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Social impact of environmental issues books

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The Arctic and the Environment Industry, Pollution and Stalin's Battle for Resources by Lars Rowe The Arctic and the Environment Industry, Pollution and Stalin's Battle for Resources


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Commons in History Culture, Conflict, and Ecology by Derek (University of London) Wall The Commons in History Culture, Conflict, and Ecology

The history of the commons -- jointly owned land or other resources such as fisheries or forests set aside for public use -- provides a useful context for current debates over sustainability and how we can act as good ancestors....
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/08/2017

Unstable Ground Climate Change, Conflict, and Genocide by Alex Alvarez Unstable Ground Climate Change, Conflict, and Genocide

Unstable Ground looks at the human impact of climate change and its potential to provoke some of the most troubling crimes against humanity-ethnic conflict, war, and genocide. The author examines the ways in which resources and global migration patterns will...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/07/2017

Common Pool Nature in the Mekong Bioregion Dialogues, Ethics, and Justice by Victor Savage, Carl Middleton, Carl Grundy-Warr, Yong Ming Li Common Pool Nature in the Mekong Bioregion Dialogues, Ethics, and Justice
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Within a bioregion of diverse political-economic state systems and that is home to myriad ethnic groups, this book explores the complex human-nature relationships to interrogate the political ecology and environmental history of the Mekong bioregion commons . In doing so,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Interpreting Nature Cultural Constructions of the Environment by I.G. Simmons Interpreting Nature Cultural Constructions of the Environment

Human society has constructed many varied notions of the environment. Scientific information about the environment is often seen as the only worthwhile knowledge. This ignores the complexities created by interaction between people and the environment. Idealist thinking argues that everything...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

The EU, US and China Tackling Climate Change Policies and Alliances for the Anthropocene by Sophia Kalantzakos The EU, US and China Tackling Climate Change Policies and Alliances for the Anthropocene

The feeling of optimism that followed the COP 21 Paris Conference on Climate Change requires concrete action and steadfast commitment to a process that raises a number of crucial challenges: technological, political, social, and economic. As climate change worsens, new...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/06/2017

Risk Conundrums Solving Unsolvable Problems by Roger E. Kasperson Risk Conundrums Solving Unsolvable Problems

A risk conundrum can be viewed as a risk that poses major issues in assessment, and whose management is not easily engaged. Such perplexing problems can either paralyze or badly delay risk analysis and directions for progression. Rather than simply...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/06/2017

Risk Conundrums Solving Unsolvable Problems by Roger E. Kasperson Risk Conundrums Solving Unsolvable Problems

A risk conundrum can be viewed as a risk that poses major issues in assessment, and whose management is not easily engaged. Such perplexing problems can either paralyze or badly delay risk analysis and directions for progression. Rather than simply...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/06/2017

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Green Utopias Environmental Hope Before and After Nature by Lisa Garforth Green Utopias Environmental Hope Before and After Nature

Environmentalism has relentlessly warned about the dire consequences of abusing and exploiting the planet's natural resources, imagining future wastelands of ecological depletion and social chaos. But it has also generated rich new ideas about how humans might live better with...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/10/2017

Green Utopias Environmental Hope Before and After Nature by Lisa Garforth Green Utopias Environmental Hope Before and After Nature

Environmentalism has relentlessly warned about the dire consequences of abusing and exploiting the planet's natural resources, imagining future wastelands of ecological depletion and social chaos. But it has also generated rich new ideas about how humans might live better with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2017

Democratic Eco-Socialism as a Real Utopia Transitioning to an Alternative World System by Hans Baer Democratic Eco-Socialism as a Real Utopia Transitioning to an Alternative World System

Democratic Eco-Socialism as a Real Utopia outlines the urgent need to reevaluate the current system, and replace it with one capable of mobilizing people globally to prevent on-going human socio-economic, environmental degradation, and anthropogenic climate change.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Environmental Criminology Spatial Analysis and Regional Issues by Liam Leonard Environmental Criminology Spatial Analysis and Regional Issues

Using sociological, criminological, anthropological, historical and media analysis, this multi-disciplinary volume examines local and regional issues in environmental criminology.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Other books in this genre

Climate Change and Popular Culture by Angi Buettner Climate Change and Popular Culture

This book examines how the climate change debate is represented, dealt with, narrated and more generally plays out within the field, texts and genres of the commercial media. Understanding the importance of environmental representations, narratives and discourses for our perceptions...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/06/2017

Environmental Realism Challenging Solutions by Melanie Armstrong, Jennifer Richter, Kristan Cockerill, Jordan G. Okie Environmental Realism Challenging Solutions
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This interdisciplinary book challenges current approaches to environmental problems that perpetuate flawed but deeply embedded cultural beliefs about the role of science and technology in society. The authors elucidate and interrogate a cultural history of solutionism that typifies expectations that...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/04/2017

Ecology and Power in the Age of Empire Europe and the Transformation of the Tropical World by Corey Ross Ecology and Power in the Age of Empire Europe and the Transformation of the Tropical World

The first wide-ranging environmental history of late-nineteenth and twentieth century European imperialism, relating the expansion of modern empire, global trade, and mass consumption to the momentous ecological shifts they entailed and providing a historical background to the social, political, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/04/2017

China Mysterious and Beautiful Land 2018 The Third Largest Country in the World by Elisabeth Stanzer China Mysterious and Beautiful Land 2018 The Third Largest Country in the World

China's greatest treasures is her long, rich history. As early as 1.7 million years ago, the earliest humans evolved on this land. A wide variety of terrain and climate shape its numerous natural attractions. Calvendo calendars are premium products -...
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/04/2017

Rethinking Resilience, Adaptation and Transformation in a Time of Change by Wanglin Yan Rethinking Resilience, Adaptation and Transformation in a Time of Change

This book contributes to the literature on resilience, hazard planning, risk management, environmental policy and design, presenting articles that focus on building resilience through social and technical means. Bringing together contributions from Japanese authors, the book also offers a rare...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/03/2017

Environment and Society Human Perspectives on Environmental Issues by Charles Harper, Monica Snowden Environment and Society Human Perspectives on Environmental Issues
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The sixth edition of Environment and Society continues to connect issues about human societies, ecological systems, and environments with data and perspectives from different fields. The text looks at the environment from a primarily sociological viewpoint and is designed for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/03/2017

Beyond the Lens of Conservation Malagasy and Swiss Imaginations of One Another by Eva Keller Beyond the Lens of Conservation Malagasy and Swiss Imaginations of One Another

This ethnography examines how the cooperation between a national park in Madagascar and a Swiss zoo is perceived by ordinary people at either end. One view focuses on power and history, the other on morality and progress. Nature conservation therefore...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2017

Eco-Nihilism The Philosophical Geopolitics of the Climate Change Apocalypse by Wendy Lynne Lee Eco-Nihilism The Philosophical Geopolitics of the Climate Change Apocalypse

Eco-Nihilism: The Philosophical Geopolitics of the Climate Change Apocalypse argues that there are no versions of conquest capital compatible with the fact of a finite planet, and that the pursuit of growth is destined to not only exhaust our planetary...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/02/2017

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