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Global: An Extraordinary Guide for Ordinary Heroes

by Lyla Bashan

It’s a big world out there, and it needs your help. Global poverty, social inequality. Famine, conflict and climate change. These are just some of pressing challenges we face, and why we need you to turn your...


Fully Alive: Using the Lessons of the Amazon to Live Your Mission in Business and Life

by Tyler Gage

Fully Alive tells the story of an astoundingly successful young entrepreneur’s immersion in Amazonian indigenous spirituality, its life-changing impact on him, and how he integrated the lessons he learned...


The Behavioral Economics of Climate Change: Adaptation Behaviors, Global Public Goods, Breakthrough Technologies, and Policy-Making

by S. Niggol Seo

The Behavioral Economics of Climate Change: Adaptation, Global Public Goods, Breakthrough Technologies, and Policy-Making shows readers how to understand mitigation strategies emerging from global warming policy...


The Unfinished Social Entrepreneur

by Jonathan C Lewis

The Unfinished Social Entrepreneur is about powering up your social justice career.

The world feels so screwed up, so unfair, so unnecessarily mean, so Trumpian. More than ever, the world needs you. This book...


Phenomenological Bioethics: Medical Technologies, Human Suffering, and the Meaning of Being Alive

by Fredrik Svenaeus

Emerging medical technologies are changing our views on human nature and what it means to be alive, healthy, and leading a good life. Reproductive technologies, genetic diagnosis, organ transplantation, and...


Sustainability in the Gulf: Challenges and Opportunities

by Elie Azar & Mohamed Abdel Raouf

Sustainability is a topic of great interest today, particularly for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, which have witnessed very rapid economic and demographic growth over the past decade. The observed...


The Zambezi River Basin: Water and sustainable development

by Jonathan Lautze, Zebediah Phiri & Vladimir Smakhtin

The Zambezi river is the fourth longest in Africa, crossing or bordering Zambia, Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. The river basin is widely recognised as one of the most important basins in...


Traditions and Trends in Global Environmental Politics: International Relations and the Earth

by Olaf Corry & Hayley Stevenson

How can a divided world share a single planet? As the environment rises ever higher on the global agenda, the discipline of International Relations (IR) is engaging in more varied and transformative ways than...


The Living Wage

by Professor Donald Hirsch & Laura Valadez-Martinez

The "living wage" is an old idea that has experienced a dramatic resurgence of political popularity in recent years. The underlying logic of the concept is quite clear: it is a wage that provides workers with...


Business and Government Relations in Africa

by Robert A. Dibie

This book endeavors to take the conceptualization of the relationship between business, government and development in African countries to a new level. In the twenty-first century, the interests and operations...


Agronomy for Development: The Politics of Knowledge in Agricultural Research

by James Sumberg

Over the last decade there has been renewed interest in food security and the state of the global food system. Population growth, climate change and food price spikes have combined to focus new attention on...


The Scottish Economy: A Living Book

by Kenneth Gibb, Duncan Maclennan & Des McNulty

The Scottish economy is at the heart of contemporary constitutional and public policy debates. This substantial new edited collection, the first comprehensive and authoritative analysis for more than 60 years,...


Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment

by Sherilyn MacGregor

The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment gathers together state-of-the-art theoretical reflections and empirical research from leading researchers and practitioners working in this transdisciplinary...


Nuclear Waste Politics: An Incrementalist Perspective

by Matthew Cotton

The question of what to do with radioactive waste?has dogged political administrations of nuclear-powered electricity-producing nations since the inception of the technology in the 1950s. As the issue rises...


The Nature State: Rethinking the History of Conservation

by Wilko Graf von Hardenberg, Matthew Kelly & Claudia Leal

This volume brings together case studies from around the globe (including China, Latin America, the Philippines, Namibia, India and Europe) to explore the history of nature conservation in the twentieth century....


The EU, US and China Tackling Climate Change: Policies and Alliances for the Anthropocene

by Sophia Kalantzakos

The feeling of optimism that followed the COP 21 Paris Conference on Climate Change requires concrete action and steadfast commitment to a process that raises a number of crucial challenges: technological, political,...


Human Scale Revisited

by Kirkpatrick Sale

Big government, big business, big everything: Kirkpatrick Sale took giantism to task in his 1980 classic, Human Scale, and today takes a new look at how the crises that imperil modern America are the inevitable...


Ancient Futures, 3rd Edition

by Helena Norberg-Hodge & H.H. the Dalai Lama

A moving portrait of tradition and change in Ladakh, or “Little Tibet,” Ancient Futures is also a scathing critique of the global economy and a rallying call for economic localization.

When Helena Norberg-Hodge...


Urban Sustainability Transitions

by Niki Frantzeskaki & Vanesa Castán|Coenen, Lars Broto

The world's population is currently undergoing a significant transition towards urbanisation, with the UN expecting that 70% of people globally will live in cities by 2050. Urbanisation has multiple political,...


Urban Transformations: Geographies of Renewal and Creative Change

by Nicholas Wise & Julie Clark

Economic restructuring and demographic change have in recent years placed much strain on urban areas with the effects falling disproportionately on neighbourhoods that were previously underpinned by industry...