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Forthcoming Environment & Theory Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governance

    Edited by Jean-Frédéric Morin, Amandine Orsini

    Aligning global governance to the challenges of sustainability is one of the most urgent environmental issues to be addressed. This book is a timely and up-to-date compilation of the main pieces of the global environmental governance puzzle. The book is comprised of 101 entries, each defining a...

    To Be Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Biosphere and the Bioregion

    Essential Writings of Peter Berg

    Edited by Cheryll Glotfelty, Eve Quesnel

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    Bioregionalism asks us to reimagine ourselves and the places where we live in ecological terms and to harmonize human activities with the natural systems that sustain life. As one of the originators of the concept of bioregionalism, Peter Berg (1937-2011) is a founding figure of contemporary...

    To Be Published July 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Sustainability and Fashion

    Edited by Kate Fletcher, Mathilda Tham

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The clothing industry employs 25 million people globally contributing to many livelihoods and the prosperity of communities, to women’s independence, and the establishment of significant infrastructures in poorer countries. Yet the fashion industry is also a significant contributor to the...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Human-Nature Interactions in the Anthropocene

    Potentials of Social-Ecological Systems Analysis

    Edited by Marion Glaser, Gesche Krause, Beate M.W. Ratter, Martin Welp

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environment, Culture, and Society

    This book deals with the potentials of social-ecological systems analysis for resolving sustainability problems. Contributors relate inter- and transdisciplinary perspectives to systemic dynamics, human behavior and the different dimensions and scales. With a problem-focused,...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Earth Jurisprudence

    Private Property and the Environment

    By Peter Burdon

    Series: Law, Justice and Ecology

    This book argues that the institution of private property is anthropocentric and needs to be reconceived. Drawing on international case law, indigenous views of property and the land use practices of agrarian communities, Peter Burdon considers how private property can be reformulated in a way that...

    To Be Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Social Life of Climate Change Models

    Anticipating Nature

    Edited by Kirsten Hastrup, Martin Skrydstrup

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    Drawing on a combination of perspectives from diverse fields, this volume offers an anthropological study of climate change and the ways in which people attempt to predict its local implications, showing how the processes of knowledge making among lay people and experts are not only...

    To Be Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Implementing Sustainability in Higher Education

    Learning in an Age of Transformation

    By Matthias Barth

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    As the transformation towards sustainability is a societal learning process, education in general and higher education in particular have become the place in which future key agents of change are educated. This book asks how we can equip students and scholars with the capabilities to contribute to...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Environmental Politics and Foreign Policy Decision Making in Latin America

    By Amy Below

    Series: Role Theory and International Relations

    Although the Kyoto Protocol, an international agreement to address global climate change, has been regarded by many as an unsuccessful treaty both politically and environmentally, it stands as one of the world’s few truly global agreements. Why did such a diverse group of countries decide to sign...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Social Practices, Interventions and Sustainability

    Beyond Behaviour Change

    Edited by Yolande Strengers, Cecily Maller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

    A key criticism levelled at social practice theorists is their seeming inability or reluctance to inform strategies and policies that seek to intervene in the trajectories of practices to address ‘real-world’ policy problems. In addressing this gap, the contributors in this ground-breaking edited...

    To Be Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  10. A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental Change

    Edited by Stephanie Buechler, Anne-Marie S. Hanson

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    The impact of global environmental change on surface water resources affects gendered livelihoods, governance and development. The deterioration of water quality, rising temperatures, and changes in the seasonality, quantity, and duration of precipitation increasingly alters human, animal and plant...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge