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The Creative Arts in Governance of Urban Renewal and Development

The Creative Arts in Governance of Urban Renewal and Development

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Rory Shand
November 01, 2019

This book focuses on the role of the creative sector in the governance of urban renewal and economic development initiatives. Rory Shand examines the ways in which both the top-down nature of the creative sector, and the bottom-up roles of creative arts organisations, drive development and engage...

Regenerative Urban Development, Climate Change and the Common Good

Regenerative Urban Development, Climate Change and the Common Good

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Beth Schaefer Caniglia, Beatrice Frank, John L. Knott, Jr, Kenneth S. Sagendorf, Eugene A. Wilkerson
August 23, 2019

This volume focuses on the theory and practice of the regenerative development paradigm, which is rapidly displacing sustainability as the most fertile ground for climate change adaptation research. This book brings together key thinkers in this field to develop a meaningful synthesis between the...

Ecofeminism and the Indian Novel

Ecofeminism and the Indian Novel

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Sangita Patil
July 30, 2019

Ecofeminism and the Indian Novel tests the theories of ecofeminism against the background of India’s often different perceptions of environmental problems, challenging the hegemony of Western culture in thinking about human problems. This book moves beyond a simple application of the concepts of...

Ethical Responses to Nature’s Call: Reticent Imperatives

Ethical Responses to Nature’s Call: Reticent Imperatives

1st Edition

Forthcoming

James Magrini
June 25, 2019

Arguing for a renewed view of objects and nature, Ethical Responses to Nature’s Call considers how it is possible to understand our ethical duties - in the form of ethical intuitionalism - to nature and the planet by listening to and releasing ourselves over to the call or address of nature....

Poetics of the Earth: Natural History and Human History

Poetics of the Earth: Natural History and Human History

1st Edition

Augustin Berque
May 13, 2019

Poetics of the Earth is a work of environmental philosophy, based on a synthesis of eastern and western thought on natural and human history. It draws on recent biological research to show how the processes of evolution and history both function according to the same principles. Augustin Berque...

Environmental Humanities and the Uncanny: Ecoculture, Literature and Religion

Environmental Humanities and the Uncanny: Ecoculture, Literature and Religion

1st Edition

Rod Giblett
May 02, 2019

Sigmund Freud’s essay 'The Uncanny' is celebrating a century since publication. It is arguably his greatest and most fruitful contribution to the study of culture and the environment. Environmental Humanities and the Uncanny brings into the open neglected aspects of the uncanny in this famous...

African Philosophy and Environmental Conservation

African Philosophy and Environmental Conservation

1st Edition

Jonathan O. Chimakonam
March 05, 2019

African Philosophy and Environmental Conservation is about the unconcern for, and marginalisation of, the environment in African philosophy. The issue of the environment is still very much neglected by governments, corporate bodies, academics and specifically, philosophers in the sub-Saharan Africa...

Fairness and Justice in Natural Resource Politics

Fairness and Justice in Natural Resource Politics

1st Edition

Melanie Pichler, Cornelia Staritz, Karin Küblböck, Christina Plank, Werner Raza, Fernando Ruiz Peyré
January 10, 2019

As demand for natural resources increases due to the rise in world population and living standards, conflicts over their access and control are becoming more prevalent. This book critically assesses different approaches to and conceptualizations of resource fairness and justice and applies them to...

Rawls and the Environmental Crisis

Rawls and the Environmental Crisis

1st Edition

Dominic Welburn
June 20, 2018

The liberal political theorist John Rawls, despite remaining largely silent on ‘green concerns’, was writing during a time of increasing awareness that the ecological stability of the earth is being compromised by human activity. Rawls’s reluctance to engage with such concerns, however, has not...

Environmental Performance Auditing in the Public Sector: Enabling Sustainable Development

Environmental Performance Auditing in the Public Sector: Enabling Sustainable Development

1st Edition

Awadhesh Prasad
June 19, 2018

Environment and sustainable development challenges are a matter of global concern. Trillions of dollars of mostly public money are invested every year in domestic and international policies and programs to address these challenges. The effectiveness of these policies and programs is critical to...

Society, Environment and Human Security in the Arctic Barents Region

Society, Environment and Human Security in the Arctic Barents Region

1st Edition

Kamrul Hossain, Dorothée Cambou
May 29, 2018

The Arctic-Barents Region is facing numerous pressures from a variety of sources, including the effect of environmental changes and extractive industrial developments. The threats arising out of these pressures result in human security challenges. This book analyses the formation, and promotion, of...

Stranded Assets and the Environment: Risk, Resilience and Opportunity

Stranded Assets and the Environment: Risk, Resilience and Opportunity

1st Edition

Ben Caldecott
May 10, 2018

Drawing on the work of leading researchers and practitioners from a range of disciplines, including economic geography, economics, economic history, finance, law, and public policy, this edited collection provides a comprehensive assessment of stranded assets and the environment, covering the...

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