Sustainable Development

New and Key Titles 2014

We are pleased to bring you our new and key titles in the field of sustainable development. We publish titles in this area from textbooks, to reference to the most recent academic research.

To help you find the books which are of the most interest to you we have broken our titles into subsections and book type. Please use the list of section headings on the left to navigate the catalog and find the perfect book for you!

We hope that you find this a useful resource to aid you in finding the right text for your specific area of interest. Enjoy browsing!
 

  1. An Introduction to Sustainable Development

    4th Edition

    By Jennifer Elliott

    Series: Routledge Perspectives on Development

    This fourth edition has been comprehensively rewritten and updated to provide a concise, well illustrated and accessible introduction to the characteristics, challenges and opportunities of sustainable development with particular reference to developing countries. The contested nature of...

    Published August 9th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Handbook of Sustainability and Fashion

    Edited by Kate Fletcher, Mathilda Tham

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The clothing industry employs 25 million people globally contributing to many livelihoods and the prosperity of communities, to women’s independence, and the establishment of significant infrastructures in poorer countries. Yet the fashion industry is also a significant contributor to the...

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sustainable Development Law in the UK

    From Rhetoric to Reality?

    By Andrea Ross

    Sustainable development is now widely accepted as a political objective in the UK and elsewhere but to what extent has the UK’s rhetoric on sustainable development become a reality? The aim of this book is to critically examine the UK’s approach to promoting and delivering sustainable development....

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Sustainable University

    Progress and prospects

    Edited by Stephen Sterling, Larch Maxey, Heather Luna

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    The direction of higher education is at a crossroads against a background of mounting sustainability-related issues and uncertainties. This book seeks to inspire positive change in higher education by exploring the rich notion of the sustainable university and illustrating pathways through which...

    Published February 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Green Development

    Environment and Sustainability in a Developing World, 3rd Edition

    By Bill Adams

    The concept of sustainability lies at the core of the challenge of environment and development and the way governments, business and environmental groups respond to it. Green Development provides a clear and coherent analysis of sustainable development in both theory and practice. This third...

    Published July 30th 2008 by Routledge

  6. An Introduction to Sustainability

    Environmental, Social and Personal Perspectives

    By Martin Mulligan

    An Introduction to Sustainability provides students with a comprehensive overview of the key concepts and ideas which are encompassed within the growing field of sustainability. The book teases out the diverse but intersecting domains of sustainability and emphasises strategies for action. Aimed...

    To Be Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge