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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
At a time when states are reactive, at best, to the global ecological crisis and when economic globalization seems to be significantly contributing to the acceleration of that crisis, environmental non-governmental orgainisations (NGOs) are proliferating. This book explains the key role of NGOs in an emerging world environmental politics, showing... more...
- CRC Press 2003; US$ 231.00
Setting the scene with a thorough introduction to water resource issues, Water Privatisation critically examines the new role played by Trans-National Corporations in managing and distributing water worldwide. Written from an organisational and institutional perspective, the authors propose new structures of water management at local, national and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95
Those of us who have watched the process have said that the Earth Summit has failed ... Multinational corporations, the United States, Japan, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund have got away with what they always wanted ... the Summit has ensured increased domination by those who already have power. Worse still, it has robbed the poor... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
The European railway sector has undergone profound and predominantly institutional changes over the past 20 years, due to the initiatives of the European Commission. This book constitutes a first systematic assessment and account of the recent transformations of the industry along a series of critical yet contentious issues such as competition, unbundling,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 245.00
In recent decades, network industries around the world have gone through periods of de- and re-regulation. With vast amounts of sometimes conflicting research carried out into specific network industries, the time has come for a critical over-arching assessment of this entire industry in order to provide a platform of understanding to aid future research... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 107.67
This book introduces the readers to the new concept of cognitive cities.It demonstrates why cities need to become cognitive and why therefore a conceptof cognitive city is needed. It highlights the main building blocks ofcognitive cities and illustrates the concept by various cases. Following aconcise introductory chapter the book features nine chapters... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 60.00
In recent decades, all infrastructures have undergone significant restructuring. This worldwide phenomenon is often labelled 'liberalization' and although expectations were high with respect to lower prices, greater efficiency and innovation, the expected gains have not always been fully realised. This extensive, state-of-the-art Handbook provides... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 50.95
More than twenty years after the Bruntland Commission report, Our Common Future , we have yet to secure the basis for a serious approach to global environmental governance. The failed 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development showed the need for a new approach to globalization and sustainability. Taking a critical perspective, rooted in political... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95
Limits to Privatization is the first thorough audit of privatizations from around the world. It outlines the historical emergence of globalization and liberalization, and from analyses of over 50 case studies of best- and worst-case experiences of privatization, it provides guidance for policy and action that will restore and maintain the right balance... more...