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  1. Water Governance, Policy and Knowledge Transfer

    International Studies on Contextual Water Management

    Edited by Cheryl De Boer, Joanne Vinke-de Kruijf, Gül Özerol, Hans Th. A. Bressers

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    In an increasingly global community of researchers and practitioners, new technologies and communication means have made the transfer of policies from one country or region to another progressively more prevalent. There has been a lot of attention in the field of public administration paid to...

    Published May 24th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Economic Growth and Sustainable Development

    By Peter Neal Hess

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    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

  3. 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

  4. Marine Environmental Governance

    From International Law to Local Practice

    By Erika Techera

    Marine Environmental Governance: From International Law to Local Practice considers the relationship between international environmental law and community-based management of marine areas. Focusing on small island states, in which indigenous populations have to a large extent continued to maintain...

    Published February 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Routledge International Handbook of Green Criminology

    Edited by Nigel South, Avi Brisman

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Academic and general interest in environmental crimes, harms, and threats, as well as in environmental legislation and regulation, has grown sharply in recent years. The Routledge International Handbook of Green Criminology is the most in-depth and comprehensive volume on these issues to date....

    Published December 20th 2012 by Routledge

  6. American Studies, Ecocriticism, and Citizenship

    Thinking and Acting in the Local and Global Commons

    Edited by Joni Adamson, Kimberly N. Ruffin

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This collection reclaims public intellectuals and scholars important to the foundational work in American Studies that contributed to emerging conceptions of an "ecological citizenship" advocating something other than nationalism or an "exclusionary ethics of place." Co-editors Adamson and Ruffin...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Ecologies and Politics of Health

    Edited by Brian King, Kelley A. Crews

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Human health exists at the interface of environment and society. Decades of work by researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers has shown that health is shaped by a myriad of factors, including the biophysical environment, climate, political economy, gender, social networks, culture, and...

    Published October 31st 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Politics of Land and Food Scarcity

    Edited by Paolo De Castro, Felice Adinolfi, Fabian Capitanio, Salvatore Di Falco, Angelo Di Mambro

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    In recent years the issue of food security has become centre stage in the global agenda. Since the 2007/8 food price crisis, a number of works have been published on the topic, addressed from various perspectives: economic, social and cultural, environmental, agronomic and...

    Published October 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Contested Forms of Governance in Marine Protected Areas

    A Study of Co-Management and Adaptive Co-Management

    By Natalie Bown, Tim S. Gray, Selina M. Stead

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

    In this book, the authors examine the governance of marine protected areas (MPA), and in particular they compare two different forms of governance – co-management (CM) and adaptive co-management (ACM). CM is characterized by the decentralization of the decision-making process, incorporating the...

    Published October 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Human Dependence on Nature

    How to Help Solve the Environmental Crisis

    By Haydn Washington

    Humanity is dependent on Nature to survive, yet our society largely acts as if this is not the case. The energy that powers our very cells, the nutrients that make up our bodies, the ecosystem services that clean our water and air; these are all provided by the Nature from which we have evolved and...

    Published September 18th 2012 by Routledge