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Cities Demanding the EarthA New Understanding of the Climate Emergency

Cities Demanding the Earth: A New Understanding of the Climate Emergency

Peter Taylor, Geoff O'Brien, and Phil O'Keefe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529210477
eISBN:
9781529210514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210477.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Current climate change policy is necessary but insufficient. This is because the basic modus operandi – presenting scientific evidence to states for them to take action - misrepresents the complex ... More

Ecological Justice and the Extinction CrisisGiving Living Beings their Due

Ecological Justice and the Extinction Crisis: Giving Living Beings their Due

Anna Wienhues

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529208511
eISBN:
9781529208559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208511.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

As the biodiversity crisis deepens, this book sets out radical environmental thinking and action to respond to the threat of mass species extinction. The book conceptualises large-scale injustice ... More

Environmental Anarchy?Security in the 21st Century

Environmental Anarchy?: Security in the 21st Century

Mark Beeson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529209389
eISBN:
9781529209426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209389.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Some of the most influential ideas about national and even global security reflect untenable, anachronistic strategic views that are simply no longer appropriate for contemporary international ... More

Environmental Conflicts, Migration and Governance

Environmental Conflicts, Migration and Governance

Tim Krieger, Diana Panke, and Michael Pregernig (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529202168
eISBN:
9781529209594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202168.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The current era of globalization is characterized by a high degree of interconnectedness across borders and continents. This not only goes hand in hand with significant levels of international trade ... More

Localism and Neighbourhood PlanningPower to the People?

Localism and Neighbourhood Planning: Power to the People?

Sue Brownill and Quintin Bradley (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447329497
eISBN:
9781447329541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329497.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Governments around the world are seeing the locality as a key arena for effecting changes in governance, restructuring state/civil society relations and achieving sustainable growth. This book ... More

The Politics of Cycling InfrastructureSpaces and (In)Equality

The Politics of Cycling Infrastructure: Spaces and (In)Equality

Peter Cox and Till Koglin (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447345152
eISBN:
9781447345640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345152.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Academic texts on cycling research are expanding rapidly. A dominant theme among these is the use of infrastructure measures to assist promotion of cycling as part of a movement towards sustainable ... More

Secondary CitiesExploring Uneven Development in Dynamic Urban Regions of the Global North

Secondary Cities: Exploring Uneven Development in Dynamic Urban Regions of the Global North

Charles Williams and Mark Pendras (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529212075
eISBN:
9781529212105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529212075.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book introduces and explores the concept of ‘secondary cities’—cities that fuel, compete with, and are otherwise relationally connected to larger and dynamic neighbouring cities. Emphasizing the ... More

Sustainable HedonismA Thriving Life that Does Not Cost the Earth

Sustainable Hedonism: A Thriving Life that Does Not Cost the Earth

Orsolya Lelkes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529217971
eISBN:
9781529218015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529217971.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

How we can enjoy our lives in a way that does not cost the Earth? Paradoxically, while happiness is ultimately good, our search for it often fails. A clear sign of our collective failure is that no ... More

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