New and Published Books
11-20 of 35 results in Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics
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
The Lund Discourse of the Future
In 2050, the billions of people living on Earth have found a way to manage the planetary system effectively. Everyone has access to adequate food, shelter, and clean water. Human health is no longer considered outside of the health of the ecosystems in which people live. Ecological awareness is an...
Published July 22nd 2012 by Routledge
This edited volume brings together finance industry perspectives from top global institutions, which focus on the bottom line for integrating ESG factors into the operations of the finance industry. Executives and senior practitioners answer the question: 'does following sustainable finance...
Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge
Climate change is without question the single most important issue the world faces over the next hundred years. The most recent scientific data have led to the conclusion that the globally averaged net effect of human activities since 1750 has been one of warming and that continued greenhouse gas...
Published May 23rd 2012 by Routledge
This book focuses on environmental financing in the process of alignment with the EU. Based on comparative analysis of national environmental strategies and financial needs, and their links with strategic development documents in five selected countries (Bulgaria, Romania, Slovenia, Croatia,...
Published May 20th 2012 by Routledge
Peak Oil, Climate Change, and the Limits to China’s Economic Growth
To Be Published February 3rd 2014
The Sustainable Economics of Elinor Ostrom: Commons, contestation and craft
To Be Published February 3rd 2014
Green Industrial Policy in Emerging Countries
To Be Published February 23rd 2014
The Great Transition
To Be Published May 25th 2014
To Be Published June 30th 2014
Environmental Challenges and Governance: Diverse perspectives from Asia
To Be Published August 29th 2014
Biodiversity in the Green Economy
To Be Published November 30th 2014