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  1. Household Energy and the Poor in the Third World

    By Elizabeth Cecelski, Joy Dunkerley, William Ramsay

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This volume originated as a report given to the World Bank in 1978 on the household energy consumption of both the urban and rural poor in developing countries. Originally published in 1979, this title supplies alternatives for meeting the domestic energy needs of the poor in developing countries...

    To Be Published August 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. Climate Risk and Resilience in China

    Edited by Rebecca Nadin, Sarah Opitz-Stapleton, Xu Yinlong

    China has been subject to floods, droughts and heat waves for millennia; these hazards are not new. What is new is how rapidly climate risks are changing for different groups of people and sectors. This is due to the unprecedented rates of socio-economic development, migration, land-use change,...

    To Be Published August 11th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Green Economy in the Gulf

    Edited by Mohamed Abdel Raouf, Mari Luomi

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Filling a void in academic and policy-relevant literature on the topic of the green economy in the Arabian Gulf, this edited volume provides a multidisciplinary analysis of the key themes and challenges relating to the green economy in the region, including in the energy and water sectors and the...

    To Be Published August 11th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Reframing Climate Change

    Constructing ecological geopolitics

    Edited by Shannon O'Lear, Simon Dalby

    "Change the system, not the climate" is a common slogan of climate change activists. Yet when this idea comes into the academic and policy realm, it is easy to see how climate change discourse frequently asks the wrong questions. Reframing Climate Change encourages social scientists, policy-makers,...

    To Be Published August 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Natural Resources in European History

    A Conference Report

    Edited by William N. Parker, Antoni Maczak

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Natural Resources in European History pulls together several papers from the Bellagio Conference on Natural Resources and Economic Development which took place in 1977. Originally published in 1978, this report focuses on papers exploring the history of natural resources in Continental Europe...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Managing Water as an Economic Resource

    By James Winpenny

    Series: Development Policy Studies Series

    Water, already a scarce resource, is treated as though it were plentiful and free. The task of supplying enough water of the required quality to growing populations is straining authorities and governments to the limit as the economic and environmental costs of new supply sources escalate and...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Gender Equality and Sustainable Development

    Edited by Melissa Leach

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    For pathways to be truly sustainable and advance gender equality and the rights and capabilities of women and girls, those whose lives and well-being are at stake must be involved in leading the way. Gender Equality and Sustainable Development calls for policies, investments and initiatives in...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Social Science Perspectives on Climate Change

    Edited by David Canter

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Social Science

    Although it is generally accepted that the climate is changing for the worse and that human activities are a major contributing factor in that change, there is still only marginal response to the challenge posed by climate change. The reasons behind this limited response are becoming clearer...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Future of Public Water Governance

    Has Water Privatization Peaked?

    Edited by Christopher A. Scott, Bernard de Gouvello

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    The privatization of water supply and wastewater systems, together with institutional restructuring of governance – through decentralization and the penetration of global firms in local and regional markets – have been promoted as solutions to increase economic efficiency and achieve universal...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge