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Forthcoming Environmental Sociology Books

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  1. The Two Degrees Dangerous Limit for Climate Change

    Public Understanding and Decision Making

    By Christopher Shaw

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    This book is about the history, present and future of one the most important policy ideas of the modern era – that there is a single, global dangerous amount of climate change. That dangerous amount of climate change is imagined as two degrees centigrade of global warming above the pre-industrial...

    To Be Published October 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Drinking Water: A Socio-economic Analysis of Historical and Societal Variation

    By Mark Harvey

    In this fascinating and challenging work, the author analyses the way water for drinking is produced, distributed, owned, acquired, and consumed in contrasting ways in different settings. From the taken-for-granted, all-purpose water, flowing out of taps in advanced economies to extreme...

    To Be Published October 13th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Civic Engagement in Food System Governance

    A comparative perspective of American and British local food movements

    By Alan R. Hunt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    The local food movement is one of the most active of current civil engagement social movements. This work presents primary evidence from over 900 documents, interviews, and participant observations, and provides the first descriptive history of local food movement national policy achievements in...

    To Be Published October 13th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Sustainable Urban Energy Policy

    Heat and the City

    Edited by Janette Webb, David Hawkey

    Series: Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

    This book debates the major public issue of developing a sustainable, clean and affordable energy system by adopting a distinctive focus on heating in cities. In this way, the book constructs an original account of clean energy policy, politics and provision, grounded in new empirical data derived...

    To Be Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Environmental Adaptation and Eco-cultural Habitats

    A coevolutionary approach to society and nature

    By Johannes Schubert

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    In this challenging and highly original book, the author tackles the dynamic relationships between physical nature and societies over time. It is argued that within each eco-cultural habitat, the relationship between physical nature and society is mediated by specific entanglements between...

    To Be Published November 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Remaking Participation

    Science, Environment and Emergent Publics

    Edited by Jason Chilvers, Matthew Kearnes

    Changing relations between science and democracy – and controversies over issues like climate change, energy transitions, genetically modified organisms, and smart technologies - have led to a proliferation of new spaces of public participation and engagement. While most existing approaches adopt...

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Sustainability

    By André Reichel, Thomas Pfister, Martin Schweighofer

    Series: Key Ideas

    At the centre of this book is the historical evolution of the concept of "sustainability" and its presently observable social manifestations. From here, we will be able to inquire into the societal consequences of sustainability already visible. Finally, we will be able to provide the social...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Environmental Advertising in China and the USA

    Structures of desire

    By Xinghua Li

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

    Since the late 1980s, green consumerism has been hailed in the West as an efficient solution to environmental problems. However, Chinese consumers have been slow to warm up to eco-friendly products. Consumers prefer SUVs to hybrid cars, health supplements and snake oil medicines to organic foods...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 November 30th 2015 by Routledge