Anthropology: Environmental Anthropology

  • Legal Geography: Perspectives and Methods book cover

    Legal Geography

    Perspectives and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tayanah O'Donnell, Daniel F. Robinson, Josephine Gillespie

    This book provides important and timely perspectives on the emergent ‘Australian’ school of legal geography. Predominantly centered around human-environment relations, this school of thinking is becoming increasingly relevant in the current climate. Despite this, the urban focused Anglo-American…

    Paperback – 2020-02-16 
    Routledge

  • Extracting Home in the Oil Sands: Settler Colonialism and Environmental Change in Subarctic Canada book cover

    Extracting Home in the Oil Sands

    Settler Colonialism and Environmental Change in Subarctic Canada, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clinton N. Westman, Tara L. Joly, Lena Gross

    The Canadian oil sands are one of the world’s most important energy sources and the subject of global attention in relation to climate change and pollution. This volume engages ethnographically with key issues concerning the oil sands by working from anthropological literature and beyond to explore…

    Hardback – 2020-01-16 
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • Routledge Handbook of Food Waste book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Food Waste

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Reynolds, Tammara Soma, Charlotte Spring, Jordon Lazell

    This comprehensive Handbook represents a definitive state of the current art and science of food waste from multiple perspectives. The issue of food waste has emerged in recent years as a major global problem. Recent research has enabled greater understanding and measurement of loss and waste…

    Hardback – 2020-01-08 
    Routledge

  • Horse Breeds and Human Society: Purity, Identity and the Making of the Modern Horse book cover

    Horse Breeds and Human Society

    Purity, Identity and the Making of the Modern Horse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristen Guest, Monica Mattfeld

    This book demonstrates how horse breeding is entwined with human societies and identities. It explores issues of lineage, purity, status through interconnections between animals and humans. The quest for purity in horse breeding and the acceptance of what constitutes an identifiable horse breed…

    Hardback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • Modernity and Spirit Worship in India: An Anthropology of the Umwelt book cover

    Modernity and Spirit Worship in India

    An Anthropology of the Umwelt, 1st Edition

    By Miho Ishii

    This book investigates the entangled relations between people’s daily worship practices and their umwelt in South India. Focusing on the practices of spirit (būta) worship in the coastal area of Karnataka, it examines the relationship between people and deities. Based on extensive fieldwork, this…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

  • Sustainable Governance of Wildlife and Community-Based Natural Resource Management: From Economic Principles to Practical Governance book cover

    Sustainable Governance of Wildlife and Community-Based Natural Resource Management

    From Economic Principles to Practical Governance, 1st Edition

    By Brian Child

    This book develops the Sustainable Governance Approach and the principles of Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM). It provides practical examples of successes and failures in implementation, and lessons about the economics and governance of wild resources with global application.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • The Age of Sustainability: Just Transitions in a Complex World book cover

    The Age of Sustainability

    Just Transitions in a Complex World, 1st Edition

    By Mark Swilling

    With transitions to more sustainable ways of living already underway, this book examines how we understand the underlying dynamics of the transitions that are unfolding. Without this understanding, we enter the future in a state of informed bewilderment. Every day we are bombarded by reports…

    Paperback – 2019-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Farmers and Plant Breeding: Current Approaches and Perspectives book cover

    Farmers and Plant Breeding

    Current Approaches and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ola Tveitereid Westengen, Tone Winge

    This book presents the history of, and current approaches to, farmer-breeder collaboration in plant breeding, situating this work in the context of sustainable food systems, as well as national and international policy and law regimes. Plant breeding is essential to food production, climate-change…

    Hardback – 2019-11-04 
    Routledge
    Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

  • The Angry Earth: Disaster in Anthropological Perspective book cover

    The Angry Earth

    Disaster in Anthropological Perspective, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Anthony Oliver-Smith, Susanna M. Hoffman

    The Angry Earth explores how various cultures in different historical moments have responded to calamity, offering insight into the complex relationship between societies and their environments. From hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes to oil spills and nuclear accidents, disasters triggered by…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Anthropocene Antarctica: Perspectives from the Humanities, Law and Social Sciences book cover

    Anthropocene Antarctica

    Perspectives from the Humanities, Law and Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Leane, Jeffrey McGee

    Anthropocene Antarctica offers new ways of thinking about the ‘Continent for Science and Peace’ in a time of planetary environmental change. In the Anthropocene, Antarctica has become central to the Earth’s future. Ice cores taken from its interior reveal the deep environmental history of the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Water Politics: Governance, Justice and the Right to Water book cover

    Water Politics

    Governance, Justice and the Right to Water, 1st Edition

    Edited by Farhana Sultana, Alex Loftus

    Scholarship on the right to water has proliferated in interesting and unexpected ways in recent years. This book broadens existing discussions on the right to water in order to shed critical light on the pathways, pitfalls, prospects, and constraints that exist in achieving global goals, as well as…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • UNESCO Biosphere Reserves: Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability and Society book cover

    UNESCO Biosphere Reserves

    Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maureen G. Reed, Martin F. Price

    UNESCO Biosphere Reserves (BRs) are designated areas in geographical regions of global socio-ecological significance. This definitive book shows their global relevance and contribution to environmental protection, biocultural diversity and education. Initiated in the 1970s as part of UNESCO’s Man…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

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