About this book
This book is a must-read for researchers and students interested in gaining a comprehensive overview of the political dimensions of climate change adaptation. The authors remind us that political analysis of adaptation processes is a productive and much needed scholarly endeavour that can shed light on the social complexities and pitfalls of the growing challenges ahead of us.
Institute of Environmental Social Science and Geography, University of Freiburg, Germany
As the issue of climate change comes to be increasingly mainstream, we must pay close attention to how, by and for whom adaptation efforts are being undertaken. This book provides the perfect guide, bringing into sharp focus the ways in which adaptation is a fundamentally political matter. This book will be essential reading for students, researchers and practitioners alike.
Department of Geography, Durham University, United Kingdom
In a world facing an accelerating climate emergency, the importance of climate change adaptation is increasing. This book provides a valuable approach for a political analysis of climate change adaptation focusing on power, knowledge, participation, and, ultimately, who benefits and who loses. This timely book will be indispensable reading for scholars, students, and practitioners interested in the climate crisis.
Charles F. Parker
Department of Government and the Centre of Natural Hazards and Disaster Science, Uppsala University, Sweden
- DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-46205-5
- Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
- Publisher Name Palgrave Pivot, Cham
- eBook Packages Political Science and International Studies Political Science and International Studies (R0)
- Print ISBN 978-3-030-46204-8
- Online ISBN 978-3-030-46205-5
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