Transformative Approaches to Research, Policy and Action
Environmental change presents a new context and new opportunities for transformational change. This timely book will inspire new ways of understanding the relationship between environmental change and human security. A Changing Environment for Human Security: Transformative Approaches to Research,...
Published June 12th 2013 by Routledge
Theoretical and Experimental Applications and their Policy Implications
The existence of environmental dilemmas and political conflicts leads us to appreciate the need for individuals and groups to behave strategically in order to achieve their goals and maintain their wellbeing. Global issues such as climate change, resource depletion, and pollution, as well as...
Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge
The Socio-Politics of Invasive Species and Infectious Diseases
Biosecurity is the assessment and management of potentially dangerous infectious diseases, quarantined pests, invasive (alien) species, living modified organisms, and biological weapons. It is a holistic concept of direct relevance to the sustainability of agriculture, food safety, and the...
Published July 30th 2013 by Routledge
Is the rise of China a cause of autocratic longevity? The Chinese government has frequently been criticised for propping up anti-democratic governments, whether in blocking UN sanctions on human rights violators or making huge investments in resource rich, but repressive countries. This book...
To Be Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge
Migration is often seen as part of a crisis: a consequence of crisis or a cause of crisis. This book provides fresh perspectives on this routine association. It examines commonly reported examples of ‘crisis-induced migration’ and ‘migration-induced crises’, critically exploring how contemporary...
To Be Published June 30th 2014 by Routledge
Opportunities and Risks
This book is the first to comprehensively analyse the political and societal impacts of new Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in a region of the Global South. It evaluates under what conditions some Latin American governments and people have succeeded in taking up the opportunities...
To Be Published January 8th 2014 by Routledge
Decision-Making Under Uncertainty
Series: Drought and Water Crises
Australia and the United States face very similar challenges in dealing with drought. Both countries cover a range of biophysical conditions, both are federations that provide considerable responsibility to state governments for water and land management, and both face the challenges in balancing...
Published January 27th 2013 by CRC Press
Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology
How does environmentalism square with traditions regarding security? This book offers a political sociology of the emergence and proliferation of ecoterrorism. The question posed here is not what should be done about the problem of individuals or groups who come to use violent means in support of...
Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge
Designing a National Emissions Trading System
As the world's biggest polluter, the environmental challenges that China faces in controlling its airborne emissions are crucial, not only to its own population in terms of tackling the severe domestic air pollution, but also to the planet as it faces calls from the international community to...
Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge
Actors, institutions and processes, 3rd Edition
The European Union (EU) has a hugely important effect on the way in which environmental policies are framed and implemented in many different parts of the world, but especially Europe. The new and comprehensively revised edition of this well-known textbook provides a state-of-the-art analysis of...
Published August 15th 2012 by Routledge
The Case of PROPER in Indonesia
Series: Environment for Development
This book is a remarkable case study of an environmental policy initiative for a national environmental regulatory system in the information age. In 1995 the Indonesian Ministry of Environment took the bold step to launch an environmental disclosure initiative called the Program for Pollution...
Published March 6th 2013 by RFF Press
Approaches and Issues
Economic development, population growth and poor resource management have combined to alter the planet’s natural environment in dramatic and alarming ways. For over twenty years, considerable research and debate have focused on clarifying or disputing linkages between various forms of environmental...
Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge
This student-friendly textbook offers a survey of the competing conceptions and applications of the increasingly prominent notion of environmental security. The book is divided into three sections. In the first, the key theoretical and practical arguments for and against bringing together...
To Be Published February 2nd 2014 by Routledge
Equity concerns in climate change
Is a unique, cross-disciplinary assessment of fairness and equity issues in the context of global climate change - a crucial dimension in current international negotiations - written by a collection of leading scientists in economics, sociology and social psychology, ethics, international law and...
Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge
This book investigates the consequences of redundant state and federal environmental regulations in the United States. Drawing on the most exhaustive statistical analysis of US federal wetland permits ever constructed, the book uncovers the disjointed world of wetland regulation. The author starts...
Published February 27th 2013 by Routledge
Environmental Advocacy and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
The blowout of the Deepwater Horizon and subsequent underground oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 is considered by many to be the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. Interest groups, public officials, and media organizations have spent considerable time documenting the...
To Be Published December 19th 2013 by Routledge
The Role of the Modern State in the Face of Global Challenges
In the today’s global "commercial society" an inquiry into the economic role of government is gaining momentum. Many crucial goods for the wellbeing of a society are not "commercial", national security and clean air are great examples. This means that the economic role of government is not limited...
To Be Published June 1st 2014 by Routledge
Health and Human Rights in a Changing World is a comprehensive and contemporary collection of readings and original material examining health and human rights from a global perspective. Editors Grodin, Tarantola, Annas, and Gruskin are well-known for their previous two volumes (published by...
Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge
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