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  1. Economic Growth, the Environment and International Relations

    The Growth Paradigm

    By Stephen J. Purdey

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

    The ubiquity of the commitment to economic growth, which Purdey refers to as the growth paradigm, is extraordinary. National governments around the world are seized of the same objective. Major international institutions such as the UN, the WTO, the World Bank, IMF and OECD, powerful international...

    Published May 7th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Agricultural Development in China and Africa

    A Comparative Analysis

    By Li Xiaoyun, Qi Gubo, Tang Lixia, Zhao Lixia, Jin Leshan, Guo Zhanfeng, Wu Jin

    Many African countries are increasingly interested in learning from China's experiences in achieving effective agricultural development. The Chinese government and academic community are also keen to share experiences and lessons with Africa. China made agriculture one of its development assistance...

    Published April 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Ecological Public Health

    Reshaping the Conditions for Good Health

    By Geof Rayner, Tim Lang

    What is public health? To some, it is about drains, water, food and housing, all requiring engineering and expert management. To others, it is the State using medicine or health education and tackling unhealthy lifestyles. This book argues that public health thinking needs an overhaul, a...

    Published April 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Social Movements in Iran

    Environmentalism and Civil Society

    By Simin Fadaee

    Series: Iranian Studies

    Despite the growing significance of social movements worldwide, scholarship on the subject remains largely Western in nature, with studies written primarily by Western scholars and based on the experiences of Western cultures and societies. This book makes an important contribution to the study of...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Water Policy Processes in India

    Discourses of Power and Resistance

    By Vandana Asthana

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The privatization of water is a keenly contested issue in an economically-liberalizing India. Since the 1990s, large social groups across India's diverse and disparate peoples have been re-negotiating their cultural relationships with each other as to whether they support or oppose...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Climate Change Mitigation and Development Cooperation

    Edited by Tomoyo Toyota, Ryo Fujikura

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    This is a companion book to Earthscan’s 2010 book Climate Change Adaptation and International Development. This book consists of summarised case studies looking at climate change mitigation specifically in Asia, the region producing the most greenhouse gas emissions. It examines international...

    Published March 25th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Sustainable Development and Free Trade

    Institutional Approaches

    By Shawkat Alam

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Examining institutions rather than themes, this critical book provides a comprehensive survey of the inter-relationship between trade-induced economic growth and the environment and its impact on the global quest for sustainable development. Focusing in particular on the interests and concerns of...

    Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Participation in Environmental Organizations

    By Benno Torgler, Maria A. Garcia-Valiñas, Alison Macintyre

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    For decades, social scientists have searched for factors that shape pro-environmentalbehaviour. However, only a few studies have investigated the causes andconsequences of participation in environmental organizations. This book fills the gap by analysing in detail the determinants of environmental...

    Published March 19th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Politics and the Environment

    From Theory to Practice, 3rd Edition

    By James Connelly, Graham Smith, David Benson, Clare Saunders

    Politics and the Environment has established itself as one of the most comprehensive textbooks in this area. This new edition has been completely revised and updated whilst retaining the features and the theory-to-practice focus which made the first two editions so successful. This text is...

    Published March 11th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Insuring Security

    Biopolitics, security and risk

    By Luis Lobo-Guerrero

    Series: Interventions

    Insurance is the world’s largest economic industry, providing a form of security that more than triples global defence expenditure. However, little is known about the form of security insurance provides. This book offers a genealogical interrogation of the relationship between security and risk...

    Published February 26th 2012 by Routledge