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You are currently browsing 21–30 of 830 new and published books in the subject of Environmental Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Environmental Issues in the Mediterranean

    Processes and Perspectives from the Past and Present

    By John B. Thornes, John Wainwright

    The Mediterranean has been subject to changing human settlement and land use patterns for millennia, and has a history of human exploitation in an inherently unstable landscape. Environmental Issues in the Mediterranean reviews both physical and social aspects of this region, in relation to its...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Hurricane Andrew

    Ethnicity, Gender and the Sociology of Disasters

    Edited by Walter Gillis Peacock, Hugh Gladwin

    This book explores how social, economic and political factors set the stage for Hurricane Andrew by influencing who was prepared, who was hit the hardest, and who was most likely to recover. Employing unique research data the authors analyze the consequences of conflict and competition on disaster...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Marine Biodiversity, Climatic Variability and Global Change

    By Grégory Beaugrand

    Series: Earthscan Oceans

    Biodiversity loss in terrestrial environments associated with human activities has been appreciated as a major issue for some years now. What is less well documented is the effect of such activities, including climate change, on marine biodiversity. This pioneering book is the first to address...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Changing Face of Land and Conservation in Post-colonial Africa

    Old Land, New Practices?

    Edited by George Barrett, Shirley Brooks, Jenny Josefsson, Nqobile Zulu

    The year 2013 marked the 100th anniversary of the 1913 Land Act in South Africa which legalised the violent dispossession and alienation of the African majority from the land. It is common cause that the alienation of land for conservation purposes, introduced to Africa under colonial rule, has...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. An Introduction to Sustainability

    Environmental, Social and Personal Perspectives

    By Martin Mulligan

    An Introduction to Sustainability provides students with a comprehensive overview of the key concepts and ideas which are encompassed within the growing field of sustainability. The book teases out the diverse but intersecting domains of sustainability and emphasises strategies for action. Aimed...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Climate Change Adaptation and Development

    Transforming Paradigms and Practices

    Edited by Tor Håkon Inderberg, Siri Eriksen, Karen O'Brien, Linda Sygna

    Climate change poses multiple challenges to development. It affects lives and livelihoods, infrastructure and institutions, as well as beliefs, cultures and identities. There is a growing recognition that the social dimensions of vulnerability and adaptation now need to move to the forefront of...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. New Challenges to Food Security

    From Climate Change to Fragile States

    Edited by Ian Christoplos, Adam Pain

    Food security is high on the political agenda. Fears about societal insecurity due to food price increases and hunger, grave scenarios regarding the effects of climate change and general uncertainty about the impacts of investments in biofuels and so-call “land grabbing” on food prices and...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Action Research for Climate Change Adaptation

    Developing and applying knowledge for governance

    Edited by Arwin van Buuren, Jasper Eshuis, Mathijs van Vliet

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    Governments all over the world are struggling with the question of how to adapt to climate change. They need information not only about the issue and its possible consequences, but also about feasible governance strategies and instruments to combat it. At the same time, scientists from different...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Discourses of Global Climate Change

    Apocalyptic framing and political antagonisms

    By Jonas Anshelm, Martin Hultman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

    This book examines the arguments made by political actors in the creation of antagonistic discourses on climate change. Using in-depth empirical research from Sweden, a country considered by the international political community to be a frontrunner in tackling climate change, it draws out lessons...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Political Ecology of Climate Change Adaptation

    Livelihoods, agrarian change and the conflicts of development

    By Marcus Taylor

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    This book provides the first systematic critique of the concept of climate change adaptation within the field of international development. Drawing on a reworked political ecology framework, it argues that climate is not something ‘out there’ that we adapt to. Instead, it is part of the social and...

    Published November 16th 2014 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Environmental Scenario in India: Successes and Predicaments
    Edited by Sacchidananda Mukherjee, Debashis Chakraborty
    To Be Published December 29th 2014
  2. Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development
    Edited by Yijin Wu
    To Be Published December 31st 2014
  3. Ecological, Environmental Science and Technology
    Edited by Yijin Wu
    To Be Published December 31st 2014
  4. Water and Environmental Sciences
    Edited by Yijin Wu
    To Be Published December 31st 2014
  5. Fair Weather: Equity concerns in climate change
    Edited by Ferenc L. Tóth
    To Be Published January 4th 2015

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