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Earthscan From Routledge November Highlights

With so many great titles publishing this month it has been impossible to give them all the justice they deserve in our November newsletter, so to be sure you don't miss out you can find them all below. Those of you who received our November newsletter will have a discount code for 20% off when you buy online. If you are not already registered you can sign up for future newsletters here.

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  1. Animal Husbandry Regained

    The Place of Farm Animals in Sustainable Agriculture

    By John Webster

    The farming of animals for meat and milk confronts a stark dilemma. While world demand from a growing and more affluent human population is increasing rapidly, there are strong counter-arguments that we should eat less meat and pay more attention to environmental protection, animal welfare and...

    Published November 16th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Spatial Dimension of Risk

    How Geography Shapes the Emergence of Riskscapes

    Edited by Detlef Müller-Mahn

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    Through its exploration of the spatial dimension of risk, this book offers a brand new approach to theorizing risk, and significant improvements in how to manage, tolerate and take risks. A broad range of risks are examined, including natural hazards, climate change, political violence, and...

    Published November 5th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Assessing and Restoring Natural Resources In Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    Edited by David Jensen, Stephen Lonergan

    Series: Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

    When a country emerges from violent conflict, the management of the environment and natural resources has important implications for short-term peacebuilding and long-term stability, particularly if natural resources were a factor in the conflict, play a major role in the national economy, or...

    Published October 29th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Planet in 2050

    The Lund Discourse of the Future

    Edited by Jill Jäger, Sarah Cornell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    In 2050, the billions of people living on Earth have found a way to manage the planetary system effectively. Everyone has access to adequate food, shelter, and clean water. Human health is no longer considered outside of the health of the ecosystems in which people live. Ecological awareness is an...

    Published July 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Bioregional Economy

    Land, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

    By Molly Scott Cato

    In a world of climate change and declining oil supplies, what is the plan for the provisioning of resources? Green economists suggest a need to replace the globalised economy, and its extended supply chains, with a more ‘local’ economy. But what does this mean in more concrete terms? How large is a...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Sustainability Economics

    An Introduction

    By Peter Bartelmus

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    The book is a concise introduction to an emerging field within economics. Drawing on numerous disciplines, including environmental science, environmental and ecological economics and optimal growth theory, sustainability remains a hazy and complex subject. The author set out with two objectives:...

    Published May 10th 2012 by Routledge

  7. A New Blueprint for a Green Economy

    By Edward B. Barbier, Anil Markandya

    Published in 1989, Blueprint for a Green Economy presented, for the first time, practical policy measures for 'greening' modern economies and putting them on a path to sustainable development. This new book, written by two of the Blueprint for a Green Economy authors, revisits and updates its main...

    Published January 31st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Public Debt Sustainability in Developing Asia

    Edited by Benno Ferrarini, Arief Ramayandi, Raghbendra Jha

    Addressing the global financial crisis has required fiscal intervention on a substantial scale by governments around the world. The consequent buildup of public debt, in particular its sustainability, has moved to center stage in the policy debate. If the Asia and Pacific region is to continue to...

    Published November 1st 2012 by Routledge

  9. Principles of Environmental Economics and Sustainability

    An Integrated Economic and Ecological Approach, 3rd Edition

    By Ahmed Hussen

    Recent years have witnessed considerable consolidation between the disciplines of environmental and ecological economics at research level, but until now textbooks in the area have done little to reflect this. Ahmed Hussen’s book is to date the only one to reconcile the two standpoints. The central...

    Published September 20th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Water Trading and Global Water Scarcity

    International Experiences

    Edited by Josefina Maestu

    Series: RFF Press Water Policy Series

    Water scarcity is an increasing problem in many parts of the world, yet conventional supply-side economics and management are insufficient to deal with it. In this book the role of water trading as an instrument of integrated water resources management is explored in depth. It is also shown to be...

    Published November 19th 2012 by RFF Press