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Growing a Sustainable City?: The Question of Urban Agriculture
Growing a Sustainable City?: The Question of Urban Agriculture
By Christina D. Rosan and Hamil Pearsall

Growing a Sustainable City? offers a critical analysis of the development of urban agriculture policies and their role in making post-industrial cities more sustainable.

Available Nov 2017
French 'Ecocritique': Reading French Theory and Fiction Ecologically
French 'Ecocritique': Reading French Theory and Fiction Ecologically
By Stephanie Posthumus

French Écocritique is the first book-length study of the culturally specific ways in which contemporary French literature and theory raise questions about nature and environment.

Available Oct 2017
Green Japan: Environmental Technologies, Innovation Policy, and the Pursuit of Green Growth
Green Japan: Environmental Technologies, Innovation Policy, and the Pursuit of Green Growth
By Carin Holroyd

Green Japan critically examines the Japanese effort to combine economic growth with commitments to environmental sustainability.

Available Sep 2017
Nuclear Portraits: Communities, the Environment, and Public Policy
Nuclear Portraits: Communities, the Environment, and Public Policy
Edited by Laurel Sefton MacDowell

In Nuclear Portraits, scholars from Europe, North America, and Asia demonstrate the complexity, controversy, contradictions, and dangers that surround many aspects of the nuclear industry.

Published Apr 2017
Business in a Changing Climate: Explaining Industry Support for Carbon Pricing
Business in a Changing Climate: Explaining Industry Support for Carbon Pricing
By Kaija Belfry Munroe

Business in a Changing Climate is the first book to ask major pollution emitting industries in Canada what their preferences are with respect to climate change.

Published Dec 2016
Water Policy Reform in Southern Alberta: An Advocacy Coalition Approach
Water Policy Reform in Southern Alberta: An Advocacy Coalition Approach
By B. Timothy Heinmiller

In Water Policy Reform in Southern Alberta, B. Timothy Heinmiller looks at how and why these (and other) reforms were adopted after nearly a century of stasis on water policy.

Published Sep 2016
First World Petro-Politics: The Political Ecology and Governance of Alberta
First World Petro-Politics: The Political Ecology and Governance of Alberta
Edited by Laurie E. Adkin

First World Petro-Politics examines the vital yet understudied case of a first world petro-state facing related social, ecological, and economic crises in the context of recent critical work on fossil capitalism.

Published May 2016
A Century of Maritime Science: The St. Andrews Biological Station
A Century of Maritime Science: The St. Andrews Biological Station
Edited by Jennifer Hubbard, David Wildish, and Robert Stephenson

A Century of Maritime Science reviews the fisheries, environmental, oceanographic, and aquaculture research conducted over the last hundred years at St. Andrews from the perspective of the participating scientists.

Published Apr 2016
Cases of Conflict: Transboundary Disputes and the Development of International Environmental Law
Cases of Conflict: Transboundary Disputes and the Development of International Environmental Law
By Allen L. Springer

Cases of Conflict focuses on times of dispute as important moments in the development of international environmental law. Conflict tests international law—both its content and its relevance become clearer in times of controversy—but conflict can also help shape the law.

Published Mar 2016
Kouchibouguac: Removal, Resistance, and Remembrance at a Canadian National Park
Kouchibouguac: Removal, Resistance, and Remembrance at a Canadian National Park
By Ronald Rudin

In Kouchibouguac, Ronald Rudin tells the story of the park’s establishment, the resistance of its residents, and the memory of that experience.

Published Mar 2016