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  1. The Human Capacity for Transformational Change

    Harnessing the collective mind

    By Valerie A. Brown, John A. Harris

    Pressures for transformational change have become a regular feature of most fields of human endeavour. Master-thinkers and visionaries alike have reframed existing divisions as connecting relationships, bringing together as dynamic systems the supposed opposites of parts and wholes, stability and...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Politics of Knowledge and Global Biodiversity

    By Alice B.M. Vadrot

    Series: Routledge Studies in Biodiversity Politics and Management

    The establishment of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) points to the crucial role attributed to science and knowledge for the successful implementation of biodiversity politics by both scientists and policy-makers. With the increased importance of...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of Forest Resource Economics

    Edited by Shashi Kant, Janaki Alavalapati

    It is increasingly recognized that the economic value of forests is not merely the production of timber. Forests provide other key ecosystem services, such as being sinks for greenhouse gases, hotspots of biodiversity, tourism and recreation. They are also vitally important in preventing soil...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Managing Forests as Complex Adaptive Systems

    Building Resilience to the Challenge of Global Change

    Edited by Christian Messier, Klaus J. Puettmann, K. David Coates

    This book links the emerging concepts of complexity, complex adaptive systems (CAS) and resilience to forest ecology and management. It explores how these concepts can be applied in various forest biomes of the world with their different ecological, economic and social settings, and histories....

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Water Resource Management in South Asia

    This cluster of books presents innovative and nuanced knowledge on water resources, based on detailed case studies from South Asia—India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. In providing comprehensive analyses of the existing economic, demographic and ideological contexts in which...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge India

  6. Institutional and Social Innovation for Sustainable Urban Development

    Edited by Harald A. Mieg, Klaus Töpfer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    Which new institutions do we need in order to trigger local- and global sustainable urban development? Are cities the right starting points for implementing sustainability policies? If so, what are the implications for city management? This book reflects the situation of cities in the context of...

    Published March 28th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Afterlives of Monuments

    Edited by Deborah Cherry

    South Asia is famous for its monuments, past and present. Monuments have been created, destroyed and rescued by competing communities and incoming empires in the making and re-making of history, identity and memory. This collection brings together an international cohort of senior scholars and...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Culture, Politics and Climate Change

    How Information Shapes our Common Future

    Edited by Deserai A. Crow, Maxwell T. Boykoff

    Focusing on cultural values and norms as they are translated into politics and policy outcomes, this book presents a unique contribution in combining research from varied disciplines and from both the developed and developing world. This collection draws from multiple perspectives to present an...

    Published March 6th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Living with Environmental Change

    Waterworlds

    Edited by Kirsten Hastrup, Cecilie Rubow

    Climate change is a lived experience of changes in the environment, often destroying conventional forms of subsistence and production, creating new patterns of movement and connection, and transforming people’s imagined future. This book explores how people across the world think about...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Anthropology of Climate Change

    An Integrated Critical Perspective

    By Hans Baer, Merrill Singer

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    In addressing the urgent questions raised by climate change, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the anthropology of climate change guided by a critical political ecological framework. It argues that anthropologists must significantly expand their focus on climate change and their...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge