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  • Telling Talesby Jane Yeadon

    Black & White Publishing 2015; US$ 1.43

    **Introductory offer price** Telling Tales is a nostalgic and beautifully written account of growing up on a small family farm which vividly evokes a way of life that, although so recent, is now all but forgotten. For Jane Yeadon, growing up on a farm in the north of Scotland in the 1950s was at times idyllic – but it could also be incredibly... more...

  • Disaster Management and Private Sectorsby Takako Izumi; Rajib Shaw

    Springer Japan 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book draws upon case studies and practices of different types of DRR involvement by the private sector from all over the world. The book comprises two parts, Part I: Overview and Regional Cases; and Part II: Country Cases. The regional cases include those from Africa, Asia, Europe, and Central America, and the country cases include ones from... more...

  • Science, Society and the Environmentby Michael R. Dove; Daniel M. Kammen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    In an era when pressing environmental problems make collaboration across the divide between sciences and arts and humanities essential, this book presents the results of a collaborative analysis by an anthropologist and a physicist of four key junctures between science, society, and environment.? The first focuses on the systemic bias in science in... more...

  • Winning the Needed Changeby I. Pichardo Pagaza; D. Argyriades

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 104.00

    Presents the outcome of long deliberations and systematic exchanges among the several members of a truly global team. This title shows a diversity of viewpoints and makes no claim to finality. It represents an effort to carry the debate, which started with the establishment of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS). more...

  • Global Citizenship and Environmental Justiceby Tony Shallcross; John Robinson

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 58.80

    This book focuses on the concepts of environmental justice and global citizenship from a number of different disciplinary perspectives with the intention of promoting at the very least some interdisciplinary understandings.Initially presented as papers at an interdisciplinary conference on the themes of environmental justice and global citizenship... more...

  • Defining Environmental Justiceby David Schlosberg

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 38.99

    The basic task of this book is to explore what, exactly, is meant by 'justice' in definitions of environmental and ecological justice. It examines how the term is used in both self-described environmental justice movements and in theories of environmental and ecological justice. The central argument is that a theory and practice of environmental... more...

  • Echoes from the Poisoned Wellby Sylvia Hood Washington; Heather Goodall; Paul Rosier; Martin Melosi; Jeffrey Stine

    Lexington Books 2006; US$ 47.99

    This book is an historical examination of environmental justice struggles across the globe from the perspective of environmentally marginalized communities. It is unique in environmental justice histography because it recounts these struggles by integrating the actual voices and memories of communities who grappled with environmental inequalities. more...

  • Mountains of Injusticeby Michele Morrone; Geoffrey L. Buckley; Donald Edward Davis; Jedediah Purdy

    Ohio University Press 2011; US$ 21.99

    Through compelling stories and interviews with people who are fighting for environmental justice, Mountains of Injustice contributes to the ongoing debate over how to equitably distribute the long-term environmental costs and consequences of economic development. more...

  • Environmental Justice in Americaby Edwardo Lao Rhodes

    Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 17.55

    Edwardo Lao Rhodes examines the issue of environmental justice as a public policy concern and suggests the use of a new methodology in its evaluation. Rather than argue the merits of growth versus environmental protection, he makes the case that race and class were not major concerns of environmental... more...

  • Our Way or the Highwayby Mary Losure

    University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 51.00

    Construction plans for the reroute of Highway 55 through south Minneapolis sparked an environmental movement that pitted activists against public authorities in one of the most dramatic episodes in the city?s history. Fueled by idealism and anger, a diverse coalition of Native Americans, neighborhood residents, and young anarchists banded together... more...