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  • Environmental History in East Asiaby Tsui-jung Liu

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    As environmental history has developed as growing sub-discipline within the study of history, great emphasis has been placed on the importance of adopting an interdisciplinary approach. Indeed, as Environmental History in East Asia shows, by drawing on research and methodologies from the fields of science, technology, geography, geology and ecology,... 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 UekA∂tter; Uwe LAľbken

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 32.95

    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...

  • Energy, Governance and Security in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma)by Adam Simpson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Based on extensive fieldwork in the region this groundbreaking book explores the important role that environmental movements from these countries are playing in promoting effective energy and environmental governance. By comparing the nature of this activism under two very different political regimes, Adam Simpson provides crucial theoretical insights... more...

  • Environmental Law from the Policy Perspectiveby Chad J. McGuire

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    Most books on environment law focus on the law first, and then look at how environmental problems are dealt with in relation to the law. Taking a fresh approach, Environmental Law from the Policy Perspective: Understanding How Legal Frameworks Influence Environmental Problem Solving examines environmental problems first, followed by an examination... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 340.00

    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...

  • Asian Perceptions of Natureby Ole Bruun; Arne Kalland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95

    This highly acclaimed, 'bold and refreshing' collection of essays takes a critical look at Asians' perception of their natural environments as well as at Western views of Asia in this respect. 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...