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  1. Nuclear Power, Economic Development Discourse and the Environment

    The Case of India

    By Manu V. Mathai

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Nuclear power is often characterized as a "green technology." Technologies are rarely, if ever, socially isolated artefacts. Instead, they materially represent an embodiment of values and priorities. Nuclear power is no different. It is a product of a particular political economy and the question...

    Published January 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Perspectives on Human-Animal Communication

    Internatural Communication

    Edited by Emily Plec

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    Despite its inherent interdisciplinarity, the Communication discipline has remained an almost entirely anthropocentric enterprise. This book represents early and prominent forays into the subject of human-animal communication from a Communication Studies perspective, an effort that brings a...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Community Resilience and Environmental Transitions

    By Geoff Wilson

    This book discusses the resilience of communities in both developed and developing world contexts. It investigates the notion of ‘resilience’ and the challenges faced by local communities around the world to deal with disturbances (natural hazards or human-made) that may threaten their long-term...

    Published December 16th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Environmental Apocalypse in Science and Art

    Designing Nightmares

    By Sergio Fava

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    At a time when it is clear that climate change adaptation and mitigation are failing, this book examines how our assumptions about (valid and usable) knowledge are preventing effective climate action. Through a cross-disciplinary, empirically-based analysis of climate science and policy, the book...

    Published November 25th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Disaster Resiliency

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Naim Kapucu, Christopher V. Hawkins, Fernando I. Rivera

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Natural disasters in recent years have brought the study of disaster resiliency to the forefront. The importance of community preparedness and sustainability has been underscored by such calamities as Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the Japanese tsunami in 2011. Natural disasters will inevitably...

    Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Media, Animal Conservation and Environmental Education

    Edited by John Blewitt

    Natural History filmmaking has a long history but the generic boundaries between it and environmental and conservation filmmaking are blurred. Nature, environment and animal imagery has been a mainstay of television, campaigning organisations and conservation bodies from Greenpeace to the Sierra...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Climate Change Ethics

    Navigating the Perfect Moral Storm

    By Donald A. Brown

    Climate change is now the biggest challenge faced by humanity worldwide and ethics is the crucial missing component in the debate about what to do about this enormous threat. This book examines why thirty-five years of discussion of human-induced warming has failed to acknowledge fundamental...

    Published October 30th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Two Degrees: The Built Environment and Our Changing Climate

    By Alisdair McGregor, Cole Roberts, Fiona Cousins

    The Earth’s temperature has been rising. To limit catastrophic outcomes, the international scientific community has set a challenging goal of no more than two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) average temperature rise. Economists agree we will save trillions of dollars by acting early. But...

    Published October 25th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Environmental Social Work

    Edited by Mel Gray, John Coates, Tiani Hetherington

    Social work has been late to engage with the environmental movement. Often working with an exclusively social understanding of environment, much of the social work profession has overlooked the importance of environmental issues. However, recently, the impact of and worldwide attention to climate...

    Published October 4th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Transfrontier Conservation Areas

    People Living on the Edge

    Edited by Jens A. Andersson, Michel de Garine-Wichatitsky, David H.M. Cumming, Vupenyu Dzingirai, Ken E. Giller

    The introduction of transfrontier conservation areas (TFCAs) in southern Africa was based on an enchanting promise: simultaneously contributing to global biodiversity conservation initiatives, regional peace and integration, and the sustainable socio-economic development of rural communities....

    Published August 23rd 2012 by Routledge