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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 109 new and published books in the subject of Environmental Sociology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Environmental Advertising in China and the USA

    Structures of desire

    By Xinghua Li

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

    Since the late 1980s, green consumerism has been hailed in the West as an efficient solution to environmental problems. However, Chinese consumers have been slow to warm up to eco-friendly products. Consumers prefer SUVs to hybrid cars, health supplements and snake oil medicines to organic foods...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Critical Realism, Environmental Learning and Social-Ecological Change

    Edited by Leigh Price, Heila Lotz-Sistka

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Southern Africa, where most of these book chapters originate, has been identified as one of regions of the world most at risk of the consequences of environmental degradation and climate change. At the same time, it is still seeking ways to overcome the century long ravages of colonial and...

    Published November 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Contemporary Perspectives on Ecofeminism

    Edited by Mary Phillips, Nick Rumens

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Why is ecofeminism still needed to address the environmental emergencies and challenges of our times? Ecofeminism has a chequered history in terms of its popularity and its perceived value in conceptualizing the relationship between gender and nature as well as feeding forms of activism that aim to...

    Published November 24th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Ageing, Wellbeing and Climate Change in the Arctic

    An interdisciplinary analysis

    Edited by Päivi Naskali, Marjaana Seppänen, Shahnaj Begum

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    The Arctic and its unique natural resources have become objects of increasing concern. Rapid climate change and ageing of the population are transforming the living conditions in the region. This translates into an urgent need for information that will contribute to a better understanding of these...

    Published November 24th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Community Action and Climate Change

    By Jennifer Kent

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    The failure of recent international negotiations to progress global action on climate change has shifted attention to the emergence of grassroots sustainability initiatives. These civil society networks display the potential to implement social innovation and change processes from the ‘bottom up’....

    Published November 24th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Deliberating Environmental Policy in India

    Participation and the Role of Advocacy

    By Sunayana Ganguly

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

    As one of the world’s largest and most bio-diverse countries, India’s approach to environmental policy will be very significant in tackling global environmental challenges. This book explores the transformations that have taken place in the making of environmental policy in India since the economic...

    Published November 19th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Corporate Social Responsibility and Natural Resource Conflict

    By Kylie McKenna

    Series: Routledge Research in Sustainability and Business

    This book examines the possibilities and limitations of corporate social responsibility in minimising the violent conflict often associated with natural resource exploitation. Through detailed and penetrating empirical analysis, the author skilfully asks why previous corporate social...

    Published November 5th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Remaking Participation

    Science, Environment and Emergent Publics

    Edited by Jason Chilvers, Matthew Kearnes

    Changing relations between science and democracy – and controversies over issues such as climate change, energy transitions, genetically modified organisms and smart technologies – have led to a rapid rise in new forms of public participation and citizen engagement. While most existing approaches...

    Published November 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Environmental Adaptation and Eco-cultural Habitats

    A coevolutionary approach to society and nature

    By Johannes Schubert

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    In this challenging and highly original book, the author tackles the dynamic relationships between physical nature and societies over time. It is argued that within each eco-cultural habitat, the relationship between physical nature and society is mediated by specific entanglements between...

    Published October 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Civic Engagement in Food System Governance

    A comparative perspective of American and British local food movements

    By Alan R. Hunt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    The local food movement is one of the most active of current civil engagement social movements. This work presents primary evidence from over 900 documents, interviews, and participant observations, and provides the first descriptive history of local food movement national policy achievements in...

    Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge