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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Improving Global Environmental Governance: The Nexus between Architecture and Agencyby 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...

  • Fairness and Justice in Environmental Decision-Makingby Catherine Gross

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    By crossing disciplinary boundaries, this book uniquely connects theories of justice with people's lived experience within social conflicts over resource sharing. It shows why some conflicts, such as local opposition to wind farms and water disputes, have become intractable social problems in many countries of the world. It shows the power of 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...

  • The Essential Guide to Global Environmental Governanceby Jean-Frédéric Morin; Amandine Orsini

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Aligning global governance to the challenges of sustainability is one of the most urgent environmental issues to be addressed. This book is a timely and up-to-date compilation of the main pieces of the global environmental governance puzzle. The book is comprised of 101 entries, each defining a central concept in global environmental governance,... 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...

  • China-EUby Etienne Reuter; Jing Men

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 127.00

    This book offers a selection of views from Chinese and European experts and scholars on the most pressing environmental challenges — air quality, global warming, climate change, energy security, urbanisation — faced by Europe and China in 2013. The contributors also discuss possibilities of technical cooperation between the two sides... more...

  • Green Leviathanby Inger Weibust

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 134.95

    Offering an essential insight into the complexities of policy-making, this volume builds on comparative case studies on air and water pollution to examine how governance structure affects environmental policy performance in the US, Switzerland, Canada and the European Union. more...