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- 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 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...
- Thorogood Publishing 2007; US$ 38.95
The 'environment' embraces many disciplines - ecology, law, physics, chemistry, biology, environmental health, toxicology, genetic engineering and radiology. The book fills a need for an authoritative yet accessible source of reference which expertly summarises the legal, scientific, economic and social issues. 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...
- Springer 2010; US$ 109.00
The role of environmental analysis in economic policy making has remained largely limited despite vast literature on environmental economics and governance. An effective integration of economic and environmental sciences with pragmatic design of institutions and policies is still urgently needed for practical use. This book offers a policy framework... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 149.00
Human societies face a threatening future of resource scarcity and environmental damages. This book addresses the challenge of turning these risks into opportunities and policies. It is a collection of high level contributions from experts of sustainable growth and sustainable resource management. Focussing on economics, sustainability, technology... more...
- Trinity University Press 2011; US$ 12.99
There are many books on the environment, but Wisdom for a Livable Planet stands out by using inspirational stories of successful activists to explore major environmental issues and offer proven solutions. This passionate, nonpartisan book makes the case that the environment is ? or should be ? beyond politics. Each story here ? 8 in all ? provides... more...