New and Published Books
1-10 of 16 results in Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies
How planting trees strengthens the roots of democracy
Once considered the antithesis of a verdant and vibrant ecosystem, cities are now being hailed as highly efficient and complex social ecological systems. Emerging from the streets of the post-industrial city are well-tended community gardens, rooftop farms and other viable habitats capable of...
Published February 11th 2015 by Routledge
Partnerships in Action
Environmental and sustainability issues are currently stretched by economic concerns and policy areas such as housing and education are therefore needed more than ever to help regenerate the social and urban environment. Governing Sustainable Urban Renewal: Partnerships in Action uses detailed case...
Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge
A legal pluralism perspective from India
Conflicts over natural resources abound in India, where much of the population is dependent on these resources for their livelihoods. Issues of governance and management are complicated by the competing claims of parallel legal systems, including state, customary, religious, project and local laws....
Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge
Water Under the Bridge
By crossing disciplinary boundaries, this book uniquely connects theories of justice with people's lived experience within social conflicts over resource sharing. It shows why some conflicts, such as local opposition to wind farms and water disputes, have become intractable social problems in many...
Published January 7th 2014 by Routledge
Carbon Politics and the Failure of Kyoto charts the framework and political evolution of the Kyoto Protocol negotiations and examines the ensuing failure of the international community to adequately address climate change. The focus is not on the science or consequences of climate change but on the...
Published December 19th 2013 by Routledge
The European Union Put to the Test
The trade conflicts that the EU has faced within the EU or WTO context demonstrate that the question of how to balance trade and other societal values in situations of uncertainty has not been solved by the regulatory model evolved by the EU in the aftermath of the BSE crisis – one which privileges...
Published November 1st 2013 by Routledge
My neighbourhood, my planet
People organising to protect their environment is not a new phenomenon, but the groups that have been pushing for environmental change since the 1970s have not convinced sufficient numbers make sustainable decisions or to lead sustainable lives. Governments have serially failed to do the job at the...
Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge
The Terminal Crisis
Humanity is facing an unprecedented global catastrophe as a result of global warming. This book examines the reasons why international agencies, together with national governments, are seemingly unable to provide real and binding solutions to the problems. The reasons presented relate to the...
Published August 27th 2013 by Routledge
A Race against Time
History reveals how civilisations can be decimated by changes in climate. More recently modern methods of warfare have exposed the vulnerability of the artefacts of civilisation. Bringing together a range of subjects - from science, energy and sustainability to aesthetics theory and civilization...
Published August 22nd 2013 by Routledge
The development of an international substantive environmental right on a global level has long been a contested issue. To a limited extent environmental rights have developed in a fragmented way through different legal regimes. This book examines the potential for the development of a global...
Published August 16th 2013 by Routledge
Nuclear Waste Management and Legitimacy: Nihilism and Responsibility
To Be Published April 15th 2015
Energy Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia
To Be Published May 8th 2015
Water Politics and Spiritual Ecology: Custom, environmental governance and development
To Be Published May 13th 2015
The Politics of Ecosocialism: Transforming welfare
To Be Published May 26th 2015
Disaster Risk Reduction for Economic Growth and Livelihood: Investing in Resilience and Development
To Be Published May 27th 2015
The Coming of Age of the Green Community: My neighbourhood, my planet
To Be Published May 29th 2015
Communicating Environmental Patriotism: A Rhetorical History of the American Environmental Movement
To Be Published May 29th 2015
Peak Energy Demand and Demand Side Response
To Be Published July 21st 2015
The Green Economy in the Gulf
To Be Published August 10th 2015
Ecology, Sustainable Development and Accounting
To Be Published August 18th 2015