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  • Global Governanceby Timothy Sinclair

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95

    In today’s uncertain world, the concept of global governance has never been more relevant or widely discussed. But what does this elusive idea really mean, and why has it become so important? This pacey introduction sheds new light on the issues involved, offering readers a comprehensive account of competing conceptions of global governance,... more...

  • Environmental Governance in Europeby R.K.W. Wurzel; A.R. Zito; A.J. Jordan

    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...

  • Internationaler Politiktransfer und nationaler Politikwandelby Ralf Nordbeck

    Springer 2013; US$ 59.99

    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...

  • Interpretive Approaches to Global Climate Governanceby Chris Methmann; Delf Rothe; Benjamin Stephan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • The New Environmental Governanceby Cameron Holley; Neil Gunningham; Clifford Shearing

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00

    A bold and profoundly new way of governing environmental problems is palpable around the globe and aims to overcome the limitations of the interventionist state and its market alternative to offer more effective and legitimate solutions to today's most pressing environmental problems. The 'new environmental governance' (NEG) emphasises a host of novel... more...

  • The Devouring Dragon: how China's rise threatens the natural worldby Craig Simons

    Scribe Publications 2013; US$ 21.99

    A staggering narrative account of environmental destruction in China, and what it means for the planet The pace of development in China is astonishing, and this development is assaulting the natural world at an alarming rate. In a few short years, China has become the planet?s largest market for endangered wildlife, its top importer of tropical... more...

  • The Devouring Dragonby Craig Simons

    Awa Press 2013; US$ 11.99

    For this brilliant book, author Craig Simons visited many of the places and spoke to many of the people impacted by China?s explosive economic growth and voracious appetite for resources. From New Guinea, where great forests are being felled and rare birds threatened to meet China?s demand for timber; through Brazil, where large swaths of the Amazon... more...

  • Umweltmanagement in globalen Wertschöpfungskettenby Christian Haubach

    Springer 2013; US$ 59.99

    ¿Die kumulierte Emissionsintensität ist ein neues Instrument der betrieblichen Umweltleistungsbewertung. Die Einführung eines entsprechenden Kennzahlensystems ist mit einem Startwertproblem verbunden, zu dessen Lösung Umweltwirkungsmultiplikatoren aus der ökologisch erweiterten Input-Output-Analyse vorgeschlagen werden. Zur... more...

  • Benefit Sharingby Doris Schroeder; Julie Cook Lucas

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Biomedical research is increasingly carried out in low- and middle-income countries. International consensus has largely been achieved around the importance of valid consent and protecting research participants from harm. But what are the responsibilities of researchers and funders to share the benefits of their research with research participants... more...

  • Farthing on International Shippingby Proshanto K. Mukherjee; Mark Brownrigg

    Springer 2013; US$ 89.95

    The book provides an introduction to shipping in all its aspects. It is a valuable source of information for students of traditional maritime law as well as for those who seek to understand maritime and shipping services on a global scale. The text includes information and analytical content on national and international practices in shipping, including... more...