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  1. Sustainable Practices

    Social Theory and Climate Change

    Edited by Elizabeth Shove, Nicola Spurling

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Climate change is widely agreed to be one the greatest challenges facing society today. Mitigating and adapting to it is certain to require new ways of living. Thus far efforts to promote less resource-intensive habits and routines have centred on typically limited understandings of individual...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Water in a Dry Land

    Place-Learning Through Art and Story

    By Margaret Somerville

    Series: Innovative Ethnographies

    Water in a Dry Land is a story of research about water as a source of personal and cultural meaning. The site of this exploration is the iconic river system which forms the networks of natural and human landscapes of the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia. In the current geological era of human...

    Published February 18th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Reconsidering the Bicycle

    An Anthropological Perspective on a New (Old) Thing

    By Luis A. Vivanco

    Series: Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

    In cities throughout the world, bicycles have gained a high profile in recent years, with politicians and activists promoting initiatives like bike lanes, bikeways, bike share programs, and other social programs to get more people on bicycles. Bicycles in the city are, some would say, the wave of...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Biofuels, Land and Agrarian Change

    Edited by Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Philip McMichael, Ian Scoones

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    This book addresses key questions on biofuels within agrarian political economy, political sociology and political ecology. Contributions are based on fresh empirical materials from different parts of the world. The book starts with four key questions in agrarian political economy: Who owns what?...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 January 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Progress or Collapse

    The Crises of Market Greed

    By Roberto De Vogli

    Human progress is heading toward collapse. There are converging ecological crises looming on the horizon: climate change, peak oil, water shortages, fish depletion and food scarcities. The world is on a collision course against the limits of the ecosystem. Modern societies are consuming,...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Trade Unions in the Green Economy

    Working for the Environment

    Edited by Nora Räthzel, David Uzzell

    Combating climate change will increasingly impact on production industries and the workers they employ as production changes and consumption is targeted. Yet research has largely ignored labour and its responses. This book brings together sociologists, psychologists, political scientists,...

    Published October 28th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Engaging with Climate Change

    Psychoanalytic and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Sally Weintrobe

    Series: New Library of Psychoanalysis 'Beyond the Couch' series

    How can we help and support people to face climate change? Engaging with Climate Change is one of the first books to explore in depth what climate change actually means to people. It brings members of a wide range of different disciplines in the social sciences together in discussion and to...

    Published September 19th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Sacred Ecology

    3rd Edition

    By Fikret Berkes

    Sacred Ecology examines bodies of knowledge held by indigenous and other rural peoples around the world, and asks how we can learn from this knowledge and ways of knowing. Berkes explores the importance of local and indigenous knowledge as a complement to scientific ecology, and its cultural and...

    Published March 18th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Sociology of Food and Agriculture

    By Michael Carolan

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    As interest has increased in topics such as the globalization of the agrifood system, food security, and food safety, the subjects of food and agriculture are making their way into a growing number of courses in disciplines within the social sciences and the humanities, like sociology and food...

    Published March 11th 2012 by Routledge