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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 19 new and published books in the subject of Environment & Theory — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Ecology and the Architectural Imagination

    By Brook Muller

    By including ecological concerns in the design process from the outset, architecture can enhance life. Author Brook Muller understands how a designer’s predispositions and poetic judgement in dealing with complex and dynamic ecological systems impact the "greenness" of built outcomes. Ecology and...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Green Utopianism

    Perspectives, Politics and Micro-Practices

    Edited by Karin Bradley, Johan Hedrén

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environment, Culture, and Society

    Utopian thought and experimental approaches to societal organization have been rare in the last decades of planning and politics. Instead, there is a widespread belief in ecological modernization, that sustainable societies can be created within the frame of the current global capitalist world...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of the Climate Change Movement

    Edited by Matthias Dietz, Heiko Garrelts

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the growing transnational climate movement. A dual focus on climate politics and civil society provides a hitherto unavailable broad and systematic analysis of the current global movement, highlighting how its dynamic and diverse character can play...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Landscape and the Ideology of Nature in Exurbia

    Green Sprawl

    Edited by Kirsten Valentine Cadieux, Laura Taylor

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    This book explores the role of the ideology of nature in producing urban and exurban sprawl. It examines the ironies of residential development on the metropolitan fringe, where the search for “nature” brings residents deeper into the world from which they are imagining their escape—of Federal...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Landscape, Environment and Technology in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Emily Brownell

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  6. How the World's Religions are Responding to Climate Change

    Social Scientific Investigations

    Edited by Robin Globus Veldman, Andrew Szasz, Randolph Haluza-DeLay

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    A growing chorus of voices has suggested that the world’s religions may become critical actors as the climate crisis unfolds, particularly in light of international paralysis on the issue. In recent years, many faiths have begun to address climate change and its consequences for human societies,...

    Published September 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Resource Efficiency Complexity and the Commons

    The Paracommons and Paradoxes of Natural Resource Losses, Wastes and Wastages

    By Bruce Lankford

    The efficient use of natural resources is key to a sustainable economy, and yet the complexities of the physical aspects of resource efficiency are poorly understood. In this challenging book, the author proposes a major advance in our understanding of this topic by analysing resource efficiency...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Effective Risk Communication

    Edited by Joseph Arvai, Louie Rivers III

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    There are two questions often asked of risk communication: what has been learned from past work, and what is needed to push the field forward? Drawing on the experience of leading risk researchers and practitioners, Effective Risk Communication focuses on answering these questions. The book draws...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Complexity Theory and the Social Sciences

    The state of the art

    By David Byrne, Gillian Callaghan

    For the past two decades, ‘complexity’ has informed a range of work across the social sciences. There are diverse schools of complexity thinking, and authors have used these ideas in a multiplicity of ways, from health inequalities to the organization of large scale firms. Some understand...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Interdisciplinarity

    Reconfigurations of the Social and Natural Sciences

    Edited by Andrew Barry, Georgina Born

    Series: CRESC

    The idea that research should become more interdisciplinary has become commonplace. According to influential commentators, the unprecedented complexity of problems such as climate change or the social implications of biomedicine demand interdisciplinary efforts integrating both the social and...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge