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  1. Economic Growth and Sustainable Development

    By Peter Neal Hess

    Economic growth, reflected in increases in national output per capita, makes possible an improved material standard of living. Sustainable development, popularly and concisely defined as ‘meeting the needs of the present generations without compromising the ability of future generations to meet...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Beyond Shelter after Disaster: Practice, Process and Possibilities

    Edited by David Sanderson, Jeni Burnell

    Providing shelter after a disaster is recognised as one of the most complex areas of humanitarian relief and recovery. Some aid agencies have stopped providing shelter altogether after bad experiences, while those that do quickly become engaged in challenges that go far beyond the provision of...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Environmental Regulation and Public Disclosure

    The Case of PROPER in Indonesia

    By Shakeb Afsah, Allen Blackman, Jorge H. Garcia, Thomas Sterner

    Series: Environment for Development

    This book is a remarkable case study of an environmental policy initiative for a national environmental regulatory system in the information age. In 1995 the Indonesian Ministry of Environment took the bold step to launch an environmental disclosure initiative called the Program for Pollution...

    Published March 7th 2013 by RFF Press

  4. Participatory Action Research

    Theory and Methods for Engaged Inquiry

    By Jacques M. Chevalier, Daniel J. Buckles

    This book addresses a key issue in higher learning, university education and scientific research: the widespread difficulty researchers, experts and students from all disciplines face when trying to contribute to change in complex social settings characterized by uncertainty and the unknown. More...

    Published March 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Sustainable Development in Amazonia

    Paradise in the Making

    By Kei Otsuki

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    This book argues against the assumption that sustainability and environmental conservation are naturally the common goal and norm for everyone in Amazonia. This is the first book focusing on agency, reflexivity and social development to address sustainable development in the region. It discusses...

    Published March 5th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Community Biodiversity Management

    Promoting resilience and the conservation of plant genetic resources

    Edited by Walter Simon de Boef, Abishkar Subedi, Nivaldo Peroni, Marja Thijssen, Elizabeth O'Keeffe

    Series: Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

    The conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity are issues that have been high on the policy agenda since the first Earth Summit in Rio in 1992. As part of efforts to implement in situ conservation, a methodology referred to as community biodiversity management (CBM) has been developed by...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 18th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 17th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 26th 2012 by Routledge