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  • Valuing Complex Natural Resource Systemsby A. Alberini

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00

    In complex natural resource systems, modifications or disruptions tend to affect many and diverse components of the ecological system, settlements and groups of people. This book uses the Lagoon of Venice ? a unique natural resource, wildlife habitat, center of cultural heritage and recreational site ? as an example of one such system that has been... more...

  • Clean, Green and Blueby Tan Yong Soon; Lee Tung Jean; Karen Tan

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 85.40

    When Singapore became a sovereign state in 1965, the fledgling nation faced very similar problems as most other developing countries: high unemployment, low standard of living, and poor environmental conditions. In a scant four decades, it has become the 6th wealthiest country in the world in terms of per capita GDP and has managed its environment... more...

  • Governance, Politics and the Environmentby Maria Francesch-Huidobro

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 98.90

    In the past two decades, research on environmental issues in East and Southeast Asian countries has mainly focused on existing institutional mechanisms of environmental management, the establishment of new environmental management structures, the introduction of incentives to improve natural capital and foster environmental protection, and the culture... more...

  • Global Environmental Policiesby Ho-Won Jeong

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 160.00

    The worst chemical disaster ever could be happening right now. In India and Bangladesh between forty and eighty million people are at risk of consuming too much arsenic from well water that might have already caused one hundred thousand cancer cases and thousands of deaths. Many millions elsewhere in South-East Asia and South America may soon suffer... more...

  • The Economics and Politics of Climate Changeby Dieter Helm; Cameron Hepburn

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 36.99

    The international framework for a climate change agreement is up for review as the initial Kyoto period to 2012 comes to an end. Though there has been much enthusiasm from political and environmental groups, the underlying economics and politics remain highly controversial. This book takes a cool headed look at the critical roadblocks to agreement,... more...

  • Rethinking International Financeby Usha Mittoo

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    The recent financial crisis of historical proportion has provided a natural laboratory to stress test our theories about how global financial markets and institutions work. The papers in this e-book provide results of some of these experiments related to different issues that arose from the crisis. The findings of these papers should be relevant to... more...

  • Von den Worten zu den Waffen?by Susanne Kailitz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 49.99

    Frankfurter Schule, Studentenbewegung und RAF - dies sind drei Personengruppen, die die politische Kultur der Bundesrepublik prägten. Während die Wissenschaftler der Frankfurter Schule mit ihrer Kritischen Theorie die marxschen Gedanken unter veränderten Bedingungen weiterführen wollten, stellte die Studentenbewegung das vermeintlich autoritäre politische... more...

  • Paradigmenwechsel in der Umweltpolitikby Dieter Pesendorfer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 49.99

    Nach einem mühsamen Start in den 1970er Jahren entwickelte sich die österreichische Umweltpolitik in den 1980er Jahren rasant und machte das Land zu einem international anerkannten Umweltpionier, der auch im Nachhaltigkeitsbereich innovative Wege beschritten hat. Dieter Pesendorfer thematisiert die politischen Veränderungs- und Lernprozesse, die... more...

  • Energy and Environmental Policy in Chinaby ZhongXiang Zhang

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This pioneering book provides a comprehensive, rigorous and in-depth analysis of China's energy and environmental policy for the transition towards a low-carbon economy. This unique book focuses on concrete, constructive and realistic solutions to China's unprecedented environmental pollution and rising greenhouse gas emissions from burning... more...

  • Turmoil in American Public Policy: Science, Democracy, and the Environmentby Leslie Alm; Ross Burkhart; Marc Simon

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 64.00

    This book explores the intricacies of the science-policy linkage that pervades environmental policymaking in a democracy. more...