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Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy and Practice: Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy and Practice


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Economic Institutions and Environmental Policy

Economic Institutions and Environmental Policy

1st Edition

Antonio Nicita, Maurizio Franzini
January 15, 2019

This title was first published in 2001. This wide-ranging and comprehensive collection investigates the background to environmental economic development over the last thirty years, and the political implications of new directions resulting from technological and cultural changes in environmental...

Negotiating Water Governance: Why the Politics of Scale Matter

Negotiating Water Governance: Why the Politics of Scale Matter

1st Edition

Emma S. Norman, Christina Cook
February 06, 2018

Those who control water, hold power. Complicating matters, water is a flow resource; constantly changing states between liquid, solid, and gas, being incorporated into living and non-living things and crossing boundaries of all kinds. As a result, water governance has much to do with the question...

Scientists, Experts, and Civic Engagement: Walking a Fine Line

Scientists, Experts, and Civic Engagement: Walking a Fine Line

1st Edition

Amy E. Lesen
February 05, 2018

How do scientists, scholars, and other experts engage with the general public and with the communities affected by their work or residing in their sites of study? Where are the fine lines between public scholarship, civic engagement, and activism? Must academics 'give back' once they collect data...

Waste and Distributive Justice in Asia: In-Ward Waste Disposal in Tokyo

Waste and Distributive Justice in Asia: In-Ward Waste Disposal in Tokyo

1st Edition

Takashi Nakazawa
January 30, 2018

Conflicts over waste disposal facility siting is a pressing issue not only in developed countries but also in fast-growing countries that face drastic waste increase and rapid urbanisation. How to address distributive justice has been one of the biggest concerns. This book examines what determines...

Economic Institutions and Environmental Policy

Economic Institutions and Environmental Policy

1st Edition

Antonio Nicita, Maurizio Franzini
December 13, 2017

This title was first published in 2001. This wide-ranging and comprehensive collection investigates the background to environmental economic development over the last thirty years, and the political implications of new directions resulting from technological and cultural changes in environmental...

The Causes and Progression of Desertification

The Causes and Progression of Desertification

1st Edition

Helmut Geist
September 25, 2017

This book provides an examination into the causes and prospects of desertification through a systematic review of 132 sub national case studies. It uses a meta-analytical model to determine whether proximate causes and underlying driving forces fall into any patterns, to identify mediating factors...

Individual and Structural Determinants of Environmental Practice

Individual and Structural Determinants of Environmental Practice

1st Edition

Bengt Hansson, Anders Biel
July 13, 2017

During recent years, there has been a growing awareness that a better understanding of human activities and the behavioural components of environmental problems is needed. This volume brings together psychologists, philosophers, sociologists, historians of technology and economics, and management...

New Environmental Policy Instruments in the European Union: Politics, Economics, and the Implementation of the Packaging Waste Directive

New Environmental Policy Instruments in the European Union: Politics, Economics, and the Implementation of the Packaging Waste Directive

1st Edition

Ian Bailey
June 28, 2017

The use of legislation by EU governments to define environmental standards for industry has been criticised for its poor track record in arresting the decline in the quality of Europe's environment. Environmental economists in particular have proposed that legislation should be supplemented or...

Policy Integration for Complex Environmental Problems: The Example of Mediterranean Desertification

Policy Integration for Complex Environmental Problems: The Example of Mediterranean Desertification

1st Edition

Helen Briassoulis
May 16, 2017

The quest for policy integration crystallized in the 1990s as awareness was growing that the current supply of narrow, sectoral, and little coordinated, or even overlapping and conflicting, policies could not cope efficiently and effectively with contemporary complex, cross-cutting and...

Environmental Leaders and Laggards in Europe: Why There is (Not) a 'Southern Problem'

Environmental Leaders and Laggards in Europe: Why There is (Not) a 'Southern Problem'

1st Edition

Tanja A. Börzel
April 30, 2017

No other European laws are so frequently violated as environmental directives. This informative and illuminating volume explains why member states have repeatedly failed to comply with European Environmental Law. It challenges the assumption that non-compliance is merely a southern problem. By...

Household Waste in Social Perspective: Values, Attitudes, Situation and Behaviour

Household Waste in Social Perspective: Values, Attitudes, Situation and Behaviour

1st Edition

Stewart Barr
April 30, 2017

The principal barrier to the introduction of more sustainable disposal methods has previously been thought to be the lack of both available knowledge and an awareness of the benefits and ease of these systems. Illustrated by an in-depth analysis of waste reduction, reuse and recycling behaviour in...

Energy and Culture: Perspectives on the Power to Work

Energy and Culture: Perspectives on the Power to Work

1st Edition

Brendan Dooley
March 31, 2017

How will humanity continue to meet its energy needs without destroying the conditions necessary to sustain human life on earth? The search for an answer to this question depends as much on the past as on the present; and as much on the physical sciences as on the social sciences. This book offers...

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