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Forthcoming Environmental Sociology Books

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  1. Rethinking Greenland and the Arctic in the Era of Climate Change

    New Northern Horizons

    By Frank Sejersen

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    This ground-breaking book investigates how Arctic indigenous communities deal with the challenges of climate change and how they strive to develop self-determination. Adopting an anthropological focus on Greenland’s vision to boost extractive industries and transform society, the book examines how...

    To Be Published April 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Development-Induced Displacement and Resettlement

    Edited by Irge Satiroglu, Narae Choi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    Every year millions of people are displaced from their homes, livelihoods and communities due to land-based development projects. There is no limit to what can be called a ‘development project’. They can range from small-scale infrastructure or mining projects to mega hydropower plants; can be...

    To Be Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. A Political Economy of Attention, Mindfulness and Sustainable Consumption

    The Mindful Commons

    By Peter Doran

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

    Advertising, the mass media, technological advances in social media and celebrity culture have come to mediate our popular self-understanding and how we relate to notions of self in a profound way. There is an increasing recognition that ‘attention deficit’ is the price individuals now pay for...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Cultures of Disaster

    Society and Natural Hazard in the Philippines

    By Greg Bankoff

    In this fascinating and comprehensive study, Greg Bankoff traces the history of natural hazards in the Philippines from the records kept by the Spanish colonisers to the 'Calamitous Nineties', and assesses the effectiveness of the relief mechanisms that have evolved to cope with these occurrences....

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Tsunami of 2004 in Sri Lanka

    Impacts and Policy in the Shadow of Civil War

    Edited by Piers Blaikie

    This book is based on empirical research in Sri Lanka conducted after the catastrophic tsunami which hit the country in December 2004. The aims of the research have been to develop new knowledge on post-crisis reconstruction and recovery work, on how to bridge the knowledge gap between researchers...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Environmental Communication and the Media

    By Nancy Sami Reist

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

    Environmental Communication and the Media provides readers with a framework for understanding the process of creating and interpreting media messages about environmental topics. The book includes both practical and theoretical information about persuasion, diffusion, audience analysis and...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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. The book examines the emerging practice of deliberative global governance and...

    To Be Published May 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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