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Forthcoming Environmental Sociology Books

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  1. Routledge International Handbook of Ignorance Studies

    Edited by Matthias Gross, Linsey McGoey

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Once treated as the absence of knowledge, ignorance today has become a highly influential topic in its own right, commanding growing attention across the natural and social sciences where a wide range of scholars have begun to explore the social life and political issues involved in the...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Guardians of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest: Environmental Organizations and Development

    By Luiz C. Barbosa

    The Amazon region is the focus of intense conflict between conservationists concerned with deforestation and advocates of agro-industrial development. This book focuses on the contributions of environmentalist organizations to the preservation of Brazilian Amazonia. It reveals ...

    To Be Published May 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Anthropocene and the Global Environmental Crisis

    Rethinking modernity in a new epoch

    Edited by Clive Hamilton, François Gemenne, Christophe Bonneuil

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    The Anthropocene, in which humankind has become a geological force, is a major scientific proposal; but it also means that the conceptions of the natural and social worlds on which sociology, political science, history, law, economics and philosophy rest are called into question. The Anthropocene...

    To Be Published May 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Governing Biodiversity through Democratic Deliberation

    Edited by Mikko Rask, Richard Worthington

    Series: Routledge Studies in Biodiversity Politics and Management

    This book discusses political controversies involved in global biodiversity policy, and the practical opportunities that are opened up in solving them through increased citizen participation and democratic deliberation. It examines the emerging practice of deliberative global governance and its...

    To Be Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Social Challenges and Opportunities of Low Carbon Development

    By Johan Nordensvärd

    Series: Routledge Studies in Low Carbon Development

    This book uniquely explores the social implications and challenges of low carbon and addresses how low carbon development can be realized while also achieving poverty reduction and social justice. Low carbon development is essential for mitigating climate change and enabling development in a carbon...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Geography of Nostalgia

    Global and Local Perspectives on Modernity and Loss

    By Alastair Bonnett

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    We are all familiar with the importance of 'progress' and 'change'. But what about loss? Across the world, from Beijing to Birmingham, people are talking about loss: about the loss that occurs when populations try to make new lives in new lands as well as the loss of traditions, languages and...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Environmental Change and the World's Futures

    Ecologies, Ontologies and Mythologies

    Edited by Jonathan Paul Marshall, Linda Connor

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    The futures discussed in this book primarily arise from awareness of the potentially disruptive impact of climate change and ecological instability on human societies. Part of the paradox of cultural, social and ethical life in all societies is that it is directed towards a future that can never be...

    To Be Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Contemporary Perspectives on Ecofeminism

    Edited by Mary Phillips, Nick Rumens

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    This book provides a much-needed comprehensive overview of the relevance and value of using eco-feminist theories. It gives a broad coverage of traditional and emerging eco-feminist theories and explores, across a range of chapters, their various contributions and uniquely spans various strands of...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Workers and Trade Unions for Climate Solidarity

    Tackling climate change in a neoliberal world

    By Paul Hampton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Climate, Work and Society

    This book is a theoretically rich and empirically grounded account of UK trade union engagement with climate change over the last three decades. It offers a rigorous critique of the mainstream neoliberal and ecological modernisation approaches, extending the concepts of Marxist social and...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge