Environment and Sustainability

New and Key Titles 2014


Contacts

Marketing Inquiries
  1. Samantha Freeman
    Marketing Executive - Sustainability and Natural Resources

  2. Francesca Galbo
    Associate Marketing Manager - Energy, Climate Change, Environmental policy and Sustainable Built Environment

Editorial Inquiries
  1. Khanam Virjee
    Commissioning Editor, Development Studies and Sustainability

  2. Louisa Earls
    Commissioning Editor, Climate Change and Environmental Policy

  3. Tim Hardwick
    Senior Commissioning Editor, Natural Resources

Other Inquiries

Environmental Health, Education and Society

  1. A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental Change

    Edited by Stephanie Buechler, Anne-Marie S. Hanson

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    The impact of global environmental change on surface water resources affects gendered livelihoods, governance and development. The deterioration of water quality, rising temperatures, and changes in the seasonality, quantity, and duration of precipitation increasingly alters human, animal and plant...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Promoting Sustainable Living

    Sustainability as an Object of Desire

    By Justyna Karakiewicz, Audrey Yue, Angela Paladino

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

    Current images of sustainability often are designed to instill fear and force change, not because we believe in it, but because we fear the consequences of inaction. We also far too often are faced with adverts that use sustainability images in order to sell their product, which are not sustainable...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Implementing Sustainability in Higher Education

    Learning in an Age of Transformation

    By Matthias Barth

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    As the transformation towards sustainability is a societal learning process, education in general and higher education in particular have become the place in which future key agents of change are educated. This book asks how we can equip students and scholars with the capabilities to contribute to...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Intimate Economies of Development

    Mobility, Sexuality and Health in Asia

    By Chris Lyttleton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

    Aspirations, desires, opportunism and exploitation are seldom considered as fundamental elements of donor-driven development as it impacts on the lives of people in poor countries. Yet, alongside structural interventions, emotional or affective engagements are central to processes of social change...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disasters

    From Hazards and Vulnerability to Prevention and Resilience

    By Michael R Greenberg

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    The baby boom generation were born between 1946 and 1964 and are the largest population cohort in US history. They should number about 90 million by mid-century, more than doubling their current size. The massive increase in seniors and relative decline of those of working age in the US is mirrored...

    To Be Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. South-South Educational Migration, Humanitarianism and Development

    Views from Cuba, North Africa and the Middle East

    By Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

    This is the first book to analyze the important phenomenon of South-South development initiatives. Drawing on critical theories and insights from intersectional analysis, the book examines the experiences and impacts of Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) youth’s participation in South-South...

    To Be Published December 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Social Practices, Interventions and Sustainability

    Beyond Behaviour Change

    Edited by Yolande Strengers, Cecily Maller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

    A key criticism levelled at social practice theorists is their seeming inability or reluctance to inform strategies and policies that seek to intervene in the trajectories of practices to address ‘real-world’ policy problems. In addressing this gap, the contributors in this ground-breaking edited...

    To Be Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Culture, Development and Petroleum

    An Ethnography of the High North

    By Jan-Oddvar Sornes, Larry Browning, Jan Terje Henriksen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

    The discovery, just forty years ago, of vast oil and gas reserves in the Southwestern part of Norway, and more recently in the Arctic High North region, created an economic titan and posed a vast array of challenges for both the Norwegian government and the residents of this area. How to extract...

    To Be Published October 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Ecological Public Health

    Reshaping the Conditions for Good Health

    By Geof Rayner, Tim Lang

    What is public health? To some, it is about drains, water, food and housing, all requiring engineering and expert management. To others, it is the State using medicine or health education and tackling unhealthy lifestyles. This book argues that public health thinking needs an overhaul, a...

    Published April 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Bassett's Environmental Health Procedures

    8th Edition

    By Tim Deveaux

    Environmental health law is a wide-ranging, detailed and complex body of law within the UK. Environmental Health Procedures is an established and essential reference source which provides an accessible entry into enforcement and administrative procedures for environmental health. The main legal...

    Published January 8th 2014 by Routledge

  11. Routledge International Handbook of Social and Environmental Change

    Edited by Stewart Lockie, David A. Sonnenfeld, Dana R. Fisher

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Today, the risks associated with global environmental change and the dangers of extreme climatic and geological events remind us of humanity’s dependence on favourable environmental conditions. Our relationships with the landscapes and ecologies that we are a part of, the plants and animals that we...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge