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Environmental policy, general

  • Agendas for Sustainabilityby Mary MacDonald

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 235.00

    This book considers the processes used for devising global environment and development agendas and provides practical suggestions for their future development and influence. 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...

  • Austriaby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 61.00

    Environmental Management  Air and Water Management  Nature and Biodiversity  Economy, Society and Environment Sectoral Integration: Sustainable Forest Management International Co-operation This book is part of the OECD Environmental Performance Reviews Programme which conducts peer reviews of environmental conditions and progress... more...

  • Behavioral and Distributional Effects of Environmental Policyby Carlo Carraro; Gilbert E. Metcalf

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 45.00

    Most people would agree that it makes sense to tax a company that pollutes in a way that directly reflects the amount of environmental and social damage it has done. Yet in practice, such taxes are fraught with difficulty and have far-reaching implications. A company facing a new tax may lay off workers, for example, exacerbating an unemployment problem.... more...

  • Benefit Sharingby Doris Schroeder; Julie Cook Lucas

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Biomedical research is increasingly carried out in low- and middle-income countries. International consensus has largely been achieved around the importance of valid consent and protecting research participants from harm. But what are the responsibilities of researchers and funders to share the benefits of their research with research participants... more...

  • Beyond Sovereign Territoryby Thom Kuehls

    University of Minnesota Press 1996; US$ 67.50

    How should we think about politics in a world where ecological problems?from the deforestation of the Amazon to acid rain?transcend national boundaries? This is the timely and important question addressed by Thom Kuehls in Beyond Sovereign Territory. Contending that the sovereign territorial state is not adequate to contain or describe the boundaries... more...

  • The Biosphere and Noosphere Readerby David Pitt; Paul R. Samson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 79.95

    This Reader is the first comprehensive history of the noosphere and biosphere. With significant portions of the material appearing here in English for the first time or gathered from inaccessible sources, this Reader offers a unique reference. more...

  • Canadaby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 61.00

    Topics Covered Environmental Management Air and Water Management Nature and Biodiversity Management Economy, Society and Environment Sectoral Integration: Chemicals International Co-operation This book is part of the OECD Environmental Performance Reviews Programme which conducts peer reviews of environmental conditions and progress in each... more...

  • Citizens, Experts, and the Environmentby Frank Fischer

    Duke University Press 2000; US$ 89.95

    Claims that the problematic communication gap between experts and ordinary citizens is best remedied by a renewal of local citizen participation in deliberative structures. more...

  • Closing the Gapby Ming Yang

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    Energy efficiency plays and will continue to play an important role in the world to save energy and mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. However, little is known on how much additional capital should be invested to ensure using energy efficiently as it should be, and very little is known which sub-areas, technologies, and countries shall achieve... more...