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  1. The New Geographies of Energy

    Assessment and Analysis of Critical Landscapes

    Edited by Karl S. Zimmerer

    The New Geographies of Energy: Assessment and Analysis of Critical Landscapes is a pioneering collection of new geographic scholarship. It examines such vitally important research topics as energy dilemmas of the United States, large trends and patterns of energy consumption including China’s role,...

    Published October 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Water Management, Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Developing Economies

    Edited by M. Dinesh Kumar, M.V.K. Sivamohan, Nitin Bassi

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    This book addresses strategies for food security and sustainable agriculture in developing economies. The book focuses primarily on India, a fast developing economy, whose natural resource base comprising land and water supporting agricultural production is not only under enormous stress, but also...

    Published September 25th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Transforming Urban Waterfronts

    Fixity and Flow

    Edited by Gene Desfor, Jennefer Laidley, Quentin Stevens, Dirk Schubert

    Series: Routledge Advances in Geography

    In port cities around the world, waterfront development projects have been hailed both as spaces of promise and as crucial territorial wedges in twenty-first century competitive growth strategies. Frequently, these mega-projects have been intended to transform derelict docklands into communities of...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Research Methods: The Key Concepts

    By Michael Hammond, Jerry Wellington

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    This invaluable resource provides a comprehensive overview of the many methods and methodologies of social research. Each entry provides a critical definition and examines the value and difficulties of a particular method or methodology of concept across different fields of social research....

    Published August 16th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Taiwan's Environmental Struggle

    Toward a Green Silicon Island

    By Jack Williams, Ch’ang-yi David Chang

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Taiwan experienced a highly successful economic transformation in the last 50 years that produced one of Asia’s genuine ‘miracles’ of modern development, in terms of improvement in per capita income and overall quality of material well being for its citizens. The process, though, involved rapid...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Resilience Approach to Climate Adaptation Applied for Flood Risk

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Berry Gersonius

    Nowadays, the uncertainties associated with the process of making decisions for water infrastructure investments can be significant and arise from, amongst other factors, a lack of knowledge about primary external drivers, like climate change. New and improved methods for the assessment climate...

    Published May 15th 2012 by CRC Press

  8. Agrometeorology in Extreme Events and Natural Disasters

    By H.P. Das

    Despite the current technological advancement, agriculture is still a vital source of livelihood. It is essentially dependent on weather and climate, and adversely affected by extreme events in this respect. Over the past few decades, extreme events such as droughts, floods, storms, tropical...

    Published May 9th 2012 by CRC Press

  9. Geography of Climate Change

    Edited by Richard John Aspinall

    Climate change is one of the inescapable themes of current times. Climate change confronts society in issues as diverse as domestic and international political debate and negotiation, discussion in the media and public opinion, land management choices and decisions, and concerns about environmental...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Climate Clever

    How Governments Can Tackle Climate Change (and Still Win Elections)

    By Hugh Compston, Ian Bailey

    Why, despite two decades of climate policy, have affluent democracies made so little progress in cutting greenhouse gas emissions? We know that there are ways of doing this that are both practical and affordable. It is politics that is the problem. Stringent climate policies may lead companies to...

    Published February 14th 2012 by Routledge