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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 42.00
Household consumption patterns and behaviour have an impact on stocks of natural resources, environmental quality and climate change. This is expected to increase significantly in the future. In response, governments have introduced a variety of measures to encourage people to take into consideration the environmental impact of their purchases and... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00
The integration of environmental concerns into other policy areas is widely recognized as a key element to achieve sustainable development. It also represents a challenge for the environmental community, requiring not only a new approach to policy-making but also changes to existing policies and their implementation. This essential book presents a... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00
In complex natural resource systems, modifications or disruptions tend to affect many and diverse components of the ecological system, settlements and groups of people. This book uses the Lagoon of Venice ? a unique natural resource, wildlife habitat, center of cultural heritage and recreational site ? as an example of one such system that has been... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 63.00
This report presents the OECD review of Portugal?s environmental policy performance for 2011. It finds that environmental policies have been consolidated and strengthened since the last review in 2001, but that meeting the post-Kyoto targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions will be challenging. With energy and climate policies being closely related,... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 85.40
When Singapore became a sovereign state in 1965, the fledgling nation faced very similar problems as most other developing countries: high unemployment, low standard of living, and poor environmental conditions. In a scant four decades, it has become the 6th wealthiest country in the world in terms of per capita GDP and has managed its environment... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 98.90
In the past two decades, research on environmental issues in East and Southeast Asian countries has mainly focused on existing institutional mechanisms of environmental management, the establishment of new environmental management structures, the introduction of incentives to improve natural capital and foster environmental protection, and the culture... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 160.00
The worst chemical disaster ever could be happening right now. In India and Bangladesh between forty and eighty million people are at risk of consuming too much arsenic from well water that might have already caused one hundred thousand cancer cases and thousands of deaths. Many millions elsewhere in South-East Asia and South America may soon suffer... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00
The recent financial crisis of historical proportion has provided a natural laboratory to stress test our theories about how global financial markets and institutions work. The papers in this e-book provide results of some of these experiments related to different issues that arose from the crisis. The findings of these papers should be relevant to... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 49.99
Frankfurter Schule, Studentenbewegung und RAF - dies sind drei Personengruppen, die die politische Kultur der Bundesrepublik prägten. Während die Wissenschaftler der Frankfurter Schule mit ihrer Kritischen Theorie die marxschen Gedanken unter veränderten Bedingungen weiterführen wollten, stellte die Studentenbewegung das vermeintlich autoritäre politische... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 49.99
Nach einem mühsamen Start in den 1970er Jahren entwickelte sich die österreichische Umweltpolitik in den 1980er Jahren rasant und machte das Land zu einem international anerkannten Umweltpionier, der auch im Nachhaltigkeitsbereich innovative Wege beschritten hat. Dieter Pesendorfer thematisiert die politischen Veränderungs- und Lernprozesse, die... more...