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Environmental policy, general

  • Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governanceby Jean-Frédéric Morin; Amandine Orsini

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95

    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...

  • Managing the Planetby Norman Moss

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    We are at a watershed of history. The human race is now so numerous and its technological power so great that we are having an unprecedented impact on the biosphere, the entire planet. The need to control this impact is giving rise to a new kind of politics - the politics of the planet. The most urgent problem we face is that of climate change. This... more...

  • Ecological Modernisation Around the Worldby Arthur P.J. Mol; David A. Sonnenfeld

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    The idea of ecological modernisation originated in Western Europe in the 1980s, gaining attention around the world by the late 1990s. At the core of this social scientific and policy-oriented approach is the view that contemporary societies have the capability of dealing with their environmental crises. Experiences in some countries demonstrate that... more...

  • Managing the Unknownby Frank Uekotter; Uwe Lubken

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 70.00

    Information is crucial when it comes to the management of resources. But what if knowledge is incomplete, or biased, or otherwise deficient? How did people define patterns of proper use in the absence of cognitive certainty? Discussing this challenge for a diverse set of resources from fish to rubber, these essays show that deficient knowledge is... more...

  • International Encyclopedia of Environmental Politicsby John Barry; E. Gene Frankland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Why care about the environment? Is the earth's climate really changing for the worse? What are CFCs exactly? And who or what is the WTO? What are the causes of environmental problems? Who are the main actors, and what are the main ideas and issues in international environmental politics? Which countries have the best/worst environmental record and... more...

  • The Earth Brokersby Pratap Chatterjee; Matthias Finger

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95

    Presents the first critical analysis of the Earth Summit and its mission document Agenda 21, providing core source material in an accessible style for students studying global politics, environment and development studies courses. more...

  • Environmental Securityby Peter Hough

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    This student-friendly textbook offers a survey of the competing conceptions and applications of the increasingly prominent notion of environmental security. more...

  • Fairness and Justice in Environmental Decision-Makingby Catherine Gross

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    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...

  • The Practice of Research on Migration and Mobilitiesby Liliana Rivera-Sánchez; Fernando Lozano-Ascencio

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    The migration process is interpreted in a different way when researchers live in so-called societies of origin, than when it is interpreted from societies of destination?even when research work is multi-situated. The localization of researchers in this field involves numerous factors that influence the modalities for conducting research. Research agendas... 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...