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New and Published Books

  1. Converting Land from Rural to Urban Uses (Routledge Revivals)

    By A. Allan Schmid

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title aims to use social science research to contribute towards solving policy problems raised by the rural to urban land conversion process and by high land prices in particular. Ultimately, this book aims to develop the information useful to public decisions on zoning, taxation, public...

    Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Transport, Climate Change and the City

    By Robin Hickman, David Banister

    Sustainable travel behaviours have long been sought after in cities around the world, particularly in industrialised countries, but also increasingly in the emerging cities of Asia, South America and Africa. Progress however appears difficult to make as the private car, still largely fuelled by...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Environmental Scenario in India

    Successes and Predicaments

    Edited by Sacchidananda Mukherjee, Debashis Chakraborty

    India has moved along an impressive growth path over the last decade, marked with falling share of agriculture, stagnating manufacturing, expanding services segment, growing trade orientation, enhanced FDI inflows etc. The consequent growth implications are obvious as far as the numbers like GDP...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Women and Climate Change in Bangladesh

    By Margaret Alston

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    Bangladesh is by no means a high emitter of carbon, but it is nevertheless one of the countries most critically affected. There is a significant risk of damage to lives and livelihoods due to climate change in the form of cyclones, flooding and storm surges, and slow-onset impacts such as droughts,...

    Published February 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Food Sovereignty in International Context

    Discourse, politics and practice of place

    Edited by Amy Trauger

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    Food sovereignty is an emerging discourse of empowerment and autonomy in the food system with the development of associated practices in rural and some urban spaces. While literature on food sovereignty has proliferated since the first usage of the term in 1996 at the Rome Food Summit, most has...

    Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Global Ethics on Climate Change

    The Planetary Crisis and Philosophical Alternatives

    Edited by Martin Schonfeld

    The volatility of climate change is increasing. It is bad news, and many climatologists, policy analysts and environmental groups regard the West as the largest contributor to the problems caused by climate change. This book raises questions concerning the systemic and cultural reasons for Western...

    Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Critical Animal Geographies

    Politics, Intersections and Hierarchies in a Multispecies World

    Edited by Kathryn Gillespie, Rosemary-Claire Collard

    Series: Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

    Critical Animal Geographies provides new geographical perspectives on critical animal studies, exploring the spatial, political, and ethical dimensions of animals’ lived experience and human-animal encounter. It works toward a more radical politics and theory directed at the shifting boundary...

    Published January 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Wasting the Rain (Routledge Revivals)

    Rivers, People and Planning in Africa

    By Bill Adams

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1992, this title offers an experienced and constructive evaluation of the ways in which water resources have been developed in Africa. Adams argues that the best hope of productive development lies in working and engaging with local people and using local knowledge of the...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Food Utopias

    Reimagining citizenship, ethics and community

    Edited by Paul V. Stock, Michael Carolan, Christopher Rosin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    Food is a contentious and emotive issue, subject to critiques from multiple perspectives. Alternative food movements – including the different articulations of local, food miles, seasonality, food justice, food knowledge and food sovereignty – consistently invoke themes around autonomy, sufficiency...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Human Rights and the Food Sovereignty Movement

    Reclaiming control

    By Priscilla Claeys

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    Our global food system is undergoing rapid change. Since the global food crisis of 2007-2008, a range of new issues have come to public attention, such as land grabbing, food prices volatility, agrofuels and climate change. Peasant social movements are trying to respond to these challenges by...

    Published January 8th 2015 by Routledge