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Forthcoming Environmental Sociology Books

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  1. Deliberating Environmental Policy in India

    Participation and the Role of Advocacy

    By Sunayana Ganguly

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

    As one of the world’s largest and most bio-diverse countries, India’s approach to environmental policy will be very significant in tackling global environmental challenges. This book explores the transformations that have taken place in the making of environmental policy in India since the economic...

    To Be Published November 19th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Ageing, Wellbeing and Climate Change in the Arctic

    An interdisciplinary analysis

    Edited by Päivi Naskali, Marjaana Seppänen, Shahnaj Begum

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    The Arctic and its unique natural resources have become objects of increasing concern. Rapid climate change and ageing of the population are transforming the living conditions in the region. This translates into an urgent need for information that will contribute to a better understanding of these...

    To Be Published November 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Meaning of Horses

    Biosocial Encounters

    Edited by Dona Davis, Anita Maurstad

    The Meaning of Horses examines the engagements and entanglements that link the lived experiences of human and non-human animals. The contributors discuss horse-human relationships in multiple contexts, times and places, highlighting variations in the meaning of horses as well as universals of ‘...

    To Be Published November 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Contemporary Perspectives on Ecofeminism

    Edited by Mary Phillips, Nick Rumens

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Why is ecofeminism still needed to address the environmental emergencies and challenges of our times? Ecofeminism has a chequered history in terms of its popularity and its perceived value in conceptualizing the relationship between gender and nature as well as feeding forms of activism that aim to...

    To Be Published November 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Community Action and Climate Change

    By Jennifer Kent

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    The failure of recent international negotiations to progress global action on climate change has shifted attention to the emergence of grassroots sustainability initiatives. These civil society networks display the potential to implement social innovation and change processes from the ‘bottom up’....

    To Be Published November 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Critical Realism, Environmental Learning and Social-Ecological Change

    Edited by Leigh Price, Heila Lotz-Sistka

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Southern Africa, where most of these book chapters originate, has been identified as one of regions of the world most at risk of the consequences of environmental degradation and climate change. At the same time, it is still seeking ways to overcome the century long ravages of colonial and...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Sustainable Urban Energy Policy

    Heat and the city

    By David Hawkey, Janette Webb, Heather Lovell, David McCrone, Margaret Tingey, Mark Winskel

    Series: Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

    Minimising the most severe risks of climate change means ending societal dependence on fossil fuels, and radically improving the efficiency with which we use all energy sources. Such deliberate transformative change is, however, without precedent. Sustainable Urban Energy Policy debates the major...

    To Be Published December 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Biological Economies

    Enactive and post-human approaches to agriculture and food

    Edited by Richard Le Heron, Hugh Campbell, Nick Lewis, Michael Carolan, Terry Marsden

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    Recent agri-food studies, including commodity systems, the political economy of agriculture, regional development, and wider examinations of the rural dimension in economic geography and rural sociology have been confronted by three challenges. These can be summarized as: ‘post-human’ approaches to...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Politics of Fresh Water

    Access, Conflict and Identity

    Edited by Catherine M. Ashcraft, Tamar Mayer

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    This volume discusses the politics of the freshwater crisis, specifically access to water in different regions and historical periods. It demonstrates the impact of efforts to control water systems, through development, technologies, and institutions, on identities and communities. ...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge