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  1. Environment and Employment

    A Reconciliation

    Edited by Philip Lawn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Mounting evidence suggests that GDP growth is damaging the natural environment and unlikely to be ecologically sustainable in the long-run. At the same time, an annual GDP growth rate of around three percent is regarded as the minimum necessary to prevent unemployment from escalating. Clearly, a...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Environmental Movements and Waste Infrastructure

    Edited by Christopher Rootes, Liam Leonard

    As rates of consumption grow, the problem of waste management has increased significantly. National and local waste authorities seek to manage such problems through the implementation of state regulation and construction of waste infrastructure, including landfills and incinerators. These, however,...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Ecology and Power

    Struggles over Land and Material Resources in the Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Alf Hornborg, Brett Clark, Kenneth Hermele

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Power and social inequality shape patterns of land use and resource management. This book explores this relationship from different perspectives, illuminating the complexity of interactions between human societies and nature. Most of the contributors use the perspective of "political ecology" as a...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge

  4. Global Ecology and Unequal Exchange

    Fetishism in a Zero-Sum World

    By Alf Hornborg

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    In modern society, we tend to have faith in technology. But is our concept of ‘technology’ itself a cultural illusion? This book challenges the idea that humanity as a whole is united in a common development toward increasingly efficient technologies. Instead it argues that modern technology...

    Published October 17th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Global Public Health

    Edited by Richard Parker, Marni Sommer

    At the beginning of the twenty-first century, key public health issues and challenges have taken centre stage. They range from arsenic in drinking water to asthma among children and adults; from the re-emergence of cholera, to increasing cancer rates and other chronic diseases; from AIDS to malaria...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Globalisation and the Quest for Social and Environmental Justice

    The Relevance of International Law in an Evolving World Order

    Edited by Shawkat Alam, Natalie Klein, Juliette Overland

    There are few topics as controversial as globalisation. It is meant to bring economic growth and solve a range of social, cultural and humanitarian problems. However, there are significant debates in relation to the extent that the reality of globalisation reflects this idealized vision. In...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Sustainability in European Transport Policy

    By Matthew Humphreys

    The construction of the European Economic Communities in 1950 primarily set out to build an integrated economic zone in which national borders were, to a large extent, overcome. The ability of persons and goods to move freely within the economic zone was seminal in the realisation of economic...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Water and Sanitation Services

    Public Policy and Management

    Edited by Jose Esteban Castro, Leo Heller

    Substantially reducing the number of human beings who lack access to clean water and safe sanitation is one of the key Millennium Development Goals. This book argues and demonstrates that this can only be achieved by a better integration of the technical and social science approaches in the search...

    Published August 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Evolution and Innovation in Wildlife Conservation

    Parks and Game Ranches to Transfrontier Conservation Areas

    Edited by Helen Suich, Brian Child

    The crucible of innovation in wildlife and habitat conservation is in southern Africa where it has co-evolved with decolonization, political transformation and the rise of development, ownership, management and livelihood debates. Charting this innovation, early chapters deal with the...

    Published August 19th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Wind Power and Power Politics

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Peter Strachan, David Lal, David Toke

    Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

    The aim of the book is to analyse the factors that have influenced wind power outcomes in a range of countries which have featured significant wind power deployment programmes. A central theme is the relationship between patterns of ownership and the outcomes. These flow from different social...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge