Society and Natural Resources Book Series

ISNAR LogoUtah State University Press and the Society and Natural Resources Press, at the International Association for Society and Natural Resources, copublish the Society and Natural Resources Book Series. Books in this series are accounts of human behavior, natural resources and the environment for classroom adoption and the natural resource professional community. The Society & Natural Resources Book Series includes books that examine the complexity of interrelationships among human societies, biophysical and built environments and natural resources. The series is especially interested in works that engage emergent issues and inform transformations between society and natural resources toward greater social and environmental justice, health, and sustainability/resilience. The series does not privilege any particular research method, theory or discipline; it seeks submissions that build from any (or combinations) of the environmental/natural resource social sciences. Works that contribute to our understandings and actions on how global processes intersect with localities, in the South, North, or through comparative case studies are encouraged. We are particularly interested in publishing new books on the following topics:

  • climate justice
  • environmental policy and governance
  • natural resource utilization, management, and decision-making
  • social and cultural change related to environmental change
  • sustainability/resilience transitions
  • social-ecological systems dynamics
  • practice-informed resource management
  • institutional innovations
  • political economy/ecology perspectives on natural resource change and conflict

All proposals for new books in the series should follow the press submission guidelines, and submissions will be evaluated by the press acquisitions staff, the series editor and/or editorial board, and outside experts. The series offers:

  • Publications that are at the forefront of the human experience-natural environment nexus
  • A willingness to work with authors to publish for large and smaller target markets of readers
  • Experience producing publications for the classroom, academic readers, and the natural resource professional community

Books previously published by the Society and Natural Resources Press (formerly Social Ecology Press) are now distributed by and available for purchase through the University Press of Colorado.

Energy Impacts

A Multidisciplinary Exploration of North American Energy Development

University Press of Colorado University of Alaska Press Utah State University Press University of Wyoming Press