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Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies


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Environmental Justice and Oil Pollution Laws: Comparing Enforcement in the United States and Nigeria

Environmental Justice and Oil Pollution Laws: Comparing Enforcement in the United States and Nigeria

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Eloamaka Carol Okonkwo
March 05, 2020

This book explores the relationship between oil pollution laws and environmental justice by comparing and contrasting the United States and Nigeria. Critically, this book not only examines the fluidity of oil pollutions laws, but also how effective or ineffective enforcement can be viewed through...

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
January 24, 2020

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...

Liberty and the Ecological Crisis: Freedom on a Finite Planet

Liberty and the Ecological Crisis: Freedom on a Finite Planet

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Christopher J. Orr, Kaitlin Kish, Bruce Jennings
December 18, 2019

This book examines the concept of liberty in relation to civilization’s ability to live within ecological limits. Freedom, in all its renditions – choice, thought, action – has become inextricably linked to our understanding of what it means to be modern citizens. And yet, it is our relatively...

Towards a Society of Degrowth

Towards a Society of Degrowth

1st Edition

Onofrio Romano
November 04, 2019

This book explores the concept of degrowth, beginning from a basic assumption, not of resource depletion, as is common in most literature in the field, but rather from a state of abundance, arguing that there is a vast amount of energy on the planet waiting to be utilized by all its inhabitants....

Romantic Anti-capitalism and Nature: The Enchanted Garden

Romantic Anti-capitalism and Nature: The Enchanted Garden

1st Edition

Robert Sayre, Michael Löwy
October 29, 2019

Romantic Anti-capitalism and Nature examines the deep connections between the romantic rebellion against modernity and ecological concern with modern threats to nature. The chapters deal with expressions of romantic culture from a wide variety of different areas: travel writing, painting, utopian...

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
October 17, 2019

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...

Environmental Performance Auditing in the Public Sector: Enabling Sustainable Development

Environmental Performance Auditing in the Public Sector: Enabling Sustainable Development

1st Edition

Awadhesh Prasad
October 17, 2019

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...

What Can I Do to Help Heal the Environmental Crisis?

What Can I Do to Help Heal the Environmental Crisis?

1st Edition

Haydn Washington
October 15, 2019

The culmination of over three decades of writing by environmental scientist and writer Haydn Washington, this book examines the global environmental crisis and its solutions. Many of us know that something is wrong with our world, that it is wounded. At the same time, we often don’t know why things...

Common Sense in Environmental Management: Thinking Through English Land and Water

Common Sense in Environmental Management: Thinking Through English Land and Water

1st Edition

Jonathan Woolley
September 25, 2019

Common Sense in Environmental Management examines common sense not in theory, but in practice. Jonathan Woolley argues that common sense as a concept is rooted in English experiences of landscape and land management and examines it ethnographically - unveiling common sense as key to understanding...

The Role of Non-State Actors in the Green Transition: Building a Sustainable Future

The Role of Non-State Actors in the Green Transition: Building a Sustainable Future

1st Edition

Jens Hoff, Quentin Gausset, Simon Lex
September 25, 2019

This book argues that there is no way to make progress in building a sustainable future without extensive participation of non-state actors. The volume explores the contribution of non-state actors to a sustainable transition, starting with citizens and communities of different kinds and ending...

Environmental Education in Indonesia: Creating Responsible Citizens in the Global South?

Environmental Education in Indonesia: Creating Responsible Citizens in the Global South?

1st Edition

Lyn Parker, Kelsie Prabawa-Sear
September 05, 2019

Indonesia’s wealth of natural resources is being exploited at breakneck speed, and environmental awareness and knowledge among the populace is limited. This book examines how young people learn about the environment to see how education can help to develop environmental awareness and avert vast...

Ecofeminism and the Indian Novel

Ecofeminism and the Indian Novel

1st Edition

Sangita Patil
July 25, 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...

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