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New and Published Books

  1. Theory and Practice of Dialogical Community Development

    International Perspectives

    By Peter Westoby, Gerard Dowling

    This book proposes that community development has been increasingly influenced and co-opted by a modernist, soulless, rational philosophy - reducing it to a shallow technique for ‘solving community problems’. In contrast, this dialogical approach re-maps the ground of community development practice...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Marine Biodiversity Conservation

    A Practical Approach

    By Keith Hiscock

    Series: Earthscan Oceans

    Effective marine biodiversity conservation is dependent upon a clear scientific rationale for practical interventions. This book is intended to provide knowledge and tools for marine conservation practitioners and to identify issues and mechanisms for upper-level undergraduate and Masters students....

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Indigenous Peoples, Customary Law and Human Rights – Why Living Law Matters

    By Brendan Tobin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

    This highly original work demonstrates the fundamental role of customary law for the realization of Indigenous peoples’ human rights and for sound national and international legal governance. The book reviews the legal status of customary law and its relationship with positive and natural law from...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. A Global Environmental Right

    By Stephen Turner

    The development of an international substantive environmental right has long been a contested issue. Concurrently, environmental rights have developed in a fragmented way and to a limited extent through different legal regimes. This book examines the potential for the development of a global...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Mountain Area Research and Management

    Integrated Approaches

    Edited by Martin F. Price

    This book brings together scientists and practitioners from five continents to present their experience in undertaking activities that contribute to our understanding and informed management of mountain areas. In particular, they address the challenges of working in interdisciplinary teams and of...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Reconciling Human Existence with Ecological Integrity

    Science, Ethics, Economics and Law

    Edited by Laura Westra, Klaus Bosselmann, Richard Westra

    'The ecological challenge demands a paradigm shift in our thinking about the human-environment relation. Reconciling Human Existence with Ecological Integrity provides a ?state of the art? account of work on ecological integrity - and offers a compelling vision for the future.? Derek Bell, Senior...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. An Introduction to the Green Economy

    Science, Systems and Sustainability

    By Adrian C. Newton, Elena Cantarello

    The green economy is widely seen as a potential solution to current global economic and environmental crises, and a potential mechanism by which sustainable development might be achieved in practice. Considerable investments are now being made into the development of green technology, renewable...

    Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Great Barrier Reef

    An Environmental History

    By Ben Daley

    Series: Earthscan Oceans

    The Great Barrier Reef is located along the coast of Queensland in north-east Australia and is the world's largest coral reef ecosystem. Designated a World Heritage Area, it has been subject to increasing pressures from tourism, fishing, pollution and climate change, and is now protected as a...

    Published July 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge