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ENVIRONMENT AND... The European Journal of Development Research Editor-in-Chief: Spencer Henson, Institute of Development Studies, UK and University of Guelph, Canada Editors: Laura Camfield, University of East Anglia, UK, José Cuesta, Georgetown University, USA, Ralitza Dimova, University of Manchester, UK, Uma S. Kambhampati, University of Reading, UK, Charlotte Lemanski, University of Cambridge, UK, John Rand, University of Copenhagen, Denmark The European Journal of Development Research is a multi-disciplinary journal that seeks to broaden our understanding of the processes that advance or impede human development, whether from a political, economic, sociological or anthropological perspective. ISSN: 09578811 / EISSN: 17439728 For more information about this journal, please visit:


Nitrogen and Climate Change An Explosive Story Dave Reay, University of Edinburgh, UK The world is changing. Human population is surging towards 10 billion, food, water, climate and energy security are all at risk. Nitrogen could be our life raft in this global 'perfect storm'. Get it right and it can help to feed billions, fuel our cars and put a dent in global warming. Get it wrong and it will make things a whole lot worse.

Editor: Stefano Prato, Society for International Development, Italy

Contents: 1. A Brief History of Nitrogen * 2. Nitrogen and the Anthropocene * 3. Nitrous oxide as a driver of Climate Change * 4. Nitrous oxide Sources * 5. Airborne Nitrogen and Climate Change * 6. Terrestrial Nitrogen and Climate Change * 7. Freshwater Nitrogen and Climate Change * 8. Marine Nitrogen and Climate Change * 9. Agricultural Nitrogen and Climate Change Mitigation * 10. Nitrogen in Food and Climate Change Mitigation * 11. Nitrogen and Biofuels * 12. Nitrogen and Geoengineering * 13. Nitrogen and Climate Change Adaptation * Conclusion

Development, the flagship journal of the Society for International Development, connects research, experience, activism and alternative thinking. For more than 50 years it has explored innovative perspectives on the crucial issues in development, asking the relevant questions and featuring the difficult but honest answers.

June 2015 UK June 2015 US 240pp 1 b/w table, 25 b/w illustrations Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Paperback £19.99 / $32.00 / CN$36.99 Canadian Rights ebooks available


ISSN: 10116370 / EISSN: 14617072 For more information about this journal, please visit: development

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Water, State and the City Antonio A. R. Ioris, University of Edinburgh, UK The book investigates the complexity of the Latin American mega cities and the multiple commitments of the apparatus of the state with a focus on the failures of the public water sector. It offers an innovative interpretation of large-scale urbanization, one of the most challenging questions affecting Latin American governments and society. Contents: 1. State, Water and the Production of the Latin American City * 2. The Exclusionary City, Political Statehood and a Thirsty Population * 3. National Development and Urban Water Demands through the Mexican Capital City * 4. The Urbanisation of Lima, Neoliberal Reforms and Water-related Tensions * 5. Water Problems and Conflicting Water Values in the Rio de Janeiro Metropolitan Region * 6. About the City, Water and the State: The Way Forward

Cities and the Global Politics of the Environment April 2015 UK April 2015 US 164pp Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available

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