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  1. Remaking Participation

    Science, Environment and Emergent Publics

    Edited by Jason Chilvers, Matthew Kearnes

    The focus of this book is public participation in the governance of science and technology, particularly pertaining to environment and sustainability issues. The past three decades have seen a dramatic rise in diverse forms of participation throughout western democracies, but this book represents...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The New Humanitarians in International Practice

    Emerging actors and contested principles

    Edited by Zeynep Sezgin, Dennis Dijkzeul

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    As humanitarian needs have become more visible, and the humanitarian ideals have spread, humanitarian action has also become more contested, with new actors entering the field to challenge long-held principles and precepts. This book sheds light on why and how new humanitarian actors engage in...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Resource Recovery from Waste

    Business Models for Energy, Nutrients and Water Reuse

    Edited by Miriam Otoo, Pay Drechsel

    Humans generate millions of tons of waste every day. This waste is rich in water, nutrients, energy and organic compounds. Yet waste is not being managed in a way that permits us to derive value from its reuse, whilst millions of farmers struggle with depleted soils and lack of water. This book...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Living with Floods in a Mobile Southeast Asia

    A Political Ecology of Vulnerability, Migration and Environmental Change

    Edited by Carl Middleton, Rebecca J. Elmhirst, Supang Chantavanich

    This volume contributes to a better understanding of the relationship between migration, vulnerability and resilience associated with flooding across diverse environmental, social and policy contexts in Southeast Asia. It challenges simple analyses of flooding as a singular...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Urban Pluvial and Coincidental Flooding

    Edited by Čedo Maksimovic, Adrian Saul

    Series: Urban Water Series

    Pluvial flooding is defined as flooding that results from rainfall-generated overland flow, before the runoff enters any watercourse or sewer. It is usually associated with high intensity rainfall events (typically >30mm/h) but can also occur with lower intensity rainfall or melting snow...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by CRC Press

  6. Responding to Urban Disasters

    Resilience and Recovery

    By David Sanderson

    As cities continue to grow, so the inevitability of more urban disasters increases. More and better aid assistance will be needed. Yet the current humanitarian response system that was developed for rural areas is ill-suited for working in urban environments. What then needs to change and what...

    To Be Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Resilience, Development and Global Change

    By Katrina Brown

    Resilience is currently infusing policy debates and public discourses, widely promoted as a normative goal in fields as diverse as the economy, national security, personal development and well-being. Resilience thinking provides a framework for understanding dynamics of complex, inter-connected...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Hydrometeorological Disasters and Climate Change

    Edited by Amarnath Giriraj, P.K. Joshi, T.P. Singh, Shirish Ravan

    This volume reflects and informs on space-based technologies for hazards and disaster research. It covers a wide range of aspects to take into account, and demonstrates the great potential of space-based technologies in supplying information in near real-time and in the application of data in...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by CRC Press

  9. Global Implications of Development, Disasters and Climate Change

    Responses to Displacement from Asia Pacific

    Edited by Susanna Price, Jane Singer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    The dimensions of forced displacement are staggering. Between 1950 and 2005 development and large-scale land acquisition reportedly displaced over 65 million people in India, with the overwhelming majority worse off as a result. This volume offers an innovative and thought-provoking Asia-Pacific...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Design for Urban Disaster

    Response, Resilience, Transformation

    Edited by David Sanderson, Jerold Kayden, Julia Leis

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge