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- University of Pittsburgh Press 2000; US$ 27.95
An overview of contemporary environmental affairs, from 1940s to the present?with an emphasis on nature in an urbanized society, land developments, environmental technology, the structure of environmental politics, environmental opposition, and the results of environmental policy. more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 1998; US$ 32.95
Exploration in Environmental History represents four decades of writing from one of the most distinguished scholars in the field of environmental history. Samuel Hays?s dedication and research is apparent in every one of these essays, four of which are published here for the first time. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 33.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
The Amazon region is the focus of intense conflict between conservationists concerned with deforestation and advocates of agro-industrial development. This book focuses on the contributions of environmental organizations to the preservation of Brazilian Amazonia . It reveals how environmental organizations such as Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Three decades of rapid industrialization until the lifting of martial law in 1987, with little or no concern for the environment, have made Taiwan?s environmental degradation a serious problem. In the past twenty years, Taiwan has seen a surge of environmental organizations, which to a certain degree have enjoyed a remarkable success in fighting polluting... more...
- NYU Press 2000; US$ 27.00
When Bill Clinton signed an Executive Order on Environmental Justice in 1994, the phenomenon of environmental racism--the disproportionate impact of environmental hazards, particularly toxic waste dumps and polluting factories, on people of color and low-income communities--gained unprecedented recognition. Behind the President's signature, however,... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 159.00
The aim of this book is to analyse the current development scenario in the Amazon, using Terra Preta de Índio as a case study. To do so it is necessary to go back in time, both in the national and international sphere, through the second half of the last century to analyse its trajectory. It will be equally important analyse the current issues regarding... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 144.00
Almost all aspects of modern politics have been deeply Europeanized, yet we know surprisingly little about how the EU affects the inner workings of national government. This book conceptualizes the profound Europeanization of British environmental government and policy both as a lagged response to European integration and as an important determinant... more...