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Forthcoming Sustainable Development Books

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  1. After Sustainability

    Denial, Hope, Retrieval

    By John Foster

    Dangerous climate change is coming. Some people still deny that it is happening. Others refuse to recognise that it is now too late to prevent it. But both these reactions spring from the same source: our pathological attachment to ‘progress’, of which sustainability has been one more version....

    To Be Published July 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Rawls and the Environmental Crisis

    By Dominic Welburn

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Impending environmental crises have led to general consensus within green political thought that liberal principles of justice and green concerns make for uneasy bedfellows. This book critiques the contextual framework within which Rawls’s political liberalism is assessed as suitable or unsuitable...

    To Be Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Urban Environmental Stewardship and Civic Engagement

    How Planting Trees Strengthens the Roots of Democracy

    By Dana R. Fisher, Erika S. Svendsen, James Connolly

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    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, forested parks and woodlands, rooftop farms,...

    To Be Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Discourses of Global Climate Change

    By Martin Hultman, Jonas Anshelm

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

    This book demonstrates the media’s role in the creation of dominant discourses on climate change and examines the arguments made by political actors in the mass media arena. Using in-depth empirical research of Sweden, a country considered by the international political community to be a...

    To Be Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Energy Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia

    Edited by Bo Kong, Jae H. Ku

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Drawing on cutting-edge research from leading scholars, this book investigates state preferences for regime creation and assesses state capacity for executing these preferences in Northeast Asia’s energy domain, defined as the geographical area comprising the following countries – Russia, Mongolia,...

    To Be Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  6. An Introduction to the Green Economy

    Science, Systems and Sustainability

    By Adrian C. Newton, Elena Cantarello

    The green economy is widely seen as a potential solution to current global economic and environmental crises, and a potential mechanism by which sustainable development might be achieved in practice. Considerable investments are now being made into the development of green technology, renewable...

    To Be Published August 6th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Incomplete Streets

    Processes, Practices and Possibilities

    Edited by Stephen Zavestoski, Julian Agyeman

    Series: Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

    The ‘Complete Streets' concept and movement in urban planning and policy has been hailed by many as a revolution that aims to challenge the auto-normative paradigm by reversing the broader effects of an urban form shaped by the logic of keeping automobiles moving. By enabling safe access for all...

    To Be Published August 6th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Water Scarcity, Livelihoods and Food Security

    Research and Innovation for Development

    Edited by Larry W. Harrington, Myles J. Fisher

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    This volume reviews the evolution of ten years’ learning and discovery about water scarcity, livelihoods, and food security within the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food. It draws on the experiences of over 100 projects conducted in ten river basins in the developing world. ...

    To Be Published August 6th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Planning and Design for Future Informal Settlements

    Shaping the Self-Constructed City

    By David Gouverneur

    This is the first book to address future informal settlements at the global scale. It argues that to foster favourable conditions for the sustainable evolution of future informal cities, planners must consider the same issues that are paramount in formal urban developments, such as provision of:...

    To Be Published August 6th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Sustainability: The Basics

    By Peter Jacques

    Series: The Basics

    Sustainability is concerned with the issues around the ongoing and mutual preservation of both society and the environment. It is a widely used term and supposed goal for many governments but it is also easily misunderstood. Sustainability: The Basics offers an accessible and interdisciplinary...

    To Be Published August 13th 2014 by Routledge