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- Wiley 2013; US$ 49.95
The second edition of Environmental Ethics combines a strong theoretical foundation with applications to some of the most pressing environmental problems. Through a mix of classic and new essays, it discusses applied issues such as pollution, climate change, animal rights, biodiversity, and sustainability. Roughly half of the selections are original... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 33.99
A collection of more than 40 case studies covering diverse topics such as genetic engineering, aesthetics, pollution, animal rights, population, and resource management, Case Studies in Environmental Ethics is intended as a supplemental book for college courses primarily in environmental ethics. Each case presents factual information on a particular... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 29.95
Deane Curtin puts today's most important social and environmental ethical issues into their historical, political, and philosophical contexts, and offers deep insights into the nature of our freedom and its relation to justice in our globalized, commercialized culture. Using familiar literary and historical icons to make surprising points about colonial... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2012; US$ 40.00
Environmental issues in the USA are more important now than ever before. The devastation inflicted by Hurricane Katrina, growing evidence of global warming, and a struggling national energy supply highlight the unfolding crisis. Environmental fears translate into US automobile giants plying consumers with 'fuel efficient' cars in the 'MPG... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 22.99
The fun, easy way to get up to speed on biophysics concepts, principles, and practices One of the most diverse of modern scientific disciplines, biophysics applies methods and technologies from physics to the study of biological systems and phenomena, from the human nervous system to soil erosion to global warming. What are the best options for satisfying... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
This book offers a complete primer for those interested in environmental dilemmas and policies from a global, comparative perspective. The book covers 16 countries and five themes: participation, interest groups, political parties, governmental structures, and the diplomatic agenda. Not only does the book provide a detailed discussion of the policy... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 49.99
Internationale Kooperation lebt durch ihre Akteure. Heute kann beinahe jeder Einfluss auf internationale Entscheidungen nehmen. Matthias Gronholz beschreibt die dahinter stehenden Mechanismen und schlägt einen Bogen vom Dreißigjährigen Krieg bis hin zur Globalisierung. Er offenbart den darwinistischen Einfluss auf die Entwicklung zwischenstaatlicher... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 38.99
Ireland?s landscape is marked by fault lines of religious, ethnic, and political identity that have shaped its troubled history. Troubled Geographies maps this history by detailing the patterns of change in Ireland from 16th century attempts to "plant" areas of Ireland with loyal English Protestants to defend against threats posed by indigenous Catholics,... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 59.99
This book describes EnvStats, a new comprehensive R package for environmental statistics and the successor to the S-PLUS module EnvironmentalStats for S-PLUS (first released in 1997). EnvStats and R provide an open-source set of powerful functions for performing graphical and statistical analyses of environmental data, bringing major environmental... more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95
Always a controversial and compelling topic, the origin of life on Earth was considered taboo as an area of inquiry for science as recently as the 1950s. Since then, however, scientists working in this area have made remarkable progress, and an overall picture of how life emerged is coming more clearly into focus. We now know, for example, that the... more...