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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 171.95
The very survival of the planet is at risk: human misuse of natural resources and disturbance of natural environmental systems is pushing the Earth to the limits of its capacity. The Environment is a lively, comprehensive introduction for environmental study, explaining how the environment functions, how environmental systems relate, and the ways... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 79.95
This reader brings together material from ecological thought, environmental policy, environmental philosophy, social and political thought, historical sociology and cultural studies. The extracts tell the story of the way the natural environment has been understood in the modern world and how this has recently been questioned as contemporary societies... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 99.00
This book provides a picture of the principles, concepts and methods applicable to problems originating from the interaction between the living and non-living environment and mankind. It presents a large number of practical examples and case studies. more...
- SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 53.00
This authoritative book brings together the sociologies of globalization and the environment in one volume. Steven Yearley argues that environmental issues have received scant attention in the general debate on globalization even though environmentalists have been very successful in capturing the language and imagery of the globe. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 62.95
Is there potential for a U.S. regulatory system that is more efficient and effective? Or is the future likely to involve 'paralysis by analysis'? Improving Regulation considers the challenges faced by the regulatory system as society and technology change, and our knowledge about the effects of our activities on human and planetary health becomes more... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 139.00
Based on new insights on sustainable development, this book provides pragmatic approaches for economic policies and implementation, in addition to institutional reform. Topics include trade, poverty, recognition and factor limitations. more...
- Physica-Verlag HD 2011; US$ 189.00
Human societies face a threatening future of resource scarcity and environmental damages. This book addresses the challenge of turning these risks into opportunities and policies. It is a collection of high level contributions from experts of sustainable growth and sustainable resource management. Focussing on economics, sustainability, technology... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 129.00
This book identifies the specific ethical aspects of sustainability and develops ethical tools to analyze them. It also provides a methodological framework to integrate ethical and scientific analyses of sustainability issues. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 159.00
This book offers insights on the effects of rapid climate change at the poles, one of which is that ecosystems adapted to polar environments are likely to be vulnerable as the climate warms. The editors recognize the outstanding contribution of Marine Biology. more...
- Trinity University Press 2011; US$ 17.95
There are many books on the environment, but Wisdom for a Livable Planet stands out by using inspirational stories of successful activists to explore major environmental issues and offer proven solutions. This passionate, nonpartisan book makes the case that the environment is — or should be — beyond politics. Each story here — 8 in all — provides... more...