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Routledge international handbook of social and environmental change

Author: Stewart Lockie; David Allan Sonnenfeld; Dana Fisher
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2014.
Series: Routledge international handbooks.
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This text explores the causes, contradictions and consequences of global social-ecological change, along with the uncertainties and governance dilemmas these create. Case studies illustrate the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stewart Lockie; David Allan Sonnenfeld; Dana Fisher
ISBN: 9780415782791 0415782791
OCLC Number: 748335395
Description: xv, 338 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: 1.Socio-Ecological Transformations and the Social Sciences by Stewart Lockie, David A. Sonnenfeld, and Dana R. Fisher Part I: Challenges, Contradictions and Consequences of Global Socio-Ecological Change 2. Ecological Modernization Theory: Taking Stock, Moving Forward by Arthur P.J. Mol, Gert Spaargaren, and David A. Sonnenfeld 3. The Emergence of New World-Systems Perspectives on Global Environmental Change by Andrew Jorgenson and Jennifer Givens 4. China's Economic Growth and Environmental Protection: Approaching a 'Win-Win' Situation? A Discussion of Ecological Modernization Theory by Dayong Hong, Chenyang Xiao and Stewart Lockie 5. Eco-imperialism and Environmental Justice by Anja Nygren 6. Neoliberalism by Design: Changing Modalities of Market-Based Environmental Governance by Stewart Lockie 7. Dilemmas for Standardizers of Sustainable Consumption by Magnus Bostrom and Mikael Klintman Part II: Climate Change, Energy, and Adaptation 8. Climate, Scenario-Building and Governance: Comprehending the Temporalities of Social-Ecological Change by Stewart Lockie 9. From Rio to Copenhagen: Multilateral Agreements, Disagreements and Situated Actions by Chukwumerije Okereke and Sally Tyldesley 10. Marriage on the Rocks: Sociology's Counsel for our Struggling Energy-Society Relationships by Debra J. Davidson 11. Sustainability as Social Practice: New Perspectives on the Theory and Polices of Reducing Energy Consumption by Harold Wilhite 12. Environmental Migration: Nature, Society and Population Movement by Anthony Oliver-Smith Part III: Urban Environmental Change, Governance and Adaptation 13. Climate Change and Urban Governance: A New Politics? by Harriet Bulkeley 14. Recovering the City Level in the Global Environmental Struggle: Going Beyond Carbon Trading by Saskia Sassen 15. Hybrid Arrangements Within the Environmental State by Dana R. Fisher and Erika S. Svendsen 16. The New Mobilities Paradigm and Sustainable Transport: Finding Synergies and Creating New Methods by Rachel Aldred Part IV: Risk, Uncertainty and Social Learning 17. Towards a Socio-Ecological Foundation for Environmental Risk Research by Ortwin Renn 18. Uncertainty and Claims of Uncertainty as Impediments to Risk Management by Raymond Murphy 19. Transboundary Risk Governance: Co-Constructing Environmental Issues and Political Solutions by Rolf Lidskog 20. The Role of Professionals in Managing Technological Hazards: The Montara Blowout by Jan Hayes 21. Social Learning to Cope with Global Environmental Change and Unsustainability by J. David Tabara Part V: (Re)assembling Social-Ecological Systems 22. The Social-Ecological Co-Constitution of Nature Through Ecological Restoration: Experimentally Coping with Inevitable Ignorance and Surprise by Matthias Gross 23. Biological Invasions as Cause and Consequence of "Our" Changing World: Social and Environmental Paradoxes by Cecilia Claeys 24. Biological Resources, Knowledge and Property by Luigi Pellizzoni 25. Disassembling and Reassembling Socionatural Networks: Integrated Natural Resource Management in the Great Bear Rainforest by Justin Page 26. Land Use Tensions for the Development of Renewable Sources of Energy by Giorgio Osti
Series Title: Routledge international handbooks.
Responsibility: edited by Stewart Lockie, David A. Sonnenfeld and Dana R. Fisher.
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