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  • Guardians of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest: Environmental Organizations and Developmentby Luiz C. Barbosa

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    The Amazon region is the focus of intense conflict between conservationists concerned with deforestation and advocates of agro-industrial development.This bookfocuses on the contributions of environmental organizations to the preservation of Brazilian Amazonia . It revealshow environmentalist organizations such as Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth,... more...

  • European Union and Environmental Governanceby Henrik Selin; Stacy D. VanDeveer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 29.99

    Over the past five decades, the European Union (EU) has developed into the most legally and politically authoritative regional organization in the world, wielding significant influence across a wide range of issue areas. European Union and Environmental Governance focuses on the growing global role of EU environmental and sustainable development... more...

  • American Environmental Policyby D. Press

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    More than 40 years after the United States launched bold efforts to curb pollution and waste, American environmental management has stalled. Drawing extensively on recent enviornmental science, engineering, regulatory agency data and trade information, American Environmental Policy explores how environmental management in the US has fallen short of... more...

  • Development Policy as a Way to Manage Climate Change Risksby Bert Metz; M Kok J T

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    The integration of development and climate objectives is increasingly recognized as significant in research and policy making. In practice, some development aims, such as poverty alleviation, enhancing energy security and access or improving health, also have potential climate benefits. The challenge is to find a broadly applicable range of effective... more...

  • Forests in International Lawby Anja Eikermann

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book investigates the potential need for an international convention on forests and establishes a multifunctional concept of forests as a cornerstone for international forest regulation. Accordingly, it examines a variety of international instruments pertaining directly or indirectly to forests and explores their entangled, fragmented nature.... more...

  • Morton Deutsch: A Pioneer in Developing Peace Psychologyby Peter Coleman; Morton Deutsch

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    Commemorating Morton Deutsch?s 95th birthday, this book presents ten major texts by this highly respected social psychologist on war and peace. This first volume presents Deutsch in his role as a leading social science activist on issues of war and peace ? writing papers, making speeches and participating in demonstrations. After serving in the U.S.... more...

  • Morton Deutsch: Major Texts on Peace Psychologyby Peter Coleman; Morton Deutsch

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    Commemorating Morton Deutsch?s 95th birthday, this book presents ten major texts by this highly respected social psychologist on war and peace. This second volume presents Deutsch in his role as a leading social science activist on issues of war and peace ? writing papers, making speeches and participating in demonstrations. After serving in the U.S.... more...

  • European Autonomy in Spaceby Cenan Al-Ekabi

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 139.00

    The volume provides analyses and evaluations of the continuing importance of Europe?s autonomy in its access to space as a key driver in the development of European space capabilities. From a detailed historical analysis of some of the pitfalls of dependence in the space industry, experts analyse the full range of current European space capabilities... more...

  • Energy Policy Making in the EUby Jale Tosun; Sophie Biesenbender; Kai Schulze

    Springer London 2015; US$ 129.00

    The book adopts an innovative analytical approach to agenda setting by not only presenting successful cases in which energy issues were addressed by means of public policy, but by also analyzing failed attempts to make issues part of the European policy agenda. Another outstanding feature of the book is its use of the latest empirical data on a broad... more...

  • Control Mechanisms for Ecological-Economic Systemsby Vladimir N. Burkov; Dmitry A. Novikov; Alexander V. Shchepkin

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 99.99

    This monograph presents and analyzes the optimization, game-theoretic and simulation models of control mechanisms for ecological-economic systems. It is devoted to integrated assessment mechanisms for total risks and losses, penalty mechanisms, risk payment mechanisms, financing and costs compensation mechanisms for risk level reduction, sales mechanisms... more...