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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 diesen... more...
- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 64.00
These are the key questions that this primary textbook for courses on American public policymaking and environmental policymaking addresses and attempts to answer. Turmoil in American Public Policy: Science, Democracy, and the Environment first lays out the basics of the policymaking process in the United States in relation to the substantive issues... more...
- United Nations University Press 2005; US$ 30.00
More than 500 international agreements and institutions now influence the governance of environmental problems ranging from climate change to persistent organic pollutants. The establishment of environmental institutions has been largely ad hoc, diffused, and somewhat chaotic because the international community has addressed key environmental challenges... more...