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1-10 of 32 results in Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics
The increasing scarcity of land and the ever-rising amount of waste produced worldwide, coupled with the consequent change of focus by policy makers from waste disposal and recovery to waste prevention is boosting research in the 'economics of waste'. This volume addresses waste-management and...
Published May 14th 2013 by Routledge
A Case Study of North Sea Fisheries
In recent years there have been several alarming predictions about the future of the planet’s fish stocks. As a result, many national governments and supranational institutions, including the European Union, have instituted reforms designed to mitigate the crisis. This book examines the discourse...
Published January 23rd 2013 by Routledge
The State of the Art
Climate science paints a bleak picture: The continued growth of greenhouse gas emissions is increasingly likely to cause irreversible and catastrophic effects. Urgent action is needed to prepare for the initial rounds of climatic change, which are already unstoppable. While the opportunity to avert...
Published January 23rd 2013 by Routledge
Confronting the Politics of Scale, Ideology and Knowledge
In the midst of human-induced global climate change, powerful industrialized nations and rapidly industrializing nations are still heavily dependent on fossil fuels. Even if we arrive at a Hubbert’s peak for oil extraction in the 21st century, the availability of technologically recoverable coal...
Published January 21st 2013 by Routledge
This book aims to explore the avenue of landscape economics and provides the building blocks (from different scientific disciplines) for an economic analysis of landscapes. What exactly constitutes and determines the value of a landscape? It focuses on the value of landscapes in its...
Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge
Mounting evidence suggests that GDP growth is damaging the natural environment and unlikely to be ecologically sustainable in the long-run. At the same time, an annual GDP growth rate of around three percent is regarded as the minimum necessary to prevent unemployment from escalating. Clearly, a...
Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge
Struggles over Land and Material Resources in the Past, Present and Future
Power and social inequality shape patterns of land use and resource management. This book explores this relationship from different perspectives, illuminating the complexity of interactions between human societies and nature. Most of the contributors use the perspective of "political ecology" as a...
Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge
Fetishism in a Zero-Sum World
In modern society, we tend to have faith in technology. But is our concept of ‘technology’ itself a cultural illusion? This book challenges the idea that humanity as a whole is united in a common development toward increasingly efficient technologies. Instead it argues that modern technology...
Published October 17th 2012 by Routledge
Complex dynamic system studies have been studied explicitly in the natural sciences, and most only implicitly throughout other fields. Yet much great social theory and philosophy is in fact based in complexity, and important concepts like postmodernism, risk, and collapse all stem from complexity....
Published August 12th 2012 by Routledge
A Passion for Interdisciplinarity
This is a book about the work of scientists in the era of the Anthropocene: where human beings appear to have become a driving force in the evolution of the planet. It is a diverse collection of empirical, methodological and theoretical chapters concerned with the practice of interdisciplinary...
Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge
Waste and Recycling: Theory and Empirics
To Be Published June 29th 2013
The Appropriation of Ecological Space
To Be Published July 17th 2013
Frontiers of Environmental Input-Output Analysis
To Be Published August 29th 2013
The Green Fiscal Mechanism and Reform for Low Carbon Development: East Asia and Europe
To Be Published October 15th 2013
The Great Transition
To Be Published January 29th 2014
Green Industrial Policy in Emerging Countries
To Be Published January 30th 2014
The Economics of Common Pool Property Rights: The Sustainable Economics of Elinor Ostrom
To Be Published February 27th 2014
Peak Oil, Climate Change, and the Limits to China’s Economic Growth
To Be Published March 30th 2014