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Third World Political Ecology
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Sinead Bailey, Raymond Bryant
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-08-08 - Publisher: Routledge

An effective response to contemporary environmental problems demands an approach that integrates political, economic and ecological issues. Third World Political Ecology provides an introduction to an exciting new research field that aims to develop an integrated understanding of the political economy of environmental change in the Third World. The authors
The Routledge Handbook of Political Ecology
Language: en
Pages: 646
Authors: Tom Perreault, Gavin Bridge, James McCarthy
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-12 - Publisher: Routledge

The Routledge Handbook of Political Ecology presents a comprehensive and authoritative examination of the rapidly growing field of political ecology. Located at the intersection of geography, anthropology, sociology, and environmental history, political ecology is one of the most vibrant and conceptually diverse fields of inquiry into nature-society relations within the
Ecosystems and Human Health
Language: en
Pages: 233
Authors: Crescentia Y. Dakubo
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-16 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Ecosystems and Human Health introduces Ecohealth as an emerging field of study, traces its evolution, and explains its applications in cross-disciplinary and holistic programs. Its integrative approach not only focuses on managing the environment to improve health, but also analyzes underlying social and economic determinants of health to develop innovative,
Handbook of Ecological Economics
Language: en
Pages: 520
Authors: Joan Martínez-Alier, Roldan Muradian
Categories: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-25 - Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

This Handbook provides an overview of major current debates, trends and perspectives in ecological economics. It covers a wide range of issues, such as the foundations of ecological economics, deliberative methods, the de-growth movement, ecological macroeconomics, social metabolism, environmental governance, consumer studies, knowledge systems and new experimental approaches. Written by
The Politics of Bioeconomy and Sustainability
Language: en
Pages: 227
Authors: Mairon G. Bastos Lima
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-15 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book addresses the underexposed political dimensions of bioeconomy promotion. Who wins and who loses? How are institutions being shaped, and by whom? Drawing from experiences since the earlier days of biofuels promotion, it explores in unprecedented detail the global drive away from fossil fuels and towards a biomass-based economy.