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  1. Crisis System

    A critical realist and environmental critique of contemporary economics

    Edited by Roy Bhaskar, Karl Georg Høyer, Petter Naess

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Informed by critical realist ontology, this proposed book will throw light on the nature and causes of three different, but strongly interconnected crises currently ravaging contemporary societies worldwide: an economic crisis, an ecological crisis, and a normative (or moral and...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governance

    Edited by Jean-Frédéric Morin, Amandine Orsini

    Aligning global governance to the challenges of sustainability is one of the most urgent environmental issues to be addressed. This book is a timely and up-to-date compilation of the main pieces of the global environmental governance puzzle. The book is comprised of 101 entries, each defining a...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Victims of Environmental Harm

    Rights, Recognition and Redress Under National and International Law

    By Matthew Hall

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    In recent years, the increasing focus on climate change and environmental degradation has prompted unprecedented attention being paid towards the criminal liability of individuals, organisations and even states for polluting activities. These developments have given rise to a new area of...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Climate Change Adaptation in Africa

    An Historical Ecology

    By Gufu Oba

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    In the context of growing global concerns about climate change, this book presents a regional and sub-continental synthesis of pastoralists' responses to past environmental changes and reflects on the lessons for current and future environmental challenges. Drawing from rock art, archaeology,...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Barcoding Nature

    Shifting Cultures of Taxonomy in an Age of Biodiversity Loss

    By Claire Waterton, Rebecca Ellis, Brian Wynne

    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...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. An Introduction to the Sociology of Ignorance

    Essays on the Limits of Knowing

    Edited by Linsey McGoey

    Ignorance is typically thought of as the absence or opposite of knowledge. In global societies that equate knowledge with power, ignorance is seen as a liability that can and should be overcome through increased education and access to information. In recent years, scholars from the social sciences...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of Science, Technology, and Society

    Edited by Daniel Lee Kleinman, Kelly Moore

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Over the last decade or so, the field of science and technology studies (STS) has become an intellectually dynamic interdisciplinary arena. Concepts, methods, and theoretical perspectives are being drawn both from long-established and relatively young disciplines. From its origins in...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Challenging Consumption

    Pathways to a more Sustainable Future

    Edited by Anna R. Davies, Frances Fahy, Henrike Rau

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

    Sustainable consumption is a central research topic in academic discourses of sustainable development and global environmental change. Informed by a number of disciplinary perspectives, this book is structured around four key themes in sustainable consumption research: Living, Moving, Dwelling and...

    Published May 28th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Handbook of Human-Animal Studies

    Edited by Garry Marvin, Susan McHugh

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of Human-Animal Studies presents a collection of original essays from artists and scholars who have established themselves internationally on the basis of specific and significant new contributions to human-animal studies. It offers a broad interpretive account of...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Class, Gender, and the American Family Farm in the 20th Century

    By Elizabeth A. Ramey

    Series: New Political Economy

    Integrating a focus on gender with Marx’s surplus-based notion of class, this book offers a one-of-a-kind analysis of family farms in the United States. The analysis shows how gender and class struggles developed during important moments in the history of these family farms shaped the trajectory of...

    Published March 28th 2014 by Routledge