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Forthcoming Environmental Sociology Books

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  1. Barcoding Nature

    Shifting Cultures of Taxonomy in an Age of Biodiversity Loss

    By Claire Waterton, Rebecca Ellis, Brian Wynne

    Series: Genetics and Society

    DNA Barcoding has been promoted since 2003 as a new, fast, digital genomics-based means of identifying natural species based on the idea that a small standard fragment of any organism’s genome (a so-called ‘micro-genome’) can faithfully identify and help to classify every species on the planet. The...

    To Be Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Conflict, Negotiations and Natural Resource Management

    A Legal Pluralism Perspective from India

    Edited by Maarten Bavinck, Amalendu Jyotishi

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    This collection brings a diverse range of approaches to the question of pluralism, property and natural resource management in South East Asia. This significant contribution to the rapidly growing body of literature exploring indigenous people, legal pluralism, land rights and environmentalism is a...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sustainable Business

    Key Issues

    By Helen Kopnina, John Blewitt

    Series: Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

    Sustainable Business: Key Issues is the first comprehensive introductory-level textbook to address the interface between environmental challenges and business solutions to provide an overview of the basic concepts of sustainability, sustainable business, and business ethics. The book introduces...

    To Be Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Nature, Choice and Social Power

    By Erica Schoenberger

    We are at an environmental impasse. Many blame our personal choices about the things we consume and the way we live. This is only part of the problem. Different forms of social power - political, economic and ideological - structure the choices we have available. This book analyses how we make...

    To Be Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Limits of the Green Economy

    By Anneleen Kenis, Matthias Lievens

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

    The ‘green economy’ is often presented as the solution to both the climate and economic crisis. The underlying rationale is that if the market can become the tool for tackling climate change, the fight against climate change can be the royal road to solving economic problems. But how ‘green’ is the...

    To Be Published August 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Waste Prevention Policy and Behaviour

    New Approaches to Reducing Waste Generation and its Environmental Impacts

    By Ana Paula Bortoleto

    Series: Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

    As prosperity levels rise, so too does the number of products and services being consumed. For policy makers in waste management facing a growing challenge, it is vital to understand the complex relationship between waste prevention policies and individual behaviour regarding waste generation. This...

    To Be Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Renewable Energies

    By Matthias Gross, Rüdiger Mautz

    Series: Key Ideas

    Renewable Energy normally refers to usable energy sources that are an alternative to fuel sources, but without the negatively evaluated consequences of the replaced fuels. Although energy issues have a long tradition in sociology and other social sciences, it may now be high time to conceptualize...

    To Be Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Critical Realism, Environmental Learning and Social-ecological Change

    Edited by Leigh Price, Heila Lotz-Sistka

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    The contemporary social-ecological condition is characterized by powerful changes in the way that we relate to each other and to the environment. The field of environmental education has been engaging with these ideas for some time, but with significant difficulties due to underlying commitments to...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Eruptions, Initiatives and Evolution in Citizen Activism

    Civil Societies at Crossroads

    Edited by Rajesh Tandon, L. David Brown

    Series: Development in Practice Books

    Eruptions, Initiatives and Evolution in Citizen Activism is the result of a collaborative research project spanning Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Europe. The book analyses internal and external challenges to civil society in more than twenty countries. It investigates through...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Savoring Alternative Food

    School Gardens, Healthy Eating and Visceral Difference

    By Jessica Hayes-Conroy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and Environment

    Advocates of the alternative food movement often insist that food is our "common ground" – that through the very basic human need to eat, we all become entwined in a network of mutual solidarity. In this challenging book, the author explores the contradictions and shortcomings of alternative...

    To Be Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge