    Exploring the Contradictions

    By Michael Redclift

    Argues that environmental problems need to be looked at internationally, in terms of the global economic system, and that the degradation of the environment is not natural', but an historical process which is intrinsically linked and shaped by economic and political systems....

    Published June 18th 1987 by Routledge

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