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Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts


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This series introduces core topics for environmental study and presents unparalleled interdisciplinary perspectives on issues of environmental concern. Focusing on human-environmental interrelationships, these concise, engaging, user-friendly texts respond particularly well to the demands of modular learning. Each text in the series features:

  • summaries of key concepts and contextual introductions to each topic
  • uniform, attractive, series design
  • informative diagrams illustrating key concepts and issues
  • annotated reading lists and end of chapter questions
  • lively global case-studies boxed throughout the text.

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Environment, Media and Communication

Environment, Media and Communication

2nd Edition

Anders Hansen
October 03, 2018

Media and communication processes are central to how we come to know about and make sense of our environment and to the ways in which environmental concerns are generated, elaborated, manipulated and contested. The second edition of Environment, Media and Communication builds on the first edition’s...

Environment and Tourism

Environment and Tourism

3rd Edition

Andrew Holden
April 25, 2016

The global demand for tourism continues to increase as economic growth creates opportunities for its consumption as a lifestyle option across cultures. The spatial reach of recreational tourism into remoter environments reflects a desire to reconnect to nature that is partially created by the...

Environment and Politics

Environment and Politics

4th Edition

Timothy Doyle, Doug McEachern, Sherilyn MacGregor
September 08, 2015

Environment and Politics 4th Edition is a concise introduction to this ever-expanding interdisciplinary field, explaining and illustrating how concepts, conflicts, movements, political systems and the practices of policy-making can be analysed in a systematic way. This book provides a comprehensive...

Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development

2nd Edition

Susan Baker
September 01, 2015

The current focus on sustainable development opens up debates surrounding our relationship with the natural world, about what constitutes social progress and about the character of development, both in the Global North and the Global South. The promotion of sustainable futures is taking on a new...

Environment and Citizenship

Environment and Citizenship

1st Edition

Benito Cao
March 13, 2015

The increasing awareness of the human impact on the environment is having a profound effect on the concept and content of citizenship – one of the fundamental institutions that structures human relations. In what is the first introduction of its kind, this book provides an accessible, stimulating...

Environmental Governance

Environmental Governance

1st Edition

J.P. Evans
December 14, 2011

Climate change is prompting an unprecedented questioning of the fundamental bases upon which society is founded. Businesses claim that technology can save the environment, while politicians champion the role of international environmental agreements to secure global action. Economists suggest that...

Environment and Food

Environment and Food

1st Edition

Colin Sage
July 07, 2011

This timely book provides a thorough introduction to the inter-relationship of food and the environment. Its primary purpose is to bring to our attention the multiplicity of linkages and interconnections between what we eat and how this impacts on the earth’s resources. Having a better idea of the...

Environment and Economy

Environment and Economy

1st Edition

Molly Scott Cato
January 27, 2011

As environmental issues move to the centre of the political debate, more attention is being focused on the role our economy has played in creating the ecological crisis, and what a sustainable economy might look like. In spite of the success of the environmental movement in drawing attention to the...

Environmental Policy

Environmental Policy

2nd Edition

Jane Roberts
October 22, 2010

Evidence of climate change, resource shortages and biodiversity loss is growing in significance year by year. This second edition of Environmental Policy explains how policy can respond and bring about greater sustainability in individual lifestyles, corporate strategies, national policies and...

Environment and the City

Environment and the City

1st Edition

Joe Ravetz, Clive George, Joe Howe, Peter W. Roberts
June 19, 2009

For the first time at the beginning of the twenty-first century, urban dwellers outnumber rural residents and this trend is set to continue. Consequently one of the most pressing issues of our time is how to square the social and economic development of cities with their environmental limits...

Environmental Values

Environmental Values

1st Edition

John O'Neill, Alan Holland, Andrew Light
July 13, 2007

We live in a world confronted by mounting environmental problems; increasing global deforestation and desertification, loss of species diversity, pollution and global warming. In everyday life people mourn the loss of valued landscapes and urban spaces. Underlying these problems are...

Environment and Social Theory

Environment and Social Theory

2nd Edition

John Barry
December 07, 2006

Written in an engaging and accessible manner by one of the leading scholars in his field, Environment and Social Theory, completed revised and updated with two new chapters, is an indispensable guide to the way in which the environment and social theory relate to one another. This popular text...

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