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- 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...
- 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...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 23.99
When the 44th President of the United States is elected, he will face urgent crises on three major fronts: the American economy, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the growing threat to the world environment caused by climate change. This short, powerful book shows the way forward: a clear action plan for the new President?s first 100 days,... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2009; US$ 18.58
Hauptbeschreibung Das erste Umweltministerium in Europa entstand im Jahr 1970 in Bayern. Der damalige Ministerpräsident Dr. Alfons Goppel reagierte damit auf "die Bedrohungen unserer Lebensgrundlagen durch die zunehmende Technisierung der Welt und den unkontrollierten Egoismus des Einzelnen" und wollte fortan die Lebensgrundlagen für künftige Generationen... more...
- Springer 2004; US$ 125.00
Why are some international regimes more effective or more successful than others? What theoretical models and empirical methods are most useful in answering this question? This book provides a systematic assessment of the state of the art in studies of regime effectiveness as well as a sophisticated analysis of the range of techniques available for... more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 179.00
The book brings together research communities from different disciplines and countries, and offers an exchange about theoretical frameworks and practical experiences to guide research and policy "towards environmental innovation systems". The contributions selected explore new directions of research at the borderline between two established research... more...
- University of NSW Press 2006; US$ 45.95
This is a tertiary-level textbook that takes a holistic, interdisciplinary and analytical approach to the development, implementation and impact of environmental policies. Its critical and interdisciplinary approach makes it stand out against comparable texts. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00
Excess sludge is an inevitable drawback of the waste-activated sludge process. Both the reduction of the amount of sludge produced and improving its dewaterability are of paramount importance. With more stringent environmental and legislative constraints, increasing sludge production and limited disposal options, new reduction alternatives have to... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 179.00
Presents analyses of a number of well-known cases, from the so-called policy arrangement approach. Cases discussed range over organic farming, integrated water management, nature policy, cultural heritage policy, integrated region-oriented policy, corporate environmental management and target group policy, and more. more...