Routledge International Handbook of Social and Environmental Change

Stewart Lockie, David A. Sonnenfeld, and Dana R. Fisher, eds.

London and New York: Routledge, 2014

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Hardback: ISBN 978-0-415-78279-1
eBook: ISBN 978-0-203-81455-0


 

Contents

Preface

Introduction

1.      Stewart Lockie, David A. Sonnenfeld, and Dana R. Fisher, 'Socio-ecological transformations and the social sciences'

Part 1. Challenges, contradictions and consequences of global socio-ecological change

2.     Arthur P.J. Mol, Gert Spaargaren, and David A. Sonnenfeld, 'Ecological Modernisation Theory: taking stock, moving forward'

3.     Andrew K. Jorgenson and Jennifer E. Givens, 'The emergence of new World-Systems perspectives on global environmental change'

4.      Dayong Hong, Chenyang Xiao, and Stewart Lockie, 'China’s economic growth and environmental protection: approaching a "win‑win" situation?'

5.     Anja Nygren, ' Eco-imperialism and environmental justice'

6.     Stewart  Lockie, 'Neoliberalism by design: changing modalities of market-based environmental governance'

7.      Magnus Bostrum and Mikael Klintman, 'Dilemmas for standardizers of sustainable consumption'

Part 2. Climate change, energy, and adaptation

8.   Stewart Lockie, 'Climate, scenario-building and governance: comprehending the temporalities of social-ecological change'

9.     Chukwumerije Okereke and Sally Tyldesley, 'From Rio to Copenhagen: multilateral agreements, disagreements and situated actions'

10.  Debra J. Davidson, 'Marriage on the rocks: sociology’s counsel of our struggling energy-society relationships'

11.   Harold Wilhite, 'Sustainability as social practice: new perspectives on the theory and polices of reducing energy consumption'

12.   Anthony Oliver-Smith, 'Environmental migration: nature, society and population movement'

Part 3. Urban environmental change, governance and adaptation

13.  Harriet Bulkeley, 'Climate change and urban governance: a new politics?'

14.   Saskia Sassen, 'Recovering the city level in the global environmental struggle: going beyond carbon trading'

15.  Dana R. Fisher and Erika S. Svendsen, 'Hybrid arrangements within the environmental state'

16.   Rachel Aldred, 'The New Mobilities paradigm and sustainable transport: finding synergies and creating new methods'

Part 4. Risk, uncertainty and social learning

17.  Ortwin Renn, 'Towards a socio-ecological foundation of environmental risk research'

18.   Raymond Murphy, 'Uncertainty and claims of uncertainty as impediments to risk management'

19.   Rolf Lidskog, 'Transboundary risk governance: co-constructing environmental issues and political solutions'

20.   Jan Hayes, 'The role of professionals in managing technological hazards: the Montara blowout'

21.   Joan David TÓbara, 'Social learning to cope with global environmental change and unsustainability'

Part 5. (Re)assembling social-ecological systems

22.  Matthias Gross, 'The social-ecological co-constitution of nature through ecological restoration: experimentally coping with inevitable ignorance and surprise'

23.  CÚcilia Claeys, 'Biological invasions as cause and consequence of "our" changing world: social and environmental paradoxes'

24.   Luigi Pellizzoni, 'Biological resources, knowledge and property'

25.   Justin Page, 'Disassembling and reassembling socionatural networks: integrated natural resource management in the Great Bear Rainforest'

26.  Giorgio Osti, 'Land use tensions for the development of renewable sources of energy'

 


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