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- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99
The most significant shift in environmental governance over the last thirty years has been the convergence of environmental and liberal economic norms toward "liberal environmentalism"?which predicates environmental protection on the promotion and maintenance of a liberal economic order. Steven Bernstein assesses the reasons for this historical shift,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 125.95
Environmental management is often complicated and multidisciplinary and the issues that arise can be difficult to solve analytically. Often, decision makers take ad hoc approaches, which may result in the ignoring of important stakeholder opinions or decision criteria. Multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA) provides a framework by which these types... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 99.00
This book was written to support community involvement in the design process, to help prevent negative outcomes that can result from a top-down design approach. The combination of community involvement and design is, at least in literature, not very extensive. Although much has been written about stakeholder involvement, this is often not directly... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 75.95
The Environment Dictionary provides an essential source of information on all aspects of the environment. It includes all the basic scientific terms and concepts along with socio-economic, cultural, historical and political elements which impact on the environment. This dictionary provides the interdisciplinary approach required to understand environmental... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 168.00
The very survival of the planet is at risk: human misuse of natural resources and disturbance of natural environmental systems is pushing the Earth to the limits of its capacity. The Environment is a lively, comprehensive introduction for environmental study, explaining how the environment functions, how environmental systems relate, and the ways... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 75.95
This reader brings together material from ecological thought, environmental policy, environmental philosophy, social and political thought, historical sociology and cultural studies. The extracts tell the story of the way the natural environment has been understood in the modern world and how this has recently been questioned as contemporary societies... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 69.99
Ein wichtiges Ziel kologischer Modernisierung ist die Verbindung umweltfreundlichen Wirtschaftens mit einer Verbesserung der Wettbewerbsfhigkeit. Zentrale Instrumente in diesem Kontext sind Standards fr Umweltmanagementsysteme, wie beispielsweise das EG-ko-Audit (EMAS). Whrend das Kosten-Nutzen-Verhltnis von EMAS bereits erforscht wurde, sind die Innovations-... more...
- SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 66.00
This authoritative book brings together the sociologies of globalization and the environment in one volume. Steven Yearley argues that environmental issues have received scant attention in the general debate on globalization even though environmentalists have been very successful in capturing the language and imagery of the globe. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 59.95
Is there potential for a U.S. regulatory system that is more efficient and effective? Or is the future likely to involve 'paralysis by analysis'? Improving Regulation considers the challenges faced by the regulatory system as society and technology change, and our knowledge about the effects of our activities on human and planetary health becomes more... more...