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  • Corporate Power and the Environmentby George A. Gonzalez

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 32.99

    Environmental policy is broadly viewed as an oasis of democracy, unspoiled by crass capitalism and undominated by corporate interests. This book counters that view. The focus of Corporate Power and the Environment is on how U.S. economic elites?corporate decisionmakers and other individuals of substantial wealth?shape the content and implementation... more...

  • Arctic Economics in the 21st Centuryby Heather A. Conley

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2013; US$ 49.99

    Arctic Economics in the 21st Century explores the key economic dynamics at play in the rapidly changing Arctic region. This report evaluates both the economic benefits of an increasingly open Arctic region and the costs of exploring the riches of the American Arctic. more...

  • International Trade in Recyclable and Hazardous Waste in Asiaby M. Kojima; E. Michida

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    Little is known about the volume of international recycling in Asia, the problems caused and the struggle to properly manage the trade. This pathbreaking book addresses this gap in the literature, and provides a comprehensive overview of the international trade flow of recyclable waste in Asia and related issues. The expert contributors discuss the... more...

  • GIS for Environmental Decision-Makingby Andrew A. Lovett; Katy Appleton

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 132.95

    Environmental applications have long been a core use of GIS. However, the effectiveness of GIS-based methods depends on the decision-making frameworks and contexts within which they are employed. GIS for Environmental Decision-Making takes an interdisciplinary look at the capacities of GIS to integrate, analyze, and display data on which decisions... more...

  • Environmental and Human Security in the Arcticby Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv; Dawn Bazely; Marina Goloviznina; Andrew Tanentzap

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    This is the first comprehensive exploration of why human security is relevant to the Arctic and what achieving it can mean, covering the areas of health of the environment, identity of peoples, supply of traditional foods, community health, economic opportunities, and political stability. The traditional definition of security has already been actively... more...

  • International Environmental Treaties and State Behaviorby Denise DeGarmo

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Despite the growing recognition of the importance of environmental issues for nation-state security, current research on international environmental security is insufficient. Although scholars in the field of International Relations believe that there is an appropriate role for international relations theory in analyzing global environmental concerns,... more...

  • Politics and the Environmentby Michael Howes; Griffith University; Australia

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    'An evenhanded, realistic and thoughtful approach to identifying environmental problems and management goals'Stephen Zavestoski, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Environmental Studies, University of San Francisco'...a theoretically advanced yet accessible treatment of environmental governance, drawing on an impressive range of material to investigate... more...

  • Framing Environmental Disasterby Melissa K. Merry

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    The blowout of the Deepwater Horizon and subsequent underground oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 is considered by many to be the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history.  Interest groups, public officials, and media organizations have spent considerable time documenting the economic and ecological impacts of this spill as well as the causes... more...

  • Presidential Administration and the Environmentby David M. Shafie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    After sweeping environmental legislation passed in the 1970s and 1980s, the 1990s ushered in an era when new legislation and reforms to existing laws were consistently caught up in a gridlock. In response, environmental groups became more specialized and professional, learning how to effect policy change through the courts, states, and federal agencies... more...

  • State, Society and the Environment in South Asiaby Stig Toft Madsen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Contemporary thinking favours local participation and local stake-holding under a decentralized, democratic framework as the just and efficient solution to contemporary South Asian environmental dilemmas and crises. In a series of case studies and more extensive audits, a group of mainly Nordic and American authors seek to substantiate, qualify or... more...