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Forthcoming Sustainable Development Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Governing Agricultural Sustainability

    Global lessons from GM crops

    Edited by Phil Macnaghten, Susana Carro-Ripalda

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    Although GM crops are seen by their advocates as a key component of the future of world agriculture and as part of the solution for world poverty and hunger, their uptake has not been smooth nor universal: they have been marred by controversy and all too commonly their regulation has been...

    To Be Published July 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Sustainable Transportation in Natural and Protected Areas

    Edited by Francesco Orsi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Transport, Environment and Development

    Protected areas are at the centre of nature-based tourism, which is increasingly popular across the world. As visitor numbers increase, so does awareness of the harmful effects that large crowds may have on both natural resources and individuals’ recreational experience. This volume...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Development and Welfare Policy in South Asia

    Edited by Gabriele Koehler, Deepta Chopra

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    This book sheds light on social policies in six South Asian countries introduced between 2003 and 2013, examining the ways in which these policies have come about, and what this reflects about the nature of the state in each of these countries. It offers a detailed analysis of the nature of these...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Green Infrastructure

    Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments

    By John W. Dover

    With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of vegetation in the built environment and its multifunctional...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Flourishing Within Limits to Growth

    Following nature's way

    By Sven Erik Jørgensen, Brian D. Fath, Søren Nors Nielsen, Federico M. Pulselli, Daniel A. Fiscus, Simone Bastianoni

    Decades of research and discussion have shown that the human population growth and our increased consumption of natural resources cannot continue – there are limits to growth. This volume demonstrates how we might modify and revise our economic systems using nature as a model. The book...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of Ecosocialism

    Transforming welfare

    Edited by Kajsa Borgnäs, Teppo Eskelinen, Johanna Perkiö, Rikard Warlenius

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    As the global economy seeks to recover from the financial crisis and warnings about the consequences of climate change abound, it is clear that we need a fundamentally new approach to tackle these issues. This innovative book offers a unique perspective, stressing the necessity of both ecological...

    To Be Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Urban Climatic Map

    A Methodology for Sustainable Urban Planning

    Edited by Edward Ng, Chao Ren

    Rapid urbanization, higher density and more compact cities have brought about a new science of urban climatology. An understanding of the mapping of this phenomenon is crucial for urban planners. The book brings together experts in the field of Urban Climatic Mapping to provide the state of the art...

    To Be Published July 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Environmental Communication and Travel Journalism

    Consumerism, Conflict and Concern

    By Lyn McGaurr

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

    Travel journalism about natural attractions is environmental communication at the cusp of consumerism and concern. Countries and regions that market forests, rivers and wildlife to international tourists drive place-of-origin brand recognition that benefits exporters in other sectors....

    To Be Published July 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Globalization, Industrialization and Labour Markets in East and South Asia

    Edited by Rajah Rasiah, Bruce McFarlane, Sarosh Kuruvilla

    Among the key debates fought in developing economies is whether globalization through liberalization is the means by which economies can industrialize and provide their labour forces with tangible improvements in the material conditions of living. This book addresses this issue head on, using...

    To Be Published August 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Challenging Southeast Asian Development

    The shadows of success

    By Jonathan Rigg

    Over the course of the last half century, the growth economies of Southeast Asia – Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam – have transformed themselves into middle income countries. This book looks at how the very success of these economies has bred new challenges,...

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge