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
Sustainability as an Object of Desire
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
Learning in an Age of Transformation
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
Mobility, Sexuality and Health in Asia
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
From Hazards and Vulnerability to Prevention and Resilience
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
Views from Cuba, North Africa and the Middle East
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
Beyond Behaviour Change
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
An Ethnography of the High North
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
Reshaping the Conditions for Good Health
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
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
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