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  • Environmental Policy and Household Behaviourby Patrik Soderholm

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00

    Our behaviour in our own homes - our recycling habits, consumer choices and transport preferences - all have a huge impact on the environment locally and globally. Governments across the world are trying to formulate and implement policies to encourage and enforce more sustainable household actions. Yet so often these policies fail to have the desired... more...

  • Anthropological Perspectives on Intangible Cultural Heritageby Lourdes Arizpe; Cristina Amescua

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    A decade after the approval of the UNESCO 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH), the concept has gained wide acceptance at the local, national and international levels. Communities are recognizing and celebrating their Intangible Heritage; governments are devoting important efforts to the construction of national... more...

  • The Interplay between Urban Development, Vulnerability, and Risk Managementby Ebru A. Gencer

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Natural disasters are increasingly affecting the world, taking lives unexpectedly and leaving many others injured and homeless. Moreover, disasters disrupt local, national and even global economies, instantly changing the direction of development. In the first half of 2011 alone, 108 natural disasters occurred, killing over 23 thousand people, affecting... more...

  • Zertifizierungssysteme für Gebäudeby Thilo Ebert; Natalie Eßig; Gerd Hauser

    DETAIL 2010; US$ 84.00

    Nachhaltigkeit ganzheitlich bewerten - der aktuelle Stand der internationalen Gebäudezertifizierung Zertifizierungssysteme wie BREEAM, LEED oder DGNB zielen darauf ab, Nachhaltigkeit in der Architektur transparent und vergleichbar zu machen. Zugleich herrschen große Dynamik und ein kaum zu übersehender Wettbewerb zwischen den einzelnen Systemen. Dieses... more...

  • Rethinking Private Authorityby Jessica F. Green

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    Rethinking Private Authority examines the role of non-state actors in global environmental politics, arguing that a fuller understanding of their role requires a new way of conceptualizing private authority. Jessica Green identifies two distinct forms of private authority--one in which states delegate authority to private actors, and another in... more...

  • Envrionmental Securityby Peter Hough

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    This student-friendly textbook offers a survey of the competing conceptions and applications of the increasingly prominent notion of environmental security. The book is divided into three sections. In the first, the key theoretical and practical arguments for and against bringing together environmental and security issues are set out. The book... more...

  • Tools, Techniques and Approaches for Sustainabilityby William R. Sheate

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 145.00

    This unique volume brings together key writings from experts drawn from the first ten years of the Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management (JEAPM) , launched in 1999 as a forum for encouraging better linkages between environmental assessment and management tools. The book is structured around four themes that focus on the characteristics... more...

  • Environmental Perspectivesby Neil Shifrin

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    This short, readable book is intended as a big-picture introduction/overview for environmental students and lay-people involved with environmental issues. Every freshman in college intending to study environmental science should read it. It begins with a?historical perspective on waste and environmental control. Basic instruction on some important... more...

  • Resolving Environmental Conflicts, Second Editionby Chris Maser; Carol A. Pollio

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 87.95

    True progress toward an ecologically sound environment and a socially just culture will be initially expensive in money and effort. The longer we wait, however, the more disastrous the environmental condition will become, the more disputes will arise as a result of our declining quality of life, and the more expensive and difficult the necessary social... more...

  • Improving Global Environmental Governanceby Norichika Kanie; Steinar Andresen; Peter M. Haas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    The experience of environmental governance is approached in Improving Global Environmental Governance from the unique perspective of actor configuration and embedded networks of actors, which are areas of emerging importance. The chapters look at existing Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) and the broader constellation of partially networked... more...