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  1. The Justices and Injustices of Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Thomas Sikor

    Humankind benefits from a multitude of resources and processes that are supplied by ecosystems, and collectively these benefits are known as ecosystem services. Interest in this topic has grown exponentially over the last decade, as biologists and economists have tried to quantify these benefits to...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Ecofeminism and Systems Thinking

    By Anne Stephens

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This book brings together two vitally important strands of 20th-century thinking to establish a set of simple and elegant principles for planning, project design and evaluation. It explains the backgrounds of cultural ecofeminism and critical systems thinking, and what we find when they are...

    Published July 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Environmental Rhetoric and Ecologies of Place

    Edited by Peter N. Goggin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    Understanding how rhetoric, and environmental rhetoric in particular, informs and is informed by local and global ecologies contributes to our conversations about sustainability and resilience — the preservation and conservation of the earth and the future of human society. This book explores some...

    Published June 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Successful Adaptation to Climate Change

    Linking Science and Policy in a Rapidly Changing World

    Edited by Susanne C. Moser, Maxwell T. Boykoff

    What does successful adaptation look like? This is a question we are frequently asked by planners, policy makers and other professionals charged with the task of developing and implementing adaptation strategies. While adaptation is increasingly recognized as an important climate risk management...

    Published June 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Rural Resource Management (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Paul Cloke, Chris C. Park

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1985, provides an overview of resource management, together with a geographical treatment of physical, landscape and social resources. Drawing on British, European and North American material, the book has three main objectives: to offer an integrated review of the...

    Published June 5th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Environmental Anthropology

    Future Directions

    Edited by Helen Kopnina, Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    This volume presents new theoretical approaches, methodologies, subject pools, and topics in the field of environmental anthropology. Environmental anthropologists are increasingly focusing on self-reflection - not just on themselves and their impacts on environmental research, but also on the...

    Published June 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Environmental Journalism

    Edited by Henrik Bodker, Irene Neverla

    Series: Journalism Studies

    Environmental journalism is an increasingly significant area for study within the broader field of journalism studies. It connects the concerns of politics, science, business, culture and the natural world whilst also exploring the boundaries between the local, regional and global. A central...

    Published April 16th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Food Policy in the United States

    An Introduction

    By Parke Wilde

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    This book offers a broad introduction to food policies in the United States. Real-world controversies and debates motivate the book’s attention to economic principles, policy analysis, nutrition science and contemporary data sources. It assumes that the reader's concern is not just the economic...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Energy and Electricity in Industrial Nations

    The Sociology and Technology of Energy

    By Allan Mazur

    Energy is at the top of the list of environmental problems facing industrial society, and is arguably the one that has been handled least successfully, in part because politicians and the public do not understand the physical technologies, while the engineers and industrialists do not understand...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Governing Sustainable Urban Renewal

    Partnerships in Action

    By Rory Shand

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Environmental and sustainability issues are currently stretched by economic concerns and policy areas such as housing and education are therefore needed more than ever to help regenerate the social and urban environment. Governing Sustainable Urban Renewal: Partnerships in Action uses detailed case...

    Published April 4th 2013 by Routledge