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- 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...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
Whether it is nuclear power, geo-engineering or genetically modified foods, the development of new technologies can be fraught with complex ethical challenges and political controversy which defy simple resolution. In the past two decades there has been a shift towards processes of Participatory Technology Assessment designed to build channels of two-way... more...
- SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 68.00
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...
- Saddleback Publishing 2012; US$ 11.95
Disasters are inherently frightening, riveting, and involving. Grabbed straight from the headlines, these disasters leave tragedy, destruction, and years of anguish: London Fog, The Love Canal, The Hanford Nuclear Power Plant, The Exxon Valdez, Chernobyl, Bhopal, Fukishima Daiichi and more. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 29.99
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 32.99
Through case studies that highlight the type of information that is seldom reported in the news, Faces of Environmental Racism exposes the type and magnitude of environmental racism, both domestic and international. The essays explore the justice of current environmental practices, asking such questions as whether cost-benefit analysis is an appropriate... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 33.99
The proliferation of environmental agreements is a defining feature of modern international relations that has attracted considerable academic attention. Typically focusing on happy-end stories of policy creation, the cooperation literature often ignores issue areas where policy agreements are absent. Science and International Environmental Policy... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 99.99
Even though China has created an administrative structure and regulatory programs to curb pollution, environmental quality has continued to deteriorate. Are polluters following the rules? And what factors affect the way regulators and polluters alike have responded to China's environmental controls? This thoroughly documented study examines these central... more...
- Center for Strategic & International Studies 2013; US$ 44.99
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...
- Regnery Publishing 2010; US$ 27.95
No matter how President Obama spins his proposed environmental and energy policies, they all amount to the same thing: a power grab. In his new book, Power Grab , bestselling author Christopher Horner shows how Team Obama wants to take critical decisions about our energy and environment out of your hands and hand them over to politicians, extreme... more...