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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 60.00
The second edition of this Handbook contains more than 30 new and original articles as well six essential updates by leading scholars of global environmental politics. This landmark book maps the latest theoretical and empirical research in this energetic and growing field. Captured here are the pioneering and lively debates over concerns for the health... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
To understand China?s climate change policy is not easy, as the country itself is a paradox actor in global climate political economy: it used to take very suspicious stand on the scientific certainty of climate change, but recently it has become a signatory and firm supporter of the Kyoto Protocol; it stubbornly refuses to accept any emission cutting... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2004; US$ 29.95
It seems self-evident that science plays a central role in environmental affairs. Regulatory agencies, businesses, and public interest groups all draw on scientific research to support their claims. Some critics, however, describe science not as the solution to environmental problems, but as their source. Moreover, the science itself is often... more...
- SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 54.00
This wide-ranging and accessible contribution to the study of risk, ecology and environment helps us to understand the politics of ecology and the place of social theory in making sense of environmental issues. The book provides insights into the complex dynamics of change in `risk societies'. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 105.00
The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) study is a major international initiative drawing attention to local, national and global economic benefits of biodiversity, to highlight the growing costs of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation, the benefits of investing in natural capital, and to draw together expertise from the fields of... more...
- Saddleback Educational Publishing 2012; US$ 11.95
This series of nonfiction readers will grab a student's interest from the very first page! Designed with struggling readers in mind, these riveting 92-page books offer short chapters on significant disasters. Each chapter is its own mini-book, which includes a timeline, key terms, and interesting facts. Fascinating black and white photographs keep... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2013; US$ 13.99
The history of American environmentalism is the history of men and women who dedicated their lives to protecting the nation?s natural heritage. Almost singlehandedly, John James Audubon introduced the study of birds in North America. John Muir pushed a president and a nation into setting aside vast preserves, including Yosemite, Sequoia, Mt. Rainier,... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
European governance has witnessed dramatic changes in recent decades. By assessing the use of 'new' environmental policy instruments in European Union countries including the United Kingdom, Germany, the Netherlands and Austria, this timely book analyses whether traditional forms of top-down government have given way to less hierarchical governance... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 22.29
Lassen sich umweltpolitische Innovationen durch organisierten internationalen Politiktransfer erfolgreich in unterschiedlichen Nationalstaaten implementieren? Und welche Rolle spielen internationale und nationale Faktoren in diesem Transferprozess? Diese Fragen beantwortet Ralf Nordbeck, indem er die Umsetzung des internationalen Umweltaktionsprogramms... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Global climate change is perceived to be one of the biggest challenges for international politics in the 21st century. This work seeks to fuse a global governance perspective together with different interpretive approaches, offering a novel way of looking at international climate politics. Equipped with a common interpretive tool-kit, the authors... more...